Follow the Heroic Exploits of Joe Weber, the Original Black Hammer...


Follow the Heroic Exploits of Joe Weber, the Original Black Hammer,
in a New Series from Jeff Lemire to be Collected by Dark Horse Comics

Critically acclaimed and Eisner-award winning writer Jeff Lemire, along with artist Stefano Simeone and letterer Nate Piekos are embarking on the next epic tale from the Black Hammer Universe in The Last Days of Black Hammer!

Acting as a prequel to the events of the Black Hammer Universe, The Last Days of Black Hammer details the heroics of Joe Weber—the original hero known as Black Hammer—at the height of his power, along with the rest of the main Black Hammer heroes like Golden Gail, Abraham Slam, and Barbalien in the final days leading up the their cataclysmic battle with the cosmic villain Anti-God!

“The Last Days of Black Hammer tells the story of the last days of the original Black Hammer, Jospeh Weber, and is a graphic novel I have wanted to do for a while,” says Jeff Lemire. “I’m so excited to be working with Stefano Simeone to bring this to life and to release it in such a unique way.”

Praise for Black Hammer:

“Amazing. Just flat-out amazing.”Patton Oswalt

“I don’t read many comics these days, and I can’t remember the last time
I read a superhero comic, but I’m loving Black Hammer…”Mike Mignola

Black Hammer is easily one of Lemire’s best creations.”Scott Snyder

“On my pull list by the time I got to page five.”Mark Waid

Black Hammer is the maddest, most brilliant comic I’ve read in years.Mark Millar

“This book is a freaking masterpiece.”James Gunn

The Last Days of Black Hammer is a 110-page graphic novel that has begin serialization on Jeff Lemire’s exclusive Substack, and to be collected in a physical printed book by Dark Horse Comics after the series is complete.

About Dark Horse:

For more than thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The MaskGhostX, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon AgeBuffy the Vampire SlayerAliensConan, Tomb RaiderHaloThe Witcher,SerenityGame of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today, Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.