The first issue of Lucas Stand (a six-issue mini-series) arrives in stores this week, and BOOM! Studios sent us a sneak peek for you to check out, after the jump.
Lucas Stand #1 (of 6)
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Kurt Sutter & Caitlin Kittredge
Artist: Jesús Hervás
Main Cover: Lee Bermejo
Incentive Cover: Frazer Irving
Incentive Cover: Riley Rossmo
Kurt Sutter Signed Challenge Coin Variant: Jesús Hervás
What’s to Love: Ever since we first saw Sons of Anarchy, we knew creator Kurt Sutter had an amazing comic book story in him. Now we’ve got it in Lucas Stand, his first, original comic book series. If you’ve been looking for a new antihero like Jax Teller to root for, Lucas Stand fits the bill.
What It Is: Lucas Stand is a military vet who can’t reintegrate into society and has emotionally cut himself off from the people he loves. At his lowest, Lucas does something he can’t take back. Hell comes calling, offering him the opportunity to make things right. Demons escaping Hell are upsetting the balance of evil, and now Lucifer has recruited Lucas to send them back. It doesn’t matter in what era the demons escape—World War II, old-timey Hollywood, Vietnam, present day—he must learn to fit in both the past and the present. Given new purpose, Lucas starts to rebuild himself and his life, even as he struggles at the human cost that comes with it.