The news week was bit slow, which is understandable considering it’s the holiday season, but Dark Horse still had a few announcements including a new edition of THE ART OF COMIC-BOOK INKING, details on the upcoming TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION: EXTREMIS MALIS #1
On Thursday, Dark Horse announced that their The Art of Comic-Book Inking would be getting an expanded edition release.
The new release will include new art and writings from Gary Martin as well as a new chapter from Leo Vitalis about digital inking, and eight full-sized blue-lined art boards showing off pencil art from such notable creators like Steve Rude, Terry Dodson, Jack Kirby, and more.
The softcover 200 page book will be released on May 29th, 2019 but can be pre-ordered now.
Also on Thursday came details on the upcoming first issue of TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION: EXTREMIS MALIS.
The title is a tie-in to the hit video game TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION which sees the Division agents in New York City after a bioweapon attack devastated The Big Apple.
The series from the creative team of writer Christofer Emgard, artist Fernando Baldo, colorist Michael Atiyeh will be released on January 9th with J. P. Leon artwork adorning the cover.
DARK HORSE GOES BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD WITH EXPANDED EDITION OF THE ART OF COMIC BOOK INKING
Tricks of the Trade from the Industry’s Top Artists!
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (December 27, 2018)—The Art of Comic-Book Inking is the industry-standard manual for aspiring comic book inkers and industry professionals alike. Now, Dark Horse is proud to present an expanded edition with new art and text by Gary Martin and a bonus chapter on digital inking by artist Leo Vitalis. Along with pen, brush, and stylus, no inking tool is more useful than The Art of Comic-Book Inking.
Gain insights into the techniques, tools, and approaches of some of the finest ink artists in comics, including Terry Austin, Mark Farmer, Scott Williams, Alex Garner, and many more. Also included are eight full-sized blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by top comics illustrators Steve Rude, Terry Dodson, Jack Kirby, Adam Warren, and others to use for practice or as samples to show editors and publishers.
The Art of Comic-Book Inking TPB goes on sale May 29, 2019, and is available for pre-order at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local comic shop.
TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION: EXTREMIS MALIS #1 | Christofer Emgard, Fernando Baldo, Michael Atiyeh, and J. P. Leon
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (December 27, 2018)—Dark Horse is pleased to offer a first look at Christofer Emgard, Fernando Baldo, Michael Atiyeh, and J. P. Leon’s newest comic TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION: EXTREMIS MALIS #1
TOM CLANCY’S THE DIVISION: EXTREMIS MALIS #1
- Writer: Christofer Emgard
- Artist: Fernando Baldo
- Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
- Cover Artist: J. P. Leon
- Publication Date: January 9, 2019
Months after a bioweapon attack devastated New York City, the Division agents are the last hope of a United States struggling to hold itself together. During a mission gone horribly wrong, Division Agent Caleb Dunne’s partner is gruesomely killed and Dunne vows to track down the mysterious woman responsible. As he gathers clues to her whereabouts, he uncovers a grave threat to a nation already on the brink of total collapse.
A must-have for fans of intrigue and tales of survival, this comics series is the perfect introduction to the post-pandemic world of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, the sequel to Ubisoft’s record-breaking video game Tom Clancy’s The Division.