Spring Title Launch
Dark Horse Comics has been busy lately! Here are some updates on things that you can expect to see in the future from this company.
First, DH released this Spring Title Launch teaser with a promise that the actual press release will come next week. Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense? Hmm, that could be fun.
Dark Horse Announces New Miniseries, Dark Matter
As of late last week, fans have been promised a new series four-issue miniseries from Stargate, (one of TV’s most successful science-fiction shows) creators Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie. This new series, Dark Matter, will present a whole new science-fiction universe the pages of a comic book.
A derelict ship floating in space. Its troubled crew awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got onboard. Their search for answers triggering the vessel’s deadly security system, awakening a relentless android bent on their destruction. Facing threats at every turn, they will have to work together to survive a dangerous voyage charged with vengeance, redemption, betrayals, and, ultimately, hidden secrets best left unknown.
Science fiction by science-fiction veterans is sci-fi action at its best!
The new year is just around the bend, and on its heels will be this new series, set for sale on January 11, 2012.
HBO and Dark Horse Announce Game of Thrones Partnership
Any Game of Thrones fans in the house? (Silly question.) I apologize for being a little late on this announcement, which came out on Nov. 10, but Dark Horse and HBO have come together to release an entire Game of Thrones product line which will debut in the spring of 2012.
Dark Horse Deluxe is proud to announce, in partnership with HBO, a vast Game of Thrones product line debuting in the spring of 2012, leading up to the show’s second-season premiere in April. Licensed product categories derived from the series will span a large range, including statues, busts, and action figures; prop and jewelry replicas; and barware, stationery, and other collectibles. This exciting new line of products debuts with a range of branded magnets, patches, playing cards, coaster sets, and more.
“We are delighted to be part of HBO’s licensing roster for Game of Thrones. We are big fans of the television adaptation,” said Dark Horse’s VP of Product Development, David Scroggy. “We are working closely with HBO to develop a line of products inspired by the series that will delight the fan base.”
Interested parties can take a look at this .pdf of products: GOT SS