He’s a killer robot with a heart of gold, meeting people for the first time in the outside world. No, not Johnny Five. This robot is in the shape of a young boy. No, not D.A.R.Y.L. (169 Internet Obscurity Points to anyone who gets that without google) I’m talking about Number 13, the latest weapon of mass destruction on a redemption arc. But is there enough here to differentiate him from the very crowded pack of this sub-genre? Find out after the jump.
If you have a Star Wars fan on your list, and they have a digital device that has the Dark Horse Digital app installed, then you will really want to consider getting that special person on your list 153 single-issues of Star Wars comics for $100.
Dark Horse has partnered with Spicy Horse Games, the creative force behind Alice: Madness Returns, Crazy Fairies, and American McGee’s Grimm, to add key Hellboy characters to Spicy Horse’s lineup of collectible fighting toys.
Dark Horse announces the thrilling digital comic adaptation of Exile to Babylon, soon to be a major motion picture from the mind of creative director Domagoj Mazuran and producer Helen Darras!
Belit is still a little numb after her experience in Cimmeria, but Conan continues to enjoy the trappings of a pirate’s life. As they settle back into their lives aboard ship a vessel creeps in from the horizon and threatens to destroy everything. Read on in the Major Spoilers review.
Dark Horse announced today that the company has expanded to one of the most popular digital platforms on which comics fans can now access their favorite Dark Horse titles! Hot on the heels of the release of the company’s Android app, and following up its incredible success with Kobo and Nook, Dark Horse is proud to announce their titles are available on Amazon’s Kindle, and able to be purchased in the Kindle Store (www.amazon.com/kindlestore).
Eric Powell and Kyle Hotz bring to you their high-concept horror book wherein Billy the Kid is traveling the globe with a band of circus freaks, encountering murderous monstrosities along the way. With an emphasis on the weird, is this a book meant for you? Major Spoilers has the review!
Or – “Will There Be A Season 10?”
When Dark Horse announced the debut of Buffy Season 9 a couple of years ago, I wasn’t entirely sure that I was interested. Season 8 had some serious narrative and editorial drift, and kind of fell apart 3/4 of the way through before managing to barely get itself together in the end, and the end of all magic left Season 9 in a weird position, given that most of the cast either used magic or came from magical origins in the first place. After a bit of controversy early on, Season 9 has settled into a weird groove and seems to be working towards something bigger. Is this the issue that turns the whole season into a crowning moment of awesome? Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Tarzan has had a long history as a franchise. Starting off as a book by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan eventually found his way into a variety of mediums, movies, comics, video games, and more. Now Dark Horse is releasing yet another iteration of this cultural icon, one that attempts to be about more than just the ape-man. Find out if it worked or not with your Major Spoilers review!
Dark Horse Comics sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in February 2013.
In this issue: This week, Stephen and Matthew take a look at 47 Ronin #1 from Dark Horse Comics.
Among the best-known tales in Japanese history, the legend of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their disgraced master epitomizes the samurai code of honor. It has been said, “To know the story of the 47 Ronin is to know Japan.” Retold through the ages, the legend at last comes to comics in a meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated miniseries from Mike Richardson, Stan Sakai, and editorial consultant Kazuo Koike! Recounting this sweeping tale of honor and violence in all its grandeur, chapter one details the tragic incident that would seal the fate of Lord Asano and set forty-seven of his vassals on a years-long path of vengeance!
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