Aubrey Sitterson and Jed Dougherty Bring Romance Back To Comics

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Savage Hearts

Dark Horse Comics announces the newest project from the wild and untamed mind of Aubrey Sitterson!  Co-created by Sitterson (No One Left To Fight, The Worst Dudes) and Jed Dougherty (World’s Finest, Harley Quinn), with colors by Lovern Kindzierski (The Worst Dudes, Norse Mythology) and letters by Taylor Esposito (No One Left To Fight, Red Sonja), Savage Hearts is equal parts steamy romance, gut-busting comedy, and heart-pounding action.

In the tradition of your favorite will-they-won’t-they romances, Savage Hearts introduces readers to a brawny barbarian bruiser with a broken heart and a lonely beast-man who talks to dinosaurs. What happens when they team up against an evil sorcerer? Sides and skulls alike get split, and romance blossoms in this all-new jungle fantasy mini-series!

“I can’t imagine restricting myself to a single genre. That’s why I’m so fortunate to have the support of Dark Horse Comics and editor Brett Israel, whether it’s on fight comic soap operas, raunchy sci-fi mysteries, or sexy jungle romcoms,” says Sitterson.

On his involvement in the project, Dougherty said, “I am excited for readers to get their eyes on this barbaric romance! It has muscular action, piquant comedy, simmering emotion, and was a pleasure to draw!”

Exclusive to the print editions is the backup comic No Kings, No Masters, Aubrey Sitterson, and Goran Gligović’s reimagining of Robin Hood! So be sure to preorder your physical copy at your local comic shop!

Savage Hearts #1 (of five) will be in comic shops on July 14, 2021. You can pre-order and purchase Savage Hearts through our ComiXology link.

About Dark Horse Comics:

Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics is an excellent example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and transform a company with humble beginnings into an industry giant. Under a new partnership with Vanguard Visionary Associates, Dark Horse is positioned to further expand its reach globally with publishing, products, and filmed entertainment. Over the years, Dark Horse has published the work of creative legends such as Yoshitaka Amano, Margaret Atwood, Paul Chadwick, Geof Darrow, Will Eisner, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Faith Erin Hicks, Kazuo Koike, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Moebius, Chuck Palahniuk, Wendy Pini, and Gerard Way. In addition, Dark Horse has a long tradition of establishing exciting new creative talent throughout all of its divisions. The company has also set the industry standard for quality licensed comics, graphic novels, collectibles, and art books, including Stranger Things, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, Minecraft, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Dragon Age, James Cameron’s Avatar, Game of Thrones, Mass Effect, StarCraft, The Witcher, and Halo. Today, Dark Horse Comics is one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.