The Glass Mantis

Lobster Johnson-The Glass Mantis
Written by Mike Mignola
John Arcudi
Illustrated by Toni Fejzula
Colored by Toni Fejzula
Lettered by Clem Robins
Edited by Scott Allie
Originally Published in Lobster Johnson: The Glass Mantis
Internal Numbering Lobster Johnson #22
Date Published December 2015
Trade Paperback Lobster Johnson – A Chain Forged in Life

The story takes place in the middle of Lobster Johnson's career as a crime fighter in the 1930s.

Publication HistoryEdit

This one-shot will be published in December 2015, featuring a cover by Tonči Zonjić.


Murder interrupts the opening of a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum. Lobster Johnson investigates to find out what makes a blown-glass sculpture worth killing for.


Lobster Johnson Publication Order
Preceded by
A Chain Forged in Life
The Glass Mantis
Followed by
The Forgotten Man
Lobster Johnson Trade Paperback Order
Vol. 6 A Chain Forged in Life
Preceded by
The Forgotten Man
The Glass Mantis
Followed by
Garden of Bones