Dark Horse Comics Single Issues Comes To ComiXology & Amazon Kindle Store

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ComiXology and Kindle release all Dark Horse books same-day-as-print

More than 2,000 Dark Horse Comics single issues are now available on comiXology and Amazon Kindle Store including Fight Club 2, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Tomb Raider, The Witcher, Plants vs. Zombies, Halo, The Goon, Archie vs. Predator, Mike Mignola’s Hellboy and B.P.R.D. and more!

October 7th, 2015 – New York, NY / Portland, OR – Today Dark Horse Comics, comiXology and Amazon announced an agreement to bring the full catalog of Dark Horse Comics’ single issues to the comiXology platform and Amazon’s Kindle StoreNow, all Dark Horse Comics’ digital single issues will be available on comiXology and the Kindle Store the same-day-as-print versions arrive in comic shops.

This past June, comiXology and Dark Horse Comics announced an agreement to bring Dark Horse’s collections, graphic novels and manga to comiXology. As of today, Dark Horse Comics’ full digital catalog is now available on both comiXology and Amazon’s Kindle Store.

“We launched our graphic novel catalog through comiXology last June and the sales have been incredible,” noted Dark Horse President Mike Richardson.  “Now readers will have full access to our monthly comics for the first time ever and comiXology will never be out of stock on your favorite Dark Horse titles.”

“This is huge,” said comiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger. “Our fans were thrilled when we added Dark Horse Comics on comiXology earlier this year. I’m very excited that we’re now able to offer new releases the same-day-as-print and the incredible Dark Horse Comics catalog of back issues to readers through both comiXology and Amazon’s Kindle Store.”

More than 2,000 single issues launched today on comiXology and Amazon’s Kindle Store from Dark Horse Comics, including Fight Club 2, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Tomb Raider, The Witcher, Plants vs. Zombies, Halo, The Goon, Archie vs. Predator, Mike Mignola’s Hellboy and B.P.R.D. and more!

The Kindle Store gives readers access to millions of books on the most popular devices and platforms, including Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, iOS, Android and more.

With over 75,000 comics, graphic novels and manga from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s immense catalog and cinematic Guided View reading experience make it the best digital platform for comic fans worldwide.

About Dark Horse 
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 MaskGhostXand Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire SlayerAliensConanTomb RaiderHalo,The Witcher, SerenityGame 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.

About comiXology
ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become a top ten grossing iPad app in 2011 and 2012 and the top grossing non-game iPad app in 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from over 75 publishers – and independent creators as well – comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Los Angeles and Paris. For more information visit www.comixology.com.

About Amazon
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.

“PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES” BOXED SET COMING FROM DARK HORSE!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Just in time for Halloween, Dark Horse Comics and PopCap Games are releasing a spooktacular Plants vs. Zombies™ boxed set collecting three critically acclaimed graphic novels!

Eisner Award–winning writer Paul Tobin and artist Ron Chan deliver hilarious, action-filled zombie romps to your neighborhood as young adventurers Patrice Blazing and Nate Timely join forces with Crazy Dave to fend off several fun-dead invasions!

This deluxe boxed set includes Plants vs. ZombiesVolume 1: LawnmageddonPlants vs. ZombiesVolume 2: TimepocalypsePlants vs. Zombies Volume 3: Bully for You, and an exclusive Plants vs. Zombies double-sided poster!

In fall 2014, Dark Horse announced record sales of over 500,000 copies of Plants vs. Zombies books following multiple sold-out print runs! Tobin (Bandette) and Chan (The Guild, Husbands) take readers on original Plants vs. Zombies escapades that’ll charm the young, the old, and Crazy Dave, too!

The Plants vs. Zombies Boxed Set hits comic shops October 14 and bookstores November 3. Preorder your copy today at your local comic shop or through these fine retailers:

Amazon
Barnes and Noble
IndieBound

Praise for Plants vs. ZombiesLawnmageddon andTimepocalypse:

“Laugh-out-loud funny.”—IGN

“Charming, enjoyable, and wholly worthy of the Plants vs. Zombies name.”—GamesRadar

“This series would appeal to anyone who enjoyed the game and I would say this is suitable for young readers as well as old.”—How to Love Comics

Also available:

The Art of Plants vs. Zombies HC
978-1-61655-331-9 | $9.99

Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon HC
978-1-61655-192-6 | $9.99

Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse HC
978-1-61655-621-1 | $9.99

Coming soon:

Plants vs. Zombies: Bully For You HC
978-1-61655-889-5 | $9.99 | 10/28/2015

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare HC
978-1-61655-946-5 | $9.99 | 1/13/2016

‘PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES’ MONTHLY COMIC SERIES COMING FROM DARK HORSE!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—With an all-ages Free Comic Book Day story right around the corner, Dark Horse Comics and PopCap Games are thrilled to announce Bully for You, a new, ongoing Plants vs. Zombies™ miniseries coming to comic shops, beginning in June!

Eisner Award–winning writer Paul Tobin and artist Ron Chan join forces to uncover who’s really behind the mysterious Anti-Bully Squad. Nate, Patrice, and Crazy Dave investigate a strange college campus to keep the streets safe from zombies. And Dr. Zomboss’s crime-filled college years are revealed! This hilarious educational escapade also features two bonus stories illustrated by Dustin Nguyen (Batman: Li’l Gotham, Descender). Future issues will feature bonus strips by Peter Bagge, Jennifer Meyer, Karim Friha, Nneka Myers, and others!

In spring 2014, Dark Horse Comics released The Art of Plants vs. Zombies. Part zombie memoir, part celebration of zombie triumphs, and part anti-plant screed, it is a treasure trove of never-before-seen concept art and material from Plants vs. Zombies, Plants vs. Zombies 2, Plants vs. Zombies Adventures, and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.

In fall 2014, Dark Horse announced record sales of over 500,000 copies of Plants vs. Zombies books following multiple sellout print runs! Paul Tobin (Bandette, Colder) and artist Ron Chan (The Guild, Husbands) take readers on original Plants vs. Zombies escapades that’ll charm young, old, and Crazy Dave, too!

The print collections of Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse, Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon, and The Art of Plants vs. Zombies are available now in finer comic shops and bookstores! Plus, all three books are available for download today from Digital.DarkHorse.com!

Preorder your copy of Plants vs. Zombies: Bully for You #1 at your local retailer today.
Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon
Paul Tobin (W), Ron Chan (A)
$9.99, 978-1-61655-192-6

Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse
Paul Tobin (W), Ron Chan (A)
$9.99, 978-1-61655-621-1

The Art of Plants vs. Zombies
$9.99, 978-1-61655-331-9

Praise for Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon and Timepocalypse:

“If you like Plants vs. Zombies this comic adds to its appeal. It’s a good clean read for all ages.”—Eat Your Comics

“This is one of the more fun video game adaptations that I’ve read and the most fun I’ve had with a zombie story since Zombieland.”—Front Towards Gamer

“Wonderful fun and silliness await you in this book, and you’ll be sure to leave it with a smile on your face and zombie bits on your lawn.”—Fanboy Comics

“This good book, except all ugly plantz and peeples who get in the way. But full on hansum zombies. Leave door open whle reading. Do not wear a hat.”—The Zombies

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Plants vs. Zombies is a trademark of Electronic Arts Inc.

About Dark Horse
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 Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes, Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, EVE Online, Halo, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.

PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES BOOK SALES PASS 500,000 MARK!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—A year after the first printing sold out, Dark Horse Comics announces sales of over 500,000 copies of Plants vs. Zombies™ books!

With overwhelming support from comic shops, chain and independent bookstores, Scholastic, and fans everywhere, Plants vs. Zombies books have become a smash-hit!

“We’re thrilled our Plants vs. Zombies comics are a hit with PvZ fans of all ages and very excited for more to come next year!” noted Dark Horse Director of Licensing Nick McWhorter.

Stemming out of the hit game that won over thirty Game of the Year awards, Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon is now available to tickle funny bones and thrill . . . brains. In this comic expansion of the botanical battle, Eisner-winning writer Paul Tobin (Bandette) and artist Ron Chan (The Guild, Husbands) take us on an original Plants vs. Zombies escapade that’ll charm young, old, and Crazy Dave, too!

In May 2014, Dark Horse Comics released The Art of Plants vs. Zombies. Part zombie memoir, part celebration of zombie triumphs, and part anti-plant screed, this is a treasure trove of never-before-seen concept art and material from Plants vs. Zombies, Plants vs. Zombies 2, Plants vs. Zombies Adventures, andPlants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.

Look for the print collection of the second comic series, Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse, on sale in finer comic shops and bookstores everywhere on January 13, 2015! Plus, download Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse #1 today from Digital.DarkHorse.com! From the same team that delivered Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon, this new tale is a rollicking romp through time and space!

Praise for Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon

“This is one of the more fun video game adaptations that I’ve read and the most fun I’ve had with a zombie story since Zombie Land.”—Front Towards Gamer

“If you are a fan of plants, zombies, Plants vs. Zombies, or all-age adventure comics, take a look at Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon. It’s a quick read and good fun, and if you’re still in the Halloween mood in November, it fits that zombie itch you may still have.”—Comic Attack

“This good book, except all ugly plantz and peeples who get in the way. But full on hansum zombies. Leave door open whle reading. Do not wear a hat.” – The Zombies

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Plants vs. Zombies is a trademark of Electronic Arts Inc.

About Dark Horse
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 Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Brian Wood, Gerard Way, Felicia Day, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Neal Adams, and Jim Steranko, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, Timecop, and SpyBoy. Its successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Star Wars, Mass Effect, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, EVE Online, Halo, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading publishers of both creator-owned content and licensed comics material.

On Sale This Week: New toys from Clerks, Marvel, Godzilla and PvZ!

It’s another big week for comic shops, as Diamond Select Toys has delivered another super-exciting batch of new products! Their Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare action figures continue to roll out to stores, along with their Clerks 20th Anniversary Minimates set, an all-new Best of Marvel Minimates series, and the highly anticipated Mechagodzilla Vinyl Bust Bank! Read on for more details, and reserve yours at your local comic shop!

Clerks Minimates 20th Anniversary B&W Box Set

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A Diamond Select Toys Release! These Minimates aren’t even supposed to be here today! It’s the 20th anniversary of Clerks, the legendary first movie by the godfather of geeks, Kevin Smith, and DST is celebrating with a box set of four Minimates! Dante, Randal, Jay and Silent Bob are each lovingly rendered in black-and-white, standing approximately 2 inches tall with a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Packaged on a blister card. Designed by Art Asylum! (Item #MAY142230, SRP: $19.99)
http://diamondselecttoys.com/clerks-minimates-20th-anniversary-box-set

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Best of Marvel Minimates Series 3 Asst.
A Diamond Select Release! The best Marvel Minimates DST has ever made are back for a third series! Four more two-packs of Marvel’s most famous heroes get the ultimate Minimate treatment, including Marvel Now Captain America with Spider-Sense Spider-Man, Transforming Grey Hulk with Mark 29 Armor Iron Man, Classic Hawkeye with Lab Attack Ant-Man and Luke Cage Power Man with Dragon Attack Iron Fist! Each Minimates mini-figure stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and features a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories. Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum!  (Item #MAY142222, SRP: $9.99/ea.)
http://www.diamondselecttoys.com/best-of-marvel-minimates-series-3-asst

Godzilla Classic Mechagodzilla Vinyl Bust Bank

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A Diamond Select Release! Godzilla’s greatest foe is launching his attack! A cybernetic copy of Godzilla with superior firepower, this vinyl bust bank of Mechagodzilla is based on how the robotic kaiju appeared in 1974’s Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. Standing 8 inches tall, the bank features a coin slot in his back, as well as an access door in the base. Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios!  (Item #MAY142233, SRP: $22.99)
http://www.diamondselecttoys.com/godzilla-mechagodzilla-vinyl-bust-bank

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Action Figure Asst.
A Diamond Select Toys Release! Can’t get enough of the acclaimed third-person shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare? Stage your own battles using the brand-new assortment of action figures from Diamond Select Toys! Each two-pack includes a  5″ scale Zombie and an opponent Plant figure, each with multiple points of articulation. Free Garden Warfare bonus content download code in every package!

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Scientist Zombie & Gatling Pea 2-Pack (Item #MAR141940, SRP: $19.99)
http://www.diamondselecttoys.com/plants-vs-zombies-garden-warfare-scientist-zombie-vs-gatling-pea-shooter

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Foot Soldier Zombie (with bonus Commando head) & Camo Cactus 2-Pack (Item #MAR141941,  SRP: $19.99)
http://www.diamondselecttoys.com/plants-vs-zombies-garden-warfare-soldier-zombie-vs-camo-cactus-action-figure

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Engineer Zombie & Chomper 2-Pack (Item #MAR141942, SRP: $19.99)
http://www.diamondselecttoys.com/plants-vs-zombies-garden-warfare-engineer-zombie-vs-chomper

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All-Star Zombie & Shadow Flower 2-Pack (Item #MAR141943, SRP: $19.99)
http://www.diamondselecttoys.com/plants-vs-zombies-garden-warfare-all-star-zombie-vs-shadow-flower

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PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES COMICS ARE BACK FOR THE BRAINS!

PLANTS VS. ZOMBIES COMICS

ARE BACK FOR THE BRAINS!

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR —Dark Horse Comics is thrilled to bring you the second official Plants vs. Zombies series, released in a partnership with PopCap Games, creators of the smash-hit video game Plants vs. Zombies. The first chapter is ready for you to read TODAY!

Eisner winner Paul Tobin (Bandette) and Ron Chan (The Guild, Husbands) team up again with a bevy of battling plants to serve up another hilarious, all-ages, action-filled zombie romp through time!

Crazy Dave—the babbling-yet-brilliant inventor and top-notch neighborhood defender— is back to help his niece, Patrice, and young adventurer Nate Timely fend off Zomboss’s latest attack in Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse! This new standalone tale will tickle your funny bones and thrill . . . your brains!

Following the same model of the previous series, Timepocalypse will first be serialized digitally, with a beautiful hardcover collection available early next year. In conjunction with today’s release, the Dark Horse standalone iOS app for Plants vs. Zombies comics is available for FREE download and includes the first issue of Lawnmageddon!

Also available today is the first story of the new series for only 99 cents, with new issues released every three weeks!

Look for the print collection of Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse on sale in finer comic shops and bookstores everywhere on January 13, 2015! Download Plants vs. Zombies: Timepocalypse #1 today from Digital.DarkHorse.com!

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