Dark Horse Presents has always showcased the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists along with up-and-coming creators through a wide variety of genres. After a few months away, the award winning Dark Horse Presents returns with a new format which hopes to get these creators into the hands of more people. Discover all of the stories involved, with preview pages, inside.
Drenched in hard-boiled noir over a backdrop of post-WWII Hollywood, The Fade Out is the new series by superstar creative team Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. Exploring the gritty side of Hollywood in the late 40s, this new crime series from Image Comics weaves an edge of your seat narrative that is set to be the teams’ most ambitious work to date. Take a look at a preview inside.
Spider-Verse is a huge Spider-Man event which will include every version of Spider-Man as possible in the one big story. Featuring many different tie-ins, I have created a Spider-Verse reading order checklist so you can keep track of the entire story. Additionally, I have included all the release dates and creative teams.
Through horror, humour, tragic romance and action Nightworld follows the sad demon Plenilunio who makes a risky bargain in order to reconnect with lost love. Usually we are not meant to sympathise with demons, but through this four issue miniseries published by Image Comics this could easily be the case. Take a look at a preview inside.
Celebrate Batman Day with these free Batman Comics. There are a great mix of comics here from Batman’s very first appearance to comics based off the classic television series Batman: The Animated Series. Also included in this list are stories by some of the greatest names in comics such as Neil Gaiman and Brian Bolland, just to name a few.
Writers Al Ewing and Rob Williams, along with artist Simon Fraser, bring a series that is true to the Matt Smith rendition of Doctor Who while bringing their own personal touches. Whovians will be very happy with Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1, which is full of touching moments, humour and a new companion. And for those who are still unsure I have included a preview.
For Batman Week I have decided to have all Batman edition, featuring some of the amazing artists that have worked the Dark Knight. All of these Batman artists have contributed the character in one way or another, pushing him forward and adding their own personal touch. As normal, I will include reading recommendations so you can go on to read these artist work on Batman.
When Celine and Tucker wake up to find that their parents are missing they must use all their DIY know-how to find them in this strange new world, ravaged by a ecological disaster. I had a chat with Howtoons: (Re)Ignition writer Fred Van Lente about this miniseries including how he got involved and how DIY science projects will be incorporated into this all-ages narrative.
In this free comic round-up I have tried to find a great mixture of comics from a variety of genres and publishers. This edition will see horror, supernatural, true crime, drama, superheroes, science fiction, politics and all ages adventure all represented. With this much variety, hopefully there is something that will appeal to almost every one.
This week sees the début of Dark Engine, a dark fantasy series by writer Ryan Burton and artist John Bivens. Set a world full of horrible Lovecraftian style monsters, Dark Engine isn’t your traditional fantasy series. Expect plenty of dark imagery, gore and twisted magic. Take a look at a preview inside.