Have you ever wondered what Blade Runner: Black Lotus would look like in comic book form? Or have you even just wondered what happened after the events of the anime? Well, don’t worry. Titan Comics has you covered there.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus ~ The Comic Book Series

"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" main cover art by Junggeun Yoon.
That’s the sexiest katana pose I’ve ever seen. Cover A artist: Junggeun Yoon.

Titan Comics is proud to announce the Blade Runner: Black Lotus comic book adaptation, which will apparently serve as both tie-in and sequel to the anime of the same name. Nancy Collins (Swamp Thing) will write the comic, with Enid Balam (ExtraOrdinary) as the artist and Marco Lesko as the colorist. Junggeun Yoon (Spider-Woman) will be responsible for the main cover art, with Creees Li (Marvel Voices) and Mico Suayan (Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity) doing the variant covers.

"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" variant cover A art by Creees Li.
“Put the pedal to the metal! I want to hit them with my katana!” Cover B artist: Creees Li.

As for what Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1 is about? Well, Titan Comics has an official synopsis for us too. Check it out below:

“Elle, aka Black Lotus, hoped she could leave behind her violent past and find a new life. but is that possible in a world where replicants are still hunted and feared.”

"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" variant cover B art.
Just like Netflix, sometimes the concept art makes the best cover. Cover C: Concept Art.

Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1 will go on sale on June 15, 2022 for a retail price of $3.99. You can preorder it at your local comic book shop. Or alternatively, you can preorder it directly from Titan Comics. If you live in the UK and Europe, then you can preorder it on Forbidden Planet.

"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" variant cover C art by Mico Suayan.
It’s always raining somewhere in Blade Runner when something cool is about to happen. Cover D artist: Mico Suayan.

Preview Pages

Those covers above aren’t the only things Titan Comics has for us today about Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1. They also have 4 preview pages as a teaser for the story. Check them out below:

"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" preview page 1.
How did this suddenly turn into Mad Max?
"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" preview page 2.
Just what I want to read: a whole bunch of black boxes for text. Seriously, how is the profanity worse than the actual violence?
"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" preview page 3.
Well, at least she left them alive, and she has a free car now.
"Blade Runner: Black Lotus #1" preview page 4.
I swear, this story has suddenly turned into Mad Max. Not that I’m complaining, mind you, as a fan of that series.

Source: Previews World, Titan Comics, Forbidden Planet