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DC Comics reveals ‘The Human Target’ #7 story details and covers

Covers for ‘The Human Target’ book seven are by Greg Smallwood, Francesco Mattina, and Stanley ‘Argerm’ Lau.

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DC Comics has announced new variant covers for the much anticipated The Human Target Book Seven. The excellent series–check out our reviews–returns this September, but it’s not too early to pick out which covers you’ll be picking up.

Written by Tom King with art by Greg Smallwood, the series is also getting an anthology one-shot on September 20th before the return of the main series. Don’t miss our interview with King about The Human Target for more on the series.

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“If you liked the first half of Human Target, you ain’t seen nothing yet,” said King. “As we enter the second half of the series and come closer to Chance’s death, the stakes get higher, the violence gets bloodier, the twists get bigger, and the comic, impossibly, gets even prettier. You do not want to miss this one.”

What’s The Human Target #7 about?

After discovering clues, the death of a Green Lantern and a torrid romance with Tora Olafsdottir, a.k.a. Ice, DC’s top bodyguard may meet his match when Beatriz da Costa, otherwise known as Fire, steps into his life. Only time will tell what secrets this flaming femme fatale might hold, and just how badly The Human Target might get burned.

Covers for The Human Target #7 are by Greg Smallwood, Francesco Mattina, and Stanley ‘Argerm’ Lau. Check them out below!

DC Comics reveals 'The Human Target' #7 covers ahead of September 27 release DC Comics reveals 'The Human Target' #7 covers ahead of September 27 release DC Comics reveals 'The Human Target' #7 covers ahead of September 27 release

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

The Eisner-nominated series by acclaimed writer Tom King and artist Greg Smallwood, The Human Target, resumes this Fall as Christopher Chance dives deeper into the mystery behind his poisoning, and time is running out!

King and Smallwood turn up the heat for Chance in more ways than one, beginning with Book Seven, in comic book stores and participating digital retailers on Tuesday, September 27. After discovering clues, the death of a Green Lantern and a torrid romance with Tora Olafsdottir, a.k.a. Ice, DC’s top bodyguard may meet his match when Beatriz da Costa, otherwise known as Fire, steps into his life. Only time will tell what secrets this flaming femme fatale might hold, and just how badly The Human Target might get burned.

“If you liked the first half of Human Target, you ain’t seen nothing yet,” said King. “As we enter the second half of the series and come closer to Chance’s death, the stakes get higher, the violence gets bloodier, the twists get bigger, and the comic, impossibly, gets even prettier. You do not want to miss this one.”

Book Seven of The Human Target features a main cover by artist Smallwood, with a main variant cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, plus a 1 in 25 ratio variant cover by Francesco Mattina. Fans can check with their local comic book store of availability and pre-ordering details. The issue weighs in at 40 pages at a price of $4.99.

Fans that have missed out of the first half of the series can catch up on all the action and intrigue on Tuesday, September 13, with the first six issues of The Human Target are available as a hardcover collected edition. And there’s more behind the scenes to this puzzle to check out on August 23, when the Tales of The Human Target one-shot arrives in comic book stores and digitally.

To learn more about the DC comic book history of The Human Target, The DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital comic book subscription service includes the six-issue Human Target miniseries from 2010, written by co-creator Len Wein and inspired by the 2010 TV show, plus the first two issues of this new series by King and Smallwood. For more information on DC UNIVERSE INFINITE and a seven-day free trial, check out the website at www.dcuniverseinfinite.com.

For the latest news on all of the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit the DC website at www.dccomics.com, and follow @DCComics and @thedcnation on social media.


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