Harry Potter Meets Riverdale in Blackbird from Sam Humphries and Jen Bartel

Blackbird, When Harry Potter Meets Riverdale with Sam Humphries and Jen Bartel from Image Comics

Posted by February 21, 2018 Comment

Blackbird is a new comic book series just announced at Image Expo 2018 from Sam Humphries and Jen Bartel. A comic book that has been in the works for a year.

Jen: “Told Sam I want to draw demons, magic, and beautiful people.”


Sam: “A book that can only exist when Jen and I collaborate”

Described as Harry Potter meets Riverdale, it is set in LA, with an attempt to capture the smog/soft light aesthetics.

Nina has a hard life but Nina is kept going by her core belief that Magic is real… and Blackbird is about the day she is proven right.

Coming out in October 2018.

BLACKBIRD by Sam Humphries & Jen Bartel
Sam Humphries (NIghtwing, Green Lantern) and Jen Bartel team up to co-create BLACKBIRD a modern fantasy story best described as Harry Potter meets Riverdale. It follows a young woman named Nina who discovers a neon-lit world of magic masters in Los Angeles. Now they’ve kidnapped her sister, and Nina is the only one who can save her.

“BLACKBIRD is a labor of love, a coming of age story and beautiful people doing insane things with magic,” said Humphries.

The series launches from Image Comics in October 2018.

(Last Updated February 21, 2018 3:15 pm )

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