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Dark Horse Comics is an American comic book and manga publisher. It was founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson (publisher), Mike Richardson in Milwaukie, Oregon. Richardson started out by opening his first comic book store, Pegasus Books, in Bend, Oregon, in 1980. From there he was able to use the funds from his retail operation to start his own publishing company. ''Dark Horse Presents'' and ''Boris the Bear'' were the two initial titles in 1986 and within one year of its first publication, Dark Horse Comics added nine new titles to its roster, including ''Hellboy'', ''The American (comics), The American'', ''The Mask'', ''Trekker (comics), Trekker'', and ''Black Cross''. Frank Miller (comics), Frank Miller's ''Sin City'' is one of the most famous works associated with Dark Horse, and it has become something of a signature comic to the publishing house. They also established a reputation for publishing licensed works such as ''Alien (franchise), Alien'', ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer co ...
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Darkness, the direct opposite of lightness, is defined as a lack of lighting, illumination, an absence of visible spectrum, visible light, or a surface that absorbs light, such as black or brown. Human visual perception, vision is unable to distinguish colors in conditions of very low luminance. This is because the hue sensitive photoreceptor cells on the retina are inactive when light levels are insufficient, in the range of visual perception referred to as scotopic vision. The emotional response to darkness has generated metaphorical usages of the term in many cultures, often used to describe an unhappy or foreboding feeling. Referring to a time of day, night, complete darkness occurs when the Sun is more than 18° below the horizon, without the effects of twilight on the night sky. Scientific Perception The perception of darkness differs from the mere absence of light due to the effects of afterimage, after images on perception. In perceiving, the eye is active, and the p ...
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