Â MILWAUKIE, ORâ€”Dark Horse rolls out the announcement of all four titles that will be featured in two different comics to be given away to thousands of fans on May 5, 2012.
First comes a special flip book featuring both Felicia Dayâ€™s gaming web series turned comic,Â The Guild, and Dark Horseâ€™s best-selling comics continuation of Joss Whedonâ€™s iconic television seriesÂ Buffy the Vampire Slayer!Â Buffy has never needed a vacation as badly as she does now, with the world overrun with zompires and other fallout from Season 8. After an old friend suggests a relaxing getaway from all things that go bump in the night, it turns out to be harder than she could ever expect for a Slayer to get a day off!
Felicia Day, creator ofÂ The Guild, continues to bring on the funny with high jinks from her diverse group of gamers when the Guildies struggle to find a meeting place they can all agree on. A little in-game battle becomes the deciding factor, and the circle follows the decree of the winner: the beach?!
Next upÂ is one of the biggest flip books weâ€™ve ever published, when Zack Whedon brings you tales of the coolest guy in the galaxy and the most charming rebel in the â€™verse! Thatâ€™s right; weâ€™ve pairedÂ Star WarsÂ with Joss Whedonâ€™sÂ Serenity!Â
Han Solo and Chewbacca have a falling-out after a deal with their slickestâ€”and shadiestâ€”customer goes bad. But when the client gets designs on theÂ Millennium Falcon, Han and Chewie present a united front that canâ€™t be beat!
Meanwhile, Captain Malcolm â€œMalâ€ Reynolds is no stranger to jobs gone wrong himself. But when the chips are down, heâ€™s able to rely on the amazing, odd, and diversely talented crew ofÂ Serenity.
Dark Horse Free Comic Book Day 2012: Four great stories for the price of, well, none!
About Dark Horse Comics
Since 1986, 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.Â The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists.Â In addition to publishing comics from top talent like Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Gerard Way, Will Eisner, and best-selling prose author Janet Evanovich, Dark Horse has developed such successful characters as the Mask, Timecop, and the Occultist.Â Additionally, its highly successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includesÂ Star Wars,Â Avatar: The Last Airbender,Â Buffy the Vampire Slayer,Â Aliens,Â Conan the Barbarian,Â Mass Effect,Â Serenity,Â and Domo.Â Today, Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic-book publisher in the United States andÂ is recognized as both an innovator in the cause of creator rights and the comics industryâ€™s leading publisher of licensed material.
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