Mike Richardson comic
New year, same old monster! Each new year is marked by a monster's attack on their mountain village. This year, young Jia and her friend Deshi have decided to fight back. For Deshi, it is the grand adventure he has always dreamed of. For Jia, it is revenge for the loss of her mother—who was taken by the monster five years before . . .
- Issue # TPB (one year ago)
When two strangers cast coins in a Central Park fountain, their dreams and desires become supernaturally intertwined. Cal wants fame and respect and Mary craves true love from her pro quarterback boyfriend, but destiny weaves a tangled fabric. From Mike Richardson (47 Ronin, Echoes) and Eisner Award winner Paul Chadwick (Concrete, The World Below) comes Best Wishes, a Woody Allen-esque tale of New York, meme madness, fame's price, and secrets of the heart.
Three Marines who were deemed "non-vital" by the Company and left to rot on Xenomorph-infested Earth attempt to find proof that the Company was responsible for bringing the Xenomorphs to Earth in the first place. Instead, they find a nuclear reactor set to self-destruct that in 53 minutes will vaporize everything within one hundred square miles. The countdown has begun, and all that stands between these three Marines and their ship are countless Xenomorphs, scumbag Marines turned mercenaries, and worse.
Adapted from writer/director James Cameron's original screenplay, Aliens: Newt's Tale includes all of the action you never saw in the movie: from the discovery of the derelict extraterrestrial spacecraft by Newt's parents, to the Alien attack on the colony of Hadley's Hope!
He didn't get onto the most lucrative interstellar mission for the money--Paxon came to be reunited with the woman he loves. But his high-stakes journey takes him to a savage world full of the galaxy's most dangerous game, where the gravity can turn your bones to powder. And the reunion isn't all he hoped for, when they find themselves on a ruined vessel in a deteriorating orbit above the planet, trapped with their own alien prey on the loose.
THE PAST IS PRESENT... Troubled pilot Fred Martin is caught in a bizarre storm and loses control of his aircraft. Martin awakens unharmed, only to discover that he is thirty years in the past with the impossible opportunity to right the wrong that ruined his future. But to prevent murder, will he commit murder? * An original graphic novel! * By Mike Richardson writer of 47 Ronin, The Secret, and Crimson Empire.
- Issue # TPB (3 years ago)
In a hidden fortress near the North Pole, the greatest heroes of a past age live secluded from the world that rejected them. But when their benefactor-a mysterious scientist known only as the Professor-is kidnapped, it's up to a young boy to rally the robots, monsters, and superheroes in the fortress to come to the rescue as the Atomic Legion! * From the writer of the critically-acclaimed 47 Ronin andCrimson Empire.
Continuing the time-traveling saga, Terminator: Secondary Objectives picks up where the first Dark Horse Terminator series left off as the remnants of our band of heroes try to prevent the remaining Terminator from completing his secondary objective: the death of Sarah Conner. Unbeknownst to all, a brand new Terminator has arrived on the scene to complicate matters even more.
Two survivors of a global catastrophe disguise themselves as corpses to survive in a land of the walking dead. Soon the two friends save a lovely young gun-crazy woman named Betty, who becomes a source of rivalry between them. With hundreds of zombies out for a snack, the three try their best to blend in so as not become the next item on the menu. From the mind of Mike Richardson, creator of The Mask and The Secret, comes this hilariously frightening tale of Straw and Whip who have lived through a plague that's left the world with seven billion brain-hungry zombies.
Welcome to the first stop in your tour of Comics' Greatest World -- Arcadia, a city where, if you don't play by the rules, you might be the next corpse. Larry Briggs found that out -- right before his insides got sprayed all over the nice walls of his high-rise office. Now the law is looking for the man responsible, and the law in Arcadia is big, thick-skinned, and vicious. But no one's going to find X until he wants to be found. And when that happens, everyone's going to be sorry.
Humans have just pulled themselves out of the ruins caused by the Alien infestation of Earth. The last thing anyone wants to see is more Aliens, right? So why is billionaire Daniel Grant leading an expedition to the Alien homeworld?
The longest story in The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings is also Mike Mignola's only new Hellboy adventure in 2003! Come along as Hellboy investigates a haunted house and discovers his own unexpected connection to the spirits within. P. Craig Russell (Sandman, Murder Mysteries) adapts Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson's story about a child who leads friends and family into an abandoned house, and Paul Chadwick and his longtime Concrete editor Randy Stradley team up for a creepy short about a haunted suit. In the strangest entry in the book, Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother) and Evan Dorkin (Hectic Planet) recount the legend of a haunted doghouse.
- Issue # Full (5 years ago)
The reach of the New Republic is expanding, but the days of fighting for the galaxy have not ended. A threat against Princess Leia and Han Solo's family disrupts usual business on Coruscant, and Luke Skywalker's Jedi training on Yavin 4!
Following the death of Carnor Jax in the first Crimson Empire series, the Empire suddenly finds itself devoid of a strong leader. The Interim Council is assembled to manage the affairs of the Empire until a new emperor can take the throne, yet something is amiss. Assassinations begin to whittle down the numbers of the council, causing panic and suspicion. Increased raids on otherwise "safe" Rebel trade routes arouse concern within the Republic. And just where, exactly, has Kir Kanos gone?
Kir Kanos is the last surviving member of the elite Crimson Guard. He's on the run, and the Empire will stop at nothing to destroy him. Featuring flashback appearances detailing the unknown pasts of Emperor Palpatineand Darth Vader.
She's blonde, beautiful, and bad to the bone -- she's Barb Wire, bounty hunter with an attitude. The savage streets of Steel Harbor are ruled by human predators with prices on their heads. The highest price comes for the bad boys with super powers, and big game is Barb's specialty. But when the events in Golden City set off a firestorm of violence in Steel Harbor's urban jungle, Barb finds herself in danger of being burned alive -- literally!
Among the best-known tales in Japanese history, the legend of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their disgraced master epitomizes the samurai code of honor. It has been said, “To know the story of the 47 Ronin is to know Japan.” Retold through the ages, the legend at last comes to comics in a meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated miniseries from Mike Richardson, Stan Sakai, and editorial consultant Kazuo Koike! Recounting this sweeping tale of honor and violence in all its grandeur, chapter one details the tragic incident that would seal the fate of Lord Asano and set forty-seven of his vassals on a years-long path of vengeance!