The Mask is a comic book series created by Doug Mahnke and John Arcudi and published by Dark Horse Comics. Its artists include Mark Badger, Chris Warner and Keith Williams. It tells the story of a supernatural mask that grants its wearers superpowers at the cost of their sanity, and the inevitable chaos it causes. The original trilogy of The Mask, The Mask Returns, and The Mask Strikes Back was published as a limited series from 1991 to 1995, and has since expanded into various spin-offs and other media. The series is known for its dark tone and graphic violence.