BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at DARK BLOOD #5, the penultimate issue of an evocative new six-issue original series from screenwriter LaToya Morgan (AMC’s The Walking Dead, Into The Badlands), rising star artist Moisés Hidalgo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), colorists A.H.G. with Allison Hu, and letterer AndWorld Design, about a young man forging a brave new future for himself and his family while dealing with his past, available in December 2021.

, Avery Faces Deadly Consequences in LaToya Morgan’s DARK BLOOD #5, The Indie Comix Dispatch

Are the horrors of Avery’s past to blame for his unique condition or is there something more sinister at work? Avery’s symptoms continue to worsen as he races against his pursuers to reach Dr. Carlisle and confront him about what could possibly be happening to him. But a shocking turn of events prompts Avery’s condition to manifest and intensify with deadly consequences, which will threaten everything Avery holds dear.

DARK BLOOD #5 features main and variant cover art by acclaimed artist Valentine De Landro (Bitch Planet), and variant covers by illustrators Juni Ba (Excellence) and Ernanda Souza (Avengers).

DARK BLOOD 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; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Proctor Valley Road by Grant Morrison, Alex Child, and Naomi Franquiz; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; and Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Atreides from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Dev Pramanik; Mighty Morphin and Power Rangersfrom Ryan Parrott, Marco Renna, and Francesco Mortarino; and Magic from Jed McKay and Ig Guara.

Print copies of DARK BLOOD #5 will be available for sale on December 1, 2021 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.