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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

The White Suits #3

Frank Barbiere shifts and deepens the mystery in "The White Suits" #3, while Toby Cypress wields his color palette carefully to define this issue even more than his line art does in this wildly violent and strangely attractive issue.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Frank Barberie
Artists:
Toby Cypress
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 16th, 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

Angel and Faith Season 10 #1

Angel deals with pixie mobs and Faith slays zompyres in the debut issue of Victor Gischler and Will Conrad's "Ange and Faith Season 10" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 4th, 2014

MIND MGMT #20

Who doesn't love a trip to the circus? "MIND MGMT" #20 has Matt Kindt take us to the craziest one you've ever heard of, via the '70s.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Matt Kindt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 26th, 2014

Blackout #1

Frank Barbiere and Colin Lorimer bring Blackout from the pages of "Dark Horse Presents" to his own mini-series, but it's the return of King Tiger in a backup feature that stood out in this first issue.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Frank J. Barbiere, Randy Stradley
Artists:
Colin Lorimer, Doug Wheatley
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 26th, 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #1

Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs kick off "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #1 with a strong debut that sets up the new status quo, in what could be the best Buffy "season" to date.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 19th, 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

Ghost #2

"Ghost" #2 has Kelly Sue DeConnick, Chris Sebela, Ryan Sook and Drew Johnson remind readers that a deal with the devil is one that's not to be trusted, even as a serial killer inches closer to a new prey.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick, Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Ryan Sook, Drew Johnson, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2014

Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers #1

The trap is sprung as the beasts of Burden Hill attempt to find out the secret of an animal eating invisible monster in Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson's "Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Evan Dorkin
Artists:
Jill Thompson
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 14th, 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
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