Get the Lobster!

Get the Lobster 1
Written by Mike Mignola
John Arcudi
Illustrated by Tonci Zonjic
Colored by Dave Stewart
Lettered by Clem Robins
Edited by Scott Allie
Originally Published in Lobster Johnson: Get the Lobster! #1–5
Internal Numbering Lobster Johnson #16–20
Date Published February–June 2014
Trade Paperback Lobster Johnson – Volume 4: Get the Lobster!

The story takes place early in Lobster Johnson's career as a crime fighter in the 1930s. This five-issue miniseries will be published in early 2014, with art and covers by Tonči Zonjić.


Part OneEdit

A Manhattan sporting event goes terribly wrong as the ref is killed in front of a live audience by two crazed—and seemingly bulletproof—wrestlers. Who is behind this new reign of terror?

Part TwoEdit

After a grenade fight with two renegade wrestlers, the NYPD declares Lobster Johnson public enemy number one. Can our hero find out who was behind the wrestling rampage with the police hot on his tail?

Part ThreeEdit

All police resources are shifted to taking down Lobster Johnson after a vicious grenade fight in the NY streets. Meanwhile, bank vaults all around the city are exploding. Lobster knows it’s a trap, but justice is not afraid of traps.

Part FourEdit

After shooting a gung-ho NYPD chief right through the head, Lobster heads to the villains' massive laboratory, where he's attacked by two huge steampunk cyborgs!

Part FiveEdit

The Lobster engages in a firefight with a madman in a biplane on top of a zeppelin!


Lobster Johnson Publication Order
Preceded by
A Scent of Lotus
Get the Lobster!
Followed by
A Chain Forged in Life
Lobster Johnson Trade Paperback Order
Vol. 3 Satan Smells a Rat Vol. 4 Get the Lobster! Vol. 5 The Pirate's Ghost and Metal Monsters of Midtown
Preceded by
The Prayer of Neferu
Get the Lobster!
Followed by
Metal Monsters of Midtown