Connect with us
Dark Horse

Comic Books

Dark Horse First Look: Deluxe and oversized ‘The World of Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1’ coming June 2020

The oversized hardcover collects the Sherlock Frankenstein and Doctor Andromeda tie-in series.

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (January 20, 2020)—Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer universe gets a little bit bigger with The World of Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1. This deluxe, oversized hardcover collects fan-favorite tie-in series Sherlock Frankenstein & the Legion of Evil, illustrated by David Rubín, and Doctor Andromeda and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows, illustrated by Max Fiumara, along with a new sketchbook section and more!

Sherlock Frankenstein lies at the heart of the mystery of what happened to Black Hammer, Spiral City’s greatest hero, and Black Hammer’s daughter is determined to uncover his role.

Doctor Andromeda, an aged crime fighter, desperately struggles to reconnect with his estranged son as he takes on personal demons and interstellar battles.


The World of Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1 will be available in comic shops on June 10, 2020 and in bookstores on June 23, 2020. It is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and TFAW, and at your local comic shop. This oversized hardcover will retail for $49.99.

Listen to the latest episode of our weekly comics podcast

Praise for Sherlock Frankenstein & the Legion of Evil:

“This is a masterfully executed book with excellent writing, deep characters, and incredible art.”–Comic Crusaders

“…watching Lemire and Rubín working together to add yet more flavor to one of the better developed comic book worlds in a long time is nothing less than an absolute joy.”–Big Comic Page

“For those who are looking for more of the unique sensibilities of Lemire’s work on Black Hammer, you’ve definitely come to the right place, as this book balances show-stopping, beautiful visuals with quiet character moments, making this spin-off a book that’s definitely worth your time.”–Newsarama

Praise for Doctor Andromeda and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows:

“With Doctor Star, we get a new, tragic hero, and an ending that will gut punch you before you finish the last page.”–Pastrami Nation

“…in a style that pays homage to a certain star-themed hero from a different publisher, it is crystal clear that this is one comic series people won’t want to miss.”–PopCultHQ

“Lemire and Fiumara are strong talents playing at the top of their game here and it shows.”–The Fandom Post






Sign up for our newsletter!

Exclusive previews, reviews, and the latest news every week, delivered to your inbox.


In Case You Missed It

‘It was literally a fannish game.’ Kurt Busiek explains how he helped resurrect Jean Grey

Comic Books

The Outsider Episode 8: ‘Foxhead’ Recap/Review


X-Men Monday #49 – Jean Grey + Emma Frost

Comic Books

The Flawless Professor – A look at Emma Frost, the educator

Comic Books

Newsletter Signup