Watch as “The Kaiser Falls” in Victor Santos’ final “Polar” series from Dark Horse
Retired life for a former assassin or spy can’t be easy. I wouldn’t know, of course, but if popular fiction has taught us anything, it’s always the same: former special ops agent settles down in a small, nondescript location, enjoys the mundane pleasure of “normal” life... and inevitably gets drawn back into the world of espionage, whether they like it or not.
Especially if not.
For Victor Santos’ final story in his popular Polar series, that’s exactly what happens with his protagonist, Black Kaiser: Kaiser settles down and puts his life as a spy behind him, only to find out that a rookie assassin has come to challenge him in a contest of skills.
Oh, and his own housemaid runs afoul of a local gang. As one does.
Check out the details about the final Polar story below, as well as information about an upcoming Netflix film adaptation of the series.
Per Dark Horse:
VICTOR SANTOS DELIVERS THE EPIC FINALE TO HIS “POLAR” SERIES
Dark Horse to Publish Three "Polar" Collections in 2019
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (October 6, 2018)—2019 is the year of Polar! Dark Horse is thrilled to announce the next and final installment in New York Times bestselling creator Victor Santos’ epic Polar crime-noir series—Polar Volume 4: The Kaiser Falls. In addition to this epic finale, Dark Horse will also publish Polar Volume 0: The Black Kaiser and the second edition of Polar Volume 1: Came from the Cold.
Polar Volume 4: The Kaiser Falls follows Black Kaiser as he tries to assimilate into retired life in Miami. The indomitable spy’s peaceful retirement is interrupted when a rookie assassin finds Kaiser and challenges him for his crown. His simple life becomes complicated when Kaiser’s housemaid has problems with a local gang and resurfacing to maintain the peace puts him right in the new adversary’s crosshairs. Buckle up, because Black Kaiser’s last ride is going to get rough! This beautiful hardcover edition contains 166 pages of pulse-pounding adventure for $19.99.
Originally published by Planeta-de-Agostini comics, Polar Volume 0: The Black Kaiser finds the Black Kaiser in direct conflict with the nefarious agency known as the Damocles Initiative. This 96-page hardcover collection explores the origins of one of the most feared assassins in the world for $17.99.
Polar Volume 4: The Kaiser Falls goes on sale March 6, 2019, and is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. Polar Volume 0: The Black Kaiser also goes on sale March 6, 2018, and is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. Dark Horse will also release the second edition of Polar Volume 1: Came from the Cold on January 30, 2019, and that book is also available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop.
Polar is now a major motion picture set to debut in 2019 on Netflix. The film is co-produced by Constantin Film and Bolt Pictures in association with Dark Horse Entertainment. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, Polar stars Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, and Matt Lucas. Robert Kulzer, Jeremy Bolt, and Hartley Gorenstein are producing with Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Martin Moszkowicz, and Mads Mikkelsen signed on as executive producers.
Polar Volume 4: The Kaiser Falls will be available March 6, 2019.