Category Archives: Comic Books

Anthropomorphic Preview: Heroes on the Half-Shell Meet Samurai Rabbit!

It’s been a couple of decades since Stan Saki’s Miyamoto Usagi crossed paths with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – but now, they are about encounter each other again and the future of Japan is at stake.

 

Dark Horse Comics and IDW will present a reunion twenty years in the making as the ronin rabbit and the heroes on the shell combine talents to take on the maniacal Jei.

The as yet untitled one-shot will be released in July in two formats: a standard comic book format and a deluxe hardcover collector’s edition.

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Preview: Felicia Day’s The Guild Gets Oversized Hardcover Library Edition!

Dark Horse Comics is collecting Felicia Day’s The Guild webcomic – in its entirety (plus two new stories – the first since 2013) – in an oversized hardcover library edition.

The series follows a shy girl who stumbles onto a MMO called The Game and makes friends – so much so that it gives her the confidence to confront her problems in real life (with varying degrees of effectiveness).

Pre-orders are being taken now.

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Henchgirl Preview: Working for a Supervillain Is No Fun!

Dark Horse’s new title, Henchgirl, follows the tale of Mary Posa. She hates her job and works long hours for little pay, no insurance, and worst of all, no respect. Her coworkers are jerks, and her boss doesn’t appreciate her. He’s also a supervillain.

Sounds intriguing, right? Read on to learn more.

Henchgirl is now on sale at your nearest comics shop and through Dark Horse or TFAW.com.

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Sneak Preview: James Stokoe’s Aliens: Dead Orbit!

After a horrific accident strikes a space station, an engineering officer must use all available tools—a timer, utility kit, and his wits—to survive an attack from the deadliest creature known to man.

Orc Stain creator James Stokoe pens a thrilling and claustrophobic Aliens story: Dead Orbit!

On sale April 26, 2017 (Alien Day!)

FOC March 27, 2017

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Buffy Alum Does Clueless Comic for BOOM Studios!

Buffy the Vampire alumna Amber Benson – aka Tara McClay – is writing a comic book follow up to the Alicia Silverstone movie Clueless with art by Adventure Time’s Siobhan Keenan.

It’s senior year at Bronson Alcott High School, and Cher, Dionne, and Tai find themselves in a bit of an existential crisis: Where are they meant to go, and what are they meant to DO after high school? Luckily they have all year—and each other’s help—to figure it out!

Clueless #1 will be in stores this summer.

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Extended Preview: Dark Horse’s American Gods!

American Gods #1 – Cover art by Glenn Fabry and Adam Brown – Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics

Dark Horse comics has released several pages of the first issue of its much anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. We gave it an A.

American Gods #1 – adapted by P. Craig Russell and Scott Hampton – is in stores tomorrow.

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The Strange Case of the Disappearing Man Returns Inspector Thomas Adye To the Fray!

In 2011, Cole Haddon unleashed The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde upon an unsuspecting world.

Haddon is back with another penny dreadful for the new century – The Strange Case of the Disappearing Man – with art by Sebastián Cabrol (Thief: Tales from the City, Caliban) and colors by Hernán Cabrera (Caliban).

After his run-in with Edward Hyde and Jack the Ripper, Inspector Thomas Adye of Scotland Yard is struggling to return to normalcy – but his attempts at normalcy evaporate when he’s confronted with the bizarre case of a disappearing man.

The Strange Case of the Disappearing Man #1 (of 6) will go on sale on June 21st.

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Special Preview: Valiant Launching Secret Weapons!

The Valiant Universe is growing again – a new four-issue Prestige-format series called Secret Weapons looks to shake things up for the company.

With Secret Weapons #1, Oscar®-nominated writer Eric Heisserer (Arrival) and Harvey Award-nominated artists Raul Allen (Wrath of the Eternal Warrior) and Patricia Martin (Bloodshot Reborn) will launch Livewire in her first solo adventure as she recruits a new generation of superhumans – seen as failures by their creator but as secret weapons by her.

Secret Weapons #1 will be in stores on June 5th.

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American Gods #1 – Believe Everything!

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is being adapted for television by a team led by Bryan Fuller (Pushing Daisies, Hannibal). It will undoubtedly be one of the stranger shows on TV, but it won’t be on TV for a while.

Fortunately, Dark Horse Comics has enlisted P. Craig Russell and Scott Hampton to adapt the novel for comics and we don’t have to wait – it’s coming out on March 15th.

The epic tale of a man caught in a war between the Old Gods and the New, American Gods follows ex-convict Shadow Moon as he takes a job as bodyguard to the mysterious Mr. Wednesday – a man who seems to almost know more about him than he does himself.

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Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys: The Big Lie – Teen Sleuths Go Noir!

Fans of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew may be a bit confused by Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boy: The Big Lie #1 – in stores next week.

Fenton Hardy is dead – an apparent suicide – but the cops think Frank and Joe did it. And what’s this about Frank and Joe coming to blows? And, for much of #1, where’s the titular female sleuth?

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Shadow Moon Is Rising In Dark Horse’s American Gods!

The First Issue of the Highly Anticipated “American Gods” Comic Books

The war between the Old Gods and the New is coming to comics shops this month as Dark Horse unleashes American Gods #1 – based on the bestselling novel by Neil Gaiman.

The story follows Shadow Moon as he takes on the job of bodyguard to the mysterious Mr. Wednesday.

Dark Horse will adapt American Gods into twenty-seven single issues with three story arcs: Shadows, My Ainsel, and The Moment of the Storm. Issue #1 will be in stores on March 15th.

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