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Years ago, the Killjoys fought against the tyrannical megacorporation Better Living Industries, costing them their lives, save for one—the mysterious Girl. Today, the followers of the original Killjoys languish in the Desert while BLI systematically strips citizens of their individuality. As the fight for freedom fades, it’s left to the Girl to take up the mantle and bring down the fearsome BLI or else join the mindless ranks of Bat City!
The follow-up to the My Chemical Romance album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys, The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys comic was first announced at San More >
Conan the barbarian is one of those legendary characters who rises and falls in popularity over and over again throughout his existence, but always returns. In the 80+ years he’s been around he’s seen popularity in prose, video games, movies, and comics. His last movie appearance in 2011, with actor Jason Momoa portraying him, was sadly a bust. But now word exists of Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to the live action role of portraying Conan on the big screen, with last year’s announcement of The Legend of Conan, a direct sequel to Schwarzenegger’s 1982 Conan the Barbarian, which skips its Conan More >
Dark Horse traveled to Chicago with a lot of news this C2E2 and we’re here to share all the big announcements. We’ve already talked about their 2nd anniversary of Dark Horse Digital and their obtaining of the Halo license earlier this week. But there is certainly much more from the Portland based comic publisher that was talk about this weekend, so lets start the details with one of their more popular characters: Hellboy!
Hellboy fans of recent years will all likely be happy to know that Duncan Fegredo is officially signed on to return to Hellboy as an artist. Fegredo was artist on More >
C2E2 had barely even begun when we received this first surprising news from the convention. Popular video game franchise, Halo, which needs no introductions, has found a new home for its comic tales at Dark Horse comics! The Halo series, which has spanned multiple video games mainly for the Xbox console, had several amazing novels, action figures, a web series, and more is getting new tales once again produced in comic form. Previously Marvel had the licensing rights for Halo comic books, having released their first Halo graphic novel back in 2006 and featuring the work of various big name More >
Yes, that might read odd, but it certainly is right. Dynamite Entertainment has made a deal with Dark Horse comics for digital publishing of Dynamite’s many titles in an electronic medium. That means Red Sonja will be next to Conan now and you can read titles like The Boys or Masks on your mobile device or computer using Dark Horse Digital. The deal comes somewhat unexpected, considering you can already find many of Dynamite’s titles digitally on the major digital comic distributor, Comixology. But as many in the industry know, Comixology takes a pretty hefty percent of sales, and it looks like this deal More >
Posted by Darren Schram
The major comic companies put out enough comics that sometimes it can leave your head spinning and eyes bleeding as you search the new titles each week for something worth reading. To aid in your Geeky endeavors, Speak Geeky To Me on occasion reviews new titles from the major companies to spotlight the best and worst of what’s available at your local comic shop. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a new Comic Review.
Title: Star Wars: Legacy #1 Prisoner O/T Floating World
Writer: Corinna Bechko (Fear Itself: Homefront, Betrayal Of The Planet Of The Apes) & Gabriel Hardman
Art: More >
Ania Solo found a lightsaber inside a broken Imperial communications droid. Now she’s being pursued by the local police—and a determined Imperial Knight who is willing to kill to get the weapon! Fortunately, as a black-market salvage dealer, Ania has made some formidable friends of her own. Following the Solo bloodline 128 years after Return of the Jedi, in the second issue of the second volume of Star Wars: Legacy.
Following up the legendary 50+ issue run of Star Wars: Legacy volume 1, by John Ostrander, Jan Duuresama, and Dan Parsons, Star Wars: Legacy is back with this stunning new volume that More >
R.I.P.D., the movie based off the popular Dark Horse comic series by Peter Lenkov, finally receives a trailer! The movie was announced sometime ago for the comic which was originally released way back in late-2000, and filming finished on January 28th of 2012. Still, the film is set to release July 19th of this year and we are just now getting a trailer. Thankfully it is a rather spectacular and funny trailer, in which Jeff Bridges steals the show. The film looks much more modernized and quite different from Lenkov’s original comic series, but it seems to carry the spirit More >
Just over a month ago, on February 27th, Dark Horse released the exciting new series Amala’s Blade with a great #0 issue. It was just a preview of things to come, with the big #1 issue hitting stores this month, on April 24th. A fantasy adventure series, aimed at fans of comics and TV series like Avatar: The Last Airbender, Trigun, and Naruto, Amala’s Blade tells the tale of a deadly assassin in the kingdom of Naamaron. The kingdom of Naamaron is bitterly divided into warring factions: the low-tech Purifiers and the high-tech Modifiers. Both fear the great vizier’s deadliest assassin, More >
Posted by Darren Schram
At WonderCon Anaheim, this past Easter weekend, Dark Horse’s Mind MGMT was one of the more buzzed about books. With the recent announcement that acclaimed director, Ridley Scott, was producing the story for a theatrical release through Twentieth Century Fox the already popular title was practically in the spotlight. I had the pleasure of sitting down with the creator of the Dark Horse original series Mind MGMT, Matt Kindt, and ask him some questions about his highly discussed title.
Speak Geeky To Me: Thanks for taking the time to sit with us, Matt. Now where did the story for Mind MGMT More >