Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Riccardo Federici, Dean White, and Tom Napolitano forge the tale of The Last God with DC Black Label
This October 30, DC delves into a new world of myth, magic and lore in The Last God. The series is from writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson, artist Riccardo Federici, colorist Dean White, and letterer Tom Napolitano. The story follows a cross-generational quest to kill an evil tyrant king. Known as the Last God, he seeks to destroy the land of Cain Anuun. The 12-issue series begins October 30 being published under DC Black Label.
The creator-owned series answers the question as to DC’s commitment to that aspect of publishing. With the recent announcement of the streamlining of DC’s publishing brands, it was unsure if we’d continue to see such series published by them.
In the announced, Johnson said:
This is a terrifying horror story told in a stunning epic-fantasy world. Set in two different generations, it follows a mighty fellowship of heroes that travels beyond the borders of creation to kill a god, and the next generation, who learn their predecessors aren’t the heroes the world believes them to be.
The series is perfect for fans of D&D, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings and Magic: The Gathering, and anyone who enjoys deep-dives into fantasy lore: you will be extremely well-served with The Last God. Stay tuned!
Thirty years ago, a fellowship of legendary adventurers saved their world by slaying the demonic tyrant Mol Uhltep—The Last God. Following his downfall, the realm entered a new age of peace and prosperity. But a generation later, when the leader of the original fellowship dies, their children and successors learn their terrible lie:
The Last God still lives.
A new generation of heroes must unearth the secrets that their parents kept, and set out to finish what was started thirty years before. And this time, they must not fail.
Check out the covers by Kai Carpenter, a map by Jared Blando, and interiors from the art team below.