Exclusive: “World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia” Hits Stores in July

By | April 18th, 2019
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Cover by Andrea Sorrentino

Multiversity Comics is thrilled to exclusively announce “The World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia,” a special one-shot comic that will lay out the world of Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s critically acclaimed superhero series “Black Hammer.”

Written by Lemire with newcomer Tate Brombal (who is an editor at Canadian publisher Bushido.Red Studios), the comic will offer profiles of every “Black Hammer” character from each series and era, illustrated by artists like David Rubín (“Ether”), Wilfred Torres (“The Quantum Age”), Tyler Crook (“Harrow County”), and Christian Ward (“Black Bolt”), which will all be colored by Dave Stewart.

“The World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia” will be released on July 3rd, one week before the first issue of Dark Horse and DC’s crossover “Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice!” Take a look at Andrea Sorrentino’s cover above, and read the press release below:

The Definitive Guide to the Weird Worlds of Black Hammer Available in July 2019

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (April 18, 2019) — If you’re a fan of the Eisner Award-winning series but have questions about the weird and wonderful world filled with Golden Age pulp heroes and alien warlords then you won’t want to miss this! Critically acclaimed writer and Black Hammer co-creator Jeff Lemire is teaming up with writer Tate Brombal to explore the colorful characters that populate the Black Hammer universe in a brand new one-shot, The World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia!

This special one-shot offers a guide to the world of Black Hammer, presenting detailed biographies of Black Hammer’s heroes, villains, and supporting characters, illustrated by a wide assortment of superstar artists, including David Rubín (Ether), Wilfredo Torres (The Quantum Age), Tyler Crook (Harrow County), Christian Ward (Invisible Kingdom), and more! The World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia features colors by Dave Stewart (Hellboy, Black Hammer) and a cover by Andrea Sorrentino!

The World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia goes on sale July 3, 2019, and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop.

Praise for Black Hammer:

“I didn’t think something could be thrilling and sad at the same time but now there’s Black Hammer proving me wrong. 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 by Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston, and Dave Stewart.” — Mike Mignola

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Christopher Chiu-Tabet

Chris is the news manager of Multiversity Comics. A writer from London on the autistic spectrum, he enjoys tweeting and blogging on Medium about his favourite films, TV shows, books, music, and games, plus history and religion. He is Lebanese/Chinese, although he can't speak Cantonese or Arabic.


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