Dark Horse Comics February 2022 Solicitations

by Charles LePage

The kind folks at Dark Horse Comics have supplied ComicList wih their solicitations for comics and other products scheduled to ship starting February 2022.

Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher: A Grain of Truth HC

Andrzej Sapkowski (W), Jacek Rembiś (W), Jonas Scharf (A), José Villarrubia (C), and Kai Carpenter (Cover)

On sale Apr 27
FC, 56 pages
$17.99
HC, 7″ x 10″

Geralt comes across a derelict mansion where he is met with the current owner—not quite human, but a beast with the faculties of a man. The beast invites him inside where he shares stories of his family, his life . . . and his curse. If the weight of his misdeeds could condemn him to the body of a beast—a retribution spoken of only in fairy tales, could there be another grain of truth in these tales of fantasy—one that could help him elude his fate and lead him to salvation?

• Official graphic novel adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski’s short story “A Grain of Truth.”

• Witcher Season 2 coming to Netflix this December!

Matt Kindt! Tyler Jenkins!

Apache Delivery Service #2 (of 4)

Matt Kindt (W), Tyler Jenkins (A/Cover A), Hilary Jenkins (C), and Leonardo Romero (Cover B)

On sale Feb 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

As Ernie and Sobrat journey deeper into the jungles of Vietnam searching for clues to a missing treasure trove of gold, they find themselves caught in-between a vicious firefight between both armies and also uncover a trail of mutilated corpses left by a mysterious killer hiding in the woods.

A behind the scenes look at the hit Netflix animated series!

The Art of Masters of the Universe: Revelation HC

Powerhouse Animation (W)

On sale Apr 6
FC, 192 pages
$49.99
HC, 9″ x 12″

A one of a kind oversized hardcover exploring the newest edition to the Masters of the Universe world!

Diving deep into the process of the show, this tome features detailed explorations into your favorite aspects of the show. Explore character art from the development stages to the finished product, as well as extensive looks at the world and locations of Eternia!

Dark Horse Books, Mattel, and Powerhouse Studios proudly present The Art of Masters of the Universe: Revelation. A look into the world that will leave you yelling “I have the power!”

Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash TP (Second Edition)

Dave McKean (W/A/Cover)

On sale Apr 13
FC, 120 pages
$24.99
TP, 8 1/2″ x 11 3/16″

New special edition with bonus material by Dave McKean!

Best known for his collaborations with Neil Gaiman, McKean defied expectations with his stunning debut as writer and artist in Cages, winner of multiple awards for Best Graphic Album. Dark Horse proudly presents a new original graphic novel by the legendary artist based on the life of Paul Nash, a surrealist painter during World War 1. The Dreams of Paul Nash deals with real soldier’s memoirs, and all the stories will add up to be a moving piece about how war and extreme situations change us, how we deal with that pain, and, in Nash’s case, by turning his landscapes into powerful and fantastical psychoscapes.

Black Hammer Reborn #9 (of 12)

Jeff Lemire (W), Caitlin Yarsky (A/Cover A), Dave Stewart (C), and Aaron Conley (Cover B)

On sale Feb 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

Things have gotten crazy in Black Hammer! First a parallel Spiral City collided with the actual one, spawning a multiverse nightmare of heroes and villains from both worlds going to war, and now Lucy Weber picks back up the mantle of Black Hammer and teams up with Skulldigger for answers on how to end the madness.

B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know TP

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Scott Allie (W), Laurence Campbell (A), Christopher Mitten (A), and Dave Stewart (C)

On sale Apr 27
FC, 432 pages
$29.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

The explosive conclusion to the B.P.R.D. series is collected in full for the first time in paperback! Lovecraftian monsters ravage an apocalyptic earth as the B.P.R.D. fights to save what little of humanity they can. But even Hellboy is not who he once was, and whether anyone survives Varvara and the long-awaited Ragna Rok remains to be seen.

This book collects the end of the B.P.R.D. as we know it. Includes B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know TP volumes 1-3 and bonus material.

Cloaked #3 (of 4)

Mike Richardson (W) and Jordi Armengol (A/C/Cover A/Cover B)

On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

America’s sole costumed crimefighter disappeared a quarter century ago, and investigator Jake Stevens is hired to discover why. But after two of Jake’s interview subjects are murdered, with Jake the prime suspect, his last hope to find the truth may lie within the twisted mind of the masked hero’s greatest nemesis—the deranged criminal known as the Lunatic!

• Written by Mike Richardson—creator of The Mask, producer of the Hellboy film franchise, and writer of the 47 Ronin graphic novel—and illustrated with gritty realism by Jordi Armengol.

Available in English for the first time!

The Crows HC

Anders Fager (W) and Peter Bergting (A/C/Cover)

On sale Apr 13
FC, 104 pages
$19.99
HC, 7″ x 10″

When Kim inherits her grandparents’ house in rural Sweden, there are still notes posted everywhere. Reminders. And drawings. Of the monsters that haunt this house and the land. But the monsters are in Kim’s head too, in the traumatic memories of an unsettling upbringing. Dive into this stunning graphic novel full of darkness, reconciliation, and exploration of the self.

• From acclaimed creators Anders Fager and Peter Bergting.

Daisy #3 (of 5)

Colin Lorimer (W/A/Cover) and Joana Lafuente (C)

On sale Feb 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

The hidden language of Creation—the divine DNA of God—is written into all things. If one were to know this secret voice, what is written could be unwritten and the world changed for the good . . . or the profane. Teen giant Daisy is on the verge of unlocking the language and healing a host of broken and disfigured children—but is this God’s will or a malefic command from the abyss?

“Lorimer’s art will pull you into his world.”—Big Shiny Robot

EC Archives: Gunfighter Volume 1 HC

Gardner Fox (W), Ed Wheelan (W), Johnny Craig (A/Cover), Graham Ingels (A), Henry Kiefer (A), Ed Wheelan (A), Sheldon Moldoff (A), and Carlos Badilla (C)

On sale Apr 6
FC, 216 pages
$49.99
HC, 8″ x 11″

At last collecting the wild adventures of the lone lawman known as the Gunfighter and his comrade the Buckskin Kid as they take on multiple mean outlaws and ride a rough terrain of terror in this collection of thrilling pre-trend EC tales of western lore.

This hardcover volume collects Gunfighter #5-#9, recolored digitally using the original palette, featuring art by legendary comics talents Johnny Craig, Graham Ingels, and more!

A wild, humorous sci-fi adventure!

Errand Boys TP

D. J. Kirkbride (W) and Nikos Koutsis (A/C/Cover)

On sale Apr 13
FC, 152 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

In the future, a decent job is hard to find—especially if you’re a hard-worn scoundrel with commitment issues. Jace is a lifelong solo act running dangerous errands for the most questionable of clients. But when his thirteen-year-old half-human half-brother comes to live with him, he’s got two mouths to feed. Between evading the law, running from aliens, and jumping off skyscrapers, the only thing weirder than the vastness of space is family.

• Collects the entire run of the comic book series Errand Boys for the first time!

Ether Omnibus TP

Matt Kindt (W) and David Rubín (A/Cover)

On sale Apr 13
FC, 376 pages
$29.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

From New York Times bestselling Mind MGMT creator Matt Kindt and Black Hammer’s David Rubín comes an interdimensional, genre-bending, sci-fi, fantasy, mystery adventure!

Interdimensional explorer Boone Dias, a brilliant scientist from Earth, enters the magical world of Ether and stumbles onto a great responsibility that takes him through the center of volcanoes, deserts full of living mummies and sphinxes, and a bizarre fairy forest—all leading toward a final climactic battle for the fate of both worlds.

• Collecting every issue of Ether in an affordable omnibus edition, along with every cover and all published bonus content.

Forgotten Home TP

Erica Schultz (W), Marika Cresta (A), Matt Emmons (C), and Bill Sienkiewicz (Cover)

On sale Apr 6
FC, 216 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

While investigating a series of child abductions in Montana, the case gets personal for Sheriff’s Deputy Lorraine Adalet when her teenage daughter, Joanna, disappears with a friend. Following the clues of otherworldly evidence leads Lorraine back to her long abandoned homeworld of Jannada. Mired in a never-ending war she escaped long ago, Lorraine had hoped to protect Joanna from her own past. Once in Jannada, she attempts a rescue mission to bring Joanna and the rest of the kidnapped children back to Earth; however, it’s not without resistance. Lorraine must confront her past with the evil Jannadan Queen and everyone else she abandoned all those years ago . . . not to mention an entire army of magic-wielding children! Meanwhile, Joanna’s allegiance hangs in the balance in this tale of family and fate.

• Collects Forgotten Home from the ComiXology original digital series in print for the first time.

“A thrilling detective story, a richly imagined fantasy epic, and a deeply resonant family drama about the joys and pains of growing up. Like the very best graphic literature, this book casts a spell all its own.” —Scott Snyder

Gantz Omnibus volume 9 TP

Hiroya Oku (W/A/Cover)

On sale Apr 20
b&w, 640 pages
$24.99
TP, 5 1/8″ x 7 1/4″

It’s good news/bad news for the alien-fighting Gantz warriors. The good news: Kei Kurono is back on the team, resurrected after his second death. The bad? A massive unknown flying warship has appeared, laying waste to the planet’s leading military superpower. Gantz teams from all over the world gather to fight back only to be overwhelmed by an endless stream of terrifying foes. Is Armageddon now inevitable?

Collects Gantz volumes 25–27.

“Raising standard geek fare to a new level of sophistication.” —Entertainment Weekly

Hellboy: The Bones of Giants #4 (of 4)

Mike Mignola (W), Christopher Golden (W), Matt Smith (A/Cover), and Chris O’Halloran (C)

On sale Feb 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Hellboy and the others make their way to the ghost city of Utgard in search of Thrym. But there’s more than one giant standing between the B.P.R.D. and saving the world. Dwarves, Valkyries, and the Norse god of Thunder himself come together for the ultimate confrontation to close out this stunner of a series!

Hellboy: The Silver Lantern Club #5 (of 5)

Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Chris Roberson (W), Christopher Mitten (A/Cover), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Michelle Madsen (C)

On sale Feb 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

When Hellboy and the Professor face a dead-end in their supernatural investigations, Simon Bruttenholm offers inspiration in the form of a tale when the combined forces of the entire Silver Lantern club were required to defeat a strange occult endeavor!

Joyama Volume 1 TP

Daniel Isles (W/A/Cover)

On sale Apr 27
b&w, 216 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

In the lively city of Joyama, long-time friends Ringo, Arwen, and Silas work together as Outrider Soldiers, a team of highly-skilled individuals contracted by prestigious clients and government officials to shake down organized crime. Following a high-level assassination, a recently closed case has been reopened, but this was no ordinary takedown. The first volume of a genre-bending sci-fi trilogy!

• Debut graphic novel by illustrator and comic artist Daniel Isles, also known by his pen name DirtyRobot!

• For fans of manga, fantasy, cyberpunk, and sci-fi!

A GENRE BENDING SCI-FI FANTASY!

Brian Michael Bendis!

Joy Operations #4 (of 5)

Brian Michael Bendis (W), Stephen Byrne (A/Cover A), and David Marquez (Cover B)

On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Joy Corrigan’s world has been turned completely upside down by a woman and organization she has never met. Her sanity and reality have fallen into complete disarray. So now she shows everyone what makes her the
En. Voi with the most hardcore reputation in all the trusts. She has to turn the tables on everyone who has entered her life without her permission. It is Joy unleashed as she takes the fight to those who would look to control her and her world.

Last Flight Out #4 (of 6)

Marc Guggenheim (W), Eduardo Ferigato (A/Cover), and Natalia Marques (C)

On sale Feb 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

Alex, the scientific mind which might be able to save the world, is being held captive in the most dangerous place in the world. To save the love of his daughter’s life, Ben will have to make a devil’s bargain—that leads to a shocking ending.

“If you like disaster movies, you’ll love Last Flight Out.” —AiPT!

The Legend of Korra Patterns in Time TP

Various (W/A)

On sale Apr 13
FC, 80 pages
$12.99
TP, 6″ x 9″

Celebrate new stories from The Legend of Korra!

Your favorite characters from Team Avatar and beyond are here in this collection of stories, from the heartwarming to the hilarious. Join Korra, Asami, Mako, Bolin, Tenzin, and more familiar faces from The Legend of Korra, featured in stories specially crafted by a bevy of talented comics creators! Be sure to add these all-new stories to your Avatar Legends library!

Manor Black: Fire in the Blood #1 (of 4)

Cullen Bunn (W), Brian Hurtt (W/A/Cover A), Tyler Crook (C), and Francesco Francavilla (Cover B)

On sale Feb 2
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

From the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun comes the next chapter of this gothic horror fantasy about a family of sorcerers in crisis.

The powerful and ancient blood sorcerer Roman Black has taken a young fire mage under his wing after she has done the impossible—taken her magic house’s totem spirit inside herself. But the totem is powerful, and may be impossible to control, especially when Roman’s children begin to see the young mage as a threat.

The Nocturnals: Omnibus Volume 2 HC

Dan Brereton (W/A/C/Cover)

On sale Apr 20
FC, 416 pages
$29.99
HC, 8″ x 12″

The Nocturnals revolves around the mysterious quest of underworld enforcer and occult figure, Doc Horror; his supernaturally-gifted daughter Evening (aka Halloween Girl) who carries a pumpkin full of haunted toys; the Gunwitch, a silent, two-gun revenant with an itch to kill monsters; the lissome wraith Polychrome, and a host of hard-boiled inhuman players battling hidden evils lurking on the outskirts of human knowledge.

Collects the previously published Nocturnals volumes: The Dark Forever, Gunwitch: Outskirts of Doom, Spectres, and A Nocturnal Alphabet.

Aubrey Sitterson! Fico Ossio!

No One Left to Fight II #5 (of 5)

Aubrey Sitterson (W), Fico Ossio (A/C/Cover A/Cover B), and Rachel Avila (C)

On sale Feb 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

It’s all come down to this extra-sized issue, and there’s no one left to fight except . . . Delivering on the promise made in the very first issue of the next great Dark Horse universe, creators Aubrey Sitterson (Savage Hearts, The Worst Dudes) and Fico Ossio (Mister Miracle, Spider-Man) bring you the fight you never saw coming but always wanted with an ending that will send reverberations throughout the fightverse.

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

Norse Mythology III #1 (of 6)

Neil Gaiman (W), P. Craig Russell (W/Cover A), David Rubín (A/C), David Mack (Cover B)

On sale Feb 9
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

#1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Eisner Award–winning comics legend P. Craig 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.

The sea giant Aegir avoids having to throw a banquet for the gods by setting Thor and Tyr off on a wild quest to find a cauldron and pitting our heroes against a multiheaded giantess, fire-breathing sea serpents, and more bizarre mythological creatures.

“This comic is a good reminder stories deserve to be told in multiple formats; from novelizations to comic books, each holds intrinsic value in telling a different side of the story.” -AiPT!

Norse Mythology Volume 2 HC

Neil Gaiman (W), P. Craig Russell (W), Matt Horak (A), Mark Buckingham (A), Gabriel Hernández (A), Walta (A), Sandy Jarrell (A), Lovern Kindzierski (C), and David Mack (Cover)

On sale Apr 13
FC, 144 pages
$29.99
HC, 7″ x 10″

In this second volume, Gaiman and Russell once more team with a legendary collection of artists to bring more Norse myths to life, including the origins of poetry and a mead that many will die for, Thor and Loki’s eventful trip into the land of giants, the gods’ woeful bargain that might lose them eternal life, and the beloved god Frey’s journey to Valhalla and beyond to find a certain missing something.

Collects Norse Mythology II #1¬–#6, featuring art by Matt Horak, Mark Buckingham, Gabriel Hernández Walta, and Sandy Jarrell!

“The second volume of Norse Mythology is the equal of the first. This is a finely made comic and a worthy gift to the gods of Asgard.” -Kabooooom!

Orphan and the Five Beasts #4 (of 4)

James Stokoe (W/A/Cover)

On sale Feb 23
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

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.

Pearl Volume 2 TP

Brian Michael Bendis (W) and Michael Gaydos (A/C/Cover)

On sale Apr 13
FC, 160 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

Pearl Tanaka’s boss, the malevolent Mr. Miike, used to think that she was merely a highly successful tattoo artist. But now that he knows about her gift for killing, he wants to put her deadly talents to use in service of his criminal empire. Pearl, however, has just learned some very interesting things about her late mother—and now she has a completely different career path in mind.

As she travels to Japan to uncover the secrets of her heritage, Pearl hopes that by confronting Mr. Miike’s boss on his home turf she can get her father freed from jail, keep her fellow tattoo artist and wannabe boyfriend Rick Araki safe, and take control of her destiny for the very first time. It doesn’t work out the way she planned . . .

Collects Pearl issues #7-#12.

“Gaydos and Bendis are at the top of their form” -Comicbook.com

Stephen McCranie’s Space Boy Omnibus Volume 2 TP

Stephen McCranie (W/A/Cover)

On sale Apr 6
FC, 688 pages
$19.99
TP, 5 3/4″ x 8 1/4″

To Amy, everyone has a flavor. Well, almost everyone . . . Just as Amy is finally feeling that she’s made a true connection with the mysterious, flavorless Oliver, their entire relationship is rattled—possibly forever. After a crushing confrontation, Amy hunts for a way to reconnect with Oliver, but each new lead to his identity leaves her with more questions than answers and rising tension with her friends. As relationships shift, Amy learns that even if she can’t fix everything for her friends, it still means something to be there with them. And an extra credit project might just help Amy discover answers to some of the mysteries surrounding Oliver.

Collects Stephen McCranie’s Space Boy volumes 4-6.

Mike Mignola!

The Sword of Hyperborea #2 (of 4)

Mike Mignola (W/Cover A), Rob Williams (W), Laurence Campbell (A), Quinton Winter (C), Dave Stewart (C), Christopher Mitten (Cover A), and Yishan Li (Cover B)

On sale Feb 16
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Miniseries

The Sword of Hyperborea continues its trek through history, blessing the chosen ones who wield it with incredible power. When it appears at a pivotal moment during WWI, will the blade be used for good or for evil? Spies, supernatural creatures, and secret societies collide in this fast-paced continuation of the sword’s saga!

Tarzan: The New Adventures Volume 1 HC

Roy Thomas (W), Thomas Grindberg (A/C/Cover), and Benito Gallego (A/C)

On sale Apr 27
FC, 104 pages
$24.99
HC, 7″ x 10″

Previously available only to subscribers of the Edgar Rice Burroughs website, Tarzan: The New Adventures is at last available in print. This incarnation of the Jungle Lord is presented in Sunday newspaper landscape format with all-new stories penned by comics legend Roy Thomas (Conan the Barbarian, Avengers, X-Men) with stunning illustration by Thomas Grindberg—whose work stands alongside classic Tarzan illustrators such as Hal Foster, J. Allen St. John, and Frank Frazetta. No Tarzan comics collection is complete without Tarzan: The New Adventures.

Tentacle Kitty comes to comics!

Tentacle Kitty: Tales Around the Teacup TP

John Merritt (W), Raena Merritt (W), Jean-Claudio Vinci (A), and Mirka Andolfo (Cover)

On sale Apr 27
FC, 120 pages
$12.99
TP, 6″ x 9″

The world according to Tentacle Kitty!

Join “the Pink One” and friends as the whole tentacle kitty gang regales us with tales of action and adventure over tea! From hunting down cotton candy mice, to pirate hijinks, and mega convention run ins, this tome features stories for all readers, told only as a Tentacle Kitty can!

• The first graphic novel of the convention sensation Tentacle Kitty!

We Only Kill Each Other TP

Stephanie Phillips (W), Peter Krause (A), Ellie Wright (C), and Dave Johnson (Cover)

On sale Apr 20
FC, 136 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

With World War II on the horizon, Nazi sympathizers and fascists have taken root on American soil in alarming numbers, intending to push the U.S. towards and alliance with Germany. When the lone hope of stopping the American Nazi movement falls to Jewish-American gangsters currently entrenched in a violent turf war, the gangsters find that there’s only one thing they hate more than each other: Nazis.

• Collects We Only Kill Each Other from the ComiXology original digital series in print for the first time.

WindMaker Volume 1 TP

Roye Okupe (W), Sunkanmi Akinboye (A), Toyin Ajetunmobi (C), and Godwin Akpan (Cover)

On sale Apr 20
FC, 144 pages
$19.99
TP, 7″ x 10″

The West African nation of Atala is thrust into an era of unrest and dysfunction after their beloved president turns vicious dictator. With the country on the brink of civil war, the WindMaker—an ancient hero of the Atalians—mysteriously returns in what appears to be an effort to save his people. The only problem is that his spirit is reincarnated into the last person anyone expects to help—the president’s head of security!

“Our mission is and always has been about empowering African creatives and storytelling.” —Roye Okupe

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