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Conan the Barbarian #13 Review

Conan the Barbarian #13 Review

Conan and Belit attempt to deal with the last arcs fallout.

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Black Beetle #1 Review

The Black Beetle #1 Review

If you dig the pulp stories of the ’30s and ’40s, if you dig crime, and noir than prepare yourself for Black Beetle #1.

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Conan the Barbarian #12 Review

Conan the Barbarian #12 Review

Brian Wood wraps up his 3 part “The Death” story line leaving a sketchy future for the lovers and stars of the book.

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Star Wars #1 Review

Star Wars #1 Review

With Star Wars #1 Dark Horse Comics begins an all new ongoing series; creators Brian Wood and Carlos D’Anda return us back to the movie-feel with characters we know and love, bypassing the Extended Universe (or “EU”), and setting us up for another classic Star Wars adventure.

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No Star Wars Comics From Dark Horse After 2013? Looks Like It.

Dark Horse To Lose Star Wars Comics In 2013?

Since the Disney/Star Wars purchase in October comic fans have wondered what it might mean for Dark Horse and their line of Star Wars comics? Well, it looks like we have our answer…

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Conan the Barbarian #11 Review

  • December 13, 2012 3:09 pm
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Conan #11 Review

The Death part two story continues what could possibly lead into one of Conan’s biggest moments.

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Conan #10 Review

  • December 7, 2012 11:50 pm
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Conan #10 Review

The plague of Death arrives on the Tigress ship. Conan and Belit might be in trouble.

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What Does The Disney Purchase Of Lucasfilm Mean For Dark Horse Star Wars Comics?

The internet-breaking news that Disney’s has purchased Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion has a certain ring of familiarity to comic fans, just 3 years ago Disney purchased Marvel for roughly the same amount ($4.0 billion). And after fans come-to and recover from the conjoined news that Disney has every intent to make episodes 7, 8, and 9 plus more another familiar question comes to mind, what does this mean for the comics?

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Conan The Barbarian #1 Review

  • February 9, 2012 1:45 am
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Conan The Barbarian #1

Dark Horse’s Conan the Barbarian series gets a new creative team and takes on one of Robert E. Howard’s greatest, Queen of the Black Coast. Lucky for us, the book is in excellent hands.

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The Cat That’s Coming Back [Preview, kinda]

  • February 3, 2012 1:48 am
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The European instant classic noir series with anthropomorphic characters, especially private investigator John Blacksad, gained U.S. popularity when Dark Horse Comics published the three translated issues into one hardcover, earning the creators Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido three Eisner’s. And after a long break Blacksad returns to Dark Horse on July 11th with it’s fourth volume, Blacksad: A Silent Hell.

Although this is already a year of graphic novels that I’ve got to get this is an automatic purchase. Anyone who’s read or flipped through Blacksad can understand the excitement behind this announcement. Aside from being one of our 2010 Favorites it’s one of the coolest and best looking comics I’ve ever read. A lot of fans agree.

The [French] cover:

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SDCC Friday Wrap-Up: Panels, Remastered X-Men, Marvel Deaths & More

  • July 23, 2011 12:21 am
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The 2011 San Diego Comic-Con kept trucking Friday as news, announcements, images, and panel talk provided enough chatter that even Google couldn’t ignore parts of it. Our Friday recap provides links and tidbits from some of the biggest comic book news of the day.

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The Guild: Tink Review

  • April 5, 2011 5:48 pm
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The Guild: Tink

Dark Horse Comics is continuing its partnership with Felicia Day’s on-line video comedy, “The Guild.” After the initial limited series, they announced some one-shots focusing on the various characters that make up the dysfunctional group of adventurers. The first was about Vork, the group’s theoretical leader. Now, it’s Tink’s turn, the one of them we know the least about.

Tink is rather hard to like. She’s the only one in the Guild we don’t have a name for, or really know anything about. She’s very attractive, and uses it mercilessly to her advantage. What we come to find out in the course of this issue is that she’s told different stories of who she actually is to her fellow Guildies. The stories range from gothic horror to bad military action movie, and her team end up comparing notes when Tink misses another outing for the Knights of Good.

They end up confronting her, and she shrugs, responding to accusations of her lying with “So?” As the others are aghast, Tink actually makes some great points. She calls them all on being honest, and says she’ll put up her name, address, etc so anyone can drop by anytime… if they will too. Unsurprisingly, most of them decline. Tink rages at them, saying she likes it how it is, she knows what she needs to about them, and it’s just about the game.

What I liked and what I didn’t:

Well, we still didn’t learn much about Tink, although it was done cleverly enough that it was a fun trip. The very last panel shows her at her computer, and we see a few clues- she’s in college, seems to be studying literature and maybe some chemistry. There are other conclusions that can be drawn, but I’m fairly sure of those. There weren’t as many laugh out loud moments as you often get with the Guild, but it was well done, befitting Felicia Day, who writes the show and plays Codex/Cyd, as well as writing the comics.  Oh, and next up is Bladezz.

Tink isn’t someone I’d want to spend time with- she’s too cold and manipulative, but this stays true to her character. I did think we’d learn more about her, but that was my assumption, and it was never promised or anything.

So, if you like the Guild, I recommend this one, as I have all the Dark Horse Comics. Go to watchtheguild.com for the show, search for “Do You Want to Date My Avatar” on YouTube, as well as “Game On,” to see their two (so far) music videos.

A COMIC BOOK BLOG RATING

Pros Cons
Tink true to herself, the Guild amusing as ever some hints, but we still don’t know much more about Tink
Rating
85%
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