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Black Hammer Archives
Doctor Star seeks out the help of the aliens he rescued years ago to cure his son, but he discovers these aliens made an entire law enforcement organization based off of him. What does this mean for Star and his son? Is it a good read?
Though the comic is not really my speed, I can't deny how charming and lovable the leads are and how endlessly entertaining their dialogue is. Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #3 cover by Max Fiumara Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #3 In this spectacular continuation to the Black Hammer universe under Jeff Lemire and Max Fiumara, Doctor Star[...]
The ending scene with T'Challa and Storm is especially enjoyable, and Leonard Kirk's art is quite solid. Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 cover by Dean Ormston Loss: Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 Doesn't Impress I've become fond of Jeff Lemire's Dark Horse-based Black Hammer line of comics in the past year, but Age of Doom #1 was not among its better installments[...]
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Lucy, the new Black Hammer, has figured out what is going on with the Golden Age heroes and the farm they find themselves stranded upon Unfortunately, she is mysteriously teleported away, leaving Colonel Weird despondent and Abraham Slam, Barbalian, Golden Gail, and Madame Dragonfly to discover their own way out Meanwhile, Lucy finds herself[...]
Be sure to check this one out. Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 cover by Dean Ormston Black Hammer: Age of Doom #1 Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston bring us back to the world of Black Hammer as Lucy Weber takes up the mantle of the legendary Black Hammer Lucy finds herself on a strang world almost completely unfamiliar to her[...]
Doctor Star faces his dying son and reflects back on the time he left his family behind to explore the depths of space. Is it a good read?
Getting a head start on C2E2 announcements a week and a half before the convention starts, Dark Horse has announced the next comic in the Black Hammer universe: The Quantum Age From the creative team of Jeff Lemire, Wilfredo Torres, Dave Stewart, and Nate Piekos, and featuring a cover by Torres and a variant by[...]
He hopes the grant will bring his wife, child, and himself out of poverty. Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #1 cover by Max Fiamura Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows takes place in Jeff Lemire's Black Hammer universe, but it reads like a sincere yet tempered send-up to DC's Starman and the[...]
Plus, Jeff Lemire continues the saga of Black Hammer, and Gabriel Hardman kicks of Aliens: Dust to Dust All this comes in April courtesy of Dark Horse Comics Details Below. Aliens: Dust to Dust #1 (of 4) Gabriel Hardman (W/A/Cover) and Carlos D'Anda (Variant cover) On sale Apr 25 FC, 32 pages $3.99 Miniseries The Trono colony on LV-871 is under attack[...]
Jeff Lemire and Max Fiumara Swing the Black Hammer in March with Doctor Star & The Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows
Dark Horse has announced the next spinoff miniseries in the Black Hammer franchise. Jeff Lemire is joined by Max Fiumara, Dave Stewart, and Nate Piekos for the four-issue mini-series, which is set to hit stores in March. Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire, J.G Jones, Dustin Nguyen, and Annie Wu will provide variant covers[...]
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] With Black Hammer and the rest of the heroes of the world gone, Lucy Weber — Black Hammer's reporter daughter — sets out to find what happened to them In doing so, she believes that finding the villainous rivals of the heroes is the best first step First on the list of villains is[...]
In October, fans of Black Hammer will get to enjoy two spinoff mini-series set in the comic's universe But that's not all we have to look forward to In April, 2018, Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston will return with a new Black Hammer ongoing series at Dark Horse And that's a good thing, considering last[...]
Did you read this Bleeding Cool story a few days ago? About Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston's Black Hammer expanding its world into spin-off titles? And to be announced at, or just before, San Diego Comic-Con? Looks like it got a little Rich Twitch as it's all suddenly been confirmed a week before the show. In October,[...]
Black Hammer by Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston has been running at Dark Horse Comics for a year, and gotten itself Eisner Award-nominated in the process The twelfth issue is solicited for August … but what then? Once they were heroes, but that age has long since passed Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old[...]
By Octavio Karbank Jeff Lemire has a new series coming out! You excited yet? You should be! His upcoming Dark Horse title Black Hammer is Mr Lemire's take on the superhero genre A brilliant writer with a unique and equally fascinating body of work, fans of Lemire should definitely check out Black Hammer as it's certainly[...]
Black Hammer is a new comic book from Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston published by Dark Horse. The series follows the former heroes of Spiral City — Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly and Barbalien – as they work to escape from the small farming town they've been trapped in for a decade. Jeff Lemire[...]
Black Hammer is coming It will arrive June 10th from Dark Horse Comics For me, this series took on almost totemic significance when I heard the name since little was known about it, but the ideas behind it really prodded by imagination Some sketches were released last San Diego Comic Con but that's about all–until[...]
Liz Hey interviews Black Hammer writer Jeff Lemire Between news of his new Valiant book with co-creator Matt Kindt and his exclusive coming to an end at DC, you probably thought you knew everything Jeff Lemire was capable of doing with superheroes Turns out he's been hiding one more trick up his sleeve and it's going[...]
Then I told him how much I loved Dark Horse so now he has a book coming out with them." The book he's referring to is Lemire's upcoming ongoing series for Dark Horse, Black Hammer, due out in March The story is said to use the superhero trope as a topic rather than a much more[...]