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DARK HORSE TO PUBLISH “NOTES ON A CASE OF MELANCHOLIA, OR: A LITTLE DEATH”

MILWAUKIE, Ore.   Death arrives in this darkly humorous and brilliantly illustrated tale created by Nicholas Gurewitch, author of The Perry Bible Fellowship Almanack! Notes on a Case of Melancholia, or: A Little Death is a tale of fatherhood, death, and psychoanalysis. Dark Horse’s updated edition of Gurewitch’s wildly successful Kickstarter project is set to go on sale in March 2020. 


In Notes on a Case of Melancholia, or: A Little Death, Death becomes a patient of a recently-bereaved psychoanalyst...

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No One Left To Fight #1

No One Left To Fight #1

In the tradition of Dragonball.

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Girl in the Bay #1

The Girl in the Bay #1 CoverLet me tell you about sixties sci-fi. The hard core sixties scifi writers were chemists, physicists, all branches of science that were limited by what you couldn’t do. You can’t travel faster than light. You can’t build a time machine. But what about the cosmic?

Inner space was only a drop of LSD away.

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Tom Clancy’s The Division – Extremis Malis #1

SCRIPT – CHRISTOFER EMGARD

ART –  FERNANDO BALDO

COLORS – MICHAEL ATIVEH

LETTERING – RICHARD STARKINGS AND COMICRAFT’S JIMMY BETANCOURT

SYNOPSIS – Months after a bioweapon attack devastated New York City, the Division agents are the last hope of a United States struggling to hold itself together. During a mission gone horribly wrong, Division Agent Caleb Dunne’s partner is gruesomely killed and Dunne vows to track down the mysterious woman responsible. As he gathers clues to her whereabouts, he uncovers a grave threat to a nation already on the brink of total collapse.

THE STORY – I have to say I’m not a huge fan of video game adaptations in movies or comics and I’m not a huge gamer but judging this book just on the story alone it wasn’t terrible, the writing was good and could ...

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Black Hammer – Cthu-Louise

Story – Jeff Lemire

Art – Emi Lenox

Colors – Dave Stewart

Letters – Todd Klein

This venture by writer Jeff Lemire in his Black Hammer Series is a one-shot story. That fact is welcome by me because I personally have yet to read any book in the Black Hammer series. I have been meaning to, just haven’t got there yet. The story is about a little girl who is half human half the Lovecraftian creature Cthulhu, and her plight dealing with the other “normal” students in her school.

I absolutely LOVE this book the writing is fantastic, Lemire paints a beautiful picture of teenage angst and pain through the eyes of this little monster girl. It is a fantastic allegory about being happy with who you are in life and appreciating where you come from.

The art by Emi Lenox is very good, it is very cart...

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