BOOM! Studios revealed today the first look at Origins #5, the latest issue in the limited series by acclaimed writer Clay McLeod Chapman (Absolute Carnage: Separation Anxiety), illustrator Jakub Rebelka (Judas), colorist Patricio Delpeche (Strange Skies Over East Berlin), and letterer Jim Campbell (Alienated), that presents a stunning view of a future where humanity’s last hope might be the person who brought about its destruction, available in March 2021.
The synopsis for this issue is: After reaching his long-buried workshop, David, Chloe, and his robot followers must make one final stand to protect their future. But the Network has a secret weapon and will stop at nothing from achieving their ultimate goal of destroying all organic life.
Origins is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; and the upcoming Proctor Valley Road by Grant Morrison, Alex Child, and Naomi Franquiz. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Dune: House Atreides from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Dev Pramanik; Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and David López; Firefly from Greg Pak, Lalit Kumar Sharma & Daniel Bayliss; the Mighty Morphin and Power Rangers series from Ryan Parrott, Marco Renna, and Francesco Mortarino; and the upcoming Magic series from Jed MacKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of Origins #5, featuring main and variant covers by Rebelka, will be available for sale on March 17, 2021, exclusively at local comic book shops. You can pre-order or purchase through our ComiXology link.
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