Dark Horse October 2021 Solicitations

Dark Horse October 2021 Solicitations


The Dark Horse October 2021 solicitations are here! Madman gets its second hardcover, Grendel gets a hardcover, Hellboy Silver Lantern Club begins, and much more!

Common abbreviations:

  • TP/TPB: Trade Paperback
  • SC: Softcover (like a TPB)
  • HC: Hardcover
  • FC: Full Color
  • DM: Direct Market. This refers primarily to comic book stores or online shops that order via the same means as a comic book store (primarily Diamond or Lunar). Places like Amazon or Barnes and Noble will generally NOT have these variants.
  • FOC: Final Order Cutoff – The time an order has to be submitted by the vendor. Also when you need to get your order in by at TalesofWonder for preorders.
  • RES: Resolicit – A new listing for a product that was previously solicited in PREVIEWS or New to Order, and which is being listed anew since the original Solicitation was cancelled either by the vendor or by Diamond.
  • O/A: Offered Again – This designates an item that has been previously solicited and released, but is being solicited again

Hardcovers

EC ARCHIVES CRIME ILLUSTRATED HC (MR)

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(W) Al Feldstein, Jack Oleck, John Larner, Richard Smith (A) Reed Crandall, Wally Wood, Bernie Krigstein, Graham Ingels, Al Williamson, George Evans, Charlie Sultan, Jack David, Jack Kamen (A/CA) Joe Orlando

Contained here is the complete run of Crime Illustrated, an innovative “Picto-Fiction” magazine containing illustrated prose stories of frightening crimes, daring heroes, and dangerous psychopaths, written and illustrated by Jack Oleck, Reed Crandall, Wally Wood, Joe Orlando, and more!

This archive volume contains Crime Illustrated issues 1-3. Features the rare third issue, unpublished in its time.

In Shops: Dec 01, 2021
SRP: $49.99

FAR CRY RITE OF PASSAGE HC

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(W) Bryan Edward Hill (A) Geraldo Borges (CA) Matt Taylor

Young Diego Castillo has just turned thirteen, but this birthday is more than a celebration-it’s a rite of passage. His father takes him on a journey, teaching him important lessons in leadership and recounts cautionary tales he has heard about the undoing of three legendary men: Vaas Montenegro, Pagan Min, and Joseph Seed. With what he learns, will Diego be able to accept his destiny?

Collects the three-issue miniseries.

In Shops: Dec 01, 2021
SRP: $19.99

GRENDEL DEVILS ODYSSEY HC (MR)

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(W) Matt Wagner (A/CA) Matt Wagner

Grendel Prime searches the stars for a new home for mankind, and Matt Wagner returns to his darkest creation! As civilization comes to an end on Earth, the final Grendel Khan gives Grendel Prime a new directive: Find a perfect planet to be the new home for the human race. But will the deadly and relentless paladin ultimately save humanity . . . or destroy it?

Collects the eight-issue miniseries.

In Shops: Dec 08, 2021
SRP: $29.99

MADMAN LIBRARY ED HC VOL 02

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(W) Michael Allred, Mike Baron, Brian Michael Bendis (A) Steve Rude, Michael Avon Oeming

The Madman comics universe begins here-with over 600 pages drawn by legendary comics creator Michael Allred! For the first time, Madman’s debut series is presented in color for the ultimate surreal superhero reading experience in a deluxe, oversized, hardcover format.

Volume two collects many of Mike Allred’s popular Madman Comics stories including numerous Madman spinoffs and crossovers featuring the Superman/Madman crossover and the Powers/Madman one-shot written By Brian Michael Bendis and drawn By Michael Avon Oeming.

This six-volume Madman universe library edition series collects all of Allred’s award-winning Madman universe (a.k.a. the “Madmaniverse”) stories in selected reading order for the ultimate Madman fan!

In Shops: Dec 29, 2021
SRP: $99.99

Trade Paperbacks

AMAZING SCREW ON HEAD & OTHER CURIOUS OBJECTS TP

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(W) Mike Mignola (A/CA) Mike Mignola

When Emperor Zombie threatens the safety of all life on earth, President Lincoln enlists the aid of a mechanical head. With the help of associates Mr. Groin (a faithful manservant) and Mr. Dog (a dog), Screw-On Head must brave ancient tombs, a Victorian flying apparatus, and demons from a dimension inside a turnip. This beloved collection of oddball Mignola creations also includes “The Magician and the Snake” from Dark Horse Maverick: Happy Endings, and nearly fifty pages of additional material, available now for the first time in paperback!

In Shops: Dec 01, 2021
SRP: $19.99

DARK TP

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(W) Mark Sable (A/CA) Kristian Donaldson

After a worldwide cyberwar ends technology as we know it, a former super-soldier teams up with a biopunk to fight the rise of a biological internet forcing humanity to connect to it-whether they want to or not. An original graphic novel.

o Collects the original digital series The Dark.

In Shops: Dec 08, 2021
SRP: $19.99

GANTZ OMNIBUS TP VOL 08 (MR)

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(W) Hiroya Oku (A/CA) Hiroya Oku

A frightening adult science-fiction vision of a world gone mad, Hiroya Oku’s shocking alien-invasion epic has sold over fifteen million copies in Japan and inspired three feature films and an anime TV series. This value-priced collection features 632 pages of shock and awe! Collects Gantz volumes 22-24.

The Tokyo Gantz squad of alien fighters join with the battle-hardened Osaka team to face the insanely powerful boss class of offworld horrors. But when facing the beautiful but deadly shape-shifting “100 point” boss, the Gantz warriors soon discover that even the combined firepower of two teams may not be enough to prevail-or survive!

In Shops: Dec 22, 2021
SRP: $24.99

MALIKA WARRIOR QUEEN TP VOL 02

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(W) Roye Okupe (A/CA) Akinboye Sunkanmi

Malika, queen and commander of the fifteenth-century West-African empire Azzaz, has been flung into the year 2025. After years of moving in the shadows, Malika is forced out of hiding by the Olon Jin-ancient sorcerers imprisoned for centuries because of their obsession with dark magic. Malika uncovers a sinister plot that predates her own five-hundred-year-old legend as Warrior Queen and threatens to end humanity.

“Our mission is and always has been about empowering African creatives and storytelling while bringing both to a global audience.” -Roye Okupe

In Shops: Dec 15, 2021
SRP: $24.99

MOEBIUS LIBRARY DOCTOR MOEBIUS & MISTER GIR TP (RES)

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(W) Numa Sadoul, Moebius (A/CA) Moebius

Working closely with publisher Casterman and Moebius Production, Dark Horse brings you Numa Sadoul’s landmark interviews with Jean “Moebius” Giraud. The master reflects on his many lives as an artist and man, from his Heavy Metal breakthrough era to a year before his untimely passing. Numa Sadoul-whose exclusive fourteen-hour interview with Hergé in 1971 was the basis of the 2003 documentary Tintin and I-is known for his book-length conversations with such major comics figures as Jacques Tardi, André Franquin (Spirou), and Albert Uderzo (cocreator of Astérix). Edward Gauvin, translator of over three hundred graphic novels, brings us Sadoul’s English-language debut.

In Shops: Dec 01, 2021
SRP: $29.99

RANGERS OF THE DIVIDE TP

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(W) Megan Huang (A/CA) Megan Huang

After taking charge of a ragtag group of dragon-riding cadets, a commanding Ranger has one last shot at altering the fate of humanity. Venturing into uncharted territories, they face wild creatures, legendary beasts, and unforeseeable dangers in pursuit of a mysterious ancient enemy. But the commander is hiding something-information that could turn the tide of their mission or make it their last . . .

Collects the four-issue miniseries.

In Shops: Dec 22, 2021
SRP: $19.99

Single Issues

CRITICAL ROLE: TALES OF EXANDRIA #1 (OF 4) (RES)

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(W) Darcy Van Poelgeest (A) CoupleofKooks (CA) Helen Mask

Leylas Kryn, the Bright Queen of the Kryn Dynasty, has spent multiple lives in pursuit of assembling the Luxon. With her eternal lover Quana at her side, she will stop at nothing to use its otherworldly power to bring a Golden Age to the peoples under her rule. So when what might be the final piece of the Luxon appears nearby, Leylas sends Quana to collect it . . . with consequences that may threaten the entire Dynasty!

Critical Role Game Master Matthew Mercer joins Eisner Award-winning writer Darcy van Poelgeest (Little Bird)!

In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

HELLBOY SILVER LANTERN CLUB #1 (OF 5)

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(W) Christopher Mitten, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson (A) Ben Stenbeck (CA) Christopher Mitten, Mike Mignola

Hellboy learns about the mysteries of an exorcism gone wrong and more when his occult investigator relative reveals secretive and perilous adventures of one of the Hellboy Universe’s most mysterious societies! Silver Lantern Club member Simon Bruttenholm relates a tale from the dawn of radio, in which Sir Edward Grey and Sarah Jewel go toe to toe with . . . technology?

Mike Mignola and Chris Roberson expand the Hellboy universe with a new tale of strange spiritual happenings. They’re joined by artists Ben Stenbeck and Christopher Mitten, with colors by Michelle Madsen.

In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
SRP: $3.99

BLACK HAMMER REBORN #5 (OF 12)

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A: (W) Jeff Lemire (A) Malachi Ward, Matt Sheean (CA) Caitlin Yarsky
B: (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Malachi Ward, Matt Sheean

A multidimensional nightmare unfolds and wrecks chaos on Spiral City as the powerful superhero known as the Black Hammer joins forces with the brutal vigilante known as the Skulldigger to put an end to this madness.

Featuring a special 1-page Inspector Insector backup story by Rich Tommaso!

In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
SRP: $3.99

GROO MEETS TARZAN #4 (OF 4)

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(W) Mark Evanier, Sergio Aragones (A/CA) Sergio Aragones, Tom Yeates

Tarzan artist Thomas Yeates teams up with Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier to deliver a unique crossover experience! Each detailed page is colored by longtime collaborator Tom Luth and lettered by multiple award winner Stan Sakai. Also-Rufferto the dog remains ready to impress in his usual backup strip!

In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
SRP: $3.99

KILLER QUEENS #3 (OF 4)

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A: (W) David M. Booher (A/CA) Claudia Balboni
B: (W) David M. Booher (A) Claudia Balboni (CA) Chris Ables
C: (W) David M. Booher (A) Claudia Balboni (CA) David Talaski

Our super-gay sass-assins have broken out of captivity with the help of some super cute new friends and a hot new ride. Teaming with rebels Haws and Ballik, the Killer Queens set out on a groovy adventure to escape the chaotic aftermath of their jailbreak! However, these new friends may not be what they seem-are Max and Alex in for the ride of their lives?

In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

LAST FLIGHT OUT #2 (OF 6)

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(W) Marc Guggenheim (A/CA) Eduardo Ferigato

With less than twenty-four hours to go until the complete evacuation of Earth, scientist Ben Caewood has to find his daughter in the lawless wasteland that is Chicago, Illinois-but things aren’t exactly what they seem and Ben isn’t prepared for this issue’s shocking final page twist.

o A thrilling new comics series by renowned writer, Marc Guggenheim!

In Shops: Oct 06, 2021
SRP: $3.99

LUCKY DEVIL #3 (OF 4)

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(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Fran Galan

After an exorcism gone wrong, down-on-his-luck schlub Stanley finds he’s retained all of the demon’s supernatural powers and positions himself as the leader of an insane worldwide cult-only to find himself pissing off the demons of hell who are hot on his heels for revenge.

In Shops: Oct 06, 2021
SRP: $3.99

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE REVELATION #4

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A: (W) Kevin Smith, Rob David, Tim Sheridan (A) Mindy Lee (CA) Dave Wilkins
B: (W) Kevin Smith, Rob David, Tim Sheridan (A) Mindy Lee (CA) Arthur Adams

In this final issue He-Man and Teela confront Skeletor about the destructive Orlax monster he unleashed and demand his help in a story that leads directly to the opening episode of the new Netflix show written by Kevin Smith!

o The official prequel to the upcoming Netflix show!

In Shops: Oct 13, 2021
SRP: $3.99

MAZEBOOK #2 (OF 5)

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A: (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Jeff Lemire
B: (W) Jeff Lemire (A) Jeff Lemire (CA) Dustin Nguyen

Will’s a melancholy building inspector who’s been grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter for years. One evening he receives a mysterious phone call from a girl claiming it’s her and that she’s trapped in the middle of a labyrinth, setting Will off on a journey digging through her personal journals and puzzles for answers on where she is and how to bring her back home.

“Mazebook is a deeply haunting and powerfully human work by one of the greatest living masters of the comic medium. You do not want to miss this book.” -James Tynion IV

In Shops: Oct 13, 2021
SRP: $5.99

NO ONE LEFT TO FIGHT II #1

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A: (W) Aubrey Sitterson (A/CA) Fico Ossio
B: (W) Aubrey Sitterson (A/CA) Fico Ossio

The comic you always wanted is back courtesy of creators Aubrey Sitterson (Savage Hearts, The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling) and Fico Ossio (Mister Miracle, Spider-Man). This volume picks up where the smash-hit, critically acclaimed first Fightverse series left off, with the world’s greatest fighter struggling to find his place after all his battles have been won and while there’s still time left.

• This series features alternate covers by Fico Ossio, which combine into an all-new interlocking image!

“A loving tribute to the Dragons Ball and Street Fighters of days past, with colorful art and a joyously explosive story.” -Major Spoilers

In Shops: Oct 13, 2021
SRP: $3.99

NORSE MYTHOLOGY II #5 (OF 6)

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A: (W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) P. Craig Russell
B: (W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) David Mack

Thor, Loki, and Hoenir come across a giant mischievous eagle who sets them off on a journey to obtain the apples of immortality which all the gods desire for perennial youth!

In Shops: Oct 13, 2021
SRP: $3.99

ORVILLE ARTIFACTS #1 (OF 2)

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(W) David Goodman (A/CA) David Cabeza

When Ed bumps into his old astro- archaeology teacher, the professor asks for assistance in his pursuit of the lost fleet of the Zankon, whose systems-spanning empire rose and fell millions of years ago, according to legend. However, doing so means taking the Orville into a system so hazardous no ship has ever successfully navigated it.

In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

SAVAGE HEARTS #4 (OF 5) (MR)

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(W) Aubrey Sitterson (A/CA) Jed Dougherty
The jungle fantasy romantic comedy continues! But can Bronwyn and Graow stop fighting dinosaurs, birdpeople, an evil wizard, and each other long enough to just shut up and kiss already!? From Aubrey Sitterson (No One Left to Fight, The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling) and Jed Dougherty (Worlds’ Finest, Harley Quinn).

o Special print-only back-up No Kings, No Masters by Aubrey Sitterson and Goran Gligovi?!

In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

STRANGER THINGS TOMB OF YBWEN #2 (OF 4)

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A: (W) Greg Pak (A) Diego Galindo (CA) Marc Aspinall
B: (W) Greg Pak (A) Diego Galindo (CA) Caspar Wijngaard
C: (W) Greg Pak (A) Diego Galindo (CA) Pius Bak
D: (W) Greg Pak (A) Diego Galindo (CA) Rafael Sarmento

Upon finding mysterious maps left behind by the deceased Bob Newby, Will takes off on his own, determined to find whatever pirate treasure is hidden near the riverbanks of Hawkins. As a heavy snow blankets the town, Lucas, Dustin, and Mike must find Will before he freezes to death!

In Shops: Oct 27, 2021
SRP: $3.99

TALES FROM HARROW COUNTY FAIR FOLK #4 (OF 4)

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A: (W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Emily Schnall
B: (W) Cullen Bunn (A) Emily Schnall (CA) Tyler Crook

After confronting the underground cult of goblins beneath the streets of Harrow County, Bernice and friends escape their subterranean prison and take on the evil effigy of an old ally in an epic magic battle!

In Shops: Oct 20, 2021
SRP: $3.99

UNBELIEVABLE UNTEENS WORLD OF BLACK HAMMER #3 (OF 4)

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A: (W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Tyler Crook
B: (W) Jeff Lemire (A) Tyler Crook (CA) Ray Fawkes

Unbelievable Unteens comic book artist Jane Ito finds her world flipped upside down after discovering that the heroes from her comics were real and she was one of them. As she and the team of underdog heroes begin to re-assemble, they find out why their memories were wiped, who was behind this evil plot, and what happened to the powerful foe the demonic Whitewraith!

o An exciting reimagination of the Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer series!

In Shops: Oct 13, 2021
SRP: $3.99

WORST DUDES #5 (OF 5) (MR)

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(W) Aubrey Sitterson (A/CA) Tony Gregori

Finally, Dark Horse Comics can put this regrettable, loathsome series behind us, but not before incorrigible nogoodniks Aubrey Sitterson (No One Left to Fight, The Comic Book Story of Professional Wrestling) and Tony Gregori (Deuce of Hearts, Karma Police) bring shame on all our houses one last time with the bombastic conclusion to the raunchiest, most hilarious sci-fi mystery we’ve ever been completely embarrassed to love.

o Special print-only and single issue-only back-ups by cartoonist Rory Blank!

“The Worst Dudes is funny, irreverent, and profane as well as delightfully packed with swashbuckling adventure.” -The Brazen Bull

In Shops: Oct 06, 2021
SRP: $3.99

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