Dark Horse is all smiles after getting Elfquest as they will be producing all new material and reprinting the existing catalog.
The Final Quest to launch comprehensive publishing program for all-new and
existing material in the fall of 2013!
APRIL 27, CHICAGO, IL –
Dark Horse kicked off C2E2 in style, with what is sure to be some of the biggest
news of the weekend. Attendees of the Diamond Retailers Summit were the first to
hear the publisher’s announcement of an all-new series in one of comics’ most
For generations, the
Wolfriders sought a safe haven. Now, in the Palace of the High Ones, they have
found it. But with security, the elves lose the skills that made them superb
survivors in a harsh world. Elfquest: The Final Quest poses dire
questions: Who stays? Who goes back to the forest? And what grim price will the
“Dark Horse is a
company I’ve admired ever since it sprang on the scene in the 1980s. Somehow, as
large as they’ve grown, they’ve retained an independent spirit that Richard and
I totally identify with. The quality of their offerings is legendary and I’m
extremely happy that Elfquest is part of their lineup,” said
Elfquest cocreator Wendy Pini.
“Mike Richardson and Dark Horse
come from the same publishing DNA as our own company, Warp Graphics, and he
retains that gut-deep love of getting comics out into the world. We’re jazzed at
all the plans, both traditional and new, they have for Elfquest,” added
Elfquest editor and cocreator Richard Pini.
known Richard from our very first year and read Elfquest from its
inception. I’ve also pursued him and Wendy for nearly as long as Dark Horse has
existed. Elfquest has been a lifetime project for Wendy and it is one of
comics’ great epics. I am extremely proud to bring their wonderful book to Dark
Horse and particularly excited to see what is in store for us over the next
three years,” Dark Horse President Mike Richardson
In celebration of the
thirty-fifth anniversary of Wendy and Richard Pini’s cult comics
classic, Dark Horse proudly welcomes the Wolfriders, the Sun Folk, the Gliders,
the Go-Backs, and the High Ones to its own rich history!
The first release will be
the prologue to an all-new fantasy epic, Elfquest: The Final Quest,
arriving in the fall of 2013! Following that, Dark Horse will release this
new story alongside all-new editions of the previously published material from
this best-loved series! Look for more details shortly!