Regardless of the cancellation of the earlier Luke Cage ongoing collection from author David F. Walker, the character has nonetheless maintained a big presence within the Marvel Universe. At present Marvel introduced that the character shall be headlining a brand new 3-issue miniseries, Luke Cage: Metropolis of Hearth, because the Harlem hero takes on the corruption of Mayor Wilson Fisk (higher often known as the Kingpin) after a Black man in his group is murdered by a crooked police officer.
The miniseries is written by Ho Che Anderson, making his Marvel writing debut, who’s finest recognized for his graphic biography King and his most BLM-inspired illustrated novella Stone. Becoming a member of Anderson are three totally different artists illustrating every difficulty together with Farid Karami on #1, Ray-Anthony Top on #2, and Sean Damien Hill on #3.
Check out the duvet by Taurin Clarke in addition to the complete textual content of the announcement under. Search for Luke Cage: Metropolis of Hearth #1 to reach in October.
Change is coming — and it begins right here. This October, Marvel brings readers a brand new hard-hitting story, LUKE CAGE: CITY OF FIRE. The three-issue collection explores the position Luke Cage has grown into in Harlem and the broader Marvel Universe.
Within the new collection, a shadowy rogue group named the Regulators are terrorizing bizarre residents in New York Metropolis, and Luke Cage is named to motion when a Black man in his group is murdered by a crooked police officer. Cage shortly crosses paths with Daredevil, who is set to carry down the Regulators irrespective of the fee, however Mayor Fisk is equally decided to make use of them to tighten his grip on the town. There may be unrest within the streets, and it’s as much as Cage to maintain the town from going up in flames.
Joined by an thrilling lineup of artists together with Farid Karami on #1, Ray-Anthony Top on #2, and Sean Damien Hill on #3, celebrated creator Ho Che Anderson (King: A Comics Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Scream Queen) makes his Marvel debut with an bold story that can considerably affect Luke Cage’s position throughout the Marvel Universe eternally.
“I can’t categorical how excited I’m to be doing a undertaking with Marvel, and in regards to the stage of expertise they’ve lined as much as work on it with me,” stated Anderson. “I’ve been given the liberty to discover a topic I’m so captivated with by means of the lens of characters I’ve liked since I used to be a child, and I totally intend to work time beyond regulation to verify the outcomes are worthy of the belief I’ve been granted. Luckily, the heavy lifting shall be completed by my unimaginable collaborators who’ll make me look higher than I’m!”
The subsequent chapter of Luke Cage begins in LUKE CAGE: CITY OF FIRE!