Dark Horse Rocks the Eisners With Five Wins

July 24, 2013 at 3:45 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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EisnerNamed for acclaimed comics creator Will Eisner, the Eisner Awards are in their twenty-fifth year of highlighting the best publications and creators in comics and graphic novels.  This past Friday, Dark Horse Comics, the number-one independent publisher in the industry, took home an impressive number of awards at this year’s Eisner Awards ceremony.

Below is a list of the company’s wins.

Best Anthology

Dark Horse Presents, edited by Mike Richardson. A 2012 Eisner and Harvey Award winner, this legendary, premier anthology is back and here to stay! The eighty-page spectacular Dark Horse Presents returns with all-new stories.

 Best U.S. Edition of International Material

Blacksad: A Silent Hell, by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. A 2011 Eisner and Harvey Award winner, the first Blacksad collection is already in its sixth printing and approaching 20,000 copies sold! Detective John Blacksad returns, with a new case that takes him to a 1950s New Orleans filled with hot jazz and cold-blooded murder!

Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)

Juanjo Guarnido, Blacksad. The hardcover collection features an extensive making-of section, with tons of preliminary sketches and watercolor studies.

Best Coloring

Dave Stewart, Batwoman (DC); Fatale (Image); B.P.R.D., Conan the Barbarian, Hellboy in Hell, Lobster JohnsonThe Massive (Dark Horse)

Best Digital Comic

Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover. A costumed teen burglar by the nome d’arte of Bandette and her group of street urchins find equal fun in both skirting and aiding the law. The hardcover collection features guest art by Steve Lieber, Jonathan Case, Alberto J. Alburquerque, and Jennifer Meyer and will be released on November 6.

Congratulations to all winners and nominees!

Via Dark Horse Press Release

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Game of Thrones 4D Puzzle from 4D Cityscape

July 24, 2013 at 2:37 pm | Posted in Books, Collecting, Fantasy, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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A lot of cool things were revealed at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con, one of the coolest was 4D Cityscape‘s Game of Thrones puzzle!  Watch the trailer and then after the break read the full press release from 4D Cityscape and check out a few promotional images! You’ve watched HBO’s Game of Thrones and you’ve read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series now you can bring Westeros to your living room!

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Review: Legacy 2; Prisoner of the Floating World #5

July 24, 2013 at 9:44 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Legacy2, 5Legacy 2, Prisoner of the Floating World arc concludes today and you can read our review here.  If you’ve been following our reviews, this one will probably surprise you.  But be warned, it’s spoiler loaded.

Star Wars Books Hit New York Times Best Sellers List

July 24, 2013 at 8:11 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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This week Ian Doescher’s William Shakespeare’s Star Wars hit the #10 spot on the New York Times Best Sellers list for hardcover fiction. That’s up two spots from last week when it hit #12. Troy Denning’s Crucible made the top 25 list for best selling hardcover fiction at #17. Congratulations to both authors for making the list.

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New Releases: ‘Legacy #5’, ‘Hard Targets’ and ‘Prisoner of Bogan’

July 24, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has three new Star Wars releases today.

Legacy Volume 2 #5

The bad news: Ania Solo and her friends are on a planetoid that’s on a collision course with a huge space station. The worse news: a mad Sith warrior stands between them and escape!

Imminent fiery destruction, or white-hot dismemberment by lightsaber? Some days there are just no good choices!

* Action-packed conclusion of the first arc!

Click here for a four page preview.

Writers: Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman
Artist: Gabriel Hardman
Colorist: Rachelle Rosenberg
Cover Artist: Dave Wilkins

Format: FC, 32 pages; Ongoing
Price: $2.99

Agent of the Empire: Hard Targets TPB

When the current Count Dooku is assassinated—and Boba Fett is framed for the deed—the Count’s young heir becomes a political pawn. Agent Cross has his orders, but when the boy’s fate is left to a murderous uncle, an angry bounty hunter, and two lethal ladies, Cross changes his mission!

* Guest-starring Boba Fett, Princess Leia, and Darth Vader!

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Davidé Fabbri
Inkers: Davidé Fabbri, Christian Dalla Vecchia
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: Stéphane Roux

Format: FC, 128 pages, TP, 7″ x 10″
Price: $19.99

Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan TPB

Xesh, a mysterious alien warrior, is enthralled with the madman Daegen Lok and his obsession with conquering known space. Hunter teams are dispatched by the Je’daii to stop Lok and save the misguided Xesh, but they’re not alone. Xesh’s former masters have sent their own hunter—with orders to kill! Collects Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan #1-#5.

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jan Duursema
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: David Michael Beck

Format: FC, 128 pages, TP, 7″ x 10″
Price: $18.99

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Databurst From the 501st

July 24, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Trek, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from July 24 through July 30th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 24

July 25

  • Garrison Titan will be in Fircrest, WA for the Funfest Parade at 9:00 AM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Brick, NJ for Star Wars Camp from 6:30-7:30 PM.

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