Early Look: Wounds Of The Past Come Back In ‘Dark Blood’ #1

by Brendan M. Allen

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Dark Blood #1, the premier issue of a new six-issue original series about a young man forging a brave new future for himself and his family while dealing with his past. Written by screenwriter LaToya Morgan, with artist Walt Barna, colorist A.H.G., and letterer AndWorld Design, Dark Blood #1 will be available in July 2021.

‘Alabama, 1955. Avery Aldridge was a decorated soldier during World War II; now he’s just an ordinary young Black man busy providing for his wife and daughter. But the wounds of the past have a way of coming back, and he’ll soon discover that he is anything but ordinary. 

After a run-in awakens strange new abilities, Avery’s about to become more powerful than he could have ever dared to dream… in a country and society that never wanted him to have any power.’

Featuring main cover art by Valentine De Landro and variant covers by Juni Ba and Dan Mora, Dark Blood #1 hits the spinner racks on July 21, 2021.

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