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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #33

Once you get past the reveal of Twilight this issue (spoiled months ago in the press), this issue is a mound of exposition.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brad Meltzer
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 5th, 2010

Conan the Cimmerian #19

Murder, rape, exposition with a lot of strange proper nouns. Yes, it's a Conan comic.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 4th, 2010

Age of the Reptiles: The Journey #3

The dinosaurs continue their trek over the river, through the woods and off to grandmother's house. OK, so maybe grandma wasn't born quite yet, but the river and woods are still in this book.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Ricardo Delgado
Artists:
Ricardo Delgado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 3rd, 2010

Usagi Yojimbo #126

A stand-alone issue in which Usagi contends with two problematic hosts, each dangerous in their own way.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 26th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #32

Brad Meltzer's story arc begins slowly, though with great promise, as Buffy's new powers unfold.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brad Meltzer
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
February 1st, 2010

Aliens Vs. Predator: Three World War #1

After making it to the silver screen, the matchup between the Aliens and the Predators seems lackluster as a comic book concept, but this series looks to add a new dynamic to that rivalry.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Randy Stradley
Artists:
Rick Leonardi, Mark Pennington
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 17th, 2010

Conan: The Weight of the Crown #1

A disappointing effort that focus too much on laborious narration and not enough on Conan killing people.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Darick Robertson
Artists:
Darick Robertson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 14th, 2010

Gigantic #5

"Gigantic" reaches its dramatic conclusion, and it was worth the wait.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Eric Nguyen, John Cottrell
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 9th, 2010

The Adventures of Blanche

Rick Geary goes the fiction route, but maintains his reputation for superb historical research and the visuals to back them up.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rick Geary
Artists:
Rick Geary
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
December 30th, 2009

Beasts of Burden #1

"Beasts of Burden" follows the adventures of some four-legged furry friends on adventures unlike any your cat or dog will encounter this week.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Evan Dorkin
Artists:
Jill Thompson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 20th, 2009

Star Wars Adventures: Princess Leia and the Royal Ransom

Your worshipfulness and her pal, Han Solo, invite you on an adventure loosely set between "Star Wars: A New Hope" and "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back". Of course the hyperdrive is fixed. Yes, Chewbacca is there too.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeremy Barlow
Artists:
Carlo Soriano
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 8th, 2009

B.P.R.D.: 1947 #1

The "BPRD" series and its spinoffs continue to flesh out the "Hellboy" universe well. The addition of Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba help sell this latest spin-off.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
July 14th, 2009

Creepy Comics #1

"Creepy" returns to the pop-culture consciousness of America this week and brings along some art by Bernie Wrightson (a pin-up) and Alex Toth (a reprint, but still darn good).

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Neil Kleid, Joe Harris, Dan Braun, Mike Woods, Shawna Gore
Artists:
Alex Toth, Angelo Torres, Bernie Wrightson, Jason Shawn Alexander, Saskia Gutenkunst, Hilary Barta
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 14th, 2009

Star Wars: Invasion #1

This book does do a great job of establishing a galactically tense situation where our protagonists have been strewn across the galaxy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Colin Wilson
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
July 7th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #26

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight" seems to be finding its footing again, but it's easy to feel a little lost.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jane Espenson
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2009

Empowered, Volume 5

"Empowered" might be tough to describe, but it's a wonder to behold. This is Adam Warren's finest work.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Adam Warren
Artists:
Adam Warren
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
July 2nd, 2009

Predator #1

Two decades after first publishing a Predator comic, Dark Horse unleashes the fury of those uglies again.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Javier Saltares
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 24th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires #1

What happens when vampires become the norm and slayers are the ones having to hide? "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires" is set in the middle of the "Season Eight" stories and answers the question from the vampire perspect

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Becky Cloonan
Artists:
Vasilis Lolos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 7th, 2009

Aliens #1

Arcudi and Howard bring the "Aliens" back but with a shockingly fresh direction.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Zach Howard, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 31st, 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #6

"The Umbrella Academy: Dallas" wraps up with a bang—both literal and metaphorical—and with interesting changes for the team.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 19th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #25

Even as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Eight" wraps up a long-term subplot, it's hard to not itch for the series to start gaining momentum again.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Doug Petrie
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 11th, 2009

Star Wars: Dark Times #13

"Dark Times" continues to explore the galaxy of Star Wars in the early days of the Empire.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mick Harrison
Artists:
Douglas Wheatley
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 26th, 2009

Usagi Yojimbo #119

"Usagi Yojimbo" finishes up its own take on zombies, and Sakai's long-eared ronin warrior is as charming as ever.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 31st, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #23

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" picks up a mostly forgotten plot point from a year ago in a story that seems determined to annoy, and succeeds.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Drew Z. Greenberg
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 12th, 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #4

The universe of "The Umbrella Academy" is a strange and wonderfully cohesive one. This issue continues the oddness, while entertaining and impressing.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
March 12th, 2009

The Goon #32

"The Goon" celebrates its tenth anniversary with a guest sketch book, a look back, and a brand new story from, as always, creator Eric Powell.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Eric Powell
Artists:
Eric Powell
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
March 11th, 2009

Conan the Cimmerian #8

"Conan the Cimmerian" starts a new story, but it feels like everything stops just as we're getting warmed up.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman, Robert E. Howard
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 1st, 2009

Mister X: Condemned #3

Solid "Architecture Noir" by the design-conscious Dean Motter.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dean Motter
Artists:
Dean Motter
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 25th, 2009

Umbrella Academy: Dallas #3

This series might even be better than the original -- and that's quite an achievement.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 31st, 2009

Star Wars: Legacy #32

"It's a trap!" Those infamous words, bellowed by the most famous of all Mon Calamari echoed through my ears as I decided to give this issue a go. Is it really a trap? Read on. . .

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Omar Francia
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 29th, 2009

Hellboy: The Wild Hunt #2

Mignola and Fegredo bring a majestic sadness to "The Wild Hunt."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Duncan Fegredo, Guy Davis
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 10th, 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #2

The second "Umbrella Academy" mini is a bit lower key, but gives its artistic team a chance to shine.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 2nd, 2009

Gigantic #2

Earth is the most popular reality show in the universe, and now its inhabitants know it.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Eric Nguyen
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 29th, 2008

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #20

Conceptual problems with the outlook on the Buffy Universe mar this month's entry, featuring a look at the animated series that never made it to air.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens, Eric Wight, Ethen Beavers, Adam Van Wyk
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 27th, 2008

Larry Marder's Beanworld Holiday Special

It's been 15 years since "Tales of the Beanworld" #21, but Larry Marder's bizarre creation is no less charming now than it was then.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Larry Marder
Artists:
Larry Marder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 17th, 2008

Hellboy: The Wild Hunt #1

Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo's "Hellboy" collaborations continue, and it's even better than "Hellboy: Darkness Calls."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Duncan Fegredo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2008

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #1

"The Umbrella Academy: Dallas" picks up right where the introductory mini-series left off, and it's as strange and excellent as always.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 30th, 2008

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #19

A very delayed release does the conclusion to the latest "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight"' storyline no favors at all.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2008

Gigantic #1

"As we advance, our population becomes more and more dependant on entertainment," is some insight Rick Remender offers into this new title from Dark Horse.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Eric Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 5th, 2008

Hellboy: In the Chapel of Moloch

Mike Mignola returns to drawing "Hellboy" for this one-shot story, and it's everything you'd expect from the comic. (That's a good thing.)

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 29th, 2008

DC Universe Halloween Special 2008 #1

Elongated Man and his wife Sue act as ghost detective tour guides through the spookiness that follows fan favorites in this "DC Universe Halloween Special"

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Mike Johnson, Eddie Berganza, Mikey Way, Harvey Richards, Brian Reed, Duncan Rouleau, Brad Desnoyer, Mark Verheiden, Eric Wallace
Artists:
Tony Shasteen, Matthew Clark, Trevor Hairsine, Don Ho, Jaime Mendoza, Marlo Alquiza, Norm Rapmund, Kevin Conrad, Mateus, Federico Dallocchio, Darick Robertson, Riccardo Burchielli, Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 23rd, 2008

Indiana Jones Adventures #1

Inspired by the DVD release of "Kingdom of the Crystal Skull", Doug Zawisza looks at the newer comic adventures of Dr. Indiana Jones.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Philip Gelatt
Artists:
Ethen Beavers
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 19th, 2008

Hellboy: The Crooked Man #3

Richard Corben's beautiful grotesqueries are worth the price of admission.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Richard Corben
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 25th, 2008

Star Wars: The Clone Wars #1

"Star Wars: the Clone Wars" fills the downtime between feature release and television series while providing a new tale of familiar faces.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Henry Gilroy
Artists:
Scott Hepburn, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 14th, 2008

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #16

Karl Moline and Joss Whedon re-unite for a Season 8 arc that pairs up Buffy with Fray, the vampire-slayer from the future!

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 7th, 2008

Hellboy: Darkness Calls

The latest "Hellboy" collection from Mignola and Fegredo continues the evolution of the character, and Mignola's interest in folklore.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Duncan Fegredo, Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 26th, 2008

Translucent #3

A disease that turns people translucent is used as a metaphor for wanting to hide in a surprisingly effective way.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kazuhiro Okamoto
Artists:
Kazuhiro Okamoto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 30th, 2008
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