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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

Abe Sapien #17

"Abe Sapien" #17 features the conclusion of Abe's return to the town where his second transformation began, but the story feels curiously anticlimactic, even as Sebastian Fiumara's art dazzles.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 13th, 2014

Grendel Vs. The Shadow #2

"Grendel vs. The Shadow" #2 has Matt Wagner continue to match up his signature creation against a classic character, and the end result is surprisingly entrancing.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Matt Wagner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 8th, 2014

Loverboys

The legend returns with a tale of small--town heartbreak with Gilbert Hernandez's "Loverboys."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gilbert Hernandez
Artists:
Gilbert Hernandez
Reviewer:
Matt Little
October 3rd, 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

POP #2

Curt Pires and Jason Copland characters are what powers "POP" #2, continuing the story of a literally manufactured celebrity on the run. It's a largely understandable comic despite a puzzling drug trip and some obscure references.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Curt Pires
Artists:
Jason Copland
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

Grendel vs. The Shadow #1

In "Grendel vs. The Shadow" #1 by Matt Wagner, Grendel makes a trip to the past and crosses paths with The Shadow in 1930s New York City.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Matt Wagner
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 9th, 2014

POP #1

Coop is plotting suicide when Elle Ray escapes the lab in Curt Pires and Jason Copland's "POP" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Curt Pires
Artists:
Jason Copland
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 29th, 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

Sundowners #1

Tim Seeley and Jim Terry provide a classic looking superhero comic with an unusual perspective in "Sundowners" #1, with an evasive look at four characters who may or may not be the heroic personas they claim to be.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Jim Terry
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 26th, 2014

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #122

"B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth" #122 is advertised as a good starting point for new readers, but sadly I think Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, and Joe Querio did so by ignoring the existing audience.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Joe Querio
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 25th, 2014

The Strain: The Night Eternal #1

Ephraim, Nora and Vasily must navigate The Master's new world order in Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan, David Lapham and Mike Huddleston's "The Strain: The Night Eternal" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan, David Lapham
Artists:
Mike Huddleston
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 25th, 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

Star Wars #20

Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda draw a close to their exploration from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away throughout the pages of "Star Wars" #20.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2014

Dark Ages #1

Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard reunite to bring aliens into medieval Europe in "Dark Ages" #1, pleasingly told in a straightforward manner while suggesting the notion that there's more to what's seen in this issue.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 13th, 2014

Angel & Faith Season 10 #5

"Angel & Faith Season 10" #5 is really just "Angel Season 10" #5, but Victor Gischler and Derlis Santacruz's story addressing the recent changes in vampires is the best issue to date.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Derlis Santacruz, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2014

Usagi Yojimbo: Senso #1

"Usagi Yojimbo: Senso" #1 lets Stan Sakai jump 20 years into the future, as all-out war between Lord Noriyuki and Lord Hikiji breaks out, with Usagi as a general... but something bigger is on the horizon.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 7th, 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

The Massive #25

As Brian Wood and Garry Brown's "The Massive" #25 begins the final arc of the series, the arc itself begins to chronicle what appears to be actual end of the world, in a tense & ominous tale that benefits from its atypically personal story.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Garry Brown
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 1st, 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

Groo vs. Conan #1

To save them from Groo, the villagers look for the greatest warrior in Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier's "Groo vs. Conan" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Sergio Aragones, Mark Evanier
Artists:
Sergio Aragones, Thomas Yeates
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
July 28th, 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #5

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #5 wraps up the first story of the new season, and Gage, Brendon and Issacs show that the new setup is full of possibilities and fun, even as it's unpredictable.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2014

Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist

After a bit of a break, Stan Sakai's signature character returns in "Usagi Yojimbo Color Special: The Artist." If you've never read about Sakai's rabbit ronin warrior before, this is the perfect introduction.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2014

Star Wars #19

Written by Brian Wood with art from Carlos D'Anda, "Star Wars" #19 brings in IG-88 and a junkyard planet.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 9th, 2014

Ghost #5

"Ghost" #5 features the new creative team of Christopher Sebela, Jan Duursema and Dan Parsons, but this story with a potentially demonic movie host is lacking energy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Jan Duursema, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 27th, 2014

Dream Thief: Escape #1

Jai Nitz and Greg Smallwood flash back to the 1980s for John Lincoln's second set of adventures in "Dream Thief: Escape" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jai Nitz
Artists:
Greg Smallwood
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 25th, 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

Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland #1

"Sir Edward Grey, Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland" #1 has a wonderfully long name, and an equally long amount of set-up time in this first issue. Fortunately, Tyler Crook's art saves the day.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kim Newman, Maura McHugh
Artists:
Tyler Crook
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 23rd, 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #4

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #4 delves deeper into the ever-changing vampire powers, while Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon, and Rebekah Isaacs investigate Xander, Faith, and Dracula.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 18th, 2014

Star Wars: Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir #2

"Star Wars: Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir" #2 features the best characters from the prequels, well-defined by writer Jeremy Barlow and artists Juan Frigeri and Mauro Vargas.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeremy Barlow
Artists:
Juan Frigeri, Mauro Vargas
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 18th, 2014

Abe Sapien #13

"Abe Sapien" #13 has Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, and Sebastian Fiumara take Abe and his new friend Grace into a bad situation, while Guy Davis comes back to draw a flashback bonus story.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, Guy Davis
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 13th, 2014

Ghost #4

Kelly Sue DeConnick bids farewell to the title character she revamped in "Ghost" #4, and this glimpse into Elisa's past is a fitting final story for DeConnick, even as Elisa herself is poised for the future.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 6th, 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

Star Wars: Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir #1

"Star Wars: Darth Maul -- Son of Dathomir" #1 brings on the bad guys, giving Darth Maul, Count Dooku and General Grievous a chance to shine in this story from Jeremy Barlow with art by Juan Frigeri.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeremy Barlow
Artists:
Juan Frigeri, Mauro Vargas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2014

X #13

"X" #13 has Duane Swierczynski pick up from last month's cliffhanger with X figuratively and literally at rock bottom, but the realistic and cleaner art this month doesn't do the title any favors.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Robert Atkins, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2014

Hellboy in Hell #6

The story in "Hellboy in Hell" #6 is good but lacking a tiny bit of spark, and unfortunately it's probably connected to Mike Mignola's art this month.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2014

Angel & Faith Season 10 #2

"Angel and Faith Season 10" #2 has Victor Gischler and Will Conrad continue to establish Angel and Faith's new roles now that magic has returned, but you know it's just a matter of time until they intersect again.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 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

Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1

"Star Wars; Rebel Heist" #1 looks at Han Solo from the perspective of a fan, filtered through the words of Matt Kindt and artist Marco Castiello.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Marco Castiello, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2014

The Eltingville Club #1

In "The Eltingville Club" #1 by Evan Dorkin, the Eltingville Comic Book, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Role-Playing Club breaks up after Bill lets temporary stewardship of Joe's shop go to his head. Mayhem ensues.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Evan Dorkin
Artists:
Evan Dorkin
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 25th, 2014

Conan the Avenger #1

Fred Van Lente takes over the adventures of everyone's favorite moody Cimmerian in "Conan the Avenger" #1 with Brian Ching giving the action a kinetic, gritty feel.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Brian Ching
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 25th, 2014

Star Wars: Legacy #14

Ania Solo's adventures at the hands of Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman continue in "Star Wars: Legacy" #14.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2014
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