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Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #2

Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine are set on edge following attacks on the Empire in Tim Siedell and Stephen Thompson's "Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin" #2.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tim Siedell
Artists:
Stephen Thompson, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 16th, 2013

Dream Thief #1

Jai Nitz and Greg Smallwood's "Dream Thief" #1 has a great story structure, as we learn all about John Lincoln and his life in the first half, only to watch it all crumble in the second half once he encounters an Aboriginal mask.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jai Nitz
Artists:
Greg Smallwood
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 15th, 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #21

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #21 has the series limping towards its conclusion with a mixture of random story elements and lackluster art from Andrew Chambliss and Georges Jeanty.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2013

X #1

Following their prequel stories in "Dark Horse Presents" (and reprinted as an issue #0), Duane Swierczynski and Eric Nguyen kick off the all-new "X" with a glimpse on how the rest of Arcadia reacts to the X-killer in their midst.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Eric Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 8th, 2013

Abe Sapien #2

"Abe Sapien" #2, by Mike Mignola, Scott Allie and Sebastian Fiumara, gives a lot more of the title character than issue #1, but gets lost in continuity that may turn off all but the most hardcore Hellboy fans.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
May 2nd, 2013

Amala's Blade #1

Steve Horton and Michael Dialynas bring the surprisingly light-hearted tale of Naamaron's greatest assassin in "Amala's Blade" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Horton
Artists:
Michael Dialynas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2013

Star Wars #4

Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda pack a lot of character moments and plot points into "Star Wars" #4, giving readers of every primary character something to enjoy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 15th, 2013

X

"X" #0 from Duane Swierczynski and Eric Nguyen is a brutally violent and terse revenge vigilante story of X killing off a series of mob men.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Eric Nguyen
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 9th, 2013

The Last of Us: American Dreams #1

"The Last of Us: American Dreams" #1 by Neil Druckmann and Faith Erin Hicks is a comics spin-off prequel of the yet-to-be-released survival horror/action adventure game "The Last of Us," developed by Naughty Dog Games for PlayStation 3

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Neil Druckermann
Artists:
Faith Erin Hicks
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 5th, 2013

Abe Sapien #1

Abe Sapien hardly appears in the debut of his own ongoing, but Sebastian Fiumara’s art carries a fragmented storyline in "Abe Sapien" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
April 5th, 2013

Mister X: Hard Candy #1

"Mister X: Hard Candy" has a slightly simplistic story from Dean Motter involving an heiress's kidnapping, but the fun, retro visuals of the comic make up for any story shortcomings.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dean Motter
Artists:
Dean Motter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2013

B.P.R.D.: Vampire #1

The line between man and monster is blurred in a powerful debut to the latest B.P.R.D. miniseries, "B.P.R.D.: Vampire" from Mike Mignola, Gabriel Ba, and Fabio Moon.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon
Artists:
Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
March 31st, 2013

Star Wars: Legacy - Prisoner of the Floating World #1

The husband and wife duo of Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman introduce readers to a whole new facet and slightly new time period of everyone's favorite galaxy far, far away in "Star Wars: Legacy - Prisoner of the Floating World" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 20th, 2013

Ghost #4

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto's "Ghost" #4 wraps up this initial mini-series, with enough plot and exposition mixed in to support the upcoming ongoing series, as well as provide a hook so readers want to come back.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 15th, 2013

Buddy Cops #1

Writer Nate Cosby and artist Evan Shaner bring zaniness and wacky adventures to "Buddy Cops" #1 through Officer Uranus and his uptight robotic partner, T.A.Z.E.R.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Nate Cosby
Artists:
Evan Shaner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2013

Sledgehammer 44 #1

"Sledgehammer 44" #1 from Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, and Jason Latour is a superb war comic that twists in a new version of Iron Man as a Mignola creation.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Jason Latour
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 13th, 2013

Star Wars #3

Relationships and allegiances take the spotlight thanks to the work of Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda in "Star Wars" #3.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 13th, 2013

Hellboy in Hell #4

Mike Mignola uses "Hellboy in Hell" #4 to bring the first story arc of the new series to a close, but as Hellboy finds out who his mysterious guide is, the path back to the world of the living looks fainter by the second.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 6th, 2013

The Answer! #2

As "The Answer!" #2 hits its halfway point, Devin and the Answer find themselves in over their heads, and creators Dennis Hopeless and Mike Norton do so in a fun and believable manner.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless, Mike Norton
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 4th, 2013

Amala's Blade

"Amala's Blade" #0 from Steve Horton and Michael Dialynas is a welcome slice of genre mash up fun as readers follow Amala on an adventure-filled quest.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Horton
Artists:
Michael Dialynas
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 27th, 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

Baltimore: The Widow and the Tank #1

"Baltimore: The Widow and the Tank" from Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden and Ben Stenbeck is a delicious pair of tales about things that go bump in the night.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden
Artists:
Ben Stenbeck
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 20th, 2013

Conan the Barbarian #13

"Conan the Barbarian" #13 from Brian Wood and Mirko Colak is a quiet moment showing the growing distance between Conan and Bêlit and how that chasm will be reconnected.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Mirko Colak
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 20th, 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #19

Andrew Chambliss and Georges Jeanty heat up the overall story arc in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #19, but a lack of focus in this series makes it hard to get that excited about "the Siphon."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 13th, 2013

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #104

"B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth" #104 wraps up Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, and James Harren's "The Abyss of Time" two-part story, but even as a battle is fought in pre-history, readers might wonder if there's a point to this.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
James Harren
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 13th, 2013

Star Wars #2

"Star Wars" #2 from Brian Wood and Carlos D'anda has Leia assemble her crack squad of fighters to find their spy while Han and Chewie escape the Imperials by fleeing to a location that seems crazy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 13th, 2013

Star Wars: Dark Times -- Fire Carrier #1

Randy Stradley and Gabriel Guzman present odd aliens, Jedi, Darth Vader and stunning art in "Star Wars: Dark Times -- Fire Carrier" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Randy Stradley
Artists:
Gabriel Guzman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 11th, 2013

Hellboy in Hell #3

In "Hellboy in Hell" #3, Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart continue Hellboy's journey in Hell as he discovers more about his past and his family amid a bloody struggle for power.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 11th, 2013

Mara #2

Brian Wood and Ming Doyle return to the world of high-stakes Women's Volleyball in "Mara" #2, a book many times more interesting than its one-line premise suggests.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Ming Doyle
Reviewer:
James Hunt
February 4th, 2013

Angel & Faith #18

"Angel & Faith" #18 heats up as Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs show the master plan that's been brewing throughout the series -- and in a pleasant change of pace, all the pieces fit together quite well.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 30th, 2013

MIND MGMT #7

Matt Kindt kicks off a new story arc in "MIND MGMT" #7 with not only a great summation of the first six issues, but several great twists that reinforce why this twisty puzzle box of a comic works so well.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Matt Kindt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 23rd, 2013

The Answer! #1

Eisner Award-winning creator Mike Norton's "The Answer!" #1, co-written by Dennis Hopeless, makes its print debut from Dark Horse this week.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Norton, Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 23rd, 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

Conan the Barbarian #12

"Conan the Barbarian" #12 from Brian Wood and Declan Shalvey is an astonishingly touching story of Conan struggling to survive against all the death stacked against him in his world.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 16th, 2013

Ghost #3

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto serve up some exposition in "Ghost" #3, but the answers to a lot of the title's mysteries end up being satisfying rather than overwhelming.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2013

Star Wars #1

Set shortly after the destruction of the first Death Star, "Star Wars" #1 by Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda delivers a very solid, incredibly fun read for fans of the original trilogy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 9th, 2013

47 Ronin #2

"47 Ronin" #2 by Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai reveals the single, catalytic event of injustice that leaves all of Lord Asano's samurai without a master, paving the way for a legendary and epic revenge plot.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Richardson
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 7th, 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow Wonderland #3

Jeff Parker, Christos Gage, and Brian Ching show us a mystical coven in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow Wonderland" #3, and pull off an important trick: they make a potentially false happy ending seem real.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Christos Gage
Artists:
Brian Ching, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 7th, 2013

Hellboy in Hell #2

"Hellboy In Hell" #2 by Mike Mignola takes Hellboy on a tour of Hell, giving an idea of the character's possible role in this new setting.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 2nd, 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

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #16

In "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #16, Andrew Chambliss and Georges Jeanty begin a new storyline with a newly enlarged cast, but the intersection of multiple story foci results in a lack of suspense and direction.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 17th, 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

Hellboy in Hell #1

Mike Mignola resumes full writer/artist chores on his signature creation Hellboy, and "Hellboy in Hell" #1 is a dazzling return to form with jaw-dropping visuals as readers discover what happens to Hellboy after death.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2012

Star Wars: Purge - The Tyrant's Fist #1

"Star Wars: Purge - The Tyrant’s Fist" #1 from Alexander Freed with Marco Castiello and Andrea Chella on art brings an interesting story of Jedi revolution being attacked by Darth Vader.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Alexander Freed
Artists:
Marc Castiello, Andrea Chella
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 5th, 2012

The Massive #6

"The Massive” #6 from Brian Wood and Garry Brown is a character examination through a great action sequence and some beautiful flashbacks.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Garry Brown
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 14th, 2012

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow Wonderland #1

"Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Willow Wonderland" #1 by Jeff Parker and Brian Ching has fun jokes and pretty art, but the story suffers from a lack of interesting action and a derivative, unimaginative setting.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Brian Ching, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 9th, 2012

47 Ronin #1

Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai's "47 Ronin" #1 looks absolutely gorgeous, but the story itself feels a little slow and stilted in this first chapter telling a legend from Japan's past.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Richardson
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 8th, 2012

Colder #1

Despite an over-the-top cover, "Colder" #1 by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra is not splatter horror, but the beginning of a strange and original psychological thriller with a heart-thumping cliffhanger at issue's end.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 7th, 2012

Ghost #1

Following the short stories in "Dark Horse Presents" (reprinted as "Ghost" #0), Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto hit the ground running with "Ghost" #1 as we learn more about our title character and start meeting villains.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 25th, 2012

Star Wars: Agent of the Empire - Hard Targets #1

In this pre-Original Trilogy "Star Wars" tale by John Ostrander and Davide Fabbri, Alderaanian Jahan Cross is a secret agent of the Empire whose latest job brings him back to his home planet. James Bond meets Star Wars in this all-new miniseries

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Davide Fabbri, Christian Dalla Vecchia
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
October 19th, 2012
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