Black Hammer


Black Hammer Universe Explores HIV-AIDS Crisis in Barbalien: Red Planet

Black Hammer Universe Explores HIV-AIDS Crisis in Barbalien: Red Planet

The latest series set in Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston's Black Hammer Universe will be Barbalien: Red Planet, a five-issue series by Lemire, Tate Brombal, Gabriel Hernández Walta, Jordie Bellaire, and Aditya Bidikar launching in June Set during the height of the HIV-AIDS crisis on Earth, Dark Horse notes Barbalien: Red Planet #1 will be[...]

Black Hammer's Colonel Weird Gets Origin Mini-Series from Jeff Lemire and Tyler Crook

Black Hammer's Colonel Weird Gets Origin Mini-Series from Jeff Lemire and Tyler Crook

Jeff Lemire and Tyler Crook will expand Lemire and Dean Ormston's Black Hammer universe with another series launching in April from Dark Horse Colonel Weird: Cosmagog will be a four-issue mini-series telling the strange origin story of Colonel Randall Weird Check out the press release below for more info. MILWAUKIE, Ore., (January 15, 2020)—From the world[...]

For FOC, Here's Jeff Lemire's Variant Cover for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1

BEHOLD: Jeff Lemire's FOC Variant Cover for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1

With final order cutoff approaching in one week, Dark Horse Comics has given Bleeding Cool the opportunity to write the word EX-X-XCLUSIVE repeatedly in an article by giving us the EX-X-XCLUSIVE reveal of Jeff Lemire's final order cutoff incentive variant for Skulldigger & Skeleton Boy #1, the first issue of the new mini-series launching in[...]

One More Notch: The Fourth Power & Others [Reviews]

It shouldn’t win any Eisners, but the team built the first issue solidly, and the cliffhanger caught me for issue two.Black Hammer/Justice League issue two by Jeff Lemire, Michael Walsh, and Nate Piekos: Two scenes stick out I must give the team credit for the opening scene where Batman patrols the Black Hammer town in[...]


I Put A Spell On You: Thoughts About The Hexed Omnibus And Others

I Put A Spell On You: Thoughts About The Hexed Omnibus And Others

I had some thoughts about two recent single issues and two recent collections.[caption id="attachment_1059912" align="alignleft" width="208"] cover by Michael Walsh[/caption]Black Hammer/Justice League #1: Of the now six Black Hammer spinoffs (Sherlock Frankenstein, Doctor Star, The Quantum Age, Black Hammer ’45, Cthu-Louise and now this Justice League mini), I’ve only read Sherlock Frankenstein, so I’ve yet[...]

Black Hammer's Dr Star Switches to Dr Andromeda??

A Bleeding Cool reader writes in to comment, regarding Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston's Black Hammer series-of-series, currently published by Dark Horse Comics He writes, I just picked up the new World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia today, and it looks like they’ve changed Dr Star’s name to Dr Andromeda with no explanation I assume there are[...]


Legendary Entertainment Nabs Dark Horse's Black Hammer for Film, TV

It would appear that Dark Horses' "Black Hammer" comics by writer [user_id] has been picked up by Legendary Entertainment for development for film and possible tv projects.Black Hammer, first published in 2016, won the 2017 Eisner for best new comic and best lettering, as well as nominations for best writer, best continuing series, best inking team,[...]

Cthu-Louise: A Black Hammer One-Shot from from Jeff Lemire and Emi Lenox for December

Dark Horse has announced a new Black Hammer one-shot from the creative team of writer Jeff Lemire, artist Emi Lenox, colorist Dave Stewart, and letterer Todd Klein Hitting stores in December, Black Hammer: Cthu-Louise features variant covers by Lenox and Jill Thompson The press release provides a few more details: High school can be hell for[...]

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #4 cover by Dean Ornstom and Dave Stewart

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #4 Review – Lair of the Dragonfly

However, Golden Gail is about to make a discovery that will turn it all on its head.[caption id="attachment_909712" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Black Hammer: Age of Doom #4 cover by Dean Ormston and Dave Stewart[/caption]Black Hammer: Age of Doom nears its ending as the heroes begin to realize what has happened to them[...]

Quantum Age #1 cover by Wilfredo Torres and Dave Stewart

Quantum Age #1 Review: A Twist on Black Hammer and the Legion of Superheroes

The young man searches for one of their number: Hammer Lass.[caption id="attachment_880159" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Quantum Age #1 cover by Wilfredo Torres and Dave Stewart[/caption]This Black Hammer story takes inspiration from DC’s Legion of Superheroes, and I’m really beginning to see a theme from this line of comics.Joking aside, it’s an interesting take on the idea[...]

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3 cover by Dean Ormston and Dave Stewart

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3 Review – Endless in Dreamland

Black Hammer and Jack land in Dreamland, where they meet the Bereaver and his family Lucy is eager to get back to the other heroes, so she is unwilling to stay for dinner in Dreamland Meanwhile, the Colonel and Madame Dragonfly are acting suspiciously.[caption id="attachment_872883" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3 cover by[...]

Top and Bottom 5 Comics, Week of June 6th, 2018: Justice League Soars, Xerxes Sinks

Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #4Jeff Lemire and Max Fiamura concluded their Black Hammer-affiliated Doctor Star miniseries With it came a heart-breaking ending and a reflection on what we devote our time and efforts to in our lives This was a downright beautiful comic book, and I recommend everyone pick up the trade and give it a[...]


Comics for Your Pull Box, June 6th, 2018: New Age of Justice and Hulks

It's the beginning of a new month, and that means a new month of Wednesdays and new comic books. How should you start your month? What comics should you get? We'll let you know here. Here is the link to the full ComicList catalogue. Let's get started. Shipwreck #6 The finale to Warren Ellis' Aftershock series comes this […]

Exclusive Preview of Black Hammer: Age of Doom #3

With Black Hammer: Age of Doom, Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormstron bring back the Eisner Award-winning superhero saga, picking up immediately where they left off -- Lucy Weber has become the new Black Hammer and right as she's about to reveal to the other heroes how they got stuck on the farm and can escape[...]

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #2 cover by Dean Ormston and Dave Stewart

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #2 Review – Disjointed but Livelier than the Previous Issue

Meanwhile, Lucy, aka Black Hammer, finally gets some answers out of Lonnie James He shows Lucy a way out Unfortunately, that path literally leads straight to Hell itself.[caption id="attachment_851366" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Black Hammer: Age of Doom #2 cover by Dean Ormston and Dave Stewart[/caption]Black Hammer: Age of Doom #2 improves on the relative slowness of[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 23, 2018: Flash War Begins and the Hunt for Wolverine Goes to Madripoor

5 #1Aspen brings back Executive Assistant Iris this week with the creative team of Blake Northcott, Donny Tran, and Luis Guerrero. The master assassin Iris must now decide whether to continue as a freelance or join a powerful firm that have accumulated almost all of her peers in the business.[caption id="attachment_851364" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Adventure Time: The Beginning of the End #1[...]

Exclusive Look Inside Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #4

Dark Horse has sent us an exclusive look inside the fourth and final issue of Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrow. This dual-narrative story set in the world of the Eisner-Award winning Black Hammer series chronicles the legacy of a Golden-Age superhero.An aged crime fighter desperately wants to reconnect with his estranged son, who he hoped[...]