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Josh Simmons joins the All Time Comics creative team this April

Written and illustrated by Josh Bayer and Josh Simmons, with inks by Ken Landgraf, All Time Comics: Zerosis Deathscape #0 is the perfect intro to the new wave of ATC. It features the first appearance of The Red Maniac, and we meet Time Vampire Scientist, who foretells death and destruction with the dawning of the Zeroverse!

All Time Comics mixes Bronze Age comics with contemporary creators to create an exciting and fresh take on superhero comics and in the end something that’s larger than the sum of its parts.

All Time Comics Zerosis Deathscape #0 (FEB191770) arrives in stores on Wednesday, April 30. The final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Friday, March 8. It’s written by Josh Bayer and Josh Simmons with art by Simmons and Ken Landgraf, a main cover by Das Pastorus and variant cover by Brendan McCarthy, It features 28 pages and retails for $3.99.

All Time Comics Zerosis Deathscape #0

Preview: Doctor Fate #18

Doctor Fate #18

(W) Paul Levitz (A/CA) Brendan McCarthy
In Shops: Nov 16, 2016
SRP: $2.99

In this stunning series finale, Fate is captive on the world of the Dreamspinners as their threads of doom reach out to threaten Earth. Can Khalid find the power within himself to survive in a mythology not his own?


Preview: Doctor Fate #17

Doctor Fate #17

Written by: Paul Levitz
Art by: Brendan McCarthy
Cover by: Brendan McCarthy

The threads of fate are dangling down to the Freedom Tower, latching and taking away the souls of New Yorkers, including the current Doctor Fate Khalid’s family and friends. Khalid’s mad pursuit to save them will take him on a cosmic journey, through space and time, to the world of the Dreamspinners—all illustrated by the uniquely fantastic art of Brendan McCarthy (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, ROGAN GOSH).


Preview: Doctor Fate #16

Doctor Fate #16

Written by: Paul Levitz
Art by: Sonny Liew
Cover by: Brendan McCarthy

In this climactic concluding chapter, chaos reigns as New York City is plunged into darkness and terrifying mummies rise to wreak havoc on the streets. And in the center of it all, Osiris, has come to render judgment on Doctor Fate and the rest of mankind. But can even the combined might of two magic wielders be enough to defeat the God of Death?


IDW Invites You Into the Electric Sublime

The Electric SublimeArt history comes face-to-face with madness in the brand-new series from IDW Publishing this October, The Electric Sublime! Journey through iconic artwork that has defined genres and generations in a story that quite literally takes you behind the scenes, and offers a reading experience wholly unique to comics. This is comic books, imitating art, imitating life.

Written by Judas: The Last Days author W. Maxwell Prince with art by Martín Morazzo, The Electric Sublime joins the acclaimed creator-driven titles at IDW like Locke & Key, The Infinite Loop, and most recently, Satellite Falling.

When a mysterious change in the composition of a famous painting begins poisoning the minds of its spectators, Margot Breslin—director of the Bureau of Artistic Integrity—must pull famed “art detective” Arthur Brut out of a mental institution and back into the insanity that sent him there in the first place.

In addition to Morazzo’s stunning artwork, the series will feature variant covers by incredible artists Frazier Irving, Stephanie Hans, Brendan McCarthy, and more to be announced. Look for the debut issue in stores this October, and if you’re attending San Diego Comic Con, grab a free ashcan of the first issue at the IDW booth, #2743.

Brendan McCarthy’s Psychedelic Comics Opus Dream Gang in July

Dark Horse Comics has announced the release of Brendan McCarthy’s psychedelic comics opus Dream Gang which will hit shelves in July.

Collecting the story originally published in Dark Horse Presents, Dream Gang represents veteran comics creator Brendan McCarthy at his finest.

A young man is transformed into a Dream Voyager while he sleeps by the mysterious Dream Gang. They are searching for a destructive dream bomb that has been implanted into one of his memories. But to find the bomb, a secret memory must be uncovered.

A Fantastic Voyage through the mind!

Dream Gang arrives on July 27 and retails for $14.99.

Dream Gang

Dark Horse Presents Celebrates its 200th Issue!

Dark Horse Comics will publish the milestone 200th issue of its Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic book anthology Dark Horse Presents in February 2015, featuring the story MASKS by Gillian Flynn, the bestselling novelist of GONE GIRL, with art by Dave Gibbons, the bestselling artist of WATCHMEN recently named the first ever comics laureate. The 200th issue of the celebrated anthology will feature a HELLBOY cover by Gabriel Bá, an APE-X variant cover by THE GOON creator Eric Powell, and stories by some of the biggest names in comics, including legendary HELLBOY creator Mike Mignola, GROO Creators Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragones, Alex de Campi, Matt Kindt and Jerry Ordway.

Dark Horse Presents 200 will be go on sale on February 18th, 2015.

The 80-page 200th issue of the multiple Eisner and Harvey Award series will feature:

  • Mike Mignola and Gabriel Bá revisiting Hellboy’s time in Mexico with a follow-up to their classic story THE COFFIN MAN.
  • Fred Van Lente and Miguel Sepulveda delivering a Project Black Sky story about the telepathic cyborg gorilla Ape-X
  • Brendan McCarthy’s DREAM GANG
  • Damon Gentry and Aaron Conley’s SABERTOOTH SWORDSMAN
  • The first chapter of a new GROO tale by Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier
  • A mermaid story by Gustavo Duarte (MONSTERS)
  • Alex de Campi and Jerry Ordway’s SEMIAUTOMAGIC
  • Ed Brisson’s MURDER BOOK featuring art from Michael Walsh
  • The first ever U.S. publication of the short story MASKS, which was originally published in the UK’s GUARDIAN newspaper to commemorate the British Library’s exhibition of British comics. The story is the comic book debut for Gillian Flynn, the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling writer of GONE GIRL, which is now a major motion picture directed by David Fincher (FIGHT CLUB). She collaborates with artist Dave Gibbons, (WATCHMEN) for a story about mothers… and vigilantes.


Dark Horse Presents Volume 3 Gets Bigger in August

Coming this August: Geof Darrow and Frank Miller’s Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot return in this new volume of the award-winning, long-running anthology powerhouse Dark Horse Presents, in a stunning new 48-page format, for only $4.99!

Also in the 48-page tome of awesome comics: Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse’s Resident Alien, Brendan McCarthy’s Dream Gang, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Andy Kuhn’s Wrestling with Demons, Damon Gentry and Aaron Conley’s Sabertooth Swordsman, and David Mack’s Kabuki!

Dark Horse Presents Volume 3 #1 is on comic store shelves August 20. Preorder your copy today!


Catalyst Comix Debuts July 3

Following the series announcement at last year’s New York Comic Con, Dark Horse is excited to announce the official release date for Catalyst Comix!

Man of action Joe Casey reimagines powerhouse Titan, guardian angel Amazing Grace, and the subversive Agents of Change in three mind-blowing, intertwining stories! Superhero comics get a back-alley facelift as these very different champions confront a cosmic threat and personal demons—and where better to start than the end of the world!

Casey had this to say:

With this book, we’re taking the kinds of creative chances that other corporate superhero series wouldn’t even think about. This thing looks great, it feels great, and it’s the kind of comic book that makes life worth living!

One of the most exciting and groundbreaking new series in Dark Horse’s superhero initiative, Catalyst Comix promises an inspired take on the capes-and-tights genre, with wraparound series covers from Rafael Grampá, Paul Pope, and Brendan McCarthy. Look for the exciting first issue at your local comic shop on July 3!


SDCC 2012 – IDW and 2000 AD Invite You to the Realm of Zilk

[Zaucer of Zilk Image]2000 AD and IDW Publishing announced a collection of Al Ewing and Brendan McCarthy’s The Zaucer of Zilk and comes this October.

When a despondent, alienated young man finds himself in a mysterious Technicolor candy shop, his world changes forever! Thrust into the magical, psychedelic world of Zilk and finding himself atop the throne of the legendary Zaucer! Mind blowing adventure abounds in the wildly imaginative way that can only the creative genius of 2000 AD and their creators can cook up, and IDW is proud to bring The Zaucer of Zilk’s fantastic trip to American readers!

The Zaucer of Zilk #1 of 2 (32 pages, FC, $3.99) will be in stores October 2012. Diamond order code: AUG120394.