Summary

In a new series for fans of Something is Killing the Children and Bitter Root, Saladin Ahmed, the visionary writer behind Miles Morales: Spider-Man, and Sami Kivelä, the acclaimed artist behind Machine Gun Wizards, reunite for this Must Read supernatural thriller. Detroit’s hardest hitting journalist, Elena Abbott, is trying to make a fresh start at a new newspaper...but her deadly past isn’t ready to let go. The city is days away from the historic election of a Black candidate as their new Mayor, but a vicious new group has emerged to destroy him, targeting anyone who supports his campaign or the change he represents. That means Abbott, who discovers the group’s connection to a dangerous dark magic, has been targeted for certain death - unless she embraces her true power as the Lightbringer to save her city.

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C5 Abbott: 1973

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This is it - Elena vs. The Umbra, with the future of Detroit on the line. But even if Elena can save those closest to her, nothing will ever be the same... Final Issue.

C4 Abbott: 1973

Elena has assembled a force of unlikely allies to mount an important rescue mission - but with vengeful gangsters and the deadly Umbra closing in, this is a fight they may not be able to win. * The secret to victory may lie with one of Elena's old friends - and the dark truth behind the Um

C3 Abbott: 1973

The dark forces terrorizing Detroit have struck Elena Abbott where it hurts most...and she’s going to strike back. But even after pulling together an uneasy alliance with the last people she expected, Abbott is about to learn her enemies are one step ahead of her...and it might cost Abbott the person she loves most.

C1 Abbott: 1973

In a new series for fans of Something is Killing the Children and Bitter Root, Saladin Ahmed, the visionary writer behind Miles Morales: Spider-Man, and Sami Kivelä, the acclaimed artist behind Machine Gun Wizards, reunite for this Must Read supernatural thriller. Detroit’s hardest hitting journalist, Elena Abbott, is trying to make a fresh start at a new newspaper...but her deadly past isn’t ready to let go. The city is days away from the historic election of a Black candidate as their new Mayor, but a vicious new group has emerged to destroy him, targeting anyone who supports his campaign or the change he represents. That means Abbott, who discovers the group’s connection to a dangerous dark magic, has been targeted for certain death - unless she embraces her true power as the Lightbringer to save her city.