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Dave McKean Channels WWI Surrealism in New Original Graphic Novel

Dark Horse announced Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash, a new original graphic novel by the legendary artist Dave McKean based on the life of surrealist painter Paul Nash. Black Dog takes biographical moments from Paul Nash’s life and explorations of his work, writing, and imagination and mixes them with firsthand …

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‘Deadpool’ Takes On All Comers For Second Week Win

Deadpool easily won the battle of the box office in its second outing, earning a sizable $55 million from 3,277 theaters to trounce biblical resurrection tale Risen and the demonic-laced The Witch. The movie passed the $200 million mark in its ninth day in release, faster than any R-rated title in history, for a domestic total of …

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Kim W. Andersson’s ‘Alena’ Arrives in America

Kim W. Andersson is making waves in the international comics and film community. His original Swedish graphic novel Alena was adapted into a feature-length film in Sweden that just received a critically acclaimed US debut at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2016. Now the graphic novel will see full US distribution through Dark …

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Dark Horse Day Celebration To Take Place On June 4

2016 marks the thirtieth anniversary of Dark Horse Comics, and it’s time to party! To celebrate, Dark Horse is proclaiming Saturday, June 4, 2016, to be “Dark Horse Day,” with events happening in comic shops around the country! We are inviting our retail partners to celebrate with us by offering …

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Talk, Sprint And Blast Their Way Into Action In 2016

Playmates Toys, the company behind the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line, unveiled its thriving 2016 collection during the North American International Toy Fair. Inspired by Nickelodeon’s hit TV series, the collection features all-new segments with innovative play patterns and totally awesome ninja action. Playmates Toys’ entire product line will be …

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‘Deadpool’ Has Record Setting Weekend

Ryan Reynolds’ very R-rated and irreverent Deadpool grossed a record-breaking $135 million over the three-day Valentine’s Day/Presidents Day weekend, one of the best showings of all time for a superhero movie and shattering all expectations. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, February 14, are as follows: WEEKEND REVENUE …

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DC Entertainment Creates a Powerful National Retail Program for DC Super Hero Girls

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) and DC Entertainment (DCE), in partnership with Mattel, announced an exclusive partnership with Target Corporation to offer a first-look at the DC Super Hero Girls merchandise collection, featuring a special assortment of merchandise across multiple categories, including toys and dress up, apparel and accessories, publishing and more, …

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Dark Horse Delivers “The Art OF DOOM”!

Dark Horse Books and Bethesda Soft works announced that The Art of DOOM will be available in stores on June 8, 2016. The Art of DOOM is a massive art tome from id Software’s highly anticipated first-person shooter DOOM. The iconic game that defined a genre, DOOMis considered one of the most influential games ever made …

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Super Hero School Is In Session With The Release Of “MARVEL Avengers Academy”

School is in session! Marvel and TinyCo announced the release of MARVEL Avengers Academy on the App Store and Google Play. Featuring a reimagined Avengers universe which finds prominent Marvel heroes and villains in their college years – MARVEL Avengers Academy lets players explore aspects of the Super Hero journey unlike anything ever experienced …

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DC Entertainment to Publish Comics Based on Popular Hanna-Barbera Characters

Pajamas and a big bowl of sugary cereal is how many of us remember watching our favorite Saturday morning cartoons as kids. Beginning in May, DC Entertainment plans to give old fans and new the chance to relive (and extend) their childhoods with a new, modern lineup of comics based …

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