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Dark Horse and Valve Collect DOTA 2 Web Comics into hardcover collection

DOTA 2 Collection Cover

US publisher Dark Horse and Valve are to release a collection of comics that dive deep into the characters and history of Dota 2, the most played game on Steam. Out in August 2017, the Dota 2: The Comic Collection assembles Valve’s Dota 2 web comics in print for the first time, ever, following up on the 2011 release of Valve ... Read More »

Our Man In New York: New York Comic Con Day Two by Tony Esmond

NYCC 2016 Day 2 - Artists Alley

The second day of the New York Comic Con 2016 was pretty ruddy great. I managed to blag it early into the Dealers Hall, which seemed eerily empty compared to the crazy hours of opening yesterday. During this magical hour I got to handle and gaze at some incredible original art… Thor Kirby pages, Steve Ditko horror pages, Jim Starlin, the ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend (w/c 25th July 2016) – Dredd versus Aliens … versus Rom the Spaceknight?

John McCrea provides this striking ROM versus Dredd variant cover for Dredd #8. part of a wider promotion from IDW to promote their new ROM book

Sadly, despite the terrific cover by John McCrea above, Judge Dredd only battles Rom the Spaceknight – back thanks to IDW this week – in this one striking image. But the good news is that Mega City One’s favourite lawman is indeed battling Aliens – and Predator – in a Dark Horse mini series, penned by John Layman, featuring art ... Read More »

Neil Gaiman and Shane Oakley partner on “Forbidden Brides” for Dark Horse

Neil Gaiman's Forbidden Brides - Cover

Dark Horse have announced Neil Gaiman (Sandman) is returning to one of his darkly complicated short stories in Neil Gaiman’s Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Secret House of the Night of Dread Desire. That’s surely got to be one of the longest comic titles ever. Originally published as a short story in Gaiman’s collection Fragile Things, Forbidden ... Read More »

Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Comic Artist Staz Johnson

King's Road # Splash Pages by Staz Johnson

Staz Johnson began his career in comics drawing strips for Marvel UK and Fleetway before pencilling books like The Mighty Thor and The Avengers for Marvel in the US. A six issue run on Detective Comics lead to him becoming the artist on the popular Robin series, where he stayed for over three years. Renowned for a bravura action-adventure style ... Read More »

Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Halo artist Ian Richardson

Judge Dredd Pencils by Ian Richardson; and final art. Judge Dredd © 2000AD

Ian Richardson has recently completed illustrating the science fiction comic book series Halo for Dark Horse, and took time out prior to taking part in events for this weekend’s Birmingham Comics Festival, to discuss his work at Image, Dark Horse, 2000AD and elsewhere with Paul H Birch. Able to exaggerate larger than life scenarios and bring them down to a ... Read More »

Something for the Weekend: US Comics On Sale 7th October 2015 – Surface Tension bows out on a High!

Surface Tension #5

Here’s this week’s run down of new comics on sale in comic shops across the UK. We’re running a bit behind, which is really annoying because there’s a wealth of great stuff now on sale. Top of my pull list (besides this week’s 2000AD) is the (bumper sized!) Surface Tension #5 from Titan Comics by Jay Gunn, who we interviewed ... Read More »

Dark Horse confirms Mœbius hard covers project, to delight of his many fans

Long time waiting: the work of Mœbius is to be re-published in English at long last, by Dark Horse

US publisher Dark Horse has announced that the library of Mœbius, one of the most influential and respected artists in the history of comics and cartooning, will arrive on store shelves, in English, in a gorgeous series of hardcover volumes available for the first time in nearly 20 years. Issues over the English language rights to Mœbius work has kept ... Read More »

Sneak Preview: Eerie’s “The Rook” Back in Action at Dark Horse

The most popular series ever introduced in the pages of Warren Publishing’s Eerie anthology – the time-travelling adventurer The Rook – returns to comics next month from Dark Horse. Many of us who grew up enthralled by British comic anthologies in the 1960s and 70s also delighted in US publisher’s Warren’s black and white anthologies such as Eerie and Creepy, with ... Read More »

US comics publisher Dark Horse announces new Editor in Chief

Resident Alien: The Sam Hain Mystery art by Steve Parkhouse

US publisher Dark Horse – publishers of titles such as Resident Alien by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse and This Damned Band by Paul Cornell – announced new positions for key Editorial department staff earlier this month. Dave Marshall has taken on the role of editor in chief, Scott Allie has assumed the responsibilities of executive senior editor, and editorial coordinator Freddye Miller has added ... Read More »

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