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“Archie vs Predator,” Brian Wood’s “Rebels” Lead Dark Horse’s April Solicitations

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Dark Horse has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for products shipping April 2015. When you’re through checking out these solicitations, be sure to visit CBR’s Indie Comics Forum and discuss these Dark Horse releases with fellow readers.

Dark Horse Solicitations – Last Six Months



Abe Sapien #22

Mike Mignola (W), Scott Allie (W), Max Fiumara (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Apr 8

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

A tranquil Texas town, the last safe place in America, erupts in supernatural violence as Abe Sapien gets a true taste of Hell on Earth, and the lonely road he’s walked since leaving the Bureau gets even lonelier.

“Deserves a spot on your pull-list.”-Unleash the Fanboy



Alien vs. Predator: Fire and Stone TP

Christopher Sebela (W), Ariel Olivetti (A), and E. M. Gist (Cover)

On sale June 10

FC, 104 pages

$14.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

As the mercenary crew of the Perses leaves the horror of LV-223 behind them, one passenger reveals a terrible new danger and the crew soon find themselves in a deadly struggle between predator and prey! Collects issues #1-#4 of Alien vs. Predator: Fire and Stone!

“Creators Christopher Sebela and Ariel Olivetti unleash a veritable host of horrors upon their unsuspecting cast.”-IGN




Angel & Faith Season 10 #13

Victor Gischler (W), Will Conrad (P), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Mike Norton and Mark Englert (Variant Cover)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Angel and Faith join forces in an attempt to save Fred and keep the powerful goddess Illyria from taking over. Without Illyria present, the honor-bound demon Koh may never discover who slayed his family and imprisoned him . . . a devastating reality for this unlikely hero.

“Will Conrad and Michelle Madsen have a very dark and realistic style that still tells a story and conveys the action!”-Comic Booked





HE’S IN RIVERDALE WITH A FEW DAYS TO KILL!

Archie vs. Predator #1 (of 4)

Alex de Campi (W), Fernando Ruiz (P/Cover), Rich Koslowski (I), Jason Millet (C), Eric Powell (Variant cover), and Francesco Francavilla (Variant Cover)

On sale Apr 15

FC, 32 pages


Aw Yeah Comics! Volume 2: Time for . . . Adventure! TP

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover), Franco (W/A), Scoot McMahon (A), Denver Brubaker (A), Alejandro Rosado (A), and Kurt Wood (Cover)

On sale June 3

FC, 168 pages

$12.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

It’s more awesomeness with Art & Franco’s very own Action Cat and Adventure Bug! Featuring your favorite baddies and action friends, old and new, this must-have, all-ages collection from the Eisner Award-winning cartoonists collects issues #5-#8 of Aw Yeah Comics! True story!

• More epic, all-ages explosiveness!

“Enjoyable work that fits quite nicely into hands of any age or in front of eyes of any child.”-Comic Book Resources



B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #130

Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Peter Snejbjerg (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Laurence Campbell (Cover)

On sale Apr 15

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

Agent Johann’s alienation from the other BPRD agents after a horrific mission causes him to take drastic measures. Will the other agents tell Kate what really happened? What will happen to the ghost agent?

• A new arc starts here!


B.P.R.D.: 1946-1948 HC

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Joshua Dysart (W), John Arcudi (W), Gabriel Bá (A), Fábio Moon (A), Paul Azaceta (A), Max Fiumara (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Nick Filardi (C)

On sale June 3

FC, 472 pages

$34.99

HC, 7″ x 10″

In the wake of World War II, Professor Trevor Bruttenholm-occult investigator and guardian of the young Hellboy-and a group of war-weary veterans investigate Hitler’s top-secret Project Vampir Sturm, exposing one of the greatest villains of the Third Reich, uncovering the secret history of vampires, and leading one Bureau agent to risk his soul and his mind. Collects B.P.R.D.: 1946, 1947, and 1948.

• Value-priced hardcover!

• Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon’s first collaboration with Mike Mignola!




“Will make you a fan of Buffy and company all over again.”-Comic Book Resources

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #14

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale Apr 22

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

While traveling into Spike’s mind and seeing his past and present, Buffy looks for clues about the newest threat in San Francisco: someone or something with a deep connection to Spike!

Rebekah Isaacs returns!



Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 Library Edition Volume 2 HC

Joss Whedon (W), Andrew Chambliss (W), Jane Espenson (W), Drew Z. Greenberg (W), Christos Gage (W), Jeff Parker (W), Georges Jeanty (A), Brian Ching (A), Karl Moline (A), Ben Dewey (A), Andy Owens (I), Nathan Massengill (I), Jason Gorder (I), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 288 pages

$29.99

HC, 8″ x 12 1/4″

When Buffy is unemployed and killing fewer vampires than ever, a group of Slayer-driven special forces called Deepscan gives her hope for a more prosperous future. Meanwhile, Willow embarks on a singular journey to reclaim her identity and her magic in strange worlds where she confronts extraordinary beasts, resists magical temptations, and must discover the gateway home again. Collects the third volume of Buffy Season 9 and Willow: Wonderland in a deluxe hardcover format with sketchbook extras!

• $30 for nearly 300 pages!



Marked for Death!

Captain Midnight #22

Joshua Williamson (W), Michael Broussard (A/Cover), and Javier Mena (C)

On sale Apr 29

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

Confronted by a mysterious masked man from the past, Captain Midnight and X have no time to delve into this mystery as übervillain the Archon’s powerful warriors, the Chosen, attack! Meanwhile, the Archon’s setting other plans in motion that will strengthen his chokehold on our country, our world . . . and our dimension?

• The X and Captain Midnight crossover event is in “Marked for Death”

X #21-#22:; and Captain Midnight #21-#24



The Chronicles of King Conan Volume 11: Nightmare and Other Stories TP

James Owsley (W), Geof Isherwood (A), George Roussos (C), and Michael Kaluta (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 208 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

While King Conan sets out to search for his lost son, Conn, and prevent a devastating war with the powerful nation of Khitai, darkness descends on his kingdom. The demon sorcerer Thoth-Amon has returned to usurp Conan’s throne . . . with Prince Taurus as his willing foot slave! Collects Conan the King #51-#55.



“Delightfully macabre.”-Bloody Disgusting

Colder Volume 2: The Bad Seed TP

Paul Tobin (W) and Juan Ferreyra (A/Cover)

On sale June 3

FC, 136 pages

$17.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Life goes on for Declan Thomas after his deadly encounter with the psychotic Nimble Jack, but Declan’s strange powers continue to develop, offering him a profound connection with the nature of insanity. Little does he know that the malevolent Swivel wishes to pick up where Nimble Jack left off! Collects Colder: The Bad Seed #1-#5.

“Another Eisner-worthy nomination. Paul Tobin has a very twisted mind and it works perfectly with the beautifully twisted art of Juan Ferreyra.”-Nuke the Fridge



A new city, a new horror!

Conan the Avenger #13

Fred Van Lente (W), Guiu Vilanova (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Eric Powell (Cover)

On sale Apr 29

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

A new arc by Fred Van Lente begins!

Conan and the former slave girl Natala wander the desert as the only survivors of a vast army. Finally they arrive, dying of thirst, in the unwelcoming city of Xuthal, where a mysterious horror lurks in the shadows!

“Newcomers will find this an easy gateway into Conan’s world.”-Newsarama



Conan Red Sonja #4 (of 4)

Gail Simone (W), Jim Zub (W), Randy Green (P), Rick Ketcham (I), Dave Stewart (C), and Dan Panosian (Cover)

On sale Apr 8

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Conan and Red Sonja are faced with the end of the world as Thoth-Amon’s plan is unleashed! Can our heroes overcome the impossible odds against them to save the world and their lives?

• Comics superstars Gail Simone and Jim Zub write Conan and Red Sonja in this crossover of epic proportions.



Her spirit is mightier than any sword!

The Courageous Princess Volume 2: The Unremembered Lands HC

Rod Espinosa (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 240 pages

$19.99

HC, 6″ x 9″

The smart and plucky Princess Mabelrose has escaped a dragon and freed the people of Leptia from a tyrant. Journeying home, Mabelrose discovers that her father was coming to her rescue-but now, he and a posse of princes are the ones who need rescuing! So Mabelrose begins a new quest . . .

• The continuation of Rod Espinosa’s charming tale!



WATCH OUT-HE BITES!

Creepy #20

Matthew Southworth (W/A/Cover), Kelly Thompson (W), Peter Bagge (W/A), and Dan Braun (W)

On sale Apr 22

FC, 48 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Uncle Creepy opens up a pet shop of horrors this April! Join us for housebroken beasts of the Felis, Canis, and monstrous varieties from such talented terror-tale tellers as Matthew Southworth, Kelly Thompson, Peter Bagge, and more!

•Â Animalistic anecdotes from Matthew Southworth (Stumptown) and Kelly Thompson (Jem and the Holograms)!

• Winner of the Ghastly Award for Best Anthology.



“Vibrant and entertaining.”-Comic Book Resources

Criminal Macabre Omnibus Volume 3 TP

Steve Niles (W), Christopher Mitten (A), Scott Morse (A/C), Michelle Madsen (C), and Justin Erickson (Cover)

On sale June 10

FC, 368 pages

$24.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

Teamed with his undead partner Mo’Lock and some unlikely allies, the pill-popping, alcoholic antihero Cal McDonald protects the streets of Los Angeles against an infestation of vampires, werewolves, and one very powerful occultist. The events will leave Cal changed . . . forever. Collects Criminal Macabre: No Peace for Dead Men, Final Night-The 30 Days of Night Crossover, The Eyes of Frankenstein, and The Iron Spirit.

• Written by Steve Niles (Breath of Bones, 30 Days of Night).



Eisner, Harvey, and Stumptown Award winner!

Dark Horse Presents #9

Fred Van Lente (W), Alex de Campi (W), Victor Santos (W/A), Mike Grell (W/A), Brendan McCarthy (W/A), Mark Evanier (W), Guiu Vilanova (A), Jerry Ordway (A), and Sergio Aragones (A/Cover)

On sale Apr 15

FC, 48 pages

$4.99

Ongoing

Sergio Aragones’s Groo gets involved in politics, and that’s not good for man, woman, or child in the final chapter of “The Kids Who Would Be Kings”! Plus, Victor Santos’s spymaster Black Kaiser, from Polar: Came from the Cold, joins an espionage team set to infiltrate a dangerous organization . . . but can he trust them? Who will betray them?

Make sure to look out for Polar: Eye for an Eye, the second spy-noir collection of Santos’s celebrated web comic, in stores this month!

• New chapters of Fred Van Lente and Guiu Vilanova’s Greene, Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s Semiautomagic, Brendan McCarthy’s Dream Gang, and Mike Grell’s Tarzan!

“Dark Horse’s prestigious anthology series . . . showcases emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists comics has to offer, as well as promising new and underground talents.”-ComicsAlliance 



The Greatest Horror Title of All Time!

EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt Volume 1 HC

Al Feldstein (W/A/Cover), Gardner Fox (W), Johnny Craig (W/A), Ivan Klapper (W), Bill Gaines (W), George Roussos (A), Wally Wood (A), Harvey Kurtzman (A), Graham Ingels (A), and Jack Kamen (A)

On sale June 10

FC, 216 pages

$49.99

HC, 8 1/4″ x 11″

As any fan of comics knows, EC comics still represent the best of Golden Age writing and artwork. Now, Dark Horse Books is proud to bring you the very first issues of EC’s Tales from the Crypt, featuring the amazing artistic talents of Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, George Roussos, Wally Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Graham Ingels, and Jack Kamen! Collects The Crypt of Terror #17-#19 and Tales from the Crypt #20-#22 in full color!



BEFORE JANE, HE WAS ALREADY A LEGEND!

Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Jungle Tales of Tarzan HC & Ltd. HC

Martin Powell (W), Diana Leto (A), Pablo Marcos (A), Lowell Isaac (A), Will Meugniot (A), Nik Poliwko (A), Steven E. Gordon (A), Jamie Chase (A), Terry Beatty (A), Mark Wheatley (A), Sergio Cariello (A), Tomás Aranda (A), Carlos Argüello (A), Thomas Floyd (A), Thomas Yeates (A), Steve Price (A), and Daren Bader (Cover)

On sale June 3

FC, 144 pages

$19.99

HC, 7″ x 10″

On sale June 3

FC, 144 pages

$49.99

Ltd. Ed. HC, 7″ x 10″

Sequential Pulp delivers twelve stories from twelve dynamic artists in a brand-new Tarzan anthology based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’s classic pulp novel Jungle Tales of Tarzan. These vine-swinging tales, a cherished contribution to the Tarzan canon, all take place before Tarzan rises to lead his ape tribe!

• Get ready for the 2016 motion picture!

• Limited edition signed by three of Burroughs’s descendants.



From American Vampire’s Rafael Albuquerque!

EI8HT #3 (of 5)

Rafael Albuquerque (W/A/Cover) and Mike Johnson (W)

On sale Apr 15

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

As Dr. Hamm and the black-ops soldier Collins try to survive in the prehistoric past, the fierce warrior Nila and the chrononaut Joshua attempt to convince the rebel council to take up arms against the Tyrant before he releases a dangerous scourge and wipes them all from the face of the Meld!

• A time traveling adventure!

• Explore another world!



“Father’s Day is solid. The pacing is perfect and the action is well-illustrated.”-Comic Book Resources

Father’s Day TP

Mike Richardson (W), Gabriel Guzmán (A), Java Tartaglia (C), and Keron Grant (Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 96 pages

$14.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

Once a feared mob enforcer, Silas Smith has found peace in seclusion . . . until his estranged daughter shows up with a major axe to grind. And though Silas abandoned his past, his former bosses are now on his trail and intent on showing that crime doesn’t play! Collects the four-issue miniseries.

• An action-packed crime thriller written by Mike Richardson (The Secret, The Atomic Legion, 47 Ronin).



Hellboy’s creator takes on history’s greatest monster!

Frankenstein Underground #2 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Apr 22

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Chased by his tormentors into the center of the earth, Frankenstein’s monster becomes prey for a different kind of creature.

• The sequel to Hellboy: House of the Living Dead!

“[Mike Mignola] is returning to a monster that wouldn’t stay dead in his imagination.”-Comic Book Resources




Game of Thrones Daenerys and Drogon Limited Edition Statue

On sale July 15

Statue measures 14″ across and 18″ from front to back

$424.99

Daenerys Targaryen, the last noble of her house, is on a path to reclaim her destiny in HBO’s adaptation of Game of Thrones. She has emerged as one of the series’ best-loved characters.

Dark Horse Deluxe has turned it skills to Daenerys, selecting an iconic moment of her resting with her dragon Drogon to create as an elaborately detailed prepainted limited-edition statue.

“Our previous large-scale Game of Thrones statues sold out shortly after release,” Dark Horse Product Development head David Scroggy observed. ” We saw pieces like our fourteen inch Iron Throne replica and the Jon Snow and Ghost statue selling out quickly, becoming hard to find at any price. We expect the same to happen with Daenerys and Drogon”.

The limited-edition quantity is still to be determined as of press time.



Ghost Volume 4: A Death in the Family TP

Chris Sebela (W), Harvey Tolibao (P), Keith Champagne (I), Dan Jackson (C), and Nick Runge (Cover)

On sale June 10

FC, 96 pages

$14.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

With her memories recovered, Ghost tries to take down Chicago’s entrenched criminal network. But will the fight bring out the worst in a woman already filled with deadly rage? And what happens when her friends are caught in the crossfire? Collects issues #9-#12.

“It’s dark, personal, and everything empowering about the Ghost as she finds out what’s truly important to her.”-Big Comic Page

“The best $3.99 you could spend, this comic seems like a homage to 1980s John Carpenter actioners.”-Newsarama



The Ghost Fleet #6

Donny Cates (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A), Lauren Affe (C), and Tyrell Cannon (Cover)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Trace and his new truck-stop friend Bethlehem Bay follow the Saints of Death-the bikers who stole Trace’s volatile truck and innocent dog-to their remote compound . . . but what waits for them there horrifies even a hardened veteran. The gleeful, unstoppable Mickey Reno is a man with a mission!

“With explosions, betrayal and bloody showdowns, it’s an awesome, action-packed ride.”-Comic Book Resources



“The Ghost Fleet is a rousing success.”-Comic Book Resources

The Ghost Fleet Volume 1: Deadhead TP

Donny Cates (W), Daniel Warren Johnson (A/Cover), and Lauren Affe (C)

On sale June 10

FC, 104 pages

$14.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

For the world’s most valuable, dangerous, or secretive cargo, you don’t call just any trucking service . . . you call the Ghost Fleet. One of the world’s most elite truckers takes a forbidden peek at his payload and uncovers a conspiracy that will change him forever! It’s badass action on the open road! Collects issues #1-#4.



The Goon: Once upon a Hard Time #3 (of 4)

Eric Powell (W/A/Cover)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

The Goon’s violent revenge spree continues as he brutally puts down his adversary, but will the coven of Magpies have the last laugh when his tortured soul contributes to their power? Will he find some form of redemption before it’s too late?

• Eisner Award winner Eric Powell!

“There aren’t many characters like the Goon in comics and there aren’t many creators as unique and enjoyable as Eric Powell.”-IGN



LOVE AND ROCKETS COCREATOR GILBERT HERNANDEZ!

Grip: The Strange World of Men HC

Gilbert Hernandez (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 10

b&w, 128 pages

$19.99

HC, 6″ x 9″

Comics luminary Gilbert Hernandez delivers a genre mash-up unlike any other! When Mike Chang wakes up with nothing but a lipstick smudge, someone else’s suit, and amnesia, he’s thrown into a world of criminal gangs, crime fighters, skin swappers, and a one-eyed girl with bizarre powers! Collects Grip #1-#5.

• Expanded with new story pages!

• Never before collected!



Groo: Friends and Foes #4

Mark Evanier (W), Sergio Aragones (A/Cover), Tom Luth (C), and Stan Sakai (L)

On sale Apr 15

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

The Year of Groo marches on, as Groo marches right into Arcadio the Hero. Arcadio’s in the protection business, teaching villagers how to protect themselves from dragons . . . but he should be teaching them to protect themselves from Groo! Feather-brained barbarian thrills from the award-winning team of Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier, with Stan Sakai and Tom Luth.



Halo: Escalation #17

Duffy Boudreau (W), Douglas Franchin (P), Rob Lean (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Sparth (Cover)

On sale Apr 22

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

“The Glass Horizon” part 1: An action-packed survival tale on the treacherous and barren glasslands of a Covenant-ravaged colony world . . . and a Spartan-IV’s mysterious origin revealed in this two-part thriller by Duffy Boudreau (BlackAcre) and Douglas Franchin (Person of Interest). 

• The beginning of a new arc in the Halo: Escalation series!



Monsters, mayhem, and Nazis!

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952 #5 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Alex Maleev (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Hellboy discovers the terrible truth of the Portuguese fortress, the murders in the village, and the man behind it all. But will he be able to save his fellow agents from the monsters and madmen?

• Alex Maleev returns to Dark Horse!

“A ‘classic’ Hellboy story . . . This is shaping up to be a landmark book in Hellboy lore.”-Bleeding Cool



The Hero Book 1 HC

David Rubín (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 17

FC, 288 pages

$24.99

HC, 6″ x 9″

In ancient Greece the first superhero was born. Heracles, the son of Zeus, came into the world with strength, charm, and a fighting spirit.

The Hero is a modern retelling of the world’s greatest champion, and chronicles Heracles’s incredible adventures, from his innocent boyhood to his meteoric rise to popularity as he tackles the Twelve Labors.

“Welcome David Rubín to the table. He is a big talent and the real deal. The Hero is a strong statement of intent.” – Paul Pope (creator of Battling Boy)



Itty Bitty Comics: Grimmiss Island #2 (of 4)

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W)

On sale Apr 8

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Miniseries

Bliss! Love! Togetherness! Those are the ingredients of Grimmiss’s perfect life. But when the island’s peace is interrupted by the most evil and wicked beasts of all time-the dreaded Tiki Monoliths-Grimmiss must trade tranquility for adventure!

• For fans of Itty Bitty Hellboy and Tiny Titans!

• From the multiple-Eisner-winning team of Art Baltazar and Franco!

“It’s silly, funny, and engaging.”-IGN



Itty Bitty Comics: The Mask TP

Art Baltazar (W/A/Cover) and Franco (W/A)

On sale June 10

FC, 104 pages

$12.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

The Mask is back-and it’s not just zookeeper Herman Shazbert who tries out the wacky powers, but Grandma, the mayor, and the animals at the zoo too! Don’t miss a panel of the fun from Itty Bitty Hellboy’s Art Baltazar and Franco! Collects Itty Bitty Comics: The Mask #1-#4.

• All-ages mayhem!

“It’s funny, it’s loopy, it’s a great way to get your kids into comics and introduce them to The Mask.”-Nuke the Fridge



The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Volume 14 TP

Eiji Otsuka (W), Housui Yamazaki (A), and Bunpei Yorifuji (Cover)

On sale June 24

b&w, 208 pages

$12.99

TP, 5″ x 7 1/4″ 

The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service is back . . . only to find they’ve got competition from an evil-rival version of themselves, not to mention an . . . American-cartoon version of themselves? But don’t fear the reaper, because our original corpse-carrying crew is still ready for any gruesome weirdness, classical or modern-from a headless stiff who only does his seances in binary, to a good old-fashioned iron maiden! Excellent!

• Look for the omnibus program beginning August 2015.

“Nobody does horror-comedy comics better than Otsuka and Yamazaki.”-Booklist



Lady Killer #4 (of 5)

Joëlle Jones (W/A/Cover) and Jamie S. Rich (W)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Josie is a happily dedicated housewife and mother in 1960s suburban Seattle-but she’s keeping a secret from her family: she’s also a contract killer with nerves of steel! But when the tables turn and she finds herself with a target on her own back, she looks for answers from another mysterious, deadly woman!

“A level of violence that can only be described as Mad Men’s Betty Draper meets Dexter.”-Comic Book Resources



New Lone Wolf and Cub Volume 5 TP

Kazuo Koike (W) and Hideki Mori (A/Cover)

On sale June 3

b&w, 232 pages

$13.99

TP, 5″ x 7″

Rogue sword master Tōgō Shigekata leads his young charge, Daigoro, deep into the winter mountains to continue his training in the secret arts of Jigen-ryū swordsmanship. But wherever the fated pair goes, danger seems to follow, as ushikudonki ninja lay in wait near Mt. Fuji to spring a deadly trap!

• Written by Lone Wolf and Cub creator Kazuo Koike!



The Massive Volume 5: Ragnarok TP

Brian Wood (W), Garry Brown (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and J. P. Leon (Cover)

On sale June 24

FC, 152 pages

$19.99

TP, 7″ x 10″

The Crash was only the beginning. What remains of civilization is being obliterated by a series of cataclysmic events. The truth about Mary’s identity, which began as a faint signal, grows louder-and she’s seemingly connected to it all. The secret of the Crash and the location of the missing ship The Massive get answered here, in the final arc, Ragnarok! Collects issues #25-#30.

“Much like DMZ, the glimpses of savagery [in The Massive] are unsettling because this world isn’t as divorced from ours as we’d like it to be.”-IGN



THE FINAL ARC!

MIND MGMT #32

Matt Kindt (W/A/Cover)

On sale Apr 22

FC, 24 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Meru’s last remaining allies fight their way across the globe to make their way back to her as the Eraser’s new Mind Management works to track them down!

• 2014 Readers’ Choice at the Stumptown Comic Arts Awards!

“MIND MGMT is a must-read comic.”-Newsarama

“The quality is simply sublime.”-Comic Book Resources



Mister X: Razed #3 (of 4)

Dean Motter (W/A/Cover)

On sale Apr 22

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

The third issue of Mister X: Razed, by legendary comics creator Dean Motter, is here! In the retrofuturistic metropolis of Radiant City, its mysterious creator, Mister X, is trapped in a dangerous illusion that once broke a master magician, and a zombie invasion threatens the city!

• From visionary artist and designer Dean Motter!

“A visual treat for those that remember a time that never was.”-Ain’t It Cool News



From Killjoys cocreator!

Neverboy #2 (of 6)

Shaun Simon (W), Tyler Jenkins (A), Kelly Fitzpatrick (C), and Conor Nolan (Cover)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Artists thrive on inspiration, but what happens when it dries up? Julian Drag, a former artist turned cabdriver, has lost his muse and hasn’t created anything but depression in years. Just when he’s ready to throw in the towel, a desperate Neverboy comes crashing into his life. The two lost souls realize they may be able to help each other, but at what cost? 

• Artist Tyler Jenkins (Peter Panzerfaust)!

“Tyler Jenkins provides some breathtaking work.”-IGN



“I cannot tell a lie. I f**king hate zombies.”-G. Washington

The Order of the Forge #1 (of 3)

Victor Gischler (W), Tazio Bettin (A), and Juan Ferreyra (Cover)

On sale Apr 29

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Before he fathered a nation, young George Washington forged his legend in blood! Imbued with the mystical powers of America’s original inhabitants, George-along with his friends Ben Franklin and Paul Revere-must stop an evil governor who wishes to rule an empire!

• New series from Victor Gischler (Angel & Faith)!

• A dark fantasy/historical fiction genre smash-up!

• Perfect for fans of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter!



FLASHBACK TO THE FUTURE!

PastAways #2

Matt Kindt (W), Scott Kolins (A/Cover), and Bill Crabtree (C)

On sale Apr 29

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

As the grim realities of immortality become too much to bear, the team is called together to investigate a mysterious piece of monolithic technology that has fallen out of time! Plus, the PastAways’ lives in the distant future are revealed!

•Â Even more brilliance from MIND MGMT’s Matt Kindt!

•Â  Scott Kolins (The Flash) as you’ve never seen him before!

•Â  Every issue contains bonus backup material!



An original tale of backwoods terror inspired by Lovecraft

Rat God #3 (of 5)

Richard Corben (W/A/Cover) and Beth Corben Reed (C)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Eisner Award Hall of Fame inductee Richard Corben’s new original horror tale is inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft and Native American mythology. Elwood travels further into his waking nightmare in the backwoods town of Lame Dog and the terrifying secrets that lurk in its cemetery.

“[Corben] is the mainstay in my collection of original art and one of the most precise and admirable storytellers in the medium.”-Guillermo del Toro



“Tony’s work has a distinct flair, a love for monsters, if you will. May you treasure these art pieces as much as I do.”-Guillermo del Toro

Realms: The Roleplaying Game Art of Tony DiTerlizzi HC

Tony DiTerlizzi (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 3

FC, 224 pages

$39.99

HC, 9″ x 12″

On sale June 3

FC, 224 pages

$150.00

Ltd. Ed. HC, 9″ x 12″

Depicting fantastical creatures, horrific monsters, and courageous heroes, Tony DiTerlizzi’s illustrations defined the worlds of Dungeons and Dragons, Planescape, and Magic: The Gathering in the imaginations of legions of devoted roleplaying gamers. This collection features never-before-seen artwork and photographs in addition to his most iconic roleplaying work. Introduction by Christopher Paolini (Eragon).

• The limited edition will include the book inside a slipcase, plus a unique signed print featuring new artwork and a signed removable portfolio. Limited to 350 copies.

• New York Times best-selling author and illustrator!

• The first comprehensive collection of award-winning illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi!



Best-selling writer Brian Wood!

Rebels #1

Brian Wood (W), Andrea Mutti (A), Jordie Bellaire (C), and Tula Lotay (Cover)

On sale Apr 8

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

In a rush of great public resistance to an oppressive and excessive government, a homegrown militia movement is formed in rural America. This is not 2015, but 1775. With the war for independence playing out across the colonies, young Seth and Mercy Abbott find their new marriage tested at every turn, as the demands of the frontlines and the home front collide. 

• Live free or die!

• The story of America’s first militia and the push for independence!

“Rebels is a project born of passion for both history and country.”-Nerdist



Resident Alien: The Sam Hain Mystery #0

Peter Hogan (W) and Steve Parkhouse (A/Cover)

On sale Apr 29

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

A stranded alien scientist hides out in the sleepy town of Patience, Washington, while federal agents begin to close in on him. Secrets about his home planet-as well as his first months on Earth-are revealed! Peter Hogan (Tom Strong) and Steve Parkhouse (The Bojeffries Saga) return to their unique science-fiction/mystery series!



Resurrectionists #6

Fred Van Lente (W), Maurizio Rosenzweig (P), Moreno Dinisio (I/C), and Juan Doe (Cover)

On sale Apr 8

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

The entire team of Resurrectionists has been unlocked, but Lennox is closing in on them. If they want to defeat him, prevent their own deaths, and stop the cycle they’ve been stuck in for thousands of years, they’ll need to pull off an impossible heist as the Sojourn Corporation, a gang of angry criminals, and the NYPD bear down on them. Can Jericho Way and his team steal the past to fight the future?

• From New York Times best-selling author Fred Van Lente (Brain Boy, Archer and Armstrong)!

“A tightly scripted and kinetic debut, one well worth considering.”-ComicBook.com



Dinosaur adventures in space!

Rexodus TP

James Farr (W), Jon Sommariva (P/Cover), and others

On sale June 24

FC, 112 pages

$12.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

The Black Blood is unleashed upon the earth again, and Amber must save her father-and the world-with the aid of the only other Black Blood survivor, Kelvin Sauridon, a dinosaur from the past. In this high-stakes adventure, can they put aside their differences long enough to save the planet they both called home?

• Written by James Farr (Xombie: Dead on Arrival, EV).

• Pencils by Jon Sommariva (Star Wars Tales, Noble Causes).

• A grand adventure for all ages!

• A new hero is born!



Heroes shape the future

Shaper #2 (of 5)

Eric Heisserer (W), Ace Continuado (P), Adelso Corona (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and Felipe Massafera (Cover)

On sale Apr 15

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Eighteen-year-old Spry has just learned that he is a member of the hunted race of shape shifters known as Shapers-and that his newfound parents have been captured by the all-powerful Caliphate. Determined to rescue his parents, Spry discovers that the best bounty hunter in the galaxy owes his mom a favor . . .

• Nightmare on Elm Street screenwriter Eric Heisserer brings his cinematic vision to comics!

• In the tradition of Arthurian legends and Star Wars.



Read the comic. Watch the series!

The Strain: The Night Eternal #8

David Lapham (W), Mike Huddleston (A), Dan Jackson (C), and E. M. Gist (Cover)

On sale Apr 15

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Eph and the other rebels make a plan to destroy the Master. But the Master has plans of his own, and a traitor in the rebels’ midst is revealed!

“Strongly written, thought provoking, and strikingly illustrated, this is a must read for all.”-Big Comic Page



Sundowners #9

Tim Seeley (W), Jim Terry (A), Sean Dove (C), and Ryan Browne (Cover)

On sale Apr 29

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

The Sundowners Support Group seeks out the source of the dangerously addictive drug called Gift. While the Concerned Citizen and Crowlita take to the streets of Detroit, Karl and Arcanika venture into an abandoned cemetery to find a demonic wishing well that may hold the key to the city’s ruin!

“It’s a dark, savage, brilliant work.”-Big Comic Page



ALL-STAR CREATORS!

Tarzan Omnibus TP

Various (W/A)

On sale June 17

FC, 512 pages

$24.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

Dark Horse’s contributions to the Lord of the Jungle shine in this collection of previously uncollected stories! Tarzan fights for Jane’s life, races against Nazis in search of a powerful artifact, encounters classic characters from Victorian literature, and battles Martians! Collects Tarzan #1-#20 and Tarzan: A Tale of Mugambi!

• From comics greats Bruce Jones, Thomas Yeates, Al Williamson, Timothy Truman, and more!

• Over 500 pages of jungle adventure!

• Includes series covers by Bernie Wrightson, Michael Wm. Kaluta, Mark Schultz, and John Totleben!



Tomb Raider #15

Rhianna Pratchett (W), Derlis Santacruz (P), Andy Owens (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Andy Park (Cover)

On sale Apr 22

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

The third issue in a new arc from the writer of the Tomb Raider 2013 video game-Rhianna Pratchett!

While using the cover of a fake documentary about the legendary Chupacabra, Lara and her friends are drawn into a missing-child case while hunting the organization holding their friend hostage!

Rhianna Pratchett continues Lara’s story in comics!

• The Tomb Raider video game has sold over 6 million copies!



THE RABBIT RONIN’S JOURNEY CONTINUES!

Usagi Yojimbo Volume 29: Two Hundred Jizo TP & Ltd. HC

Stan Sakai (W/A/Cover)

On sale June 10

b&w, 208 pages

$17.99

TP, 6″ x 9″

On sale June 24

b&w, 208 pages

$59.99

Ltd. HC, 6″ x 9″

In this volume, Usagi teams up with fan favorite Inspector Ishida, helps an allied clan protect its honor, discovers how deadly the soy sauce business can be, and more! Features “Two Hundred Jizo,” Usagi’s two hundredth consecutive issue drawn by Stan Sakai!

Collects Usagi Yojimbo #139-#144, plus three additional, previously uncollected stories: “Buntori,” “The Artist,” and “Sukanku”!

• Introduction by Guy Davis (The Marquis, concept artist on Pacific Rim and The Strain)!

• Also available in a limited-edition, signed and numbered hardcover!



Vampire Hunter D Volume 23: Iriya the Berserker TP

Hideyuki Kikuchi (W) and Yoshitaka Amano (A/Cover)

On sale June 17
b&w, 210 pages

$11.99

TP, 5″ x 7 1/4″

She might just look like an ordinary-if beautiful-young woman, but Iriya is anything but ordinary! A ruthless warrior clad in red armor, Iriya is a Hunter determined to exterminate the vampires that were once her parents and siblings. Now, half-vampire, half-human D has to decide to offer his assistance, get out of the way, or have a dangerous battle on his hands!

• A new female action hero joins the Vampire Hunter D mythos!

• The series celebrates its tenth year at Dark Horse!

• Six brand-new illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano.



Adventure beyond the game!

The Witcher: Fox Children #1 (of 5)

Paul Tobin (W), Joe Querio (A/Cover), and Carlos Badilla (C)

On sale Apr 1

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Miniseries

Geralt’s journey leads him aboard a ship of fools, renegades, and criminals-but some passengers are more dangerous than others, and one hides a hideous secret!

• Based on the hit games by CD Projekt Red!

• The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt voted Best Role-Playing Game at the Best of E3 Awards 2013 & 2014.

“Tobin nails this story.”-Weekly Crisis



X #24

Duane Swierczynski (W), Eric Nguyen (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Jason Felix (Cover)

On sale Apr 8

FC, 32 pages

$2.99

Ongoing

With help from Leigh, Ruidoso, and his strange new ally, X is ready to take on the predatory drug lord Gundog . . . but another call of duty beckons, this time from outside Arcadia. Is the man who gave his entire life for his city willing to leave it behind?

“I’ve come to enjoy seeing the man called X kill everything in sight in the name of his mission.”-Bloody Disgusting