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  • Disney Frozen: The Hero Within

    Joe Caramagna, Kawaii Creative Studios

    Paperback (Dark Horse Books, Nov. 19, 2019)
    Build strength and heroism with Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, Olaf, and their friend Hedda, as they deal with bullies, and the harsh environment of the Forbidden Land!Olaf's friend at the orphanage in Arendelle village is a spunky girl named Hedda with a big imagination and dreams of adventure. When Kristoff passes through the village and witnesses two kids bullying Hedda, he is drawn to help. He recalls his own experience with bullying during his childhood and assures her that there is hope on the horizon. Things start to look up when Hedda is invited to dinner at Arendelle Castle! Ecstatic, Hedda shares the news with the orphanage and is prepared for the best night ever. But as she makes her way to the castle, the two bullies return, and turn Hedda's joyous day into one of sadness. Feeling alone and unwanted, Hedda runs away on a journey to the Forbidden Land, to prove herself . . . on her own. Facing dangerous heights and treacherous elements, Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf must find Hedda before it's too late. Along the way, Kristoff confronts his past and everyone learns valuable lessons about differences and understanding--even the two bullies!Joe Caramagna (Zootopia, Avengers Assemble) and Kawaii Creative Studio, the original team behind Frozen: Breaking Boundaries, returns for a story of adventure, friendship, and celebration of diversity.
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  • Miniature Final Fantasy

    Square Enix, Tatsuya Tanaka

    Hardcover (Dark Horse Books, Dec. 31, 2019)
    A whimsical collection of iconic scenes from the Final Fantasy series, cheerfully realized by miniature photographer Tatsuya Tanaka!Cloud and Sephiroth reenact their fateful showdown--an open beer can standing in for Nibel Reactor cooling tower. Setzer steers his airship Blackjack, mischievously recreated from corn on the cob. A chocobo flits and frolics across a field of . . . tennis balls. Tetsuya Tanaka's vibrant miniature photography is showcased side-by-side with concept art that details the process of each photo's creation. This tome catalogs fan-favorite moments captured from across the Final Fantasy series, followed by a longform interview with Tatsuya Tanaka himself. Dark Horse Books and Square Enix present Miniature Final Fantasy: No Adventure Too Large--Tatsuya Tanaka's miniature Final Fantasy scenes from his memorable Miniature Calendar series. This joyous collaboration celebrates the Final Fantasy series from a wholly unique perspective.
  • Disney 365 Days with Winnie the Pooh

    Disney, Don Ferguson, Richard Moore

    Hardcover (Dark Horse Books, Nov. 12, 2019)
    A unique collection of Winnie the Pooh comic strips originally published in the Sunday newspaper from 1966 to 1986.Spend your days with everyone's favorite honey-loving teddy bear, Winnie the Pooh, in a series of fun, light-hearted comic stories. Follow along with Pooh through the Hundred Acre Wood in a variety of situations sure to have you smile, laugh, and fill you with delight. Share in candid conversations between Christopher Robin and Pooh, go on an adventure with Piglet, get into some mischief with Tigger, and don't forget to check in on Eeyore.Based on the classic character of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne, this collection of vintage comic strips revives the timeless stories of humor, friendship, and heart, showcasing why Winnie the Pooh has become one of the most cherished characters of all time.Collects all of the Winnie the Pooh Sunday newspaper strips from 1966 to 1986.
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  • Usagi Yojimbo Saga Volume 5

    Stan Sakai

    Paperback (Dark Horse Books, Dec. 8, 2015)
    Adventure in feudal Japan waits for no one! In this fifth definitive Usagi Yojimbo compilation, rabbit ronin Miyamoto Usagi shares those adventures with several returning friends, including Inspector Ishida, sneak thief Kitsune, and bounty hunters Gen and Stray Dog. And Usagi's most important friendship, with retainer Tomoe Ame, is spotlighted in the epic-length "Mother of Mountains," her origin "Tomoe's Story," and the poignant tea ceremony tale "Chanoyu." Throughout, Stan Sakai's award-winning combination of intriguing storytelling and deft line work constitute a master class in the comics form! Collects Usagi Yojimbo Volume Three #76-#93, Usagi Yojimbo Color Special #1-#3, and more!
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  • Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search, Part 3

    Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru

    Paperback (Dark Horse Books, Nov. 12, 2013)
    Avatar Aang travels to the spirit world to parley with an ancient power; bringing Fire Lord Zuko ever closer to discovering the truth about his mother's fate—and his own past. Yet Zuko's sister Azula is becoming increasingly dangerous; threatening to ruin everything that Zuko; Aang; Katara; and Sokka have struggled to achieve on their search! * The official continuation of Airbender from its creators; Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!
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  • Dragon Age: Hard in Hightown

    Varric Tethras, Mary Kirby, Various

    Hardcover (Dark Horse Books, July 31, 2018)
    Prolific dwarven author and heroic companion of the Dragon Age games, Varric Tethras brings us the collected edition of his breakthrough crime-noir drama, Hard in Hightown (with help from his trusted human confidante, Mary Kirby)! This volume is beautifully illustrated by Stefano Martino, Álvaro Sarraseca, Andres Ponce, and Ricardo German Ponce Torres, with a painted cover by E.M. Gist!Twenty years of patrols have chiseled each and every stone of the Kirkwall streets into city guardsmen Donnen Brennokovic. Weary and weathered, Donnen is paired with a recruit so green he might as well have leaves growing out of his armor. When the mismatched pair discover a dead magistrate bleeding out on the flagstones, they're caught up in a clash between a shadowy organization known only as the Executors and a secretive group of Chantry agents--all over some ancient artifact.This is a prose novel featuring 24 black And white full page images.
  • Halo

    Chris Schlerf, Brian Reed

    Hardcover (Dark Horse Books, May 24, 2016)
    The ongoing saga of one of the largest video game franchises in history gets the deluxe oversized treatment in this indispensable hardcover! Witness the electrifying exploits of the UNSC Spartans--including the origin of Sarah Palmer, the thrilling return of the Master Chief, and more--as they defend humanity across the galaxy! Showcasing chapters written by Halo® 5: Guardians lead writer Brian Reed and Halo 4 senior writer Chris Schlerf, this substantial volume collects Halo: Initiation #1-#3 and Halo: Escalation #1-#12, and features creator annotations exclusive to this edition, a complete cover gallery, and a selection of never-before-seen sketches!"Halo: Escalation is a developing series that is awesome." -Unleash the Fanboy"Start reading Halo: Escalation now." -Geeked Out Nation"If you haven't read any of the Halo: Escalation comics so far, the time to jump in is now... This new arc promises to contain everything wonderful about Halo and Halo stories, and I have confidence they will be able to uphold that promise." -The Daily Crate
  • Disney Princess: Jasmine's New Pet

    Disney

    Hardcover (Dark Horse Books, Oct. 23, 2018)
    Before Disney's animated classic, Aladdin, this story follows how the young princess of Agrabah learned to be a responsible owner and friend to her pet tiger, Rajah.Princess Jasmine loves Rajah, her new tiger cub. But living in the palace has rules, and Rajah finds them difficult to follow! He ruins pillows with his claws, knocks over potted plants, chases the palace peacock, and wakes Jasmine in the middle of the night with his yowling. If Jasmine can't teach Rajah to behave better, her father the Sultan will send Rajah away to live with someone else! Jasmine and Rajah have just a week to learn how to follow the rules together. Award-winning writer and illustrator Nidhi Chanani (Pashmina, Misty the Proud Cloud, Everyday Love) adds humor and depth to this iconic pair of characters. At once sweet and humorous, this story will appeal to fans of all ages. Also included in this volume are a variety of story-related activities and special features!
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  • Plants vs. Zombies Volume 17: Multi-ball-istic

    Paul Tobin

    Hardcover (Dark Horse Books, Dec. 1, 2020)
    Will Flora the Sunflower and Neighborville's plant platoon hit a triple-bonus combo or will their efforts ride the outlanes to certain loss? Enjoy this hilariously pinball-primed Plants vs. Zombies tale crafted by series veteran Paul Tobin!Plunge into another battle between plants and zombies as Dr. Zomboss turns the entirety of Neighborville into a giant, fully-functional pinball machine! With bumpers, flippers, and pegs meticulously scattered across town by the zombie pinball wizard himself, Nate, Patrice, and their plant posse must find a way to revert Neighborville to its normal state and halt this uniquely horrifying zombie invasion. With every ball and bumper set against them, will they hit a run of zombie knock-out skill shots--or will the battle go full tilt zombies?! Eisner Award-winning writer Paul Tobin (Bandette, Genius Factor) collaborates with artist Christianne Gillenardo-Goudreau (Plants vs. Zombies: Better Homes and Guardens) for a brand-new Plants vs. Zombies journey!
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search, Part 2

    Gene Luen Yang, Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko, Dave Marshall, Gurihiru

    Paperback (Dark Horse Books, July 23, 2013)
    In search of their long-lost mother, Fire Lord Zuko and his deadly and insane sister Azula have brought Avatar Aang and his friends into a mysterious forest, but what they discover within may be more than they can face. Will they too be lost in these woods forever? * Perfect companion to Legend of Korra! * The official continuation of Airbender from its creators. "A fantastic glimpse into the post-series universe... " —Bleeding Cool
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  • The Art of The Mass Effect Universe

    Casey Husdon, Various

    Hardcover (Dark Horse Books, Feb. 7, 2012)
    The Mass Effect trilogy is a groundbreaking epic that has immersed gamers in one of science fiction's richest universes. Now BioWare and Dark Horse are proud to invite fans deeper than ever into the Mass Effect saga with The Art of the Mass Effect Universe! Featuring concept art and commentary by BioWare on the games' characters, locations, vehicles, weapons, and more (including Mass Effect 3) The Art of the Mass Effect Universe is the most complete companion available to gaming's most compelling series!
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Lost Adventures

    Aaron Ehasz, Josh Hamilton, Tim Hedrick, Dave Roman, J. Torres, Joaquim Dos Santos

    eBook (Dark Horse Books, July 2, 2013)
    For three years, millions of eager fans tuned in to watch new episodes of Nickelodeon's hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Ever since, fans have been hungry for more—and now their wait is finally over!This volume collects the long-out-of-print, fan-favorite comics previously published in Nickelodeon Magazine and with the Airbender DVDs, plus over seventy brand-new comics pages. That's twenty-six stories set in Airbender continuity, by a host of top-notch talent, many of whom worked on the original animated series!* A must-have for any Airbender fan!* Twenty-six in-continuity stories, plus bonus content!* The latest release in an ongoing partnership between Nickelodeon and Dark Horse, to bring you the very best in Airbender books!