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She’s Back! Lara Croft, Tomb Raider Returns To Dark Horse Comics!

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Cultists; worldwide cataclysmic devastation, and ancient artifacts!

The one and only original Tomb Raider, Lara Croft, is back in a strange new adventure, courtesy of Dark Horse Comics.

Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen #1 will be in shops on October 7th. Check out the first issue’s cover and three preview pages – along with ordering information – following the jump.

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Dreams of Deadworld: Here Come The Post-Mortem Judges!

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Have you ever had a dream that haunted you? One that stayed with you long after you had awakened?

That’s the origin of a new series from 2000 AD by Dave Kendall – whose dream of the Dark Judges from Judge Dredd has resulted in a new series: Dreams of Deadworld.

Dreams of Deadworld features Dredd’s four post-mortem judges: Judge Death, Judge Mortis, Judge Fire and Judge Fear. Intriguing, right?  Written by Kek-W and with fully painted art by Kendall, Dreams of Deadworld will appear in 2000 AD Prog 1946 on September 2nd.

Follow the jump for further details and another preview page.

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Grant Morrison and Santa Claus?

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Last year about this time, BOOM! Studios announced that superstar comics writer Grant Morrison would be working on a project for them. Hands up anyone who immediately thought, ‘Santa Claus!’ (Didn’t think so…)

But yes, Grant Morrison’s BOOM! Studios project is Klaus – ‘an all-ages fantasy starring one of the most well-known figures in the world.’ Seriously! (And it sounds pretty cool, too!) Follow the jump for details.

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Dark Launches On ComiXology!

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Dark Horse Comics and ComiXology have announced a digital distribution agreement that will bring Dark Horse’s library of collections, graphic novels and manga to its audience through ComiXolgy.

All Dark Horse’s titles will be available, digitally, through Comixology on the same day that print versions hit the shelves in bookstores. For further details, follow the jump.

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TNT and Madefire To Release The Last Ship Motion Book!

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TNT is teaming up with Madefire to produce The Last Ship Motion Book – a free digital comic book to lead into the second season of basic cable’s #1 new drama series which returns on Sunday, June 21st.

The Last Ship Motion Book is written by Chuck Dixon (Batman, The Punisher) in close association with TLS executive producers Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane, with art by Renato Arlem (Supergirl, X-Men) and Omar Francia (Batan, Star Wars).

The five-issue digital comic will be offered for free through the Madefire App. The first six pages of The Last Ship Motion Book will also be made available as a print one-off for Free Comic book Day on Saturday, May 2nd. Follow the jump for details.

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Sony Pictures and Valiant Entertainment Set Five-Picture Deal!

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With comic book superheroes being so popular, Sony Pictures and Valiant Entertainment are teaming up for a five picture slate of movies based on the latter’s Bloodshot, Harbinger and Harbinger Wars titles.

Bloodshot – about a government assassin powered by nanotech and artificial memories – will be written by Jeff Wadlow (Kick-Ass 2) and directed by David Leitch and chad Stahelski (John Wick). Matthew Vaughn (ick-Ass, Kingsman: Secret Service) will be an Executive Producer.

Harbinger has a script from Eric Heiserrer (Story of Your Life). Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe from Original Film (The Fast and the Furious franchise) will produce with Valiant’s Dinesh Shamdasani; Matthew aughn will be an Executive Producer. No director has been set.

For further details, follow the jump.

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Espionage + Steampunk = Archaia’s Lantern City!

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Numbering Bruce Boxleitner (Babylon 5) among its creators, Lantern City is a new, ongoing series from Archaia and Macrocosm – a steampunk/espionage series that looks at what one might do to save loved ones.

Intriguingly, Lantern city is part of ‘a larger transmedia Universe’ in which an illustrated novel, Rise, has already been published and a television series is currently in ‘active development.’

Lantern City is about the travails of Sander Jorve, a lower class worker, who is persuaded by his brother-in-law Kendal to infiltrate the ranks of The Guard – setting him on a path that threaten the status quo of the class system and his own beliefs.

Lantern City #1 will be in comics shops on May 13th. Follow the jump for details.

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BOOM! Studios’ Arcadia: Questioning Personhood!

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If your mind were uploaded to a computer, would you still be considered a person? This is the question that creators Alex Paknadel and Eric Scott Pfeiffer tackle in BOOM! Studios’ new title, Arcadia.

When a pandemic wipes out 99% of humanity, four billion people are digitized at the brink of death. Have they been saved, or merely copied into a virtual utopia in  the cloud?

When the energy resources to maintain their virtual existence begin to wane – endangering the handful of ‘real’ survivors in the real world – what then?

Follow the jump for further details – including ordering information.

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Here Comes The Big Guy and Rusty The Boy Robot Hardcover!

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Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot are getting the deluxe hardcover treatment from Dark Horse Comics. The series, from Frank Miller and Geof Darrow, recounted the adventures of the giant American robot, Big Guy, and his Japanese-made sidekick, Rusty the Boy Robot – and was so popular it became an animated TV series.

Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot will be released in October but you can preorder now. For details, follow the jump.

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The Fifth Beatle Graphic Novel In Trade Paperback Coming This Fall!

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Dark Horse’s New York Times Bestseller The Fifth Beatle is being released in paperback.

The Fifth Beatle details the story of the group’s manager, Brian Epstein. Written by Vivek J. Tiwary and with art by Andrew C. Robinson, and Kyle Baker, the trade paperback release of The Fifth Beatle will include never before seen material – new art and concept material by Kyle Baker; an excerpt from Vivek Tiwary’s TEDxFultonStreet talk, “The Birth of the Beatles and Impossible Dreams,” and his essay, “The Curtain Rising,” detailing Brian Epstein’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Eisner and Harvey Award-winning The Fifth Beatle Trade Paperback Edition will be in stores on October 27th. Follow the jump for further details – including where you can pre-order.

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