MILWAUKIE, Ore., (September 27, 2016)—Dark Horse proudly announces further collaborations with Eisner Award–winning creator Evan Dorkin (Beasts of Burden, Milk and Cheese) and Sarah Dyer (Beasts of Burden,Action Girl Comics). Dorkin and Dyer have been a major creative team in the comics industry for years, and Dark Horse is proud to present new projects with them. In 2017, Dark Horse will publish a trade paperback of Calla Cthulhu and a hardcover collection of Dork!
Calla Cthulhu, originally published by Stela, is a modern twist on Lovecraft’s mythos. Calla Cthulhu tells the story of Calla Tafali, a teenager of the Great Old Ones’ bloodline, as she battles supernatural monsters, human assassins, and her uncle, the King in Yellow. Calla must resist her uncle’s call to embrace her dark heritage while also preventing the awakening of the R’lyeh—the Dread One. Co-creator Erin Humiston (Calla Cthulhu, BAND) pencils, Mario A. Gonzalez (Calla Cthulhu, Wyliman) inks, and Bill Mudron (Dark Horse Presents, Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book) colors this graphic novel.
Dark Horse will also collect Evan Dorkin’s beloved series Dork! into a beautiful hardcover edition. The Dork! hardcover collects material from Dork! #1–#11 and miscellaneous odds, ends, and extras. Includes the Devil Puppet, the Murder Family, hundreds of Fun Strips, and the Eisner Award–nominated story “Cluttered Like My Head.”
Calla Cthulhu goes on sale August 16, 2017. Dork! will be available for purchase in late 2017.