Dark Horse Books to Bring
YOUTH Volume 3 written by Curt Pires with art by Alex Diotto,
Xavier Saxon’s Debut Graphic Novel Night At The Belfry, and
GLAAD award-nominated writer Greg Lockard’s graphic novel Trick Pony
To Print in 2024!
September 7, 2023 – (New York, NY / Portland, OR) – Dark Horse Comics will bring—YOUTH Volume 3–the next chapter of the epic superhuman teen saga by visionary writer Curt Pires with art by Alex Diotto, Night At The Belfry–an unconventional coming-of-age tale of a man who reaches a point in his life where roles are reversed and he’s questioning what’s next, by newcomer Canadian Xavier Saxon, and Trick Pony–an original graphic novel about a washed-up rodeo star who embarks on a road trip that forces him to face his past, present and come to terms with his future by GLAAD award-nominated writer Greg Lockard, artist Anna David and letterer Lucas Gattoni—to print for the first time in 2024.
YOUTH Volume 3
Written by Curt Pires
Art by Alex Diotto
· The acclaimed YOUTH saga continues. Following the recent events, the kids have moved into the superstructure on Mars. New tribulations and challenges await them as they uncover the history behind their new powers, and new threats to their existence.
· YOUTH Vol 3 [144 pages / color / MSRP $22.99/$29.99 pbk / ISBN: 978-1-506737140 / on sale May 7, 2024 bookstores and , May 8, 2024 comic shops / Dark Horse Books] is available for pre-order through Amazon, Barnes and Noble and your local comic shop. YOUTH Season 3 was first released from Comixology Originals. The series is available to read digitally at amazon.com/comiXology and YOUTH Vol 1 and YOUTH Vol 2 are available in print from Dark Horse Books.
Night at the Belfry
Written and Illustrated by Xavier Saxon
· The debut original graphic novel by newcomer Xavier Saxon.
· James Ransom is seventy-four, and a far cry from the tough young boxer he remembers from the eighties. Sick of growing increasingly powerless and reliant on others in his old age, James reconnects with a former trainer and hatches a possibly-fatal plan to regain the control he believes he’s lost. But is he in over his head? James will quickly learn whether or not he lives up to the towering identity he’s spent four decades constructing for himself.
· Night at the Belfry is a touching story about aging, learning to face drastic and upsetting life changes, and making friends at unexpected moments.
· Night At the Belfry [136 pages / color / MSRP $22.99/$29.99 pbk / ISBN: 978-1-506737621 / on sale May 21, 2024 bookstores and May 22, 2024 comic shops / Dark Horse Books] is available for pre-order through Amazon, Barnes and Noble and your local comic shop. Night at the Belfry was first released from Comixology Originals and is available to read digitally at amazon.com/comixology.
Written by Greg Lockard
Art by Anna David
· From the GLAAD award-nominated writer of the bestselling queer historical graphic novel Liebestrasse comes the LGBTQ fantasy tale of a washed up rodeo star heading home to visit his father in the hospital. While on the road he confronts the mistakes of his past and the monsters of his present.
· A beautiful story that blends together themes of second chances and magical realism.
· Trick Pony [152 pages / color / MSRP $22.99/$29.99 pbk / ISBN: 978-1-506737218 / on sale June 4, 2024 bookstores and June 5, 2024 comic shops / Dark Horse Books] is available for pre-order through Amazon, Barnes and Noble and your local comic shop. Trick Pony was first released from Comixology Originals and is available to read digitally at amazon.com/comixology.
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