NYCC 2019: DARK HORSE announcement roundup

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We’re back from New York Comic Con, the washing is on and its time to get back to work. Thanks to Dark Horse Comics we’ve got a roundup of their announcements made across the weekend.

Don’t Miss Cuphead and Mugman’s Graphic Novel Debut!

From Dark Horse Books and Studio MDHR comes a series of thrilling new adventures. Don’t miss Cuphead and Mugman’s graphic novel debut in Cuphead: Comic Capers & Curios, written by Zack Keller (Death Head) and illustrated to 1930s perfection by Shawn Dickinson (Popeye)!

Cuphead: Comic Capers & Curios goes on sale June 17, 2020. This paperback graphic novel will retail for $10.99 and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.

Dark Horse To Release “Blacksad: The Complete Stories

Dark Horse Comics is excited to announce a complete collection of Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido’s award-winning and internationally acclaimed Blacksad series in Blacksad: The Complete Stories. The classic hardboiled noir series featuring beloved anthropomorphic cat detective, John Blacksad, celebrates its twentieth year of publication. Readers will now be able to experience five of Blacksad’s biggest cases in a single comprehensive volume with new material never published in English.

Blacksad: The Complete Stories collects story pages from Blacksad, Blacksad: A Silent Hell, and Blacksad: Amarillo, and goes on sale July 1, 2020.

Dark Horse Direct To Release “The Last Of Us: Part II” – Ellie Statue

SOLD OUT

Standing at 12″ tall and featuring Ellie with her bow at the ready, this stunning statue was sculpted by the artists at Naughty Dog and painted by Gentle Giant Studios. This meticulously detailed statue is made of polyresin and features a round terrain base with The Last of Us logo relief.

Blackwood Returns with a new miniseries “Blackwood: The Mourning After

Creators Evan Dorkin, Veronica Fish, and Andy Fish bring us back to the Blackwood College campus with the new four-issue series Blackwood: The Mourning After, starting February 2020! The continuation of the hit occult fantasy series continues where the first left off.

Blackwood: The Mourning After #1 (of 4) arrives February 12, 2020, and is available for pre-order now at your local comic shop.

Bioware’s Dragon Age Story Continues At Dark Horse

Bringing Dragon Age: Blue Wraith to life are writers Nunzio DeFilippis (Dragon Age: Knight Errant, New X-Men) and Christina Weir (Dragon Age: Deception, New X-Men), artist Fernando Heinz Furukawa (Dragon Age: Knight Errant, God Is Dead), and colorist Michael Atiyeh (The Orville: New Beginnings, Halo: Escalation), with covers done by Sachin Teng.

Dragon Age: Blue Wraith #1 (of three) goes on sale January 15, 2020, and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.

Dark Horse Announces an Essential Volume of the Original Art Behind the Much-Anticipated “The Last of Us Part II

Follow Ellie’s profound and harrowing journey of vengeance through an exhaustive collection of original art and intimate creator commentary in the full-color hardcover volume: The Art of The Last of Us Part IIThe Art of The Last of Us Part II offers extensive insights into the making of the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning 

The Last of UsThe Art of The Last of Us: Part II goes on sale March 3, 2020!

Dark Horse and Wonderstorm to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Netflix’s Hit Show with “The Art of The Dragon Prince

Dark Horse and Wonderstorm are partnering to reveal the world behind Netflix’s hit animated series The Dragon Prince with The Art of The Dragon Prince, a hardcover art book to be released next summer. Assembled in consultation with co-creators Aaron Ehasz and Justin Richmond and executive producer Justin Santistevan, The Art of The Dragon Prince is the ultimate window into the work behind the beloved show!

The Art of The Dragon Prince goes on sale July 7, 2020!

CD PROJEKT RED and Dark Horse Direct are excited to present the next high-end, fine art print from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Giclée Fine Art Print, “Return to Crookback Bog”. 

Limited to a run of 300, these 16” x 20” Giclée prints are hand numbered, with a gold foil The Witcher 3: Wild Huntlogo and will be sold for $59.99. The Witcher 3: Wild HuntGiclée Fine Art Print, “Return to Crookback Bog” is available for pre-order exclusively on direct.darkhorse.com and is expected to ship after New York Comic-Con 2019.

Dark Horse Announces The Neil Gaiman Library Collection!

All your favorite Neil Gaiman graphic novel adaptations will be available in deluxe, hardcover compendiums! Deluxe oversized collections of comic stories from celebrated and award-winning writer Neil Gaiman, in conjunction with some of comics’ most acclaimed creators will soon arrive in comic shops and bookstores beginning in 2020 with The Neil Gaiman Library Volume 1

The Neil Gaiman Library Volume 1 arrives in comic shops May 27, 2020, and bookstores June 9, 2020 for $49.99.

Dark Horse Comics Invites You To Discover The ”Hidden Society”!

A High-stakes Magical Journey from Rafael Albuquerque and Rafael Scavone!

Rafael Albuquerque (Eight, American Vampire) and Rafael Scavone (All-Star Batman, Hit-Girl In Rome), the team behind Neil Gaiman’s A Study in Emerald, are teaming up once more in Hidden Society. Written by Rafael Scavone and illustrated by Rafael Albuquerque, Hidden Society invites you to peek into a dark world behind the curtain.

Hidden Society #1 (of four) goes on sale February 26, 2020, and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.

Dark Horse Comics And Netflix To Release Third Stranger Things Comic Series!

Dark Horse Comics and Netflix are expanding the world of Stranger Things in the newest Stranger Things comic series, Stranger Things: Into the Fire! In 1984, several years after escaping Hawkins, two survivors of Dr. Brenner’s experiments seek out number nine because she needs their help now more than ever.

The first issue of Stranger Things: Into the Fire goes on sale January 8, 2020, and is available for pre-order at local comic shops.

Berger Books is excited to announce the release of a deluxe hardcover edition of Peter Milligan and Duncan Fegredo’s radical and acclaimed Vertigo series Enigma.

This definitive edition of Enigma, written by legendary and influential writer Peter Milligan, features a lavish new cover by Duncan Fegredo and a treasure trove of never-before-seen development art from one of comics most singular and dramatic artists. Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh provides the lushly painted color.  

Enigma will go on sale in fall 2020. 


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Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & Tv and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG