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Resurrectionists #1

An art thief begins to discover he can access his past lives, and vice versa, in Fred Van Lente and Maurizio Rosenzweig’s “Resurrectionists” #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Maurizio Rosenzweig, Moreno Dinisio
Reviewer:
Matt Little
November 13th, 2014

Aliens: Fire and Stone #2

A subdued, restrained mood dominates Chris Roberson and Patric Reynolds' "Aliens: Fire and Stone" #2, an otherwise decent chapter in a mega-arc that further ties the "Aliens" and "Prometheus" films together.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Patric Reynolds
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 29th, 2014

Predator: Fire and Stone #1

A Predator is aboard the Perses, but it may not be after the crew in "Predator: Fire and Stone" by Joshua Williamson and Christopher Mooneyham.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Christopher Mooneyham
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
October 24th, 2014

Father's Day #1

A hitman in hiding is tracked down by his daughter and more in "Father's Day" #1 by Mike Richardson and Gabriel Guzman.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Richardson
Artists:
Gabriel Guzman
Reviewer:
Matt Little
October 22nd, 2014

Prometheus: Fire and Stone #2

Paul Tobin manages a compelling story in between a derivative opening sequence and an already-spoiled cliffhanger in "Prometheus: Fire and Stone" #2, set in a world both lavishly but uneasily illustrated by Juan Ferreyra & Eduardo Ferreyra.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 15th, 2014

Alien Vs. Predator: Fire and Stone #1

Elden invades the Geryon armada, but he's not the only surprise guest in Christopher Sebela and Ariel Olivetti's "Aliens Vs. Predator: Fire and Stone" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
October 13th, 2014

CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 #1

"CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014" is another strong issue of the yearly anthology, with contributions from Brian Wood and Audrey Wood, Terry and Rachel Dodson, Stan Sakai, Jonathan Hickman and Declan Shalvey, among others.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Tara Butters, Amy Chu, Luke Dunlavey, Chris Eliopoulos, Al Ewing, Robin Firth, Tom Fowler, Marc Guggenheim, Jonathan Hickman, Mariah Huehner, Meryl Jaffe, Jeremy Lambert, Jeff Parker, Joe Quinones, Rob Reger, Stan Sakai, Joey Weiser, Maris Wicks, Brian Wo
Artists:
Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson, Ryan Dunlavey, Chris Eliopoulos, Rich Elson, Cat Ferris, Tom Fowler, Jonathan Hickman, Matthew Holm, Janet K. Lee, Joe Quinones, Stan Sakai, Declan Shalvey, Dylan Todd, Emma Vieceli, Joey Weiser, Shannon Wheeler, Maris Wicks
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 13th, 2014

Aliens: Fire and Stone #1

"Aliens: Fire and Stone" #1 is a prequel to the "Aliens" film, when Chris Roberson and Patric Reynolds show us what happens when an escape from Acheron takes the colonists to the one place even worse than their home.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Patric Reynolds
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 24th, 2014

Deep Gravity #3

Mike Richardson's outer space story in "Deep Gravity" #3 is tightly executed by scripters Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko, borrowing from some of the greatest space movies while being convincingly illustrated by Fernando Baldó.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Richardson, Gabriel Hardman, Corinna Bechko
Artists:
Fernando Baldó
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 24th, 2014

Dark Horse Presents #2

"Dark Horse Presents" #2 is like many anthologies; some pieces are stronger than others, but there's enough to make you get your money's worth, and no duds.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Peter Hogan, Brendan McCarthy, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Jordie Bellaire, Fred Van Lente, Chris Roberson
Artists:
Steve Parkhouse, Brendan McCarthy, Andy Kuhn, Declan Shalvey, Ryan Dunlavey, Paul Lee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 17th, 2014

Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1

In "Prometheus: Fire and Stone" #1 by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra, a new crew arrives on LV-223 and find a vastly different terrain than they expect.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 12th, 2014

Captain Midnight #14

The technocriminal, Tempus, attacks in "Captain Midnight" #14, written by Joshua Williamson with art from Manuel Garcia.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 27th, 2014

Dark Horse Presents #1

Rejoice! The best anthology in the game is back with a great first issue in "Dark Horse Presents" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Geof Darrow, David Mack, Peter Hogan, Brendan McCarthy, Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, Damon Gentry
Artists:
Geof Darrow, David Mack, Steve Parkhouse, Brendan McCarthy, Andy Kuhn, Aaron Conley
Reviewer:
Matt Little
August 22nd, 2014

Veil #4

Cormac exercises his power over Veil, and Dante meets Veil's "boss" in Greg Rucka and Toni Fejzula's "Veil" #4.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Toni Fejzula
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 4th, 2014

Elfquest: The Final Quest #4

"Elfquest: The Final Quest" #4 has Wendy and Richard Pini quietly cleaning up a little continuity issue, even as the revelation from the end of the previous issue is followed up.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Wendy Pini, Richard Pini
Artists:
Wendy Pini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 29th, 2014

Eye of Newt #1

Apprentice to a wizard, Newt must prepare to prove himself in the Netherworld in Michael Hague's "Eye of Newt."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Michael Hague
Artists:
Michael Hague
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
June 23rd, 2014

Elfquest: The Final Quest #3

"Elfquest: The Final Quest" #3 starts off a bit slow, but Wendy and Richard Pini make sure to end it with a bang as Ember's tribe remains in great danger.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Wendy Pini, Richard Pini
Artists:
Wendy Pini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 30th, 2014

Brain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. #1

"Brain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T." #1 kicks off the character's second mini-series, and so far, Fred Van Lente and Freddie Williams II have given us a fast-paced psychic adventure.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 23rd, 2014

Veil #3

In "Veil" #3 by Greg Rucka and Toni Fejzula, a power struggle between Cormac and his would-be employers leads to a showdown, and Cormac sets a trap for Veil.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Toni Fejzula
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 9th, 2014

FCBD: Project Black Sky

"Project Black Sky" from writer Fred Van Lente, drawn by Michael Broussard and starring Brain Boy, Captain Midnight and Ape-X shows readers what Free Comic Book Day can really be all about.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Michael Broussard
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2014

Furious #4

"Furious" #4 has our title character set up for an ambush, but Bryan J.L. Glass and Victor Santos show us how she's able to turn the tide... even as there's a second surprise lurking around the corner ready to strike.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Bryan J.L. Glass
Artists:
Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 2nd, 2014

Veil #2

"Veil" #2 has Greg Rucka and Toni Fejzula continue the strange story of Veil and Dante, even as the focus begins to expand and we start to see the other forces swirling around its orbit.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Toni Fejzula
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 4th, 2014

Nosferatu Wars #1

Vampires Tarquin and Moria can kill as they please in plague-stricken Europe, until something goes terribly wrong in Steve Niles & Menton3's "Nosferatu Wars."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Niles
Artists:
Menton3
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 17th, 2014

Juice Squeezers #3

David Lapham's "Juice Squeezers" #3 is entertaining, but for a book with an ensemble cast, most of the characters still feel like ciphers even as they battle massively huge insects.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 10th, 2014

Veil #1

Naked and stranded in an abandoned subway station, a young woman awakens to a swarm of rats and superhuman abilities in Greg Rucka and Tony Fejzula's remarkable "Veil" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Toni Fejzula
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
March 7th, 2014

Furious #2

"Furious" #2 has Bryan J.L. Glass and Victor Santos's story of a hero with rage issues smash its way forward, and the combination of emotional and physical reasons behind her explosions ends up quite intriguing.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Bryan J.L. Glass
Artists:
Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 26th, 2014

Terminator: Enemy of My Enemy #1

Dan Jolley and Jamal Igle reunite to deliver the story of a T-800 in New York in "Terminator: Enemy of My Enemy" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan Jolley
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Ray Snyder
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 19th, 2014

Furious #1

Writer Bryan J.L. Glass takes a shot at superheroics in "Furious" #1, and he delivers a unique story despite a somewhat overbearing message. Artist Victor Santos keeps it light but bogs it down somewhat with confusing and oddly-shadowed panels.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Bryan J.L. Glass
Artists:
Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 29th, 2014

Elfquest: The Final Quest #1

Wendy and Richard Pini debut the long-promised "Elfquest: The Final Quest," and it's off to a reasonable start as war threatens to once more break out between humans and elves.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Wendy Pini, Richard Pini
Artists:
Wendy Pini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 22nd, 2014

Skyman #1

"Skyman" #1 from Joshua Hale Fialkov and Manuel Garcia brings a new Skyman into the comic universe, but lacks the fanfare to make this debut exemplary.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 15th, 2014

The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #6

Killjoys, make some noise, because the final showdown with B.L.I is finally here in Gerard Way, Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan's "True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys" #6

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way, Shaun Simon
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 6th, 2014

Juice Squeezers #1

In a town plagued by giant insects, only the preteen Squeezers are small enough to fit into the tunnels to fight them head on in David Lapham's "Juice Squeezers" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
January 3rd, 2014

Brain Boy

"Brain Boy" #0 delivers a three-part story from writer Fred Van Lente and artist Freddie Williams II.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 13th, 2013

Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle #1

J. Michael Straczynski and Pete Woods bring more revelations about the origins of the Terminators and Skynet in "Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 5th, 2013

Elfquest: The Final Quest

Wendy and Richard Pini begin the final "Elfquest" tale by bringing back just about every character from the last 35 years.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Wendy Pini, Richard Pini
Artists:
Wendy Pini
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
October 14th, 2013

The Occultist #1

Tim Seeley and Mike Norton bring back their college-age magician in "The Occultist" #1, starting a mini-series that feels anything but magical.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
October 4th, 2013

Criminal Macabre: The Eyes of Frankenstein #1

"Criminal Macabre: The Eyes of Frankenstein" #1 provides an irreverent look at the supernatural underbelly of Los Angeles and brings Frankenstein's monster to town for more irreverence.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Niles
Artists:
Christopher Mitten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 25th, 2013

Kiss Me Satan #1

Victor Gischler and Juan Ferreyra develop a vivid new world of werewolves, witches, vampires, and more for New Orlean's seedy underbelly in "Kiss Me, Satan!" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 23rd, 2013

Brain Boy #1

"Brain Boy" #1 feels like a fresh concept from Fred Van Lente and R.B. Silva, but in reality, this title is a revival of a Dell title that is over fifty years old.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
R.B. Silva, Rob Lean
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 11th, 2013

Dark Horse Presents #27

"Dark Horse Presents" #27 has far more hits than misses, especially since to David Lapham, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Steve Lieber, Jane Espenson, Karl Moline, Steve Niles, and Menton3.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
David Lapham, Steve Niles, Peter Bagge, Michael T. Gilbert, Janet Gilbert, Ron Randall, Phil Stanford, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Jane Espenson, Andrew Vachss, Mike Richardson, Donny Cates, Eliot Rahal
Artists:
David Lapham, Menton3, Peter Bagge, Michael T. Gilbert, Ron Randall, Patric Reynolds, Steve Lieber, Karl Moline, Andy Owens, Dominic Reardon, Melissa Curtin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 21st, 2013

Captain Midnight #1

"Captain Midnight" #1 has Joshua Williamson and Fernando kick off an ongoing series (after a "Dark Horse Presents" introduction), and this time-displaced hero's outing feels solid if average.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 31st, 2013

Blood Brothers #1

After a thousand or so years of friendship, vampires Nick and Tree have seen a fair share of history -- but they may not see what's coming for them in Mike Gagerman, Andrew Waller, Etan Cohen and Evan Shaner's "Blood Brothers" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Gagerman, Andrew Waller, Etan Cohen
Artists:
Evan Shaner
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 22nd, 2013

The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #2

"The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys" #2 by Gerard Way, Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan further defines the divide between the City and the Desert and the beliefs of the Ultra-Vs vs. those of the last remaining Killjoy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way, Shaun Simon
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 15th, 2013

Captain Midnight

One-time radio star Captain Midnight makes his way to Dark Horse's comic book stable in "Captain Midnight" #0 by writer Joshua Williamson and artists Victor Ibáñez, Pere Pérez.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Victor Ibanez, Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 19th, 2013

Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem #1

Steve Niles, Matt Santoro and Dave Wachter drop readers into the early days of World War II in "Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem" #1, and while the story is a charmer, it's the amazing art that sets this issue apart.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Niles, Matt Santoro
Artists:
Dave Wachter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2013

The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #1

Style is substance in Gerard Way and Becky Cloonan's latest, a flashy debut issue that hints at greatness on the level of "Umbrella Academy" but doesn't quite deliver.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way, Shaun Simon
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
June 14th, 2013

The Black Beetle #2

Francesco Francavilla's "The Black Beetle" #2 proves that the previous issue wasn't a fluke, as it mixes superheroics with hard-boiled crime and high adventure.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Francesco Francavilla
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 22nd, 2013

The Black Beetle #1

Francesco Francavilla brings both the pulp and the goodness to the pulpy heroic goodness of "The Black Beetle" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Francesco Francavilla
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 16th, 2013

The Black Beetle

"The Black Beetle" #0 by Francesco Francavilla is a moody pulp action comic that scores beautifully on many fronts.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Francesco Francavilla
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 19th, 2012

Colder #2

"Colder" #2 by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra gives readers a longer look into The Hungry World. Nimble Jack continues his spree of parasitic madness while Declan and Reece have an overly expository Q&A session.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 10th, 2012
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