‘The Last Days Of Black Hammer’ Released Today On Jeff Lemire’s Substack

by Brendan M. Allen

Writer Jeff Lemire, 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, Joseph Weber, and is a graphic novel I have wanted to do for a while,” says 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.” 

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

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