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Firefly Returns!

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Firefly Returns!

It may not be in the way that we all may have wanted, but confirmed at this past New York Comic Con, Firefly lives on under Dark Horse Comics. Picking up right after Serenity the consequences of Mal and crew’s actions will ripple through the ‘verse and fans will finally see what they’ve been asking for since 2005. MOAR!

Malcolm Reynolds’s crew shook the ’verse to its core when they laid bare the crimes against humanity undertaken by their sinister government—the Alliance. Always outlaws, Mal, a very pregnant Zoe, new pilot River Tam, and the other surviving crew members are in greater danger than ever, and everyone’s asking the same question . . .

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Review: Dark Horse’s “The Star Wars” issues 1 and 2

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Review: Dark Horse’s “The Star Wars” issues 1 and 2

This series is based on a great idea: take George Lucas’s unpublished rough draft of Star Wars, and turn it into a “What If” story. There are a few familiar concepts and a lot of familiar names, but the Star Wars universe you know has been turned upside down and made into a completely different saga. It’s a chance for readers to see the story that was never told, a look at what Star Wars might have been.

That’s the theory, anyway. In practice, it’s surprisingly hard to read.

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Bethesda Teams Up With Dark Horse to Release RAGE Comics [Wait, what?]

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Bethesda Teams Up With Dark Horse to Release RAGE Comics [Wait, what?]

On June 22nd, Bethesda and Dark Horse Comics will release a three-issue comic series based on the upcoming game, RAGE. No doubt, this is just another way to get the name of the game buzzing in the geek-o-sphere. RAGE comes out in stores on September 13th in North America and the 16th in Europe.

This comic series, developed with the direct participation of RAGE‘s creative director, Tim Willits, presents a new twist on the post-apocalyptic near future as one woman discovers that the survival of humankind doesn’t necessarily mean the survival of humanity.  The Earth has been devastated by a collision with an asteroid, with a tiny fraction of the population surviving in life-sustaining Arks buried deep below its surface. Those who survive emerge to find a wasteland controlled by a global military dictatorship called the Authority. But a rescued scientist learns that the Authority has lied to her and the other survivors about how this new world came to be.

Here’s to hoping one of the speech bubbles will say “FFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUU.” Or, at the very least, have a panel with an easter egg saying “F7U12.”

Full press release below.

Update: Cover art has also been released.

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