Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way

In a comics marketplace crowded with works by The Big Two, is there room for another superhero universe, let alone another superhero publisher? Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson thinks so. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Black Panther to Black Lightning: black superheroes are go!

African-American comic book characters are finally stepping up from sidekicksAfter five decades as sidekicks, secondary characters and niche titles, the black superhero’s time has finally come.Next month Marvel releases its eagerly awaited Black Panther movie, centred on a young African king who... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

The London Library has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its #Twentyin2020 project, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chinese Investment Firm Takes Stake in Dark Horse

A major investment stake from Chinese media firm Vanguard Visionary Associates will be used to fund publishing projects at Dark Horse in addition to creating a development fund for film projects based on Dark Horse comics properties Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Karen Berger to Launch Berger Books Imprint at Dark Horse

Pioneering former Vertigo executive editor Karen Berger returns to comics publishing with a new imprint at Dark Horse focused on creator-owned comics and graphic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Bernardi Named Dark Horse V-P of Book Trade, Digital Sales

Bernardi succeeds longtime Dark Horse book trade executive Michael Martens, who is retiring after 22 years, and will takeover in time for the American Library Association meeting in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Dark look' at failing marriage to Black & White

Black & White Publishing has acquired a new novel by Irish writer and actress Caroline Grace-Cassidy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dark Horse to Publish Graphic Versions of Neil Gaiman Short Stories

The graphic adaptations of 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties,' with art by Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon, and 'Troll Bridge,' with art by Colleen Doran, will be released in 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Finally Debuts on Comixology

Dark Horse, the last major comics house to withhold its titles from Comixology--the dominant digital comics marketplace--has signed an agreement to start selling its list via the platform. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Citing Book Trade Growth, Dark Horse Promotes Nine

With sales up 30% over the last three years, the indie comics publisher has announced a slate of promotions intended to prepare the house for further expansion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV review: Netflix's dark 'Daredevil' takes the superhero origin story to new heights

Daredevil can't see you, but he knows you're coming. His new show is so good, it might catch comic book fans by surprise. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Moves Three Print Titles to New Digital Imprint

'Ghost Fleet,' 'Resurrectionists,' and 'Sundowners' will be switched to monthly digital editions before being released in print trade paperback collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse to Release Eric Powell’s ‘The Goon’ in Library Editions

Dark Horse Comics plans to release The Goon, Eric Powell's Eisner award-winning dark comedy, in a deluxe hardcover Library Edition format in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH's Black Crown project to go offline

Penguin Random House is to take its interactive narrative gaming experience Black Crown offline at the end of this week, with creator Rob Sherman conceding that "the economics do not stand up". The online narrative gaming project, with Sherman's story set in the shady Widsith Institute,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Looks to Add More Kids' Graphic Novels

Dark Horse Comics is expanding the number of kids' graphic novels it publishes each year, launching four new titles in 2015 with more kids graphic novels planned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con Preview Night: New Books From Image, Dark Horse, Archie, D&Q

The traditional kickoff night for Comic-Con attracted the usual mob of fans looking to get their first glimpse of a show floor full of comics, games, TV shows and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse to Republish Brian Wood's 'New York Four/Five,' 'DEMO'

Dark Horse has acquired several backlist titles by comics writer Brian Wood originally published by Vertigo and Minx, DC’s now defunct graphic novel imprint for teen girls, with plans to publish new editions in the fall and in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Debuts ‘Misfits of Avalon’ as Webcomic

Looking to use a webcomic to build support for a forthcoming print edition, Dark Horse is launching "The Misfits of Avalon," a new fantasy series by Kel McDonald that will debut online today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Comics graphic novels coming to Nook Tablet and Nook Color

Dark Horse Comics has penciled a contract with Barnes & Noble (it'll be sent off to be inked and colored next week*) to get the former's content onto the latter's Tablet and Color e-readers. Available in the Nook Comic store, you'll be able to pick up a mix of the publisher's licensed titles... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Black Project wins graphic novel prize

Gareth Brookes' The Black Project has won Myriad Editions' first competition for a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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