ABBOTT 1979 #4 First Look

Prepare for the Final Battle in Your First Look at ABBOTT: 1979 #4

Final Chapter of the Hugo Nominated Trilogy ABBOTT Continues in February 2024 

BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at ABBOTT: 1979 #4, the penultimate issue of the new series from Miles Morales: Spider-Man mastermind & Eisner Award-winning writer Saladin Ahmed, acclaimed artist Sami Kivelä (Machine Gun Wizards), colorist Dan Jackson, and letterer Jim Campbell. Jump back into the action of the hard-boiled trilogy’s final chapter, continuing February 2024.

Elena prepares for the final battle with the Umbra, a massive shadow in the Detroit River under the Ambassador Bridge. But Elena is not alone. Those that bring the light to many, will bring all the light together in the end… 

ABBOTT: 1979 #4 features a main cover by Taj Francis (Wonder Woman) as well as variant cover art by acclaimed artist Ejikure (Something is Killing the Children).

Readers can find ABBOTT & ABBOTT 1973 softcover collections available everywhere books are sold. While investigating police brutality and corruption in 1970s Detroit, journalist Elena Abbott uncovers supernatural forces being controlled by a secret society of the city’s elite. In the uncertain social and political climate of the city, hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the work of dark occult forces. Forces that took her husband from her. Forces she has sworn to destroy.

ABBOTT: 1979 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; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; Know Your Station by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; The Neighbors by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; Ghostlore by Cullen Bunn and Leomacs; Sirens of the City by Joanne Starer and Khary Randolph; Coda by Simon Spurrier and Matías Bergara; Rare Flavours by Ram V and Filipe Andrade, and Underheist by David and Maria Lapham. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers by Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; and The Expanse: Dragon Tooth by Andy Diggle and Rubine.

Print copies of ABBOTT: 1979 #4 will be available for sale on February 14, 2023 exclusively at local comic book shops (use to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle. 

Abbott: 1979 #4 A Main: NOV230062

Abbott: 1979 #4 B Variant: NOV230063

Abbott: 1979 #4 C 1:15 INCV: NOV230064