Metal Monsters of Midtown is a story takes place in the middle of the Lobster's career as a crime fighter in the 1930s.

Publication HistoryEdit

This three-issue miniseries will be published in May to July 2016, featuring covers and art by Tonči Zonjić.


Part OneEdit

A trio of skyscraping robots crash into a Manhattan bank and leave Lobster Johnson with two mysteries to solve: what is behind the massive machines, and why would the robots pull a heist without taking a penny?

Part TwoEdit

The face-off against giant robots continues as Lobster Johnson’s investigation leads him to a woman whose story reveals the ancient origins behind the machines’ gleaming exteriors.

Part ThreeEdit

The giant robot invasion of New York comes to a showdown when the Lobster has to get into a machine’s head to drive it out of the city.


Lobster Johnson Publication Order
Preceded by
The Forgotten Man
Metal Monsters of Midtown
Followed by
Garden of Bones
Lobster Johnson Trade Paperback Order
Vol. 4 Get the Lobster! Vol. 5 The Pirate's Ghost and Metal Monsters of Midtown
Preceded by
Get the Lobster!
Metal Monsters of Midtown
Followed by
The Pirate's Ghost
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