Books

Black Hammer Omnibus

Black Hammer Omnibus is a graphic novel by Jeff Lemire & Dean Ormston

Jeff Lemire & Dean Ormston

Mysteriously banished from existence by a multiversal event, the old super heroes of Spiral City now lead simple lives on a bizarre farm from which there is no escape!

But as they employ all of their super abilities to free themselves from this strange purgatory, a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure! (From Dark Horse Comics)

Jeff Lemire is an author and illustrator whose work includes Sweet Tooth: The Return, which was adapted into a Netflix series, RoughneckEssex County, The Underwater Welder, Royal City, Gord Downie's Secret Path and more. He has also worked on Justice League and Green Arrow for DC Comics and Hawkeye for Marvel.

Dean Ormston is an award-winning British comic book artist and co-creator of Black Hammer. He has also worked on other comics including Judge Dredd, Lucifer and Neil Gaiman's Sandman.

Interviews with Jeff Lemire

Comic artist Jeff Lemire

9 years ago
Duration 2:08
Toronto writer and artist on his early inspirations and recent interest in telling a First Nations-inspired story with his new heroine in Justice League Canada.
The graphic novelist and cartoonist on his favourite fictional character, his idea of perfect happiness, and why David Lynch and Tom Waits are heroes to him.
CBC Radio 2's Shift talks music and more with the Canada Reads authors.

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