Beloved author Margaret Atwood is turning her talents to comics next month, alongside artists Johnnie Christmas and Tamra Bonvillain, for the wonderful-sounding Angel Catbird. To celebrate, we’ve got an exclusive look at some of the “pin-up” pieces included in the graphic novel of other artists’ take on this strange…
Summer is nearly at it end, and as publishers put away its big events and crazy twists for the latter part of the year, getting ready to replace them with... well, more big events and crazy twists! Here’s our guide to the very best new comic series you’ll want to curl up with in the cooler months. Warning: There are a…
Good news, fans of Blizzard’s absurdly entertaining superhero-esque shooter Overwatch! The game’s making the move to physical comics next year, with the arrival of a new graphic novel that delves into the history of the Overwatch universe from Dark Horse.
The world of He-Man and She-Ra has a lot of history, spanning decades of comics, cartoons, toys, and more. But three new books coming from Dark Horse are planning to archive some of that history in stunning style, and we’ve got the first look.
Mike Mignola has said goodbye to his most famous creation (at least for now). Today, the final issue of Hellboy in Hell was released, and there’s no last triumph among its pages, no final gruelling battle. It simply ends. In an age of high-spectacle comic books, shocking events, and massive scale, there’s something…
Tomorrow, May 7, is the happiest day of the year for comics fans: Free Comic Book Day, which is both a celebration of the hobby and a chance to read tons of new comics given away without paying a dime! While some are reprints, most contain awesome new material—and here’s our guide to the very best of this year’s…
Ah, summer. The perfect time to think about going outside, getting some sun, enjoying all nature has to offer—and then staying inside to read comics anyway. Happily, this summer’s titles will definitely keep you both occupied and entertained! Here’s io9's guide to all the fantastic new series coming out over the new…
Today might be “Alien Day” in recognition of the scifi horror classic, but it’s actually tomorrow that a fascinating new layer of this universe gets uncovered in the new comic Aliens: Defiance.
Solving a murder is never easy, but what if you had to do it miles underwater, trapped on a station that could flood at any moment? That’s the premise of Matt and Sharlene Kindt’s new series, Dept. H. We sat down with the husband-and-wife team to discuss the series, along with a few preview pages from the series’…
It’s turning out to be a very good day for films everybody assumed would never happen! Tim Miller, best known for turning a foul-mouthed superhero into an R-rated blockbuster, said that the adaptation of Eric Powell’s unbelievably great comic may actually still be made, and it’s likely thanks to Deadpool’s success.
Three of the most iconic scifi franchises in history are meeting up once more in Dark Horse’s latest crossover comic, the aptly titled Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens. Want to know more about Dredd’s latest adventure? We sat down with writer John Layman to discuss what makes these series so perfect for crossovers.
You might have already heard about I am a Hero, Kengo Hanazawa’s spectacular ongoing manga set in the zombie apocalypse, hailed as manga’s take on The Walking Dead. Now, not only is Dark Horse bringing the series to US for the first time, io9 has an exclusive first look!
2015 was a great year for comic books, and 2016 is shaping up to be just as exciting—and financially ruinous. Seriously, take a deep breath, look longingly at your wallet, and get ready to write up your pull list of some of 2016's coolest sounding comics.
The adventures of Hellboy and his friends in the pages of Dark Horses comics have always examined the spooky underpinnings of the occult. But this week’s issue of Abe Sapien takes a whole new look at Western occultism, through the gorgeously macabre art of Santiago Caruso—and io9 has an exclusive look!
It’s been a remarkable year for comics. Huge publishers like DC and Marvel have rejuvenated their line-ups with tons of amazing books; beyond the big two, there’s been some of the most compelling, challenging material in the industry we’ve seen in years. It was hard to narrow it down, but here’s 20 of 2015’s best.
Free Comic Book Day is a most wonderful time for comic fans—I mean, after all, what can be more wonderful than free comics? Diamond has revealed some of the premier books that are coming for the special day next year, so you can start salivating right now instead of waiting for May.
This is perhaps one of the silliest, yet most exciting strings of words I’ve ever had to contemplate: Dark Horse have announced that iconic Canadian poet and novelist Margaret Atwood is writing her first ever graphic novel. It’s called Angel Catbird, and it’s basically Atwood getting her hands on Cat-Hawkman.
Harrow County is one of our absolute favorite comics of 2015—not just a fascinatingly creepy horror story, but a great story filled with amazing, haunting art. So, good news! The Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook series is going to be getting a lot of love now that it’s heading to Syfy as a live-action series!
In October, we told you that Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook’s Harrow County was essential spooky reading for Halloween. But if you’ve not dived into Emmy’s dark world of nightmares and skin-crawling creatures, here’s your chance—you can read the entire first issue of the series, right here!