Daily Archives September 8, 2017

Dark Horse Announces Rose City Comic Con 2017 Programming Schedule

DARK HORSE COMICS
RCCC 2017
BOOTH #711

Visit Dark Horse Comics at RCCC for free swag, such as comics, pins, postcards, and more! Check out our signings and panels too!

DARK HORSE RCCC SIGNING SCHEDULE

All creators signing in our booth offer their autographs for FREE. FREE prints, comics, or posters are provided for signings (while supplies last). You may purchase or bring items to be signed. Please note that some of the titles listed below have not been released for sale yet—in those cases, special prints will be available.

Lines may also be closed for some signings due to crowding or time restrictions.

All events are subject to change. Some restrictions apply. Please ask the Dark Horse Comics staff if you have questions.

FRID...

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James Bond: Moneypenny One-Shot

By writer JODY HOUSER (Mother Panic, Faith) and new artist JACOB EDGAR, a never-before-told mission starring MONEYPENNY, friend of JAMES BOND, former MI6 field agent and bodyguard of M! On a ‘routine’ protection mission, Moneypenny discovers a complicated assassination plot that bears a startling resemblance to a terrorist attack from her childhood. Can she call upon her secret agent skills to stop the plot…?

I will say first off I have already been enjoying Jody Houser’s writing on Mother Panic for DC.  Her terse, moody style has fit well for the dark and gloomy world of Batman and that style actually nicely fits well for the deadly world of James Bond.

The story easily weaves backstory with current events to give a nice fleshing out for Moneypenny beyond her older role of being just ...

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Calexit #1

Writer: Matteo Pizzolo
Artist: Amancay Nahuelpan
Colorist: Tyler Boss
Publisher: Black Mask Comics

Two years after re-election, Donald Trump sends the National Guard to California to put down a resistance group that has seceded from the Union. A figure of the resistance named Zora hides in one of the occupied cities, while a courier named Jamil plays both sides of the fight for his own survival.

The opening of Calexit is eerily familiar, as Trump talks about protecting California from the illegals and the dangerous resistance, and two radio news hosts discuss what this could mean, before moving onto how certain retailers are boycotting Ivanka Trump’s line of lingerie. Absurdity and genuine darkness are mixed together in a way that realistically reflects modern events.

Things aren’t kept...

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