Enter a reality based super-powered world not unlike our own.
WRITTEN BY MARK WAID & KWANZA OSAJEFYO
ART BY PHIL BRIONES
It was supposed to be the perfect end to the school year, a beautiful start to summer. But it turned into a nightmare for the kids of Phoenix Academy High School. Now, only a few months later, they’re expected to get back to their studies, but nothing will ever be the same. Especially for six of them whose newly acquired superpowers won’t be enough to restore balance to their world. Now the choice is in their hands. Will they fight for order…or surrender to chaos?
WRITTEN BY MAGDALENE VISAGGIO & DARCIE LITTLE BADGER
ART BY: GUILLERMO SANNA
Opposites attract? Elakshi and Adam Land aren’t married. In fact, a month ago, they were perfect strangers, dwelling in lands foreign to one another. But now, they’re forced to remain by one another’s side, for their separation could mean the planet’s demise. Now, their greatest challenge is to stay together — even if they have to tear the world apart to do so.
WRITTEN BY DEVIN GRAYSON
A gifted doctor with a vibrant, compassionate personality, Cecelia Cobbina received boundless praise from her peers and her patients. But that was before the incident in Africa. Before she was forced to leave her job at Doctors Without Borders behind... Before she gained the ability to think faster than the speed of light. Overwhelmed with the power to answer every question, she must now overcome her own fears and tackle the one code she can’t seem to break: the truth behind the Ignited.
WRITTEN BY JONATHAN ‘SWIFTY’ LANG
ART BY ANDREA MUTTI
COVERS BY SHAWN MARTINBROUGH
A comedic, coming-of-age quest where the Golden Fleece is a man’s legacy. Meyer is an immigrant’s story, in the guise of an old mobster’s tale. A Breaking Bad style imaginary biography of the legendary Jewish mobster, Meyer Lansky, as he attempts to organize his very last con job…
WRITTEN BY QUINTON PEEPLES
ART BY DENNIS CALERO
COVERS BY DARICK ROBERTSON
The Old West finally died in the early 1980s…but we’re in Texas, and this is the story of Grissom Callahan, the last in a long line of sheriffs. Callahan learned everything he knows from his father and grandfather, but the ways of the old regime aren’t proving effective when a violent serial killer emerges in their small town. In a simple moment of shaking down an informant, Grissom will trigger a chain of events that will reshape his life and the world that is Texas law enforcement.
WRITTEN BY HELEN MULLANE
ART BY DOM REARDON & MATTHEW DOW SMITH
COVERS BY JOCK
Something strange has been unleashed in the North of England. A modern-day druid commits a series of ghastly murders in an attempt to unleash the awesome power of the ancient gods of Great Britain. But all hell really breaks loose when his latest would-be victim, Nicnevin “Nissy” Oswald, turns out to be more than she seems.
A British tale mixing black magic and horror, godfathered by Jock, one of the new masters of comic book suspense!
The Eisner winner is known for 'Planetary' and 'Star Wars.'
"This is the first time I've taken on an executive role at a company," said Cassaday. "And that speaks to just how excited I am to be a part of a bold new chapter in their history. Fans who attend the New York Comic Con panel will be a part of it on Day One."
“This opportunity excites me to no end,” Waid said in a statement about the new position. “I’ve seen what Humanoids is about to unleash, and it’s unlike anything else I’ve ever seen in this industry. I had to be a part of it. The chance to work closely with younger, diverse talent with strong voices — to learn as well as to teach — is electrifying.”
The line will launch with three ongoing titles and a diverse lineup of creative talent.
Following the high-profile additions of John Cassaday and Mark Waid, Humanoids unveiled at New York Comic Con Friday afternoon that it will launch H1, a new imprint featuring a shared superhero universe.
During the Humanoids 20th Anniversary In America panel at New York Comic Con, the publisher unveiled H1, an imprint of comic books, featuring a shared superpowered universe with all new characters and stories created by a dizzying lineup of comic book creators. Humanoids’ new Chief Creative Officer John Cassaday and Humanoids’ new Director of Creative Development Mark Waid are closely collaborating with a core team of H1 architects: Kwanza Osajyefo (Black, Black AF), Yanick Paquette (Wonder Woman Earth One) and Carla Speed McNeil (Finder, Sensation Comics) to create an ambitious storytelling experience with creators including Phil Briones, Vanessa Del Rey, Cheryl Lynn Eaton, Mike McKone and Afua Richardson.