Dark Horse Takes home Three Harvey Awards at Baltimore Comic-Con!!

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This past Saturday, Dark Horse Comics, the premier independent publisher in the industry, took home an impressive number of awards at this year’s Harvey Awards ceremony.

The Harvey is one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. Held annually at Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over twenty categories, ranging from Best Artist to the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame. They are the only industry awards both nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals.

Below is a list of Dark Horse’s wins.

Best Anthology

Dark Horse Presents, edited by Mike Richardson. A multiple Eisner Award (2012, 2013) and 2012 Harvey Award winner, this legendary, premier anthology is back and here to stay! The eighty-page spectacular Dark Horse Presents returns with all-new stories.

Best American Edition of Foreign Material

Blacksad: A Silent Hell, by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. A multiple Eisner Award (2011, 2013) and 2011 Harvey Award winner, the first Blacksad collection is already in its sixth printing and approaching 20,000 copies sold! In A Silent Hell, Detective John Blacksad returns, with a new case that takes him to a 1950s New Orleans filled with hot jazz and cold-blooded murder!

Best Online Comics Work

Battlepug, by Mike Norton. An epic tale of blood and drool from the artist of The Answer! and Revival.

Congratulations to all winners and nominees!

Dark Horse Presents Hits Landmark with it’s 25th Issue!

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DARK HORSE PRESENTS REACHES LANDMARK  25th ISSUE!

2012 Eisner, Harvey, and Diamond Gem Award Winner for Best Anthology

It’s no secret that Dark Horse Presents continues to be comics’ greatest anthology, boasting eighty pages with no ads and new stories every month. Heading into its third year of publication, the Eisner and Harvey Award–winning anthology is bringing in the big guns with the landmark twenty-fifth issue!

Dark Horse Presents is a reflection of everything that has made Dark Horse Comics so successful over its history . . . great creators, amazing stories, and a showcase for exciting new talent,” says Dark Horse President Mike Richardson.

After training with Buffy, Billy the vampire slayer heads back to his hometown to deal with the zompire epidemic! Delve into a time-travel story from Eisner Award–winning writer Matt Fraction! Publisher Mike Richardson adapts Andrew Vachss’s vision of violence in the big city in Underground!

Read a chapter of The Chapel Chronicles by fifteen-year-old Emma T Capps. Plus, new installments of Ron Randall’s Trekker, Frank Barbiere’s Blackout, Mike Baron and Steve Rude’s Nexus, Phil Stanford’s Crime Does Not Pay, Fred Van Lente’s Brain Boy, Peter Hogan’s King’s Road, and Dan Jolley’s Bloodhound!

Praise for Dark Horse Presents:

“Dark Horse’s prestigious anthology series . . . showcases emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists comics has to offer, as well as promising new and underground talents.”—ComicsAlliance 

“Seriously, this is comics’ best kept secret trove of great comics.”—Comic Book Resources’ Robot 6

Dark Horse Presents #25 is on sale June 19, 2013 and is available for pre-order through Diamond APR130017