Concept » Massive-Verse appears in 98 issues.

    The Massive-Verse is a tokusatu inspired superhero universe, first seen in 2021 with the launch of Radiant Black. It is primarily published through Image Comics.

    Short summary describing this concept.

    Massive-Verse last edited by Phantom25 on 05/25/23 12:03AM View full history

    • Radiant Black — The first title in the Massive-Verse. Nathan Burnett is a down on his luck writer moving back to his hometown, and while lamenting his situation with childhood friend Marshall, is suddenly bestowed with superpowers. What seems like a gift is followed by chaos, as other “Radiants” appear, and the origin of the Radiant powers puts Earth in danger. Written by Kyle Higgins with art by Marcelo Costa. Began in February 2021.
    • Supermassive — A special that formally launches the shared universe. Radiant Black appears, and the one-shot also features the debuts of Rogue Sun and Inferno Girl Red in a team-up. Written by Kyle Higgins, Ryan Parrott and Mat Groom, with art by Francesco Manna. One-shot, released in February 2022.
    • Rogue Sun — After the murder of the superhero Rogue Sun, his estranged son, Dylan Siegel, learns who his father was. On his quest to solve his father’s murder, Dylan is forced to confront his feelings on the man he grew up hating. Written by Ryan Parrott, art by ABEL. Began in March 2022note .
    • Radiant Red — The first spinoff in the Massive-Verse. After her run-ins with Radiant Black, Satomi Sone returns to her life as a middle school teacher. However, her already fragile life is thrown for a loop when a nosy reporter shows up, not helped by the $2.5 million in stolen cash she has hidden in her air vents. Written by Cherish Chen, with art by David Lafuente and Miquel Muerto. Five-issue miniseries, began in March 2022.
    • Image! — An Anthology Comic that includes the "Shift" story in its first four issues, featuring the origin of the eponymous villain, who had previously appeared in Black and Red. Written by Kyle Higgins, with art by Francesco Manna and Danilo Beyruth. Began in April 2022.
    • The Dead Lucky — Bibiana Lopez-Yang returned from Afghanistan with PTSD and the ability to control electric currents. In her home of San Francisco, tech consortium Morrow is building "peacekeeper" robots, and Bibiana is forced to step up to be the hero her city needs. Written by Melissa Flores with art by French Carlomagno and Mattia Iacono. Began in August 2022.
    • Inferno Girl Red — When Apex City is stolen by an army of demons, Cássia Costa is forced to discover her legacy for the sake of her home. Written by Mat Groom, with art by Erica D’Urso. Funded through Kickstarter, and notably the only instalment not published through Image Comics. Original graphic novel releasing in 2022.
    • Radiant Pink — Radiant Pink tries to get home, along with her girlfriend, Kelly. Written by Meghan Camarena. Beginning in December 2022.
    • NO/ONE — Nine months ago, the Richard Roe murders sparked a dangerous political movement, spawned copycat killers, and created a new hero determined to hold those in power accountable — NO/ONE. Written by Kyle Higgins and Brian Buccellato, art by Geraldo Borges. 10-issue miniseries, began in March 2023.
    • Supermassive (2023) — The first (Nathan) and second (Marshall) Radiant Black team-up with the new Rogue Sun (Dylan) and newly public superhero Dead Lucky (Bibi). One-shot scheduled for May 2023.

    Comics retroactively made part of the Massive-Verse:

    • C.O.W.L. - Welcome to the "Chicago Organized Workers League"- the world's first Super-Hero Labor Union! While C.O.W.L. once stood as a beacon of hope against an epidemic of organized crime and an unbeatable "brotherhood" of Super-Villains, the union now faces its fiercest foe yet-a disillusioned public. In targeting the last of the great villains, C.O.W.L. attempts to prove its value to the world and to each other, while staving off villainy from both outside and inside its offices. Written by Kyle Higgins with art by Rod Reis.


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