Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Dark Horse Presents Reaches 25th Issue

If your the Eisner, Harvey and Diamond Gem Award Winner for Best Anthology, then clearly you're doing something right. Dark Horse is doing something right, with their anthology Dark Horse Presents hitting its 25th issue.

“Dark Horse Presents is a reflection of everything that has made Dark Horse Comics so successful over its history . . . great creators, amazing stories, and a showcase for exciting new talent,” says Dark Horse President Mike Richardson.

After training with Buffy, Billy the vampire slayer heads back to his hometown to deal with the zompire epidemic. Delve into a time-travel story from Eisner Award–winning writer Matt Fraction. Publisher Mike Richardson adapts Andrew Vachss’s vision of violence in the big city in Underground.

Read a chapter of The Chapel Chronicles by fifteen-year-old Emma T Capps. Plus, new installments of Ron Randall’s Trekker, Frank Barbiere’s Blackout, Mike Baron and Steve Rude’s Nexus, Phil Stanford’s Crime Does Not Pay, Fred Van Lente’s Brain Boy, Peter Hogan’s King’s Road and Dan Jolley’s Bloodhound.

Dark Horse Presents #25 is on sale June 19, 2013, and is available for preorder through Diamond APR130017.

Full press release below.
DARK HORSE PRESENTS REACHES LANDMARK 25TH ISSUE!
2012 Eisner, Harvey, and Diamond Gem Award Winner for Best Anthology

APRIL 8, MILWAUKIE, OR–It’s no secret that Dark Horse Presents continues to be comics’ greatest anthology, boasting eighty pages with no ads and new stories every month. Heading into its third year of publication, the Eisner and Harvey Award–winning anthology is bringing in the big guns with the landmark twenty-fifth issue!

Dark Horse Presents is a reflection of everything that has made Dark Horse Comics so successful over its history . . . great creators, amazing stories, and a showcase for exciting new talent,” says Dark Horse President Mike Richardson.

After training with Buffy, Billy the vampire slayer heads back to his hometown to deal with the zompire epidemic! Delve into a time-travel story from Eisner Award–winning writer Matt Fraction! Publisher Mike Richardson adapts Andrew Vachss’s vision of violence in the big city in Underground!

Read a chapter of The Chapel Chronicles by fifteen-year-old Emma T Capps. Plus, new installments of Ron Randall’s Trekker, Frank Barbiere’s Blackout, Mike Baron and Steve Rude’s Nexus, Phil Stanford’s Crime Does Not Pay, Fred Van Lente’s Brain Boy, Peter Hogan’s King’s Road, and Dan Jolley’s Bloodhound!

Praise for Dark Horse Presents:
“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 

“Seriously, this is comics’ best kept secret trove of great comics.”—Comic Book Resources’ Robot 6

Dark Horse Presents #25 is on sale June 19, 2013, and is available for preorder through Diamond APR130017.

About Dark Horse

Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent such as Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, including The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Star Wars, Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Emily the Strange, Tim Burton’s Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys, Serenity, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.

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