Tag Dark Horse

The Manara Library Vol. 1

Milo Manara is a mostly untapped resource to North American comics fans, but that’s all changing with The Manara Library Volume 1: Indian Summer and Other Stories from Dark Horse. [quote]Italian comics legend Milo Manara brings a comprehensive collection of…

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52Q | #60: Sight Unseen, Buying Blind?

It's a '90s flashback: Marvel is poly bagging all their comics that include a digital code. Plus they shrink wrap every hardcover, with DC joining in for books over $50. This week's 52Q (#60): do you buy poly bagged comics or shrink wrapped books? Is it important to you to have a look through a comic before buying? Does that matter anymore with online previews?
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Digital Pricing Panic

Dark Horse did an about-face this week over its day and date digital pricing.  Last week they announced day and date digital books would be $1 less than print, but after a furor on the CBIA retailer forums they changed…

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My first digital purchase

This weekend I was checking the comic news to see if any of the publishers were taking part in Black Friday or Cyber Monday, big discount shopping days surrounding Thanksgiving in the United States. I came across Digital Dark Horse…

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Chimichanga

This is billed as a humour story for children eight and up. The story is very straightforward with that Powell sensibility: a bearded girl finds a monster and takes it back with her to the circus. She encounters a witch that later makes a deal with a pharmaceutical company; in the process she's kidnapped and eventually is freed by her monster.
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Revelations

I’m a fan of Humberto Ramos and his very unique art style.  It’s not for everyone but if you’re a fan then you probably pick up all his work.  Which I thought I had until I read somewhere on the…

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