Tom King and Greg Smallwood Take Aim At Human Target This November!

Tom King and Greg Smallwood Take Aim At Human Target This...

By DC Publicity Monday, July 12th, 2021

Human Target: A New DC BLACK LABEL SERIES By Tom King and Greg Smallwood

Can the DC Universe’s Greatest Bodyguard Solve His Own Murder?

12-Issue Limited Series Debuts November 2, 2021

With a resume that includes successful and critically acclaimed titles such as The Omega Men, Mister Miracle, Rorschach, and Strange Adventures, best-selling writer Tom King definitely has the magic touch when it comes to plumbing the depths of the DC Universe and reimagining characters for a new generation of fans. On November 2, King and artist Greg Smallwood create a new legacy for DC’s deadliest bodyguard in Human Target, a 12-issue limited series based on the character co-created by Len Wein and Carmine Infantino.

Christopher Chance has made a living out of being a human target—a man hired to disguise himself as his client to invite would-be assassins to attempt his murder. He’s had a remarkable career until his latest case protecting Lex Luthor when things go sideways. An assassination attempt Chance didn’t see coming leaves him vulnerable and left trying to solve his own he has 12 days to discover just who in the DCU hated Luthor enough to want him dead. The DC Universe meets gritty detective noir in this DC BLACK LABEL series by two of comics most celebrated talents!

HUMAN TARGET #1 (of 12)

Story by TOM KING

Pencils and inks by GREG SMALLWOOD

Main cover by GREG SMALLWOOD

Card stock variant covers by TREVOR HAIRSINE, DANNY MIKI

1 in 25 ratio variant cover by JENNY FRISON

On sale Tuesday, November 2, 2021

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