Friday, December 11, 2015
Joss Whedon's "Firefly" Returns for Free Comic Book Day 2016
DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES 2016 'FREE COMIC BOOK DAY' GOLD OFFERING
Hellboy! Aliens! Serenity!
MILWAUKIE, OR—What makes a trip to your local comic shop even better? Free copies of your favorite Dark Horse titles for Free Comic Book Day 2016!
Need a reason to pick up Dark Horse Comics’ 2016 Free Comic Book Day offering? Here’s three;
• An unforgettable lesson from Hellboy’s past is shared by the world’s greatest paranormal investigator!
• A peek into the Aliens: Defiance series reveals an original tale of terror!
• From the world of Joss Whedon, an update on the crew of the Serenity, following the film and the 2014 smash-hit series Leaves on the Wind!
2016 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Aliens film, and now there’s a new xenomorph tale of terror! Brian Wood (The Massive, Rebels, Demo) and Tristan Jones (Ghostbusters, TMNT) tell a story linked to the highly anticipated new series Aliens: Defiance, which hits stands April 27.
Comics legends Mike Mignola (Frankenstein Underground, Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.) and Richard Corben (Hellboy: House of the Living Dead, Rat God, Edgar Allan Poe’s Spirits of the Dead) team up for a brand-new Hellboy story set in 1954.
And Chris Roberson (Aliens: Fire and Stone, Hellboy) pens an all-new chapter in Joss Whedon’s Serenity ’verse, illustrated by Stephen Byrne.
Dark Horse offers up the best of the very best for next year’s Free Comic Book Day, taking place exclusively at your local comic shop on May 7, 2015.
About Dark Horse Comics
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.