When the FBI is framed for the public killing of a political activist at an open-air rally, Reddington recognises the hallmarks of a dangerous, media-manipulating Blacklister, known as Leon Kiklinski, aka The Lobbyist. So begins the latest case for the FBI's covert counter-intelligence unit codenamed - The Post Office.
But is this new Blacklist member working alone or is there a mysterious puppet master behind the scenes orchestrating a planned series of attacks against the FBI for his own nefarious purposes and if so, what is his connection to the Concierge of Crime, Raymond Red Reddington?
Written by script coordinator Nicole Dawn Phillips (Judge Dredd, Slaine, ABC Warriors), The Blacklist Comic will chronicle the extended exploits of former government agent Raymond 'Red' Reddington, taking us back to the very origins of the series and revealing secrets about Red's past and how he formed relationships with some of the key characters from the show.
When the FBI is framed for the public killing of a political activitist at an open-air rally, Reddington recognises the hallmarks of a dangerous, media-manipulating Blacklister, known as Leon Kiklinski, aka The Lobbyist. So begins the latest case for the FBI's covert counter-intelligence unit codenamed - The Post Office.
Collects The Blacklist 1-5
When a terrible explosion and fire rips through an Italian high security prison and a small rural town in America is incinerated in an horrific chemical plant accident, Raymond 'Red' Reddington, the Concierge of Crime, realises that the sinister organisation known as the Cabal is cleaning house and using a deadly new Blacklister by the name of the Arsonist to cover their tracks with large-scale, pyrotechnic attacks.
attack yet, Red and Liz's pursuit takes them into the very belly of
the secret Cabal organization. When the Arsonist's surprising final
target is revealed, Red, Liz, and the FBI task force find themselves
all in the line of fire.
However, when an underworld cleaner-for-hire and Blacklister known as 'The Arsonist¡¯ escapes from a level 10 CIA black-site prison, Red realizes that the Cabal has hired him to erase any proof of Liz¡¯s innocence. While dodging Cabal assassins and explosive traps, and with her former FBI partner Donald Ressler hunting her down, Liz must race to stop the Arsonist before his fiery attacks destroy thousands of lives ¨C and the only chance to clear her name.
"For fans of the series, the comic is essential reading¡" ¨C comicsforsinners.com
"A strong story and flawless characterizations" ¨C criticalblast.com
"Phillips has done a wonderful job creating an original story." ¨C popcultureuncovered.com