After the news last week that Dark Horse had laid off seven employees -- and the subsequent criticism by a former employee about several significant comics projects and delays in releasing rolling out their digital comics program -- Dark Horse's founder and president Mike Richardson spoke with ComicsAlliance about his perspective on the layoffs and the digital strategy, and his vision for the company moving forward.
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If last year's live action The Last Airbender left a... less-than-sweet taste in your mouth, prepare to be thrilled. As previously reported, the cast of Nickelodeon's celebrated animated series returns
We've spent a lot of time writing about digital comics here on ComicsAlliance. As far as developments in comics go, it has the potential to be one of the biggest. To cap off a year full of interesting and possibly fantastic developments, we reached out to some major figures in the world of digital comics for a little something we're calling Digital December
In the past few years the manga industry has experienced upheaval, to put it lightly. A number of seemingly unconnected, but pressing, issues have turned into a perfect storm of sudden, dramatic change. Onli
Printed bad guys are doomed. Starting this December, the brother team of writer Malachai and artist Ethan Nicolle are taking their explosively popular hero Axe Cop beyond the Web with a printed collection of its online material, followed by an all-new, full-color three-issue miniseries due Spring 2011 from Dark Horse Comics.
Earlier this month, we received this bizarre image from the folks at Dark Horse Comics without any explanation and only a hashtag-inspired clue which, sure enough, led us to the Twitter feed, @notatcomiccon.
After weeks of long, sleepless nights wondering what it all meant and if we'd need to mow corporate logos into our yards (
Over a decade ago, Mark Hamill wrote a screenplay about how media had become more exploitative and sensational, and how people obsessed with fame were more susceptible to exploitation. Movie studios weren't interested, but it had a superhero in it -- The Black Pearl -- so Dark Horse Comics made it into a five-issue limited comic book series of the same name. In 1
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