Regardless of the cancellation of the earlier Luke Cage ongoing collection from author David F. Walker, the character has nonetheless maintained a major presence within the Marvel Universe. At present Marvel introduced that the character can be headlining a brand new 3-issue miniseries, Luke Cage: Metropolis of Fireplace, because the Harlem hero takes on the corruption of Mayor Wilson Fisk (higher referred to as the Kingpin) after a Black man in his neighborhood is murdered by a crooked police officer.
The miniseries is written by Ho Che Anderson, making his Marvel writing debut, who’s greatest 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 quilt by Taurin Clarke in addition to the total textual content of the announcement beneath. Search for Luke Cage: Metropolis of Fireplace #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 function 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 unusual residents in New York Metropolis, and Luke Cage is known as to motion when a Black man in his neighborhood is murdered by a crooked police officer. Cage shortly crosses paths with Daredevil, who is set to convey down the Regulators irrespective of the price, however Mayor Fisk is equally decided to make use of them to tighten his grip on town. There’s unrest within the streets, and it’s as much as Cage to maintain 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 may considerably impression Luke Cage’s function inside the Marvel Universe without end.
“I can’t specific how excited I’m to be doing a venture with Marvel, and in regards to the stage of expertise they’ve lined as much as work on it with me,” mentioned Anderson. “I’ve been given the liberty to discover a topic I’m so captivated with by way of the lens of characters I’ve liked since I used to be a child, and I absolutely intend to work additional time to ensure the outcomes are worthy of the belief I’ve been granted. Fortuitously, the heavy lifting can be achieved 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!