At the end of 2011 it might be fair to say that there isn’t any other publisher who will have done more to put themselves ahead of the game and take themselves to the next level than Dark Horse Comics. The publisher has made great strides these past few months, and we are now only halfway through the year. With a rejuvenated relationship with superstar Joss Whedon (“BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER”, “ANGEL”), the return of “CRIMINAL MACABRE” and “THE GOON”, and a new movie deal for Evan Dorkin’s “BEASTS OF BURDEN”, things couldn’t be much better for the company. Another of those bright spots has been the new and improved “DARK HORSE PRESENTS” monthly, and beyond the break you can check out a 3 page preview of the series’ fourth ish before it hits stands in September. Read on for the skinny…
WRITTEN BY: Neal Adams, Howard Chaykin, Evan Dorkin, Carla Speed McNeil, and Steve Niles
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: Neal Adams, Sergio Aragones, Geof Darrow, Carla Speed McNeil, and Jill Thompson
COVER BY: Fiona Staples
“The hallmark anthology continues with another spectacular 80-page issue! In this installment, stories by creators Howard Chaykin (“The Chronicles of Solomon Kane”), Carla Speed McNeil (“Finder”) and Sanford Greene continue. Joined by exciting new shorts from Sergio Aragones, Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse, and Filipe Melo, this issue is certain to have something for everyone! Plus, the first chapters of brand-new “Beasts of Burden” and “Criminal Macabre” stories! If that wasn’t enough, we’ve included another demented strip by Patrick Alexander and an exclusive interview with Geof Darrow! (Preview pages are taken from Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson’s “Beasts of Burden” story.)”
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