Category Archives: Comic Books

Giants! Dark Horse Announces Miniseries By The Valderrama Bros.!

Following a cataclysm of unknown origin, a race of gigantic, horrifying monsters is unleashed, driving humanity underground. There, two orphans discover that the most dangerous monster is ambition, which left unchecked, will grow until it devours you.

Dark Horse has announced the publication of Giants – the first five issue miniseries by Carlos and Miguel Valderrama (aka The Valderrama Bros.).

Giants #1 will be in comics shops on December 13th.

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Quantum and Woody! #3 – The Goat Is Back – And He’s Got a Kid!

How does one make the world’s worst superhero team – that would be Quantum and Woody-  better?

Bring back their fearless sidekick/roommate/emergency medical contact, the Goat! And, maybe just for kicks, toss in the birth of the Goat’s baby!

Written by Daniel Kibblesmith (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and special guest artist Francis Portela (Faith), Quantum and Woody #3 will be in comics shops on February 21, 2018 (so, then, lots of time to pre-order…).

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Introducing the 49th President of the U.S. – Kim Jong Un!

The press release for UnPresidential says it all: If you think comic book readers and retailers were outraged about Captain America being a Nazi in the pages of Marvel Entertainment’s SECRET EMPIRE event, wait ’til they get their hands on UnPresidential, the new graphic novel from Man Vs Rock. In the sure-to-be controversial book, Kim Jong Un runs for President of the United States…. And wins.

UnPresidential is a savage  satire in which no monolithic idiocy is spared – from political parties to celebrities to NFL President Roger Goodell.

UnPresidential will be released on November 21, 2017, unless the Earth has been destroyed already by nuclear weapons.

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comiXology Originals Completes Harvey Kurtzman’s Marley’s Ghost!

Harvey Kurtzman was an original – best known for creating MAD Magazine, he left several uncompleted projects behind when he died in 1993. One of those was Marley’s Ghost – his adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Now comiXology Originals has – with the approval of and under the supervision of the Kurtzman estate – completed the project through the efforts of writers Josh O’Neill and Shannon Wheeler and artist Gideon Kendall.

Harvey Kurtzman’s Marley’s Ghost is now available exclusively from comiXology Originals.

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BOOM!Studios’ WWE #14 Chronicles Rise of Asuka!

Asuka illustration by Hyeonjin Kim/Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

The fourteenth issue of BOOM! Studios’ hit comic WWE will the beginning of two important arcs – the Women’s Evolution arc and a four part chronicle of the rise of Japanese wrestling star Asuka, from her days at NXT to her current prominence with WWE RAW.

Written by Tini Howard and illustrated by Hyeonjin Kim, WWE #14 will be in comics shops and the BOOM! Studios webstore in February, 2018.

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Dark Horse Announces Four-Volume Collection of Space Opera Webcomic Space Boy!

Space Boy is a coming of age story of a high-school-aged girl who belongs in a different time, a boy possessed by emptiness as deep as space, an alien artifact, mysterious murder, and a love that crosses light years.

Space Boy is a space opera webcomic that is being collected by Dark Horse in a four-volume series of graphic novels. Volume One will go on sale on June 20, 2018. It is available for pre-order at Amazon , Penguin Random House , and your local comic shop .

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Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil Has a Golden Glow To It!

Dark Horse’s Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil #1 is a unique experience – it takes variations of comics characters that have been published for sixty or more years, dusts them off and gives them a spin that allows storytellers Jeff Lemire and David Rubín to both sneakily reference comics greats of Golden and Silver Ages while coaxing variations on them that feel new and vital.

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Immortals Unsettled by A Girl in the Himalayas!

Written and illustrated by new talent David Jesus Vignolli, A Girl in the Himalyas is about a young girl whose unexpected arrival in the magical land of immortal beings threatens the sanctuary’s very existence.

A Girl in the Himalyas was submitted through Archaia’s open submissions portal – where its unique tone and resonant themes led to its being in bookstores and comics shops on April 8, 2018.

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WWE #13 To Feature Samoa Joe!

Samoa Joe – Photo courtesy of WWE.

WWE Superstar Samoa Joe makes his comics debut in WWE #13 – where he teams up with writer Michael Kingston and artist Michel Mulipola to tell the behind the scenes story of how he first joined Monday Night RAW.

Covers will be created by Dan Mora (main), with variant covers by Adam Riches, Brent Schoonover and Adam X Vass

WWE #13 will be on sale in January 2018.

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Cute Visitor from Another Dimension, Tentacle Kitty Gets Her Own Coloring Book!

Tentacle Kitty, or “Pink One” as she was called in her tribe, is a kitty from another dimension that happens to have tentacles. After a series of unfortunate events, she is trapped on Earth trying to find a way home. Armed with ten tentacles, an adventurous spirit, and new friends, what could go wrong?

Dark Horse presents the Tentacle Kitty Coloring Book – featuring the cutest visitor from another dimension ever.

Tentacle Kitty Coloring Book is on sale May 30, 2018, and is available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop.

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Reporter’s Work Ignored By Police! Reporter Elena Abbott Forges On!

Abbott #1 Main cover by Taj Tenfold

Imagine Carl Kolchak as a female reporter of color – covering the crime beat in 1972 Detroit – and you’d have Elena Abbott.

Abbott’s investigation of a series of grisly crimes (that the police have ignored – sound familiar?) leads to a dark magical force that was responsible for the death of her husband a decade earlier.

Written by Saladin Ahmed (Marvel’s Black Bolt, The Crescent Moon Kingdoms novels) and artist Sami Kivelä (Black Mask’s Beautiful Canvas), Abbott #1 will be available in print and digital, in January, 2018.

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