Writer Jeff Lemire and artist Dean Ormston have captivated readers and critics alike with their Eisner Award-winning, creator owned superhero saga Black Hammer, which follows the forgotten champions of Spiral City long after the age of heroes has passed. This week, Dark Horse Comics expands the universe of Black Hammer with Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil, written by Lemire and illustrated by artist David Rubín. The four issue mini-series reveals the secret origins of the Black Hammer’s greatest villains.
“I’m totally in love with the awesome Black Hammer universe! And with Sherlock Frankenstein master storytellers Jeff Lemire and David Rubín have just made that universe even more awesome!!”—Gabriel Hernández Walta (The Vision, Dr. Strange)
“[David Rubín] is truly one of the most imaginative stylists working in comics today.”—COMICS BEAT
“Sherlock Frankenstein is a gorgeous expansion on one of our favorite comic foundations.”—PASTE MAGAZINE
“Very intriguing.”—ROGUES PORTAL
An inventive, atmospheric book brought to life by the dizzying talents of artist David Rubín, Sherlock Frankenstein draws you into its bizarre world — populated by the strangest, most beautifully drawn characters. It’s hard not to love this book.”—John Arcudi (Dead Inside, Rumble)
Dark Horse Comics will publish the debut issue of Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil mini-series on October 18, featuring a main cover by Rubín and a variant cover by legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola