The 10 Best Stories In the Star Wars Expanded Universe

The Star Wars Expanded Universe is no more. In many cases; this is no big loss — some stories and characters are best tossed into a black hole and never spoken of again. But the EU had plenty of good stories, too — tales so good we're genuinely sad they'll lose whatever little canonization they had. Here are the 10… » 5/09/14 3:06pm 5/09/14 3:06pm

​The Astounding Amount Of Awesome Comics You Need to Read This Summer

If you like comics, you're going broke this summer. Seriously, talk to an accountant about bankruptcy now, because there's no way you'll be able to pay rent if you even want to buy half the awesome comics coming out this summer. But at least this guide will help you determine which half to blow your savings on. » 4/29/14 1:13pm 4/29/14 1:13pm

How the new Alien, Predator and Prometheus comics will share a universe

Dark Horse is remaking the universe. Aliens, Predators, and Engineers will come together in 2014 when the Aliens, Predators, and Alien Vs. Predator comics get completely rebooted, along with the first Prometheus comic series, and joined together in a single continuity next year. We spoke with all four writers — Chris… » 10/10/13 3:59pm 10/10/13 3:59pm

This Artist Draws Evil Cheerleaders, Hunky Leon and The Last of Us

If you’ve tried to learn every little thing about the Last of Us, then chances are you’ve already seen Faith Erin Hicks’ artwork. She’s been drawing The Last of Us: American Dreams prequel miniseries published by Dark Horse Comics, which focuses on the character of Ellie before she meets up with playable protagonist… » 5/16/13 3:30pm 5/16/13 3:30pm

What You Missed in the Mass Effect Comic Books

Everything is better with comic books. This is a universal truth, and it's doubly universally true for the Mass Effect trilogy. Between digital comics and Dark Horse's series, Mass Effect series scribe Mac Walters and some excellent artists and writers have added magificent layers of depth to the series you'll never… » 4/11/13 4:00pm 4/11/13 4:00pm

After 24 Pages I Finally Care About the Heroine of The Last of Us

Naughty Dog's post-apocalyptic adventure for the PlayStation 3 looks brilliant, but I haven't developed quite the excitement for The Last of Us that many of my colleagues have. I'm a little post-apocalyptic'd out — the idea of traipsing through another story about how men become monsters in extreme circumstances… » 4/04/13 3:30pm 4/04/13 3:30pm

Mass Effect: Foundation Comics Series To Be Written By ME 3 Story Lead

Mass Effect is getting its first ongoing comics series in the form of Mass Effect: Foundation from Dark Horse Comics, penned by Mac Walters, writer on Mass Effect 2 and the story lead on Mass Effect 3. Some might argue that being in charge of Mass Effect 3's story should not be a point of pride, but still. Walters… » 3/03/13 1:00pm 3/03/13 1:00pm

Lordy, The Last of Us Art Book Is Scary Beautiful

The Last of Us comes out on May 7th and there's still lots of mystery surrounding the post-apocalyptic world of Naughty Dog's upcoming PS3 game. A few glimpses of The Last of Us' ruined world have surfaced but you'll get a chance to get a deep look at the making of the game's ravaged world, along with design work for… » 1/30/13 4:00pm 1/30/13 4:00pm

Here’s Your First Look Inside The Glorious Legend of Zelda: Hyrule…

For the last year or so, the Hyrule Historia seemed like a piece of the powerful and legendary TriForce. Fans of Nintendo's mega-popular series knew the Japan-only book existed. But English-speaking Zelda acolytes had to go through out-of-the-way means—like maybe-not-legal scans and fan translations—to get at its… » 1/25/13 8:30pm 1/25/13 8:30pm

Contest: Write Force-ful Dialogue for This Star Wars: The Old Republic

BioWare's new Star Wars MMO covers a lot of ground when it comes the pre-history of Luke Skywalker's universe. But, even with all the gameplay and dialogue in The Old Republic, there' s still lots of stories to be told about the conflicts between Jedi, Sith, Mandalorians and The Republic of the old. » 1/11/12 3:00pm 1/11/12 3:00pm