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For more than 30 years Dark Horse Comics has published some of the best comics and graphic novels in the world. With the Dark Horse Comics app your favorites are at your fingertips, anytime, anywhere!

From celebrated creator-owned originals and award-winning manga, to breathtaking art books and ground-breaking series based on popular movies, games, and TV shows, Dark Horse has something for everyone.  

There’s even more amazing content from Berger Books, brought to you by the legendary, award-winning editor, Karen Berger. And as if that’s not enough, the app also includes hundreds of amazing comics from our digital partner Dynamite Entertainment.

Discover and preview thousands of comics, graphic novels, and art books, with new releases each week! Save $$ with comic bundles! Personalize your reading experience with options like panel zoom mode! Get notified about sales and Dark Horse news! Share your favorite comic panels with your social media friends and foes! With the Dark Horse Comics app you’re always just a few taps away from discovering and enjoying thousands of Dark Horse comics and graphic novels!

5000+ comics and books with more added every week, including 300, Aliens, American Gods, Army of Darkness, The Art of Rick and Morty, Astro Boy, Avatar: The Last Airbender, B.P.R.D., Battlestar Galactica, Beasts of Burden, Berserk, Bettie Page, Black Hammer, Blade of the Immortal, Bob’s Burgers, The Boys, Call of Duty, Creepy, Critical Role, Dragon Age, EC Archives, Eerie, ElfQuest, Emily the Strange, Empowered, Fight Club 2 and 3, Disney Frozen, Disney•PIXAR The Incredibles 2, Disney•PIXAR Toy Story, Disney Zootopia, God of War, The Green Hornet, Grendel, Groo, Halo, Harrow County, He-Man, Hearthstone, Hellboy, How to Train Your Dragon, Anthony Bourdain's Hungry Ghosts, Invisible Kingdom, James Bond, James Cameron's Avatar, Kabuki, KISS, The Legend of Korra, The Legend of Zelda, Lone Wolf and Cub, Frank Miller’s Sin City, The Mask, Mass Effect, Mind MGMT, Minecraft, Mob Psycho 100, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Overwatch, Plants vs. Zombies, Polar, Predator, Red Sonja, Resident Alien, Starcraft, The Strain, Stranger Things, Super Mario Encyclopedia, Tarzan, The Terminator, Tom Clancy's The Division, Tomb Raider, Trigun, Umbrella Academy, Usagi Yojimbo, Vampirella, The Witcher, World of Tanks, World of Warcraft, Xena, Zodiac Starforce, and many, many, more!

Start building your collection today!

What’s New

Version 2.1.3

===2.1.3===
Fixed a bug in the sign-in/sign-up pop-up after a first purchase
Fixed a bug in the index menus of the Store Pages

We love our fans and want your feedback! Love the app? Having problems? Have a suggestion? Please use the contact form in the app’s settings page or email digital.service@darkhorse.com to let us know what’s on your mind.

===2.1.2===
Fixed a crash that happened on a first purchase without a Dark Horse account.
Fixed a crash that happened some times when first launching.
Fixed a crash when laying out pages in the Store.
Show offline error pages, which died during the iOS 13 upgrade.

=== 2.1.1 ===
Squashed a few more bugs.
Added support for dark mode when looking at the book details or changing the reader settings.
We improved the support for prefetching your collection's book covers, so you can see them offline.

=== 2.1.0 ===
We replaced the entire back-end with the goal of increasing stability and performance.
Now, while you read comics or browse the store, the covers to your collection will download in the background, improving the offline experience.
Improved bookshelf interface for a better experience.
Squashed some persistent bugs on the account/settings side of the app to improve performance and the user experience.

=== 2.0.6 ===
Bug fixes and other improvements to make the experience of discovering and reading Dark Horse comics better than ever. Now with iOS 11 compatibility.

=== 2.0.4 ===
We've overhauled our push notification system. Don’t want to miss out on New Releases and Sales? Sign up for Notifications in App!

We also made some performance and stability improvements to brighten your day.

=== 2.0.3 ===
A few more crash fixes for your holiday comic reading experience!

=== 2.0.1 ===
We have a few bug fixes, performance improvements and minor quality of life improvements in this version.

* Now remembers where you left it if you switch apps and come back to it later.
* The Bookshelf shows title text when cover not downloaded.
* Fixed several crashes discovered after the last release.

=== 2.0.0 ===
DARK HORSE 2.0 HAS LANDED!!!

The new Dark Horse app is here, rebuilt from the ground up! With improved performance, a new look & feel and loads of new features to help you discover and enjoy Dark Horse comics!
* Save money with comic bundles!
* Get notified about sales and DH news!
* Cool new options for customizing your reading experience!
* More ways to sort & filter your collection!
* Expanded social media features. Share your favorite panel with friends!
* Enhanced store experience, including recommendations of other comics you might like.
Improved support for retina devices!

Ratings and Reviews

Stuball1 ,

Initial problems

This app seemed to be particularly slow, and it finally locked up my iPad fairly solidly, to the point when I had to switch the device off and on again before I could even close down the app. I suspect memory leak problems (disclaimer: I develop apps as part of my day job). I'm sure Dark Horse will resolve these initial problems in their next release though.

Other than that, the interface is similar to other comic apps such as Xcomics and the Marvel app (which are basically the same app, re-skinned) and therefore easy enough to use. The catalogue is a bit scarce at the moment, but it is of course early days. I'm pleased Dark Horse have finally taken the plunge - the iPad is my primary way of comic-reading these days, so more to choose from is always welcome.

Ytilanigiro ,

New review

As with the other reviews, it's impossible to work with it freezing and crashing so much. Then again, it could be because if the enormous strain on their servers from the Mass Effect special offer. I'll reserve judgement until another week has passed.

UPDATE: now that the special offer is over and the servers are unburdened, the app works very well.

The store section has a nice layout and is divided by series. The collection section shows all the books available on your account that you haven't already downloaded, and the bookshelf section shows all the books you've downloaded. When you add a book to download, it starts off grey and slowly lights up from the bottom - much nicer than any progress bar.

I like the UI and everything (now) works very smoothly. Reading the actual comic books also uses the same kind of controls as every other book app - touch or swipe the sides to turn, and the centre to open up settings. It even has a mode to zoom in on each frame and slide between the frames, making it easier and more fun to read.

psj3809 ,

Great app

Did have a few teething problems in the early days but now is very stable. As a huge fan of Star Wars i'm loving buying a lot of graphic novels for this app, some i keep in the archive, 20 or so i like to download and read when i have some free time. The panel zoom works very well, books are easy to download or archive.

Its great to have a lot of novels on your iphone/ipad, app works really well. Shame the latest digital comics are the same price as the 'real' ones though as they originally started off a dollar cheaper which sounds fair. But overall a great app, they keep adding more and more books to it which is great.

Information

Provider
Dark Horse Comics, Inc.
Size
38.7 MB
Category
Books
Compatibility

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
17+
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Copyright
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. B.P.R.D.: Hollow Earth... £1.99
  2. Baltimore: The Plague ... £1.99
  3. Baltimore: The Plague ... £1.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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