Dark Horse – News week (January 21st, 2019)

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For the weekly recap of Dark Horse news comes the announcement of a tie-in to the upcoming THE LION KING movie, and a new title from the Berger Books imprint.

Continuing their tie-ins to new Disney movies, Dark Horse this week announced DISNEY THE LION KING: WILD SCHEMES AND CATASTROPHES graphic novel.

The 72 page soft cover by writer John Jackson Miller will contain four separate stories about a young Simba.

Look for it on June 4th with a retail price of $10.99, but it can be pre-ordered now.

Lastly this week was the next title in the Berger Books imprint.

SHE COULD FLY: THE LOST PILOT from the team of Christopher Cantwell, Martín MorazzoMiroslav Mrva, and Clem Robins is the sequel to last years SHE COULD FLY.

Look for the first issue of the new series on April 10th.

Full press releases are below. All artwork courtesy of Dark Horse.

Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes Launches in June 2019

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (January 24, 2019)—Dark Horse is excited to announce Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes, a new graphic novel anthology expanding on the all-new Disney movie, The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau.

Written by John Jackson Miller, Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes takes you into the wild through the vast landscapes of the Pride Lands for a closer look into the life of young Simba and what awaits him as the lion king. Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes is the perfect graphic novel companion to Disney’s The Lion King all-new movie, in theaters July 19, 2019.

Journey through Pride Rock and beyond in four stories focusing on Simba as a cub. Young Simba learns being king is not as easy as he would like to believe, fan-favorite duo Timon and Pumbaa find themselves in a peculiar situation, take a trek with young Simba and Nala on a path unknown, and share in the wise words of the one and only Rafiki. 

Disney The Lion King: Wild Schemes and Catastrophes goes on sale June 4, 2019, and is available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. This 72-page novel retails for $10.99.  

SHE COULD FLY SEQUEL SOARS INTO SHOPS IN APRIL 2019

She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot Now Available for Pre-Order

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (January 24, 2019)—Dark Horse and Berger Books are proud to reveal art from She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot, the sequel  to the acclaimed series She Could Fly, by  Christopher Cantwell, co-creator/showrunner of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire series, and Martín Morazzo (Ice Cream ManElektra)! Cantwell and Morazzo are joined by colorist  Miroslav Mrva (Ghosted) and letterer Clem Robins (Abe Sapien).

In She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot, Luna has crash-landed back into her life after spending a year in a mental institution… but that might just mean she’s closer to the edge than she’s ever been before. After discovering clues about the Flying Woman’s missing family, Luna’s obsession reignites, threatening to unravel her fragile mind again. Meanwhile, a mysterious guru appears in the sewers of Chicago, a Russian mercenary seeks old secret technology, and the specter of violence begins to loom over everyone once more. Luna starts to wonder… will she even survive long enough to go insane? 

She Could Fly: The Lost Pilot #1 goes on sale April 10, 2019, and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. On March 13, 2019, fans can purchase the deluxe trade paperback of  the first miniseries,   She Could Fly. The book is available for pre-order on AmazonBarnes & Noble , and TFAW, and at your local comic shop .   

Praise for She Could Fly

“Full of unexpected pleasures…masterful, joyful, poignant… A must-read.”—G. Willow Wilson (Wonder Woman,Ms. Marvel)

She Could Fly is one of the best comic book debuts I’ve ever read. It’s everything I want from a comic.”—Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Analog)

“Devastating and wonderful.”—Bleeding Cool 

She Could Fly #1 handles believable and flawed characters and emotional and well-paced sequences seamlessly, resulting in a wholly original take on the superhero genre.”—Multiversity Comics

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