Dark Horse Comics was founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson and is based near Portland, Oregon. The company has published some of the most popular and groundbreaking comics ever to hit the market, and has lured many of the most sought-after creators to its stable. The firm's lineup of super-successful comics is based on very popular licensed properties. Today, Dark Horse Comics is the third largest comic book publisher in the U.S. and is recognized as the world's leading publisher of licensed comics material. But there is more to this company than comic books. 1Up Collecitibles' huge selection of Dark Horse merchandise gives you lots and lots of choices for gifts and collectibles from this mega-force in the world of comics!