It’s 4/20…Win Mary Jane

Oh boy! I’ve been to give this away. It’s everyone’s favorite combination of peanut butter and molasses – Mary Jane. The candy!! Dark Horse produced a vinyl figure of the Mary Jane character and we’re giving her away – in…

REVIEW: Skullboy Vinyl

Background Skullboy was conceived by Jacob Chabot. The immensely talented comic book artist won the right to have his comic published. See…Dark Horse ran a contest called New Recruits, which received hundreds of comic book submissions from around the globe….

Lil’ Leona Leopard and Penny the Pirate

Dark Horse has announced two additional Lisa Petrucci vinyl figures. The Kick-Ass Kuties line will include Lil’ Leona Leopard and Penny the Pirate. Both figures are approximately 7″ in height. Leona is scheduled to be released on August 22nd, while…

Ralph McQuarrie’s Luke Skywalker vs. Darth Vader

Star Wars fans know about Ralph McQuarrie’s importance…especially to the original trilogy. He was the concept artist that is credited with bringing many of the characters and worlds you see in the films. It’s interesting seeing his original concept drawings…

Dark Horse to Release Gary Panter’s Jimbo

Possibly the most influential graphic artist of his generation, Gary Panter is the creator of Jimbo, a post-nuclear cartoon character whose adventures were first chronicled as a comic strip in the ’70s LA hardcore-punk paper Slash and later in RAW…

Hot Lunch – Lunch Boxes

There are a few monumental events I remember from my days in elementary school. Every summer my sister and I were allowed to choose the lunch box that would define our upcoming year. There was a definite process to my…

REVIEW: Dark Horse’s Nancy and Sluggo

Background “Nancy, a smart and witty 8-year-old girl, first appeared in the 1922 comic strip Fritzi Ritz, which was taken over by Bushmiller in 1925, and gave the strip its ultimate success. Bushmiller drew Nancy in ways she had never…

New Gloomy Bear Products

Dark Horse Deluxe is proud to present seven brand-new products in the Gloomy Bear universe. Included are four different T-shirt designs (two for men retailing at $19.99, two for women retailing at $24.99) due out in late March 2007. Also…

New Vinyl From Lisa Petrucci

This April, Dark Horse is planning to release the first two vinyl figures from artist Lisa Petrucci. Her work has gone from paintings on wood to the vinyl spectrum. Dark Horse has chosen two of Lisa’s less-risque characters – Devilish…

REVIEW: Mark Beyer’s Amy and Jordan Bendables

Background Legendary “neo-primitive” artist/cartoonist Mark Beyer has influenced contemporary art and comics with his work over the last twenty years. Gaining attention through covers and stories in RAW magazine, he solidified his place with a long-running weekly comic strip, “Amy…

Hot Lunch Boxes From Dark Horse

In the fall of 2005, La-La Land Gallery in Los Angeles held a custom lunch box exhibit featuring over 30 artists. Visitors to the gallery’s website, lalalandgallery.com, voted on their favorite design from the exhibit. Dark Horse is proud to…

REVIEWS: Mutts Figures From Dark Horse

Background If you’re a reader of the Sunday Comics, you might have seen (and even read) the rather popular strip named Mutts – by Patrick McDonnell. Dark Horse has the license to produce figures of the Mutts characters, and recently…