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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

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #14

Jane Espenson and Karl Moline unleash Billy the Vampire Slayer in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #14, and what could have been cliché or even offensive ends up actually working quite well.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jane Espenson, Drew Z. Greenberg
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 15th, 2012

The Creep #2

Don't be scared by the title; with its investigation into the death of two teens, "The Creep" is rapidly turning out to be one of the best mini-series of the year, courtesy John Arcudi and Jonathan Case.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Jonathan Case
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 15th, 2012
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