Coming this January from BOOM! Studios and the creative team of Ed Brisson (Batman & Robin Eternal, Sheltered) and Lisandro Estherren (Tall Tales from the Badlands), turn the tables on a retired hitman in their original noir limited series The Last Contract.
A retired, 80-year-old hitman, known only as “The Man,” is forced back into the game when a list of his kills is leaked by a mysterious blackmailer. The list makes targets out of anyone associated with one of the The Man’s previous jobs, not to mention The Man himself. As he fights to protect those the list exposes, The Man sets off to uncover the identity of the blackmailer so he can move on with his new life once and for all, but will the truth ruin those chances forever?
“Ed has taken a genre we’re already huge fans of and given it a twist, taking a hitman who’s well past his prime and forcing him to jump back into the game,” said BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. “Lisandro’s noirish art couldn’t be a better fit for The Last Contract; this is our first time working with him and he’s proved to be a major talent right out of the gate.”
The Last Contract #1 (of 4) arrives in comic shops on January 6th with a main cover by series artist Lisandro Estherren for the price of $3.99. Also available in a limited quality is a retailer incentive cover by Russ Manning and Most Promising Newcomer Award-nominated artist Vanesa R. Del Rey (Scarlet Witch, Klaus).