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The Terminator: 1984 #1

Didn't read "The Terminator: 2029" either? Don't worry, this sequel mini-series is still accessible and easy to follow.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zach Whedon
Artists:
Andy MacDonald
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 30th, 2010

Star Wars: Blood Ties: Jango and Boba Fett #2

If you’re a fan of Star Wars, you only need to know four words to put this on your pull sheet this week: Boba Fett. Head butt.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Chris Scalf
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 29th, 2010

Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #2

"Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom" is telling a story with a writer who has a lack of imagination, but I think it's inadvertently hitting too close to home.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter
Artists:
Roger Robinson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2010

Star Wars: Blood Ties: Jango and Boba Fett #1

“Boba Fett? Where?!” Right here. Jango Fett, too.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Chris Scalf
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 27th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Riley #1

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Riley" doesn't have much of a story, but the high point is watching Riley and Sam interact.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jane Espenson
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 19th, 2010

Star Wars: Legacy #50

The “Legacy” series draws to a close, but is it a “Return of the Jedi” type of close or more along the lines of “The Empire Strikes Back?”

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander, Jan Duursema
Artists:
Jan Duursema, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 18th, 2010

B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth: New World #1

The B.P.R.D. gets a new subtitle and offers up a good jumping-on point for new readers.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Guy Davis
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 11th, 2010

Magnus, Robot Fighter #1

“Blip-off-any-interference.” Sage advice delivered so very early in this issue. I just might follow that advice today.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter, Russ Manning
Artists:
Bill Reinhold, Russ Manning
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 5th, 2010

Baltimore: The Plague Ships #1

For those of us who didn't read the "Baltimore" novel, this mini-series starts off a bit slowly and predictably.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden
Artists:
Ben Stenbeck
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 4th, 2010

Abe Sapien: The Abyssal Plain #2

Abe Sapien versus a Russian zombie! Not quite you’d expect, but very good still.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 30th, 2010

Predators: Preserve the Game #1

A good sequel to the movie, acting more as a lost fourth act than a sequel.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
Allan Jefferson, David Rivera, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 15th, 2010

Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #1

"Doctor Solar" finds a new home with Dark Horse. There's good and bad to be found here.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter, Paul S. Newman
Artists:
Dennis Calero, Bob Fujitani
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 14th, 2010

Hellboy: The Storm #1

"Hellboy: The Storm" begins the conclusion to the Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo storyline, and with a bang at that.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Duncan Fegredo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 8th, 2010

Abe Sapien: The Abyssal Plain #1

Peter Snejbjerg and Dave Stewart make for one hell of an art team in this issue, crafting a visually stunning comic.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 5th, 2010

Predators #1

A prequel to the upcoming movie, this first issue offers the beginning to two stories, each focusing on different elements from the movie.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko, David Lapham
Artists:
Guilherme Balbi, Jose Verissimo, Gabriel Guzman, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 9th, 2010

Buzzard #1

From the pages of "The Goon," here comes Buzzard, a gruff old bird who rides upon a pale horse.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Eric Powell
Artists:
Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2010

Creepy #3

A mediocre horror anthology with a few high spots, but not many.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan Braun, Craig Haffner, Doug Moench, Joe Harris, Cory Goodfellow, Kevin Ferrera, Shawna Gore, Nicola Cuti
Artists:
Dennis Calero, Angelo Torres, Jason Shawn Alexander, Kevin Ferrera, Greg Scott, Ken Barr
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 24th, 2010

Hellboy in Mexico #1

"Hellboy in Mexico" is a little light on story, but it makes up for it in some of the smaller details.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Richard Corben
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 5th, 2010

Usagi Yojimbo #128

It's not that this is a bad issue, but it's definitely not a good one for new readers.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
April 30th, 2010

Conan the Cimmerian #20

Conan! Killer of kings! Conan! Slayer of men! Conan! Lover of women! Conan! Entertaining comic!

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomás Giorello
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 28th, 2010

Hellcyon #1

Lucas Marangon creates his own world, and his style is distinctive, but the first issue feels stale.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Lucas Marangon
Artists:
Lucas Marangon
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 16th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #34

Time-traveling super-sex from the mind of Brad Meltzer.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brad Meltzer
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 9th, 2010

The Terminator: 2029 #1

The Terminator franchise returns to comics with a story set before it all began. This story focuses on Kyle Reese, the resistance fighter who comes back in time to find Sarah Connor.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zack Whedon
Artists:
Andy MacDonald
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2010

Usagi Yojimbo #127

It's a ronin team-up, as Sakai gives us a swordfight jamboree.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 31st, 2010

The Guild #1

Felicia Day's sweetly savage sensibilities permeate this excellent first issue.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Felicia Day
Artists:
Jim Rugg
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 26th, 2010

Daytripper #4

At the age of 41, Brás’s father dies just as his first child is about to be born. And this comic is excellent.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Artists:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 15th, 2010

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
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