Category: Dark Horse

Pullbox Review: Stranger Things and Dungeons & Dragons Waxes Nostalgic on the Early Days of Tabletop Gaming

Coming to your local LCS next Wednesday from IDW and Dark Horse is the premier issue of the Jody Houser/Jim Zub-helmed crossover event, Stranger Things and Dungeons & Dragons—wherein four youths from Hawkins, Indiana will overcome bullies and school lunch and annoying older sisters to discover…Days of Endless Adventure!!! (12/13)

Bookshelf Review: Colleen Doran Brings Neil Gaiman’s Troll Bridge to Glorious Life!

Just as Snow, Glass, Apples is far afield of Disney’s happily sanitized Snow White (or even the Grimm brothers’ original, for that matter), Troll Bridge is not your kindergartner’s Three Billy Goats Gruff. The tale, told in retrospect from the now-adult Jack, is beautiful prose: eloquent, evocative and yet somehow minimal at once. And, true to Gaiman form, fondly nostalgic of a youth lived in the wilds of fair(ish) Britain in the ‘70’s and ‘80’s. (13/13)

Pullbox Review: Mignola, Allie and Stenbeck Continue the Creature’s Tale in Frankenstein Undone #2

Here, we see growth in Frankenstein—of both his philosophy, and his prejudices. And his determination to find a similar, if not like, enlightened mind. The evolution of the creature’s thoughts and beliefs are as powerful as they are at times heart-wrenching—again, in solid tune with the source material. Mignola has written so well for so long (as has Allie), that it’s easy to take his tale-weaving for granted. Make sure not to—take the time to absorb the story the authors tell and not just tear through it like any other comic: this is literature, not pulp. Trust me—you’ll be glad you did.

Pullbox Reviews: Frankenstein Undone Fills the Gaps in the Creature’s Tale

Written by the powerhouse team of Mike Mignola and Scott Allie and drawn by long-time Mignola collaborator Ben Stenbeck, this five-issue arc picks up at the end of Mary Shelley’s novella and fills the gap to the creature’s (named Frankenstein, after his father, in the way of his people, in this issue) appearance in 2015’s Frankenstein Underground. (13/13)

From the Bookshelf: Boris the Bear – Silly ol’ Bear… with a Katana!

Boris the Bear Dark Horse Comics Created by James Dean Smith Written by Randy Stradley & James Dean Smith Story by Mike Richardson Illustrated by James Dean Smith Once upon a time, in a comicbook shop just one county over from where I’m sitting right this second, a young and rabid reader was looking for […]

Legendary Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola, Zach Howard, & Dave Stewart collaborate for the sequel to the iconic story The Crooked Man

Dark Horse Comics to Publish Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: The Return of Effie Kolb,  A Thrilling 2-Part Mini-Series, Beginning in February 2020 Legendary HELLBOY creator Mike Mignola, acclaimed artist Zach Howard, award-winning colorist Dave Stewart, and letterer Clem Robbins are collaborating on a sequel to the iconic HELLBOY story THE CROOKED MAN. In HELLBOY & […]

Pullbox Reviews: Vox Machina–the Comic Edition!

Critical Role:  Vox Machina Origins (Trade Paperback) Story:  Matthew Mercer & Matthew Colville Script:  Matthew Colville Artist:  Olivia Samson Colors & Lettering:  Chris Northrop Layouts:  Chris Kawagiwa Cover Artist:  Stjepan Sejic Publisher:  Dark Horse Books Price:  $19.99 (but cheaper on Amazon!) Available:  Finally! Out this week (finally) is the long-awaited print version of the Critical […]

Pullbox Previews: Eisner Award-Winning Creators Mike Mignola and Adam Hughes Reunite for An All New HELLBOY & THE B.P.R.D Story

This December, the Eisner Award-winning creative team of HELLBOY: KRAMPUSNACHT is reuniting for an all-new one-shot, HELLBOY & THE B.P.R.D.: THE SEVEN WIVES CLUB. Written by legendary HELLBOY creator Mike Mignola and illustrated by acclaimed artist Adam Hughes, this ghostly yarn features Hellboy coming to the aid of a young girl whose ghost hunt in […]

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