If you were hoping to catch up on Frank Miller's Sin City before the next movie, Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For hits theaters August 22, Dark Horse has got you covered.

On June 25, the publisher is releasing a 1,344-page hardcover collection of all seven Sin City stories so far--The Hard GoodbyeA Dame to Kill ForThe Big Fat KillThe Yellow BastardFamily ValuesBooze, Broads & Bullets and Hell and Back. The imposing hardcover will be called Frank Miller's Big Damn Sin City, it'll be out June 25, and will retail for $59.99.

The same day, Dark Horse will also re-release the long out-of-print Art of Sin City paperback and issue a standalone A Dame To Kill For hardcover marketed to fans who see the new film. Here are the solicitations for all three:


Frank Miller’s Big Damn Sin City HC

Frank Miller’s Big Damn Sin City HC
Frank Miller (W/A/Cover) and Lynn Varley (C)
On sale June 25
b&w/FC, 1344 pages
HC, 7” x 10”

The biggest, baddest Sin City ever is here, just in time for Fall’s Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For! This imposing volume, suitable for home defense, contains all seven of Frank Miller’s landmark Sin City yarns! In these tales of Marv, Dwight, Gail, Miho, Hartigan, Nancy, and the Yellow Bastard, no corner of Basin City is left unturned, and no bloody deed is left undone. Written with unmatched intensity and drawn in the starkest black and white imaginable, the Sin City books make up the greatest crime saga in comics history, and Big Damn Sin City is the best way to rediscover it!

• Every blood-soaked page of Sin City to date!
• Over one million Sin City books in print!



Frank Miller- The Art of Sin City TP

Frank Miller: The Art of Sin City TP
Frank Miller (W/A/Cover)
On sale June 25
b&w/FC, 128 pages
TP, 9” x 12”

Frank Miller’s Sin City has set the gold standard for crime comics, both for Miller’s unflinching stories and for his visceral, powerfully charged art. To honor the artist and his groundbreaking work, Dark Horse is proud to return Frank Miller: The Art of Sin City to print, now in an affordable softcover edition. An astonishing look into a master’s process, containing pieces both published and unpublished, and featuring items ranging from preliminary sketches to promotional pieces, this beautiful artistic showcase holds everything a Sin City fan, or connoisseur of fine art, could ever hope for.

• The out-of-print masterpiece, now in softcover!
• Available just in time for the release of Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For!
• Includes rarely seen art!
• Introduction by art critic R. C. Harvey!



Sin City 2- A Dame to Kill For HC


The inspiration for this Fall’s most anticipated film!
Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For HC
Frank Miller (W/A/Cover) and Lynn Varley (C)
On sale June 25
b&w, 212 pages
HC, 7” x 10”

Stuck with nothing but a seedy gumshoe job and some demons, Dwight’s thinking of all the ways he’s screwed up and what he’d give for one clear chance to wipe the slate clean, to dig his way out of the numb gray hell that is his life. And he’d give anything. Just to feel the fire. One more time. But he can’t let himself lose control again, can’t ever let the monster out. And then Ava calls.

• Eisner Award–winner for Best Limited Series!
• Back in hardcover for the first time in years!


Unlike the first Sin City film, the sequel focuses on just one book in Miller's noir series. The first film adapted The Hard Goodbye, That Yellow Bastard, and The Big Fat Kill.


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