The Pirate's Ghost

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Written by Mike Mignola
John Arcudi
Illustrated by Tonci Zonjic
Colored by Tonci Zonjic
Lettered by Clem Robins
Edited by Scott Allie
Originally Published in Lobster Johnson: The Pirate's Ghost #1–3
Internal Numbering Lobster Johnson #28–30
Date Published March–May 2017
Trade Paperback Lobster Johnson – Volume 5: The Pirate's Ghost and Metal Monsters of Midtown

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

Publication HistoryEdit

This three-issue miniseries was published from March to May 2017. Tonci Zonjic did his own colors for the series.


Part OneEdit

New York Harbor Patrol is in over their heads when a ghostly pirate ship appears on the Hudson River, and the Lobster’s hunt for a major mob boss may have something to do with it.

Part TwoEdit

The Lobster searches for a connection between a missing reporter and the appearance of a ghostly pirate ship.

Part ThreeEdit

The Lobster’s search for a missing reporter comes to an explosive end aboard a pirate ship.


Lobster Johnson Publication Order
Preceded by
Garden of Bones
The Pirate's Ghost
Followed by