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Dark Horse Comics launching ‘Black Hammer: Visions’ for 2021

New 8-issue Black Hammer series features comics industry’s top talent.

Press Release

Today, Dark Horse Comics has revealed even more Black Hammer is on the way from top-tier creators in the comics industry. The new series of one-shot stories is titled Black Hammer: Visions and is set for a February 10, 2021 start in comic book shops. The eight-issue series will kick things off with Patton Oswalt and artists Dean Kotz and Jason Wordie.

The series will feature creators including–deep breath–Patton Oswalt, Geoff Johns, Scott Snyder, Dean Kotz, Scott Kolins, Chip Zdarsky, Johnnie Christmas, Cullen Bunn, Malachi Ward, Matt Sheean, Kelly Thompson, Leonardo Romero, Mariko Tamaki, Diego Olortegui, Cecil Castellucci, and Melissa Duffy, with colors by Jason Wordie, Bill Crabtree, Jordie Bellaire and Dave Stewart and letters by Nate Piekos!  That’s a lot!

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Series co-creator Jeff Lemire said in a press release sent to AIPT, “As much as I love writing in the world of Black Hammer, it’s nothing compared to the thrill of seeing creators I admire bringing their voices to these characters that Dean and I created.”

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So what’s the first issue about?

Patton Oswalt joins artists Dean Kotz and Jason Wordie to explore the life of youthful super heroine Golden Gail on the Black Hammer Farm before the beginning of Black Hammer#1, and her struggle to maintain sanity as a middle-aged woman trapped in the unchanging body of a superpowered grade-schooler. This 32-page issue also features variant covers by Evan Dorkin with Sarah Dyer, and Gilbert Hernandez with Dave Stewart!

For more on Black Hammer: Visions read the official Dark Horse press release below.

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (November 16, 2020)Experience Black Hammer like never before in this exciting reimagining of the Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston created, Eisner-award winning series! Black Hammer: Visions is a series of one-shots bringing some of comic’s most exciting talent into the Black Hammer Universe including Patton Oswalt, Geoff Johns, Scott Snyder, Dean Kotz, Scott Kolins, Chip Zdarsky, Johnnie Christmas, Cullen Bunn, Malachi Ward, Matt Sheean, Kelly Thompson, Leonardo Romero, Mariko Tamaki, Diego Olortegui, Cecil Castellucci, and Melissa Duffy, with colors by Jason Wordie, Bill Crabtree, Jordie Bellaire and Dave Stewart and letters by Nate Piekos!      

“As much as I love writing in the world of Black Hammer, it’s nothing compared to the thrill of seeing creators I admire bringing their voices to these characters that Dean and I created.” –Jeff Lemire
 
“When you’re as long in the tooth as myself there are very few things that excite, but seeing this incredible creative lineup working on Black Hammer makes me feel like a giddy teenager all over again.” –Dean Ormston
Kicking off Black Hammer: Visions, Patton Oswalt joins artists Dean Kotz and Jason Wordie to explore the life of youthful super heroine Golden Gail on the Black Hammer Farm before the beginning of Black Hammer#1, and her struggle to maintain sanity as a middle-aged woman trapped in the unchanging body of a superpowered grade-schooler. This 32-page issue also features variant covers by Evan Dorkin with Sarah Dyer, and Gilbert Hernandez with Dave Stewart!
 
Black Hammer: Visions #1 (of eight) will hit comic shops on February 10, 2021. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.
Praise for Colonel Weird: Cosmagog:
“…A gentle masterpiece.”–Monkeys Fighting Robots
“Bizarre, thought-provoking, and extremely well-crafted…”–The Brazen Bull
 
 
“It’s touching and exciting and confusing and pretty much essential reading for any Black Hammer fan out there.”–Big Comic Page

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