We don’t normally cover Dark Horse Comics here on the site, but we thought we would make an exception for Conspiracy Of Ravens, the first creator owned book from Leah Moore and John Reppion, with art from small press star Sally Jane Thompson. This all ages adventure features a young girl at boarding school discover a fantastic secret about her family history including inheriting the mysterious Raven Hall. We caught up with Leah, John and Sally to find out more.

Aliens VampirellaIn some circles the use of a / denotes a romantic pairing rather than “versus” which makes first impressions of Aliens/Vampirella rather hilarious. Fortunately writer Corinna Sara Bechko (Heathentown) and artist Javier Garcia-Miranda have blended together claustrophobic Alien terror with classic Vampirella story-telling in Dynamite Entertainment and Dark Horse’s Aliens/Vampirella. Seeing is believing.

Dark Horse app iconFor years Dark Horse Comics were the largest major comics publisher not to have teamed up with digital comics giant, comiXology/ But after today that is all set to change as Dark Horse Comics and ComiXology have announced a huge digital distribution agreement for their roster of more than 800 titles including HellboySin CityBuffy the Vampire SlayerAvatar: The Last AirbenderThe Goon, & more!

Dark Horse and SequentialLiving up to their elusive moniker Dark Horse Comics, the publisher of Hellboy and Sin City, have previously only made their digital titles available from the Dark Horse Digital Comics app and online store. However today that has changed, with the announcement that Dark Horse digital comics and graphic novels will be included in the Sequential iPad app, with the first batch of titles including Hellboy and The Fifth Beatle now available.

App-of-the-Year-2014As a warm up to our year-end awards and the prestigious Digital Comic of the Year poll, (which will be coming very soon), we decided to get our readers in the voting spirit with a poll to tell us which was the best digital comics app and reveal the Pipedream Comics’ App of the Year 2014.

We picked what we thought were the 9 best, (and then gave readers a 10th option to tell us where we were completely wrong!). They got voting and we can now announce the winner is…

Superstar writer Fred Van Lente comes together with Dark Horse to bring about new webcomic Project Black Sky to complement its recent free comic book day entry. This webcomic describes the tales of a secret Government agency that, throughout the 20th Century have dealt with the extraterrestrial threats which plague the Earth. But is this project a success or will it need to be covered up?

The iPad and iPhone have quickly become one of the most popular gaming platforms with hit titles like Angry Birds and Plants vs Zombies becoming as popular as Mario and Sonic. With that success comes the inevitable spin-offs, which we’re delighted to say includes digital comics, so we’re going to take a look at 5 of the best digital comics based on iOS games.

Furious 1 cover (Dark Horse Comics)Last time we caught up with writer Bryan J.L Glass he was about to unleash a dark and mystical new chapter of his hit series Mice Templar on the world. Well this time he is set to get FURIOUS in his new creator-owned super heroine series for Dark Horse Comics which is out this week. Created with Mice Templar artist Victor Santos we were keen to find out what separates FURIOUS from the other post-modern superhero books on the block so we caught up with BJLG to find out what it is about FURIOUS that makes him FURIOUS

One of the world’s largest comics publishers is turning pages for charity, as Dark Horse Comics donates digital comics to the Children’s Cancer Association. The entire Dark Horse Digital collection, which features over three thousand comics, will be made available for CCA’s program.