A senior bioengineer for the Tyrell Corp is found hanging in her sealed laboratory, the victim of an apparent suicide. LAPD Detective Cal Moreaux—a war-scarred veteran of the bloody Off-world conflict known as Kalanthia, as depicted in the “Blackout 2022” Blade Runner anime—is sent to write it up, quickly, quietly and with the minimum of fuss. But something doesn’t sit right with the detective, and it soon becomes apparent that this is anything but a “normal” suicide. Did the scientist’s ground-breaking research on Nexus-model Replicants somehow contribute to her death? And is the apparent disappearance of a prototype Nexus unit also connected to the case? Det. Moreaux’s investigation will draw him into a dark conspiracy behind Dr. Tyrell’s Replicant empire.
Blade Runner Origins #1
Writers: K. Perkins, Mellow Brown
Script Supervision: Mike Johnson
Artist: Fernando Dagnino
Release Date: February 24, 2021
Check out our review of Blade Runner 2019 Vol. 1.
BLADE RUNNER ORIGINS #1 is set for release in comic stores and digital devices on February 24, 2021, and will be available to pre-order from the Diamond Previews December 2020 catalog and Forbidden Planet (UK & Europe).
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