Comic Crypt: Johnny Blaze is Back in The All-New GHOST RIDER #1!

Johnny Blaze rides into his next era in the all-new GHOST RIDER #1! Marvel is celebrating Ghost Rider’s 50th anniversary with the return of the original Johnny Blaze. The new Ghost Rider hits comic store shelves tomorrow, February 23. Get more details down below.

From The Press Release

New York, NY— February 22, 2022 — Celebrating Ghost Rider’s 50th anniversary, Johnny Blaze, the original Ghost Rider, returns tomorrow in an all-new ongoing series written by Benjamin Percy with art by Cory Smith. Known for his thrilling work on titles such as WOLVERINE and X-FORCE, Percy will put his own devilish spin on the Ghost Rider mythos, evoking all the frightening elements of Ghost Rider’s most classic stories while driving the Spirit of Vengeance towards a new age. And Cory Smith, known for his brutally beautiful artwork on titles such as CONAN THE BARBARIAN, is eager to bring the hellish horror that only Ghost Rider can deliver! Together, this team of creators are hellbound to make this Ghost Rider’s most explosive era yet!

The series picks up with Johnny seemingly living the perfect life: a wife and two kids, a job at an auto repair shop and a small-town community that supports him… But  Johnny isn’t doing well. This life is beginning to feel like a prison. And there’s a spirit in him that’s begging to break out! See the torment and vengeance to come in the all-new GHOST RIDER #1 trailer, featuring never-before-seen artwork!

“This is a back-to-basics approach that focuses (for now) on Johnny Blaze,” Percy told SYFY Wire. “Where has he been the past few years? You’ll know soon. I can’t tell you too much, or I’ll undercut the suspense and horror. And rest assured: this is a horror comic. Some really unsettling things happen in this first (oversized) issue alone.”

Pick up the fiery first issue of GHOST RIDER when it scorches stands tomorrow!

GHOST RIDER #1
Written by BENJAMIN PERCY
Art by CORY SMITH
Cover by KAEL NGU

About Michael Juvinall (6039 Articles)
I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5 and metal fan since I was 14. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all-around affinity for things that go bump in the night! I'm also a huge fan of extreme metal music.

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