10 years before the start of the comic, Black Hammer, along with six other heroes, saved Spiral City from annihilation. But, in the process, the heroic ensemble was trapped in Rockwood, a purgatory-like town with no hope of escape.
Ever since its release in 2016, Black Hammer has become a mainstay of Dark Horse Comics. The outstanding 13 issue run spun off into multiple side stories, a cross-company team-up with DC’s Justice League, and a future TV show and film.
The series certainly did well by the creators, Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston. Unique, fresh, gorgeous, and addictively page-turning, Black Hammer is without a doubt a standout.