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Dept. H #2

"Dept. H" #2 gives us a glimpse of Mia's past in outer space, even as Matt Kindt plunges her and her brother Raj into the depths of the ocean for a scarily familiar mission filled with danger.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Matt Kindt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 20th, 2016

Beasts of Burden: What the Cat Dragged In #1

The cats reign supreme in Evan Dorkin, Sarah Dyer and Jill Thompson's "Beasts of Burden: What the Cat Dragged In," which brings readers back to Burden Hill to discover the dark and extremely dangerous secret Dymphna has been hiding.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Evan Dorkin, Sarah Dyer
Artists:
Jill Thompson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2016

Hellboy in Hell #9

"Hellboy in Hell" #9 enters its final phase as Mike Mignola flashes back to Hellboy's time in Mexico even as our hero prepares to truly embrace his destiny in the underworld.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 4th, 2016

Aliens: Defiance #1

In "Aliens: Defiance #1," Brian Wood and Tristan Jones know when to rely on oft-used "Aliens" tropes and when to slightly tweak them, evoking the intended tension and fear but also including a surprise or two.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Tristan Jones
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 27th, 2016

House of Penance #1

Peter J. Tomasi and Ian Bertram forge a downright creepy and horrific tale in "House of Penance" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ian Bertram
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 13th, 2016

Lobster Johnson: The Forgotten Man #1

Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Peter Snejbjerg refine their pulp hero formula down to a storytelling science in "Lobster Johnson: The Forgotten Man."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
April 11th, 2016

Fight Club 2 #10

Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart explore the true nature of Tyler Durden in "Fight Club 2" #10, and the ultimate twist makes this issue feel as much like an epilogue as it does a fitting conclusion.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chuck Palahniuk
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 30th, 2016

The Shadow Glass #1

In Aly Fell's "The Shadow Glass" #1, Rosalind hears two pieces of upsetting news that end up drawing her deeper into the secrets of Dr. John Dee, an occultist and an adviser to Queen Elizabeth.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Aly Fell
Artists:
Aly Fell
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 28th, 2016

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10 #25

As "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #25 gears up for its finale, Christos Gage and Megan Levens unleash a nasty surprise on both the readers and characters alike.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Megan Levens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 28th, 2016

Dept. H #1

Matt and Sharlene Kindt's "Dept. H" #1 is the start of a compelling underwater murder mystery that's ripe with tension.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Matt Kindt
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 28th, 2016

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 - Beyond the Fences #2

Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Paolo Rivera and Joe Rivera's "Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 - Beyond the Fences" #2 is like a nice, warm bath: a comforting way to unwind, relax and enjoy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson
Artists:
Paolo Rivera, Joe Rivera
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 25th, 2016

Angel & Faith: Season 10 #24

Victor Gischler and Will Conrad give us a pair of conflicts in "Angel & Faith: Season 10" #24, and it's much to their credit that we get two distinctly different approaches as Angel, Faith and company prepare for the end.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 3rd, 2016

Predator: Life and Death #1

Despite some real effort, Dan Abnett and Brian Albert Thies' "Predator: Life and Death" #1 just doesn't excite.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
Brian Thies
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 2nd, 2016

Tomb Raider #1

Lara encounters intrigue and murder at an archaeology conference in Mariko Tamaki and Phillip Sevy's "Tomb Raider" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mariko Tamaki
Artists:
Phillip Sevy
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 22nd, 2016

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #24

In "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #24, Christos Gage and Megan Levens inch the series closer to its finale with a long-needed wrap-up of one story element, but this particular chapter feels curiously anticlimactic

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Megan Levens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 22nd, 2016

Abe Sapien #31

Mike Mignola, Scott Allie and Sebastian Fiumara's "Abe Sapien" #31 gives us a follow up to last month's history of occultism and plunges us into the depths of the Black School as Strobl learns more about Abe Sapien's origins.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 11th, 2016

Angel & Faith: Season 10 #23

"Angel & Faith: Season 10" #23 roars towards the series' conclusion, and Victor Gischler and Will Conrad do a great job pulling the pieces together as everything goes from bad to worse.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 8th, 2016

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
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