Ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.

Ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.

Ad for Trekker by Ron Randall, 1987.

Ad for Trekker by Ron Randall, 1987.

Ad for Wacky Squirrel (parodying a Black Cross ad) by Mike Richardson and Jim Bradrick, 1986.

Ad for Wacky Squirrel (parodying a Black Cross ad) by Mike Richardson and Jim Bradrick, 1986.

Ad for ‘Black Cross’ in Dark Horse Presents #3 by Chris Warner, 1986.

Ad for ‘Black Cross’ in Dark Horse Presents #3 by Chris Warner, 1986.

Promotional ad for Concrete #1 by Paul Chadwick, 1987.

Promotional ad for Concrete #1 by Paul Chadwick, 1987.

Promotional ad for The One Trick Ripoff in Dark Horse Presents by Paul Pope, 1995.

Promotional ad for The One Trick Ripoff in Dark Horse Presents by Paul Pope, 1995.

Promotional ad for The Land of Nod Rockabye Book by Jay Stephens, 1999.

Promotional ad for The Land of Nod Rockabye Book by Jay Stephens, 1999.

Promotional ad for Hard Boiled by Frank Miller and Geof Darrow, 1990.

Promotional ad for Hard Boiled by Frank Miller and Geof Darrow, 1990.

Promotional ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.

Promotional ad for The Book of Night by Charles Vess, 1987.

Promotional image celebrating the first year of Dark Horse Comics, 1987.

Promotional image celebrating the first year of Dark Horse Comics, 1987.