Category Archives: Comic Books

Berger Books To Gender-Flip Dickens with Dystopian Olivia Twist!

Berger Books, the Dark Horse Imprint headed by legendary editor Karen Berger, has announced its next series – a futuristic, dystopian gender-flipped take on Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist: Olivia Twist.

International bestselling author Darin Strauss and short fiction writer Adam Dalva will pen the story, while artist Emma Vieceli and colorist Lee Loughridge will provide art and color.

The series description and premiere date follow.

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Valiant Universe Added To Unrivaled Tabletop Tournament!

Valiant Universe: The Deckbuilding Game has been selected as a featured game for this year’s Unrivaled, the world’s largest tabletop game tournament!

Valiant Universe – created by Valiant Entertainment and Catalyst Games – joins 15 other tabletop games as part of 2018’s Unrivaled Tournament, including Kingdomino by Blue Orange Games, Onitama by Arcane Wonders, Evolution by North Star Games, and Exploding Kittens by The Oatmeal.

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Slayerverse Anthology Coming from Joss Whedon and Dark Horse!

Buffy Summers is neither the first nor the last in a long line of vampire slayers – many of whom we’ve seen in tales written by series creator Joss Whedon, his writing room partners (Jane Espenson and Doug Petrie), and veteran comics writers and artists (Tim Sale, Alex Sanchez and more).

Dark Horse’s new anthology, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus: Tales, collects these stories in 294-page anthology that will be in stores on October 17th.

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DARK HORSE TO PUBLISH DISNEY PRINCESS GRAPHIC NOVEL FEATURING JASMINE!

Dark Horse has announced a new graphic novel in the Disney Princess series – Jasmine’s New Pet.

Cats can be willful at any time, so imagine how difficult it must be to befriend and train a tiger cub. That’s the story told in Disney Princess: Jasmine’s New Pet.

From award-winning writer and illustrator Nidhi Chanani, Disney Princess: Jasmine’s New Pet will be in stores in October, 2018.

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Eisner-Award Winning Black Hammer Gets Library Edition!

Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s Black Hammer gets a superhero-worthy treatment as the Eisner Award-winning series is to be collected in an over-sized hardcover Library Edition.

Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1 goes on sale on October 24th and is available for pre-order.

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Stan Sakai Wins Inaugural Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award!

Usagi Yojimbo creator/writer/artist Stan Sakai has won the Inaugural Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award.

The announcement was made Saturday, May 19th at the second annual Comic Con Revolution in Ontario, California.

The award is given by The Joe Kubert School and Atomic Crush Events to outstanding comics creators for their work and commitment to the comics industry.

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First Look: Skip Tracer Premieres In 2000 A.D.!

Outer space colony The Cube is what old Ben Kenobi would refer to as a ‘hive of scum and villainy.’

Nolan Blake is the guy who gets the call when some undesirable needs to be hunted down and brought in.

Skip Tracer Blake’s job description and title of the new series from James Peaty (Doctor Who) – beginning in 2000 A.D. Prog 2081, in stores on May 16th.

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The Paybacks – Superheroes Get Served!

When superheroes borrow money to finance their genetic enhancements or crime-fighting supercomputers, their debts make student loans look like I.O.U.’s! Enter the Paybacks, a repo squad composed of bankrupt former heroes here to foreclose on everybody’s secret lairs!

The Paybacks Collection collects The Paybacks Vols. 1 & 2 in a single trade paperback volume and will be in stores on August 1st.

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Joe Kubert Legacy Projects Include Major New Award, Two Scholarship Programs!

Iconic comic book artist Joe Kubert will be honored with a major new award and two scholarship programs announced today. The first ever Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award will be awarded at the second annual Comic Con Revolution, to be held May 19 & 20 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, CA.

The Joe Kubert Future Storyteller Scholarship and the Joe Kubert Jumpstart Project will help deserving first and second-year students of  The Kubert School with tuition and help graduates begin their careers.

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Harrow County Gets Deluxe Library Edition This Fall!

Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures—and to the land itself—in a way she never imagined.

Harrow County: Library Edition Volume 1 collects the first two volumes of Harrow County in a deluxe, hardcover, and oversized format with a new cover, sketchbook material, essays, “Tales from Harrow County” bonus stories by guest creators, and more!

Harrow County: Library Edition Volume 1 goes on sale October 24 – and is available for pre-order.

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ZOOTOPIA GRAPHIC NOVEL HOPS ONTO SHELVES IN SEPTEMBER 2018!

Dark Horse has announced a new graphic novel featuring characters from Disney’s Zootopia.

Disney Zootopia: Friends to the Rescue includes two separate tales of friendship, one featuring Zootopia’s Judy Hopps as a youngster in Bunnyburrow, and the other featuring Zootopia’s Nick Wilde and his urban childhood experiences.

Disney Zootopia: Friends to the Rescue goes on sale September 12.

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