Dark Horse Comics Announces its Convention Exclusives and Panels For Metaverse

DARK HORSE COMICS PANELS

Head to the virual panels online featuring some of Dark Horse’s world-renowned creators!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
9:55 AM – 10:25 AM PT
Creating Worlds – Building a Comics Universe for the Ages

Dark Horse Comics is known for cultivating creator-owned comic universes expanding the worlds of licensed comics. Join Jody Houser (Stranger Things, Critical Role), Nnedi Okorafor (LaGuardia, Binti), Chris Roberson (Witchfinder, iRobot), and Gene Luen Yang (Avatar the Last Airbender, Superman Smashes the Klan) as they discuss the universes they’ve built up and out in comics and beyond.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
1:55 PM PT

SYFY’s Resident Alien – Sneak Peek & Panel Featuring Executive Producer and Cast

Be among the first to see 10 minutes of SYFY’s new series Resident Alien, followed by a virtual Q&A with star Alan Tudyk (Firefly, Rogue One), writer/executive producer Chris Sheridan (Family Guy), and cast members Sara Tomko (Once Upon A Time), Corey Reynolds (The Closer), Alice Wetterlund (Silicon Valley), and Levi Fiehler (Mars) moderated by IGN Editorial Manager, Laura Prudom. The series, based on the Dark Horse comic, follows a stranded alien’s entertaining attempts to fit into small-town American life while keeping his true identity under wraps and pursuing his own mysterious agenda.

CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES 2020

2020 is an unprecedented year, and while we’re all coming together from home, Dark Horse comics is thrilled to offer fans the chance to get our 2020 convention exclusives through Dark Horse Direct. All convention exclusives are available for purchase now!

StarCraft: Scavengers #1 Convention Exclusive Variant (Wei Wong) 

$10.00 Each
Limited quantity of 1000
Limit of 5 per person

Writer Jody Houser (Stranger Things comic series, Critical Role: Vox Machina comic series) and artist Gabriel Guzmán (Mass Effect: Discovery, Star Wars) join forces for StarCraft, a new series further exploring the expansive universe of Blizzards hit game! A group of terran space scavengers hope to pull off the job of their lifetimes, pillaging a derelict protoss ship.
* Produced by Dark Horse Comics in close collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment.
* Writer Jody Houser takes readers on a sci-fi-horror thrill ride in space!
* Exclusive cover art by Wei Wong!

StarCraft: Scavengers #1 Convention Exclusive Variant (Wei Wong)

BANG! #1 Convention Exclusive Sketch Cover (Matt Kindt)

$40.00 eachLimited quantity of 500
Limit of 1 per personA best-of-the-best secret agent with memories he couldn’t possibly possess, a mystery writer in her 60s who spends her retirement solving crimes, a man of action with mysterious drugs that keep him ahead of a constant string of targeted disasters, a seemingly omnipotent terrorist organization that might be behind it all . . .

And they’re all connected to one man: a science-fiction author with more information than seems possible, whose books may hold the key to either saving reality or destroying it.

* A mind-bending story that ties in with past Kindt works (Revolver).

Action, mystery, and altered reality! Individual, one of a kind, sketched covers by Matt Kindt! No two copies will be the same!

** Cover selection is randomized upon order placement. Sketch will not match the image displayed. Sketches may include line art, stamp work, artistic damaging, etc. This item is NOT eligible for return or exchange.

BANG! #1 Convention Exclusive Sketch Cover (Matt Kindt)

X-Ray Robot #1 Convention Exclusive Variant (Christian Ward)

$10.00 eachLimited quantity of 1000
Limit of 5 per personMax is a family man seeking a more interesting life. While conducting a new experiment at work, the fabric of his reality is torn before his eyes, and a robotic figure appears, claiming to be his 277-year-old self. The robot is able to ”X-Ray” multiple dimensions and battles a nihilistic entity from another dimension who wants to take all life to its ”Pre-Big Bang” status. Max and the robot embark on an interdimensional roadtrip through past and future to take down the ”Nihilist” and save the universe!

* Mike Allred’s new bizarre superhero character X-Ray Robot!

”One of the best cartoonists in all of comics has done it again! X-Ray Robot is another Allred homerun!!” -Brian Michael Bendis

”Michael Allred kicks so much ass I can barely stand it. X-Ray Robot is the work of a master!” -Rob Thomas, creator of Veronica Mars

Exclusive cover art by Christian Ward! This stunning artwork plays homage to the Seattle grown grunge phenomena, Nirvana.

X-Ray Robot #1 Convention Exclusive Variant (Christian Ward)

Machine Gun Wizards Convention Exclusive Book Plate (Christian Ward)

$10.00 eachLimited quantity of 200
Limit of 5 per personAn adhesive bookplate with exclusive art by Christian Ward to apply to your copy of Machine Gun Wizards.
Eliot Ness and his team of Untouchables work overtime taking on dangerous criminals that hide in the seedy underbelly of 1930s Chicago. Except in this world, Al Capone isn’t dealing in alcohol, but in magic. With Lick, a drug that grants magical powers to anyone who ingests it, mobsters become wizards, ordinary men become monsters, and darker secrets than Ness can imagine lie at the heart of it all.

Collects the four-issue miniseries and features a sketchbook section and pinups by Declan Shalvey, Ian Bertram, Tula Lotay, and more.

Machine Gun Wizards Convention Exclusive Book Plate (Christian Ward)

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