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Hellboy Winter Special 2016 #1

"Hellboy Winter Special 2016" has some interesting winter-themed stories from a variety of creators, but almost all of them feel like they aren't quite the right length.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Chris Roberson, Chelsea Cain, Dean Rankine
Artists:
Tim Sale, Michael Walsh, Michael Avon Oeming, Dean Rankine
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 29th, 2016

Lone Wolf 2100 #1

Eric Heisserer and Miguel Sepulveda reboot the "Lone Wolf 2100" comic, but this updated edition comes across as too much like everything else that has come before it.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Eric Heisserer
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 6th, 2016

Lobster Johnson: The Glass Mantis #1

"Lobster Johnson: The Glass Mantis" has a solid premise and intriguing artwork from Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Toni Fejzula, but this is a one-shot that will make readers wish it had been spread across two issues instead.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Toni Fejzula
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 31st, 2015

Leaving Megalopolis: Surviving Megalopolis #1

Gail Simone and Jim Calafiore return to the city they created in "Leaving Megalopolis: Surviving Megalopolis" #1, a compelling and richly drawn introduction to the sequel.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Jim Calafiore
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 21st, 2015

Mystery Girl #1

In Paul Tobin and Alberto J. Alburquerque's "Mystery Girl" #1, a girl named Trine can solve any mystery without leaving her own sidewalk, but -- for once -- she gets a question so interesting she's willing to leave home to see the answ

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Alberto Alburquerque
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 7th, 2015

Dragon Age: Magekiller #1

"Dragon Age: Magekiller" #1 is off to a solid start thanks to Greg Rucka, Carmen Carnero and Terry Pallot, with a story about mage-hunters that feels accessible whether you've played "Dragon Age" or not.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Carmen Carnero, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 24th, 2015

The Massive: Ninth Wave #1

Brian Wood, Garry Brown and Jordie Bellaire return to a pre-crash world in "The Massive: Ninth Wave" #1, which allows the cast of environmentalists to stand out without the backdrop of a dying world.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Garry Brown
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 24th, 2015

Usagi Yojimbo #150

Stan Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo" #150 shows us the dark side of a strict honor code, as a visitor from the other side of the world uses a promise for a dreadful request.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 20th, 2015

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 - The Phantom Hand & The Kelpie #1

Mike Mignola and Ben Stenbeck give readers more Hellboy adventures in "Hellboy and the B. P. R. D.: 1953 - The Phantom Hand & the Kelpie."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Ben Stenbeck
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 28th, 2015

Fight Club 2 #6

Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart's "Fight Club 2" #6 gets progressively twistier as we learn more about the real nature of Tyler and the potential danger in store for his/Sebastian's son.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chuck Palahniuk
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 28th, 2015

The Rook #1

Steven Grant and Paul Gulacy's relaunch of "The Rook" #1 has potential but is off to a rocky start.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steven Grant
Artists:
Paul Gulacy
Reviewer:
Matt Little
October 21st, 2015

Two Brothers

Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá create a passionate, triumphant work in the Dark Horse graphic novel "Two Brothers," an adaptation of Milton Hatoum's novel "The Brothers."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Milton Hatoum, Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Artists:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Matt Little
October 1st, 2015

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #19

Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs mix familiar emotion and the supernatural in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #19, which is just as good as the original show's high points.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 25th, 2015

Fight Club 2 #5

Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart introduce new developments and use elements from the original story with fresh twists in "Fight Club 2" #5.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chuck Palahniuk
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 24th, 2015

Hellboy in Hell #8

Mike Mignola not only revisits part of Hellboy's past, but also shows us the future of Hell as "The Hounds of Pluto" concludes in "Hellboy in Hell" #8.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 23rd, 2015

Heart in a Box OGN

In "Heart in a Box," Kelly Thompson and Meredith McClaren collaborate to deliver the story of one woman's search for the missing pieces of her heart.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Thompson
Artists:
Meredith McClaren
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 15th, 2015

Angel & Faith: Season 10 #18

Drusilla's plan is revealed in "Angel & Faith: Season 10" #18, even as Victor Gischler and Cliff Richards firmly tie this series and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" together.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 4th, 2015

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #18

Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs's Buffy/Angel team-up concludes in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #18 and, while the characterization is the star of the show, the plotting feels like it takes a back seat.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 21st, 2015

Abe Sapien #25

"Abe Sapien" #25 teases answers, but Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Sebastian Fiumara and Tyler Crook's comic is short on plot while big on atmosphere.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, Tyler Crook
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 17th, 2015

King Tiger #1

The revamp of "King Tiger" has a lot of promise, but this first issue from Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley feels a little mundane and lacking in any sense of wonder.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Randy Stradley
Artists:
Doug Wheatley
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 12th, 2015

Adam.3 #1

Writer and artist Scott Kolins introduces readers to a whole new wild world with talking animals and on-demand technology in "Adam.3" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Scott Kolins
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 12th, 2015

Zodiac Starforce #1

The Zodiac Starforce thought they defeated Cimmeria, but they might be wrong in Kevin Panetta and Paulina Ganucheau's "Zodiac Starforce" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kevin Panetta
Artists:
Paulina Ganucheau
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 5th, 2015

This Damned Band #1

Paul Cornell, Tony Parker and Lovern Kindzierski fill "This Damned Band" #1 with strong, well-designed characterization.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Tony Parker, Nick James
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 5th, 2015

Hellboy in Hell #7

Hellboy must stave off a parasite determined to consume his soul in Mike Mignola's "Hellboy In Hell" #7.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Matt Little
August 4th, 2015

Lobster Johnson: A Chain Forged in Life #1

"Lobster Johnson: A Chain Forged in Life" lets Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, Troy Nixey and Kevin Nowlan bring us to a story of crime and kidnapping with a Christmas theme, just in time for an end of July release.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Troy Nixey, Kevin Nowlan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 29th, 2015

Death Head #1

Zack Keller, Nick Keller and Joanna Estep's "Death Head" #1 has a genuinely spooky moment or two but, judged solely on this first issue, comes across a little too disjointed to hold one's interest for long.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zack Keller, Nick Keller
Artists:
Joanna Estep
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 20th, 2015

The Tomorrows #1

"The Tomorrows" #1 promises a world in which the oppressed rise up to stop the corporations, but Curt Pires and Jason Copelnd's comic is full of clichés involving self-proclaimed art terrorists.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Curt Pires
Artists:
Jason Copland
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 13th, 2015

Fight Club 2 #2

Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart uncover some new history about the man trying not to be Tyler Durden in "Fight Club 2" #2.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chuck Palahniuk
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 24th, 2015

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #16

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #16 brings Angel temporarily back into the fold, giving Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs a chance to revisit their time on "Angel & Faith."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2015

Archie vs. Predator #3

Alex de Campi, Fernando Ruiz and Rich Koslowski prove that two vastly disparate franchises can share the same comic -- mostly -- in "Archie vs. Predator" #3.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Alex de Campi
Artists:
Fernando Ruiz, Rich Koslowski
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 17th, 2015

Barb Wire #1

Writer Chris Warner returns to his creation, giving readers a new "Barb Wire" #1 with Patrick Oliffe on art.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chris Warner
Artists:
Patrick Oliffe, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 11th, 2015

Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians #1

"Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians" #1 by Ricardo Delgado is a wordless story that follows the adventures of a lonely but cunning Spinosaurus in prehistoric Egypt.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Ricardo Delgado
Artists:
Ricardo Delgado
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 8th, 2015

Usagi Yojimbo #145

"Usagi Yojimbo" #145 has the series resume its normal publishing schedule, and it's been well worth the wait, as Stan Sakai brings back old faces in a way that's new-reader friendly.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 25th, 2015

Lady Killer #5

"Lady Killer" #5 by Joelle Jones and Jamie Rich wraps up the story with nonstop action as Josie and Ruby attend the Seattle World's Fair to match wits and weapons with fellow assassins.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joelle Jones, Jamie S. Rich
Artists:
Joelle Jones
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 18th, 2015

Rebels #2

Brian Wood and Andrea Mutti's "Rebels" #2 continues the story of Seth Abbott as he fights against the Redcoats in one of the earliest resistance groups in the American colonies.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Andrea Mutti
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 18th, 2015

The Order of the Forge #1

George Washington is a totally different kind of hero in the not-too-serious but capably executed "The Order of the Forge" #1 by Donn D. Berdahl, Victor Gischler and Tazio Bettin.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Donn D. Berdahl, Victor Gischler
Artists:
Tazio Bettin
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 29th, 2015

Fight Club 2 #1

Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart bring the sequel to one of the writer's most famous works to life in "Fight Club 2" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chuck Palahniuk
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 28th, 2015

Harrow County #1

Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook's "Harrow County" #1 stands out as a mostly compelling horror story, an intriguing coming of age narrative and an enjoyable period piece.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Tyler Crook, Owen Gieni
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 20th, 2015

Ei8ht #3

Rafael Albuquerque and Mike Johnson continue their science-fiction action thriller in "Ei8ht" #3, as Joshua begins to recall his mission.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rafael Albuquerque, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 16th, 2015

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #5

"Hellboy and the B.P.R.D." #5 brings the miniseries to a close and, while Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Alex Maleev's story is fun, it's ultimately a little disposable.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 3rd, 2015

EI8HT #2

Rafael Albuquerque and Mike Johnson's "EI8HT" #2 introduces a new plot thread and advances the previous one but breaks away to explore the circumstance of a far-off land.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rafael Albuquerque, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 18th, 2015

Shaper #1

Eric Heisserer, Felipe Massafera and Wes Dzioba's "Shaper" #1 benefits from great characterization and makes a somewhat familiar idea unique.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Eric Heisserer
Artists:
Felipe Massafera
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 18th, 2015

Itty Bitty Comics: Grimmiss Island #1

In typical Art Baltazar and Franco Aureliani fashion, the Tiki Monoliths awaken in an effervescent adventure filled with fun, new characters and bright, happy colors.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Art Baltazar, Franco Aureliani
Artists:
Art Baltazar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 16th, 2015

Rebels #1

Brian Wood and Andrea Mutti take readers back to the creation of the United States of America in "Rebels" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Andrea Mutti
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 12th, 2015

Angel & Faith: Season 10 #12

Even though it's a little heavy on exposition, Victor Gischler and Will Conrad make "Angel & Faith Season 10" #12 a solid comic as the series marches forward and the mystery of Fred's revival continues.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 9th, 2015

Past Aways #1

"Past Aways" #1 introduces readers to a team of stranded chrononauts in a story written by Matt Kindt and drawn by Scott Kolins.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 27th, 2015

Mister X: Razed #1

Dean Motter returns with his mysterious architect-turned-detective in two striking, superbly executed holiday-themed tales in "Mister X: Razed" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dean Motter
Artists:
Dean Motter
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 25th, 2015

Frankenstein Underground #1

No stranger to monstrous characters, writer Mike Mignola presents Victor Frankenstein's original creation to readers in "Frankenstein Underground" #1 while Ben Stenbeck provides the artwork.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Ben Stenbeck
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 17th, 2015

Prometheus: Fire and Stone -- Omega #1

Elden lands on LV-223 and the survivors make a last-ditch effort in Kelly Sue DeConnick and Agustin Alessio's "Prometheus: Fire and Stone -- Omega" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Agustin Alessio
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 13th, 2015

Rat God #1

Richard Corben takes readers on a wild journey through the rugged wilderness, mixing times and stories in a fast-moving, mysterious new adventure.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Richard Corben
Artists:
Richard Corben
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 9th, 2015
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