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PR: Deadpool Killustrated #1 Heading Back to Press

by underdogon January 26, 2013
Thar She Blows! DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED #1 Heading Back To Press!   Marvel is pleased to announce that Deadpool Killustrated #1, from the hit creative team of Cullen Bunn and Matteo Lolli, has sold out (though copies may be available at a retail level) and will be headed back to press with Deadpool Killustrated #1 Second Printing Variant! […]
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"My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" #1 Comic Review: Same Pony Fun, More Reading

by Shawn Hopkinson December 4, 2012
The long-awaited My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic from IDW is here, and it’s bringing almost more pony goodness than you can stand. Comic book adaptions of cartoons have always been a natural fit and some of the better comics on the market have used cartoons as their inspiration, from early Disney comics to […]

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Joe Kubert, Comic Book Artist, 1926-2012

by Dan Collinson August 12, 2012
Superhero Hype reports that comic book legend Joe Kubert passed away today at the age of 85. Kubert started at DC in 1943 as an artist for the Hawkman comics. He may be best-known for creating the Viking Prince in the first issue of The Brave and the Bold, and for his work in DC’s […]
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SDCC2012: Marvel: Next Big Thing Panel Report

by slaion July 14, 2012
The Marvel: Next Big Thing panel highlighted a few upcoming issues and storylines beginning in October. Most of what was discussed has already been revealed earlier this year such as the new Gambit series returning the character to his thief roots, Hawkeye’s new ongoing series, the new Captain Marvel starring Carol Danvers, The First X-Men […]

Dark Horse to Release New "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Graphic Novels Chronicling Search for Zuko's Mother

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2012
Comic Book Resources reports that Dark Horse Comics will be releasing a second series of Avatar the Last Airbender graphic novels, continuing the story from the three-part “The Promise” series. The new series, titled “The Search,” promises to answer the long-running question from the original series of what happened to Prince Zuko’s mother. Like “The […]

PR: Dark Horse Comics - Avatar the Last Airbender: The Promise Tops Bookscan at #1

by Grant Whiteon February 16, 2012
AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER—THE PROMISE PART 1 TOPS BOOKSCAN AT #1! February 16, MILWAUKIE, OR—In an amazing show of demand for Dark Horse’s newest graphic novel, Avatar: The Last Airbender—The Promise Part 1 soared to the top of the Bookscan charts last week! Written by Gene Luen Yang, author of the National Book Award-nominated American […]

Reading Room: Dwayne McDuffie's "Justice League of America"

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2011
The late, great Dwayne McDuffie was the story editor for Justice League starting in season 2, and he served in that capacity for the duration of Justice League Unlimited. It would seem like a no-brainer for DC Comics to hand the keys to their premiere super-team book over to him and let him take them […]

NYCC2011: Dark Horse Comics Panel Highlights

by Eileen Cruzon October 17, 2011
Jeremy Atkins (Director of Public Relations) and Scott Allie (Senior Managing Editor) were in attendance. During the course of the panel, they presented recent and upcoming titles. Special Guests included Brian Wood, Sanford Green, Tom Morello, Scott Hepburn and Jan Duursema. Dark Horse has the license to collect and reprint the Avatar: The Last Airbender […]

Jack Kirby Still Deserves Better

by Shawn Hopkinson August 3, 2011
When I first read that the heirs of comic book legend Jack Kirby were trying to gain some control of the copyrights to the characters he created or co-created, like the X-Men, Thor and the Avengers–maybe you’ve heard of them–I wrote an essay here I called “What Does Jack Kirby Deserve?” I came down on […]

Reading Room: Captain America

by Shawn Hopkinson July 20, 2011
There are some characters that comic book creators feel the need to “try out,” to put in a backup story or a guest appearance somewhere to see if they garner any reader interest. That wasn’t the case with Captain America. Joe Simon knew he had a hit on his hands when he and Jack Kirby […]