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‘Beastlands’ Is a Fantasy Comic Inspired by Nearly Losing a Pet

For comic book writer Curtis Clow, seeing his dog suffer as he helped her recover from an accident was a heart-wrenching experience. Yet, it also brought the pair closer than ever before. “I thought I was already very close with her, being my first very own adult dog. But after the accident it took our […]

Why Dark Horse Embraced a Sale to a Swedish Gaming Giant

Ahead of Christmas, news broke that Dark Horse Comics, one of the largest independent comic book publishers in the Western industry, would be acquired by video game company Embracer Group. Rumors of Dark Horse looking for a buyer had been circulating for some time, but the news itself nonetheless came as a surprise, due both […]

David Dastmalchian Comic ‘Count Crowley’ Sets 2022 Return

Jerri Bartman, the comic book character created by actor David Dastmalchian, is returning to stores in the spring — and with a new title. Count Crowley: Amateur Midnight Monster Hunter arrives March 23, 2022 from Dark Horse Comics. The 1980s-set series centers on Jerri Bartman, a once-rising TV journalist who moves back to her hometown […]

Dark Horse Comics Sold to Gaming Giant Embracer Group

Dark Horse Comics properties such as Hellboy and The Umbrella Academy are finding a new home. The indie comics publisher has agreed to be sold to Embracer Group, the Swedish video game conglomerate. The deal is expected to close in early 2022. The publisher’s new owner, which has 9,000 employees globally, is touting the untapped […]

Brian Michael Bendis Moves His Jinxworld Line to Dark Horse (Exclusive)

Jinxworld, the creator-owned comic book imprint from comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis, is finding a new home at Dark Horse. As part of the move, Bendis and Dark Horse are issuing new editions of previous titles such as Powers, and introducing Joy Operations, a new creator-owned title described as an ambitious science-fiction odyssey. “I […]

‘Virgin Mountain’: Berlin Review

Icelandic director Dagur Kári’s fourth feature is a quirky, compassionate, warmly funny portrait of a gigantic social misfit with an even bigger heart

‘Dark Horse’: Sundance Review

Director Louise Osmond's crowd-pleasing documentary recounts how an unlikely racehorse brought together an entire former mining village in Wales

Brainstorm Media Acquries Todd Solondz’s ‘Dark Horse’ (Exclusive)

The film, starring Selma Blair, Jordan Gelber and Justin Bartha, marks the company's first foray into theatrical distribution.