HOT LUNCH SPECIAL

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HOT LUNCH SPECIAL #1 Jorge Fornes cover A
Order Code: JUN181339
On Sale: AUGUST 2018

HOT LUNCH SPECIAL #1 Robert Hack cover B
Order Code: JUN181340
On Sale: AUGUST 2018

Writer: Eliot Rahal

Artist: Jorge Fornes

Letterer: Taylor Esposito

Regular Cover Artist: Jorge Fornes

From Eliot Rahal, the writer of Cult Classic, The Paybacks and Quantum & Woody comes HOT LUNCH SPECIAL, with art by Jorge Fornes (Amazing X-Men, Wolverine, Magnus)! A midwestern noir series set in the harsh landscape of the northern Minnesota Iron Range—HOT LUNCH SPECIAL is all about family, food and the fight for survival.The Khourys are a fractious and quarrelsome Lebanese family who carved their slice of the American Dream by becoming the largest distributors of vending machine sandwiches in the upper northern Midwest.Unfortunately, the Khourys’ gains have been ill-gotten, and a branch of the Chicago Irish Mob has come back to collect a past debt. Fealty is demanded, shots are fired and long-hidden family secrets are fully revealed. Now Dorothy Khoury, the daughter of the family patriarch, is forced to unite her splintered bloodline and fight back.

Rating: 17+

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HOT LUNCH SPECIAL #2 Jorge Fornes cover
Order Code: JUL181509
On Sale: SEPTEMBER 2018

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From Eliot Rahal, the writer of Cult Classic, The Paybacks and Quantum & Woody comes HOT LUNCH SPECIAL, with art by Jorge Fornes (Amazing X-Men, Wolverine, Magnus)! A midwestern noir series set in the harsh landscape of the northern Minnesota Iron Range—HOT LUNCH SPECIAL is all about family, food and the fight for survival.Liam Moran, the son of notorious Irish Mobster “Big Jim” Moran, was only supposed to send a warning. A machine gun message to the Jordan Khoury: Pay up or pay the price. Unfortunately, things went sideways, and now…someone is dead. Broken hearts and bitter questions are left in the wake of his untimely murder. But before they can be addressed, it’s time for a fractious Khoury family funeral.An outcast son will return home, a mother will mourn, and a guilty grieving grandfather will finally reveal his dark criminal secret.
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HOT LUNCH SPECIAL #3 Jorge Fornes cover
Order Code: AUG181469
On Sale: OCTOBER 2018

Hot Lunch Special #3

A midwestern noir series set in the harsh landscape of the northern Minnesota Iron Range, HOT LUNCH SPECIAL is all about family, food and the fight for survival. Only one question is worth asking…is blood thicker than sandwiches?There are no secrets now. Only bodies. It’s dinner time, and Dorothy and Jordan are competing to sit at the head of the table, both forcing their family members to make hard decisions. Do the Khourys go to the cops? Or do they go to war? The Khoury criminal legacy is fully revealed.Some choices have already been made–the Irish crime lord, Big Jim Moran, is getting anxious. He’s left too many loose ends, and he’s forced to cut the strings. The order has been given. It’s time for everyone to die.

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HOT LUNCH SPECIAL #4 Jorge Fornes cover
Order Code: SEP181401
On Sale: NOVEMBER 2018

Hot Lunch Special #4

A midwestern noir series set in the harsh landscape of the northern Minnesota Iron Range—HOT LUNCH SPECIAL is all about family, food and the fight for survival. Only one question is worth asking…is blood thicker than sandwiches?Dorothy Khoury has accidentally created two more dead bodies.The number one problem with most corpses is…they’re super hard to get rid of. Now, the frightened Khoury family must cover up the trail of blood they’re leaving behind, while also projecting strength. They finally have a hostage they can use to negotiate an end to the war with the Moran Family Mafia.
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HOT LUNCH SPECIAL #5 Jorge Fornes cover
Order Code: OCT181338
On Sale: FEBRUARY 2019

Hot Lunch Special #5

The murderous meal that the Moran Mafia have been serving is finally coming to an end. The plates are cleared. And now it’s time for their just desserts.Both sides have blood on their hands. Both families have lost more than they can bare. The remaining Khoury’s flee back to the safety of Minnesota as the Irish Mafia chases them across state lines to finish what they started. There can only be one victor, but in war, anyone can die.In this final chapter, we finally find out who is a “gyro” and who…is very dead.
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HOT LUNCH SPECIAL Volume One: THE FAMILY BUSINESS
Order Code: DEC181449
On Sale: APRIL 2019

Hot Lunch Special Vol. 1: Family Business

The Khourys are a classic immigrant success story: a Lebanese family who carved their slice of the American Dream by becoming the largest distributors of vending machine sandwiches in the upper northern Midwest.Unfortunately, the Khourys’ gains have been ill-gotten, and a branch of the Chicago Irish Mob has come back to collect a past debt. Fealty is demanded, shots are fired and long-hidden family secrets are fully revealed. Now Dorothy Khoury, the daughter of the family patriarch, is forced to unite her splintered bloodline and fight back.
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