Dark Horse Preview: Frankenstein Underground #1

Any opportunity to check out Mike Mignola’s work pre-publication is like getting a bottle of fine bourbon on Christmas day…also, that bottle has been padded with dollar bills instead of packing peanuts.  Not trying to rub it in, just really excited.

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Dark Horse Preview, The Goon: Occasion of Revenge

Occasion of Revenge #1 comes out July, and holy moley does it appear to take off with a bang!  If you’re new to The Goon, go get some trade paperbacks (story arc compilations of usually 4-6 issue collections, for those of you who don’t know the term) and start soaking this universe up!  Seriously.  Get to it.

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Celebrating 20 years of Hellboy: A [moral] compass for modern comics

Today, March 22nd, has been declared “Hellboy Day” by Dark Horse comics in celebration of 20 years of one of the most celebrated characters in comic-dom.  In the spirit of this most illustrious of feast days, I decided to reflect a little on just what I have found so special about Hellboy over the years.  I think I nailed it…but maybe that’s just my ego.  Comments and criticism are welcome, as always. Continue reading

A Dark Horse preview: The Witcher

If you like RPGs, medieval motifs and monster hunting, then you’re in for a treat.  The Witcher is a comic based on a PC hack-and-slash RPG (which was based on a book series), and is a recent addition to the Dark Horse Comics lineup.  This looks bodacious.

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Review: Gustavo Duarte’s Monsters!

Here’s your brief intro to Monsters!, a collection of three short stories by Brazilian writer/artist Gustavo Duarte.  It comes out today!  I should mention that this is Duarte’s debut publication with Dark Horse Comics, and incidentally his debut in English print…but as Monsters! is a wordless collection of short stories, the “in English” part is pretty much irrelevant.

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Preview: Terminator – Enemy of My Enemy

Hot off the presses from Dark Horse Comics, approved for sharing with the masses!  Here’s a sneak peek at the first issue of the new Terminator: Enemy of My Enemy #1 by Dan Jolley.

1985.  Ms. Fong’s work is a threat to Skynet and she’s in over her head–and it doesn’t look like anyone’s particularly on her side.  Here’s hoping this shapes up to be a sweet new chapter for the Terminator mythos. And yes, I do have permission from Dark Horse to share this!  

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Review: Sam Humphries’ Sacrifice

I’m back folks, and eager to share a humble review of Sam Humphries’ comic, Sacrifice. (I could say “graphic novel”, but let’s call it what it is and be excited about it!)  In addition to being brief, it’s also spoiler-free, so read on, little doggies.

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