Comic Book Series
Pearl III 1

Cover to Pearl III #1

Pearl is published by Dark Horse Comics. Price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

Pearl III #5: 21 Sep 2022

Current Issue[]

Pearl III #6: 26 Oct 2022

Next Issue[]

none scheduled


New six-issue series Pearl III started May 2022.


Main Characters[]

  • Pearl Tanaka - Tattoo artist & Yakuza assassin.



Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

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Pearl III #5[]

Pearl III #4[]

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Pearl III #2[]

Pearl III #1[]

Pearl #12[]

Pearl #11[]

Pearl #10[]

Pearl #9[]

Pearl #8[]

Pearl #7[]

Past Storylines[]


Trade Paperbacks[]

  • Pearl, vol. 1 - Collects vol. 1 #1-6. "Pearl is an exceptional tattoo artist … and accidental assassin for one of the modern-day San Francisco Yakuza. She was born into one life, but another is calling to her. When Pearl accidentally meets one of her peers, her counterpart from another clan, she starts to dream of a better life. But Pearl has a very special ability that keeps pulling her back into the violent world she is desperate to escape." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401290610
  • Pearl, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 1 #7-12. "Pearl has learned the truth behind her family, her clan, and her upbringing, all of which sends her heading to Tokyo to face her legacy head-on!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401294694

Trade Paperbacks (Dark Horse editions)[]


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Creative Team[]

Writer/Creator: Brian Michael Bendis. Artist/Creator/Covers: Michael Gaydos.

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-12, 2018-2019 (DC/Jinxworld)
  • Volume 2: #1-6, 2022 (Pearl III) (Dark Horse)

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

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