Dark Horse Comics has penciled a contract with Barnes & Noble (it'll be sent off to be inked and colored next week*) to get the former's content onto the latter's Tablet and Color e-readers. Available in the Nook Comic store, you'll be able to pick up a mix of the publisher's licensed titles like Mass Effect and Star Wars as well as home-grown fare like Hellboy and Sin City. The range will gently expand month-on-month and is available from today, with titles priced around $10 depending on what you want.

* This is a comic book joke.
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Dark Horse Graphic Novels Now Available on NOOK® by Barnes & Noble

MILWAUKIE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Just under a year after the launch of Dark Horse's digital initiative, it is announced today that the company has expanded the number of platforms on which comics fans can access their favorite Dark Horse titles! After an incredibly successful first year of Dark Horse's proprietary iOS app and digital storefront, Dark Horse is proud to partner with Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, to make a library of titles available on Barnes & Noble's award-winning NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Color™.

Dark Horse digital graphic novels are now available for purchase in the NOOK Comics™ store, featuring over 100 of the company's top titles, like Mass Effect, Hellboy, Star Wars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, Sin City and more!

"Making our content available on new platforms outside of the Apple iOS is an incredibly exciting proposition," said Matt Parkinson, Dark Horse Senior Director of Marketing. "As we move into new areas and new devices, we look forward to the opportunity to find new readers. I can't think of a better partner than Barnes & Noble the leading retailer of digital content and media and the folks behind the number one chain of bookstores in the country."

"Barnes & Noble is committed to offering customers a broad array of digital comics and graphic novels. We're excited to bring NOOK customers Dark Horse's fan favorite digital collection of graphic novels," said Theresa Horner, Vice President of Digital Content for Barnes & Noble. "The high resolution of our VividView™ color touchscreen makes the action virtually jump off the page, and takes these graphic novels to a whole new level of entertainment."

Starting today, the world's Dark Horse graphic novels arrive on NOOK! Experience NOOK at any Barnes & Noble bookstore or at www.nook.com. Look for more and more titles to be added every month!

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