|Written by||Mike Mignola & John Arcudi|
|Illustrated by||Laurence Campbell|
|Colored by||Dave Stewart|
|Lettered by||Clem Robins|
|Edited by||Scott Allie|
|Originally Published in||Sledgehammer 44: Lightning War #1–3|
|Internal Numbering||Sledgehammer 44 #4–5|
|Date Published||November 2013 – January 2014|
|Collected in||Sledgehammer 44 – Volume 1|
Sledgehammer 44: Lightning War is a three-issue miniseries scheduled to be published late 2013 with art by Laurence Campbell. It is a continuation of Sledgehammer 44.
After the classified, advanced airplane known as the Flying Wing is hijacked by the Nazis, Sledgehammer is sent on a special recovery mission that pits him against the deadly Black Flame!
The iron soldier known as Sledgehammer is the only one who can lead a rescue mission of a kidnapped American about to spill top-secret information on the Flying Wing warplane to the Nazis and their own supersoldier — the Black Flame!
A battle between the Black Flame and the iron soldier known as Sledgehammer heats up as the fight over a cutting-edge American warplane explodes in the sky!
The synopsis for Part One mentions the experimental aircraft "Flying Wing" This aircraft is referred to in the B.P.R.D. story: The Dead. The scrapbook in the story shows a photo of the Black Flame on the wing of an aircraft. The photo is labeled "photographed during experimental flight of "Flying Wing". 9/20/44"