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  • Published: 11 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9781506710730
  • Imprint: Dark Horse Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 408
  • RRP: $85.00

Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1



The first chapter of the highly acclaimed, Eisner Award-winning superhero saga in deluxe, oversized hardcover format.

The first chapter of the highly acclaimed, Eisner Award-winning superhero saga in deluxe, oversized hardcover format.

Collects the first and second volumes of Black Hammer, and Black Hammer: Giant Sized Annual in a deluxe, hardcover, and oversized format with a new cover, sketchbook extras, and more!

Mysteriously banished from existence by a multiversal event, the old superheroes of Spiral City now lead simple lives on a bizarre farm from which there is no escape! But as they employ all of their super abilities to free themselves from this strange purgatory, a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure!

"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

"Amazing. Just flat-out amazing." - Patton Oswalt

  • Published: 11 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9781506710730
  • Imprint: Dark Horse Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 408
  • RRP: $85.00

About the author

Jeff Lemire

Award-winning Canadian cartoonist Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed monthly comic book series SWEET TOOTH published by DC/Vertigo and the award winning graphic novel Essex County published by Top Shelf. Now one of DC Comics cornerstone writers, Jeff was prominent in the publisher's recent New 52 line-wide relaunch as the writer of GREEN ARROW, ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. He has also written the monthly adventures of SUPERBOY, THE ATOM, and JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK. In 2008 Jeff won the Schuster Award for Best Canadian Cartoonist and The Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent. He also won the American Library Association's prestigious Alex Award, recognizing books for adults with specific teen appeal. He has also been nominated for 5 Eisner awards and 5 Harvey Awards. In 2010 Essex County was named as one of the five Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. He currently lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.

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