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DARK HORSE COMICS FOR JUNE

APEX LEGENDS: OVERTIME #1

Jesse Stern (W), Neil Edwards (P), Keith Champagne (I), Bengal (Cover).

The Legends from the battle royale video game find themselves pulled together to rescue the city from Mad Scientists, brutal assassins, and the sudden and sinister grip of the Syndicate, a corrupt cabal attempting to "fix" arena outcomes in their favor. Will the Legends hold up to their celebrity status and be the heroes Solace needs?

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 2.

AVATAR: THE NEXT SHADOW TP

Jeremy Barlow (W), Josh Hood (A), Wes Dzioba (C), Guilherme Balbi (Cover).

Clan rivalries erupt amid turmoil in an untold story set immediately after the events of James Cameron's 2009 blockbuster film Avatar! Jake Sully maintains his position as leader of the Omatikaya Na'vi clan, but with their Hometree destroyed, he begins to doubt his place among them. As the Na'vi and human feud persists, tensions between the clans begin to escalate as longstanding family animosities ignite -- spawning treachery and betrayal! Collects the four-issue miniseries.

96 pages, $19.99, available on August 11.

BACON AND OTHER MONSTROUS TALES HC

Troy Nixey will take you on a journey through the creepy and otherworldly in this collection of never-before-collected tales! From alien invasions to monsters lurking in the unseen, this beautifully illustrated book is a must-have for any horror and science-fiction fan! Collecting stories from Nixey's early days at Oni Press and Dark Horse to the relaunch of Fangoria, as well as never-seen-before material and a bonus sketchbook section! Collects Boogie Picker (8 pages from DHP #131), Bacon part 1 (15 pages from Oni Double Feature #3), and Bacon part 2 (15 pages from Oni Double Feature #4), and much more.

120 pages, $19.99, available on August 25.

BEASTS OF BURDEN: OCCUPIED TERRITORY #3

Evan Dorkin (W), Sarah Dyer (W), Benjamin Dewey (A/C/Cover), Stephanie Buscema (Cover).

The comic book series blending fantasy and humor returns in a historical adventure blending Japanese and Western occult! After bumping into an army of badass Shiba Inus; Emrys and his team of canine companions come face-to-face with a vicious red Oni demon ready for a bowser battle!

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 2.

BLACK HAMMER REBORN #1

Jeff Lemire (W/Cover B), Caitlin Yarsky (A/Cover A), Dave Stewart (C).

The superhero saga returns in this ongoing series picking up twenty years later with new series artist Caitlin Yarsky.Now, it's twenty years later, and Lucy, and the world, have moved on. Living in the suburbs of Spiral City, Lucy is married and has children. But all is not blissful. Her marriage is falling apart, her job has reached a dead end, and for mysterious reasons, she hasn't picked up the hammer in years.  But, as her domestic life begins to crumble, the secrets of the last twenty years, and the reasons Lucy really gave up being Black Hammer, begin to resurface, threatening her family, and the peace she has tried hard to find for herself.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 23.

BLACK HAMMER: VISIONS #5

Kelly Thompson (W), Leonardo Romero (A/Cover), Jordie Bellaire (C), Annie Wu (Cover), Marguerite Sauvage (Cover).

Writer Kelly Thompson and her superstar Marvel collaborators on Hawkeye Leonardo Romero and Jordie Bellaire team up once again for an action-packed Black Hammer one-shot that pits the powerful Spiral City vigilante Skulldigger against a new and cunning thief that is sure to leave him with scars.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 9.

CRIMSON FLOWER TP

Matt Kindt (W), Matt Lesniewski (A/Cover), Bill Crabtree (C).

A mind-altering journey through Russian folk tales, trained assassins, and government conspiracies. After losing her family in a violent home invasion, a woman uses folk tales to cope. In a blood-soaked journey toward revenge, she tracks down the man responsible for her family's deaths, only to discover a startling government plot -- to weaponize folk tales and use them to raise children into super assassins. Collects Crimson Flower #1-5, including all covers and bonus material.

104 pages, $19.99, available on August 11.

CRITICAL ROLE: VOX MACHINA ORIGINS III #3

Matthew Mercer (W), Jody Houser (W), Olivia Samson (A), MSASSYK (C), Marina Romero Arias (Cover).

The Winter's Crest Festival packs an extra punch! And this time, we don't mean the quaffable variety. After their victory in the fighting ring, Vox Machina witness a shocking interruption to the seasonal festivities! An unprovoked magical attack sends our unlikely heroes chasing the suspect through a portal to -- aw heck, you better just read it for yourselves.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 16.

CYBERPUNK 2077: YOU HAVE MY WORD #2

Bartosz Sztybor (W), Giulia Brusco (C), Jesus Hervas (A/Cover), Mattia De lulis (Cover).

With the death of her daughter embroiled in a network of dangerous cyberpunks and a suspicious connection to a major corporation, Teresa returns to a life she had left behind -- but Night City's grown larger and darker -- to get some answers, she'll need an upgrade . . .

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 30.

DEAD DOG'S BITE #4

Tyler Boss (W/A/Cover), Tom Reilly (Cover).

The end.

32 pages, $4.99, available on June 2.

DUNE

Dark Horse Comics, in partnership with Legendary Entertainment, shares its initial product line for the highly anticipated science fiction epic, Dune!

Atreides' mythic and emotionally charged hero's journey, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence -- a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential -- only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

Atreides Pin, 2" tall pin, $14.99, available on August 25.

Harkonnen Pin, 2.25” tall pin, $14.99, available on August 25.

Magnet 4-Pack: Atreides and Harkonnen. Set of four magnets featuring the logos of Houses Atreides and Harkonnen, in 2.75" by 3.75" case, $9.99, available on August 25.

Magnet 4-Pack: Characters. Set of four magnets featuring Paul Atreides, Lady Jessica, Baron Harkonnen, and Duncan Idaho, in 2.75” x 3.75” case, $9.99, available on August 25.

Magnetic Bookmark Set #1. Set of four bookmarks. These handy bookmarks fold over the page, securing your spot. This set features well known characters from the world of Dune. $8.99, available on August 25.

Magnetic Bookmark Set #2. Set of four bookmarks, featuring icons and characters from Dune. $8.99, available on August 25.

EC ARCHIVES: MD HC

Al Feldstein (W), Carl Wessler (W), Reed Crandall (A), Joe Orlando (A), Graham Ingels (A), George Evans (A), Carlos Badilla (C).

Dramatic tales of medicine and surgery, and of modern medicine's constant struggle against illness and injury. The doctor is the hero of these stories, where diseases can be just as deadly as a murderer. This hardcover volume collects the complete run of MD, recolored digitally using the original palette, featuring art by legendary comics talents Reed Crandall, Joe Orlando, Graham Ingels, and George Evans.

216 pages, $49.99, available on August 4.

FAR CRY: RITE OF PASSAGE #2

Bryan Edward Hill (W), Geraldo Borges (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Matt Taylor (Cover)

The value of family is shown through the fateful demise of a man who saw no bounds to what he was willing to sacrifice for his ends -- the notorious Pagan Min. Features fan-favorite villains from Far Cry 3, Far Cry 4, and Far Cry 5.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 16.

GANTZ OMNIBUS VOLUME 7 TP

Hiroya Oku (W/A/Cover).

After earning enough combat points, the Gantz alien fighters have three choices: freedom, better weapons, or to resurrect a dead Gantz warrior. Will they further risk their own lives to bring back a fallen friend or abandon the comrades who have bravely fought beside them? Collects Gantz volumes 19-21.

640 pages, black and white, $24.99, available on August 25.

GOD OF WAR: FALLEN GOD #4

Chris Roberson (W), Tony Parker (A), Dan Jackson (C), Gabriele Dell'Otto (Cover).

For as long as he has been the Ghost of Sparta, Kratos has been a tool of violence for others. In a desperate attempt to reclaim control of his future and find peace, he fled far from the lands of his ancestors only to find himself exactly where it was foretold he would be. How does one escape the torment of predestination? Does Kratos rail against the inevitable or once again embrace fury to fell his foes though it means he will be forever damned? What will be the fate of this fallen god?

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 9.

GRENDEL: DEVIL'S ODYSSEY #7

Matt Wagner (W/A/Cover), Brennan Wagner (C), Rob Guillory (Cover).

Grendel Prime's crusade as the "White Warrior" becomes legendary on the planet known as Bojan Feq. But his campaign of nonviolent resistance to overturn and eradicate the practice known as "the Ordeal" eventually brings him into conflict with the leader of that world's largest caste -- a ruthless despot known as Gama Gorach!

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 9.

THE HOUSE OF LOST HORIZONS: A SARAH JEWELL MYSTERY #2

Mike Mignola (W), Chris Roberson (W), Leila del Duca (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Christopher Mitten (Cover).

The murder mystery continues after another body is discovered! The remaining guests on the storm-ravaged island wake from the same eerie nightmare to find that one of them has been the next victim of a brutal killing! But Sarah and Marie-Therese are starting to suspect that there may be more than one murderer afoot. Who is the killer, and if they're not discovered, who might they target next?

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 16.

IMOGEN OF THE WYRDING WAY

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Peter Bergting (A/Covers), Michelle Madsen (C)

While on a job in Denmark with her fellow Wyrders, Imogen hears some odd news: hundreds of refugees fleeing the spread of Nazism are traveling into the nearby forest, and never returning. Helping a young man find his refugee family will bring Imogen face-to-face with some of the worst that war can inflict upon those in need -- and make her ask the difficult question of what she's really fighting for.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 23.

JENNY ZERO #3

Dave Dwonch (W), Brockton McKinney (W), Magenta King (A/Cover), DAM (C).

The student meets her mentor when Jenny discovers one of her father's oldest friends, Aiko, has been waiting for her to sober up long enough to teach Jenny the ways of a true Drunken Master. Meanwhile, Fujimoto finally unearths the Action Science Police's dirty secret -- but is it too late to save Jenny from the fallout?

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 16.

KABUKI OMNIBUS VOLUME 4 TP

David Mack (W/A/Cover).

The Noh operatives believe Kabuki has gone rogue and is now deemed a liability. With instructions to infiltrate the Control Corps installation, they have one goal: find Kabuki. If she's dead, bring back her corpse. If she's alive . . . bring back her corpse. Kabuki's fellow assassins take center-stage and face the cost of being an agent of Noh. 
This edition collects the original Kabuki: Masks of the Noh and Kabuki: Scarab in an easy to read trade paperback.

416 pages, $29.99, available on August 11.

LADY BALTIMORE: THE WITCH QUEENS #4

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Bridgit Connell (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Abigail Larson (Cover).

Having reached a secluded village and discovering the shrine of Josef the Golem, Lady Baltimore and her allies must find a way to fight the vast army of Hexenkorps witches surrounding them, but the greatest danger lurks in their very midst.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 23.

LOST ON PLANET EARTH TP

Magdalene Visaggio (W), Claudia Aguirre (A/Cover)

It's 2381, and Basil Miranda, on the verge of graduation, knows exactly what she's doing with the rest of her life and always has: a primo assignment on the best ship in the fleet alongside her best friend in the world. She has meticulously prepared herself, and the final Fleet Exam is tomorrow. But what if none of that is what she really wants? And why hasn't she ever asked herself that before?

Lost on Planet Earth is the latest expectation-defying series from Visaggio, the writer of Kim & Kim and Eternity Girl. Lost on Planet Earth reunites Visaggio with artist Aguirre. The pair previously collaborated on Kim & Kim and created the series Morning in America; they are joined by letterer Zakk Saam and editor Joe Corallo. Collects the original digital series Lost on Planet Earth.

136 pages, $19.99, available on August 4.

MASS EFFECT: LEGENDS PUZZLE

The epic conclusion of the Mass Effect trilogy begins six months after the successful events of Mass Effect 2. But those events only delayed the inevitable as Earth is overwhelmed in a catastrophic invasion. This stunning 1000-piece puzzle showcases the ultimate fates of the galaxy, Earth, and the legendary crew of the Normandy.

20 inches by 27 inches, 1,000 pieces, $19.99, available on June 30.

NEXUS: THE NEWSPAPER STRIPS VOLUME 1 -- THE COMING OF GOURMANDO TP

Mike Baron (W), Steve Rude (A/Cover), Steven Legge (C).

Something long dormant beneath the surface of Ylum comes alive, triggering a visit from a planet-devouring creature and his mysterious ally. With powers far beyond those of even Nexus himself, this unstoppable being banishes Nexus to an unknown realm -- and the only way out is to face one's worst fears! Author Mike Baron and illustrator Steve Rude deliver a new Nexus adventure in this special collection! The new "Gourmando" story is accompanied by the newly remastered "Nexus: The Origin" comic and the classic Rude hand-painted Sundra story, "When She was Young."

184 pages, $29.99, available on August 4.

NORSE MYTHOLOGY II #1

Neil Gaiman (W), P. Craig Russell (W/Cover), Matt Horak (A), Lovern Kindzierski (C), and David Mack (Cover).

Gaiman and Russell breathe new life into the ancient Norse stories by taking readers through the creation of the Nine Worlds to the epic origin and adventures of Thor, Odin, and Loki all the way to the end of life -- Ragnarök.

Explore the origins of poetry -- good and bad -- in this tale of malicious dwarfs, suspicious giants, and the wise god Kvasir, whose eventual fate leads to the creation of a powerful mead that many will fight and die for.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 16.

ORPHAN AND THE FIVE BEASTS #4

James Stokoe (W/A/Cover).

James Stokoe's insane Kung Fu epic comes to a glorious conclusion when the warrior Orphan Mo's hunt for the five former powerful disciples ends in an insane battle. Part Five Deadly Venoms and part surreal grindhouse, James Stokoe brings his knack for ultra-detailed fantasy imagery and over-the-top violence to this classic tale of revenge.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 16.

THE ORVILLE #2: DIGRESSIONS

David A. Goodman (W), David Cabeza (A/Cover), Michael Atiyeh (C).

With the Orville poised to spring a trap that will result in the destruction of Earth, Kelly Grayson, First Officer of the Jefferson, races to unravel how to bring her would-have-been crewmates together and undo this alternate timeline before the Kaylon burn the galaxy to cinders.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 2.

PARASOMNIA #1

Cullen Bunn (W), Andrea Mutti (A/Cover), Rafael Albuquerque (Cover).

A new dark fantasy tale of two worlds split between dreams and reality. After his son disappears, a broken-down man braves a nightmarish dreamscape in order to find him -- and battle the ruthless cult that seeks to rule the land of dreams as the barrier between realities starts to collapse.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 30.

RANGERS OF THE DIVIDE #2

Megan Huang (W/A/Cover).

The team comes across a mysterious site presumed to be the ruins of an ancient civilization. Stricken with awe, one cadet deviates from the group. Will his curiosity uncover secrets of the past or bring about a grave new threat?

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 16.

THE SECRET LAND #1

Christofer Emgård (W), Tomas Aira (A/C/Cover)

Hitler's dead. Ben and Katherine are supposed to be together, happy. Instead, Ben fights the war in the Pacific with the reckless heroism of one who believes his fiancée killed in action. Yet, Katharine lives, undercover and about to arrive at the Third Reich's last bastion. Something is waiting for her there, for all of them, and it is hungry.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 9.

SOUPY LEAVES HOME HC (SECOND EDITION)

Cecil Castellucci (W), Jose Pimienta (A/C/Cover).

Pearl Plankette ran away from her home to escape an abusive father and unhappy future. Disguised and reborn as a boy named Soupy, she hitches her star to an unlikely hobo and they begin their journey from the cold heartbreak of their eastern homes toward the sunny promise of California in this train-hopping, depression-era coming-of-age tale. Now includes an educator's guide written by Meryl Jaffe, PhD.

232 pages, $17.99, available on August 4.

STEEPLE VOLUME 2: THE SILVERY MOON TP

John Allison (W/A/C), Max Sarin (Cover).

A two-part continuation of John Allison's new series Steeple! Former curate Billie has moved on to a new path . . . as a priestess in the Church of Satan. Meanwhile, her friend Maggie has made a similar switch -- from Satanist to church-bound do-gooder. When a mysterious visitor is found in a cave, an ancient evil from the unknowable depths of the Pacific Ocean is hot on their heels . . . and so is Christmas! In the midst of the madness, Billie does her best to arrange an improbable Saturnalia truce between the churches of England and Satan.

96 pages, $19.99, available on August 4.

VAMPIRE HUNTER D OMNIBUS BOOK ONE TP

Hideyuki Kikuchi (W), Yoshitaka Amano (A/Cover).

In this bizarre and deadly far future, the most dangerous thing of all is not a vampire, but the one who hunts them—the one who is half them—a dhampir, the unearthly beautiful wanderer known as D. The Vampire Hunter D omnibus collects the first three novels in author Hideyuki Kikuchi's adventure horror series: Vampire Hunter D, Raiser of Gales, and Demon Deathchase. Illustrated by Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka Amano, this book is only the beginning of a legend!

690 pages, black and white, $19.99, available on August 18.

THE VICTORIES OMNIBUS TP

Michael Avon Oeming (W/A/Cover), Nick Filardi (C).

Not long from now, all that will stand between you and evil are the Victories: heroes sworn to protect us from crime, corruption, and the weird designer drug known as Float. In this complete collection of Michael Avon Oeming's superhero series -- we follow the mature and bizarre lives of heroes and gods as they fight against the villains, conspirators, and powers that plague their city while battling the demons that haunt their souls. Collects The Victories trade paperbacks volumes 1-4.

472 pages, $29.99, available on August 25.

WHAT'S MICHAEL? FATCAT COLLECTION VOLUME 2 TP

Makoto Kobayashi (W/A/Cover).

Humorous cat antics for the whole family, as a beloved manga series finally gets the omnibus treatment! This series stars the wacky, often anthrophomorphic Michael with his human and animal friends. Sometimes one-offs, sometimes with a longer continuity, these fun stories will entertain multiple generations of readers. What's Michael? FatCat Collection Volume 2 gathers out-of-print original What's Michael? Volumes 7 to 11! This huge tome features the What's Michael? volumes Fat Cat in the City, Show Time, The Ideal Cat, Sleepless Nights, and the shocking Planet of the Cats. Introduction by historian and manga stalwart Zack Davisson (Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan)!

464 pages, black and white, $19.99, available on August 18.

THE WITCHER: WITCH'S LAMENT #2

Bartosz Sztybor (W), Vanesa R. Del Rey (A/Cover), Jordie Bellaire (C), Anato Finnstark (Cover), Stefan Koidl (Cover)

Geralt's rescue mission takes a turn when Giltine refuses his help. Drawn to the cult's settlement, he finds himself an unwitting participant in one of their most sacred rituals.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 30.

THE WITCHER 3 -- WILD HUNT PUZZLE: GERALT -- TROPHY

Art by Dave Rapoza.

They call him the slayer of monsters for a reason. When Geralt hunts the creatures that lurk in the woods, they don't stand much of a chance of surviving. Featuring incredible artwork by Dave Rapoza, this 1,000-piece deluxe puzzle is sure to invoke feelings of adventure for any fan of The Witcher.

1,000 pieces, 20 inches by 27 inches, $19.99, available on June 30.

THE WORST DUDES #1

Aubrey Sitterson (W), Tony Gregori (A/Cover), Lovern Kindzierski (C)

The book so dirty it'll turn your other comics yellow! A dirty cop, a drugged-up back-up dancer, and an angsty adolescent god; the absolute worst dudes in the galaxy are on a raunch-filled hunt for a missing pop star. It's a hilarious, aggressively weird, willfully vulgar detective story.

32 pages, $3.99, available on June 2.





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