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Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

Dark Horse Celebrates Founder With New Editions of 47 Ronin, Atomic Legion

Dark Horse Celebrates Founder With New Editions of 47 Ronin, Atomic Legion

Dark Horse Comics has announced new editions of two comics written by founder Mike Richardson for publication in 2020. 47 Ronin, by Richardson and Stan Sakai, and The Atomic Legion, by Richardson and Bruce Zick, will be available in paperback next Summer. The Atomic Legion will hit stores on July 22nd while 47 Ronin will […]

The Umbrella Academy: Bad Samaritan's Robert Sheehan Offers Updates on Netflix Series

During the media day for Brandon Boyce (Apt Pupil) and Dean Devlin's (The Librarians) upcoming thriller Bad Samaritan, actor Robert Sheehan (Mortal Engines, Mute) treated fans of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá's The Umbrella Academy to some interesting status updates for Netflix's upcoming series adaptation. Cast as shoeless speaker-with-the-dead Klaus Hargreeves/The Séance, Sheehan discussed a number of issues […]

The Umbrella Academy: The Big Short's John Magaro Joins Series

The Big Short's John Magaro is going from Wall Street crisis to troubles of a slightly more epic (read: global) nature, joining the cast of Netflix's adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba's comic book series The Umbrella Academy. Magaro is set to play Leonard Peabody, described as "a sweet Average Joe who begins to take […]



Mike Richardson Talks Echoes, A Story 10 Years In The Making

A few weeks back, Dark Horse comics released a new original graphic novel called Echoes from Mike Richardson and Gabriel Guzmán. It's the story of a troubled pilot who, through a freak accident, gets a chance to change a major moment in his life. It's the type of story that could easily be taken and made into […]

Advanced Review – Echoes By Mike Richardson And Gabriel Guzmán

I got to take an early look at the new Dark Horse graphic novel Echoes coming out November 23rd. The book is written by the company president and founder Mike Richardson and drawn by artist Garbiel Guzmán. The premise of it is simple, Fred Martin suffered from abuse as a child and witnessed a tragedy […]

Dark Horse Promotes Melissa Lomax To Director Of Marketing

Dark Horse announced today the promotion of Melissa Lomax to Director of Marketing. Her focus, to oversee the Marketing department in bookstore and direct market business strategies, digital publishing, promotions, social media, and advertising. Dark Horse's president and publisher Mike Richardson said: Melissa has proven herself to be a great asset to the company. Her hard […]

Legend Of Tarzan – The Most Accurate Tarzan Film Made

Legend of Tarzan hit theaters this weekend and is a film that was helped made possible by Dark Horse's Mike Richardson. You may be curious how all of that came about… I know I was… so when I had a chance to interview Mr. Richardson last month I asked him that very question. This is […]

NYCC '15: Dark Horse Declassifies James Cameron's Avatar And Legends of Korra

By Jon Johnson Dark Horse publicist Steve Sunu hosted a panel with a variety of creators at New York Comic Con on Friday, dropping a large amount of information to the attentive, gathered crowd. Alongside Sunu were creators Brian Wood and Matt Kindt, as well as editor Dave Marshall. Opening with a quick overview of […]

NYCC '15: Dark Horse Announces The Moebius Library

Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce today ahead of New York Comic Con 2015,  that the library of Mœbius, one of the most influential and respected artists in the history of comics and cartooning, will arrive on store shelves in a lavish series of hardcover volumes, making his work available in this format for […]


SDCC '15: When Larry Marder Broke His Publishing Contract

Larry Marder, comic book creator of Beanworld, with a long history across the comic book industry (and dubbed the Nexus of all comic book realities) has a new comic out for San Diego Comic Con. Even if he had to break his deal with Mike Richardson of Dark Horse to do it. Because Richardson has the rights to publish […]



Preview Dark Horse's New Genre – Visual Cinema In Andrew Vachss: Underground

Readers claim to be looking for something new and unusual when they head to their local comic book shop, and Dark Horse is releasing a graphic novel that certainly sets new boundaries on the content and format we expect to see when we read comics. And it's arriving this week on October 29th. Andrew Vachss: […]


Dark Horse Publisher Mike Richardson Talks About Milo Manara And *That* Spider-Woman Cover

Issues regarding Milo Manara's upcoming Spider-Woman variant cover for Marvel Comics have featured repeatedly on Bleeding Cool, before they were picked up by media across the planet. Mike Richardson, Publisher and owner of Dark Horse Comics, who have been publishing remastered volumes of Manara's erotica, writes for Bleeding Cool.  I've been asked by a number […]