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The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion is the announced third limited comic series in The Umbrella Academy created and written by musician Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá.

HistoryEdit

Gerard Way announced at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con that the third series would be entitled The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion.[1] It is hinted that this could be the return of Dr. Terminal, as referenced by Spaceboy saying "no one could escape from the Hotel" in The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite issue #3. Dark Horse originally announced that Hotel Oblivion would be released sometime during 2010 but this did not transpire.[2]

Whatculture.com included Hotel Oblivion in its list of comics to look forward to in 2012, though the comic was not released in that year either. In an interview with Newsarama that same year at New York Comic Con, Way revealed that he was writing issue 1.[3]

In June 2013 Gerard Way composed a tweet[4] about the certainty of The Umbrella Academy's future, stating that it would be a "really long time" before a release of Hotel Oblivion, as he planned to move away from comics "indefinitely" once the Killjoys series is complete in order to focus his attention on his musical career. He stated in the conversation following his tweet that he would return to comics "when it's right." However, in December 2013 Way composed several tweets[5][6] saying that he and Gabriel Bá would be working on both Hotel Oblivion and the fourth instalment of The Umbrella Academy during 2014. In June 2015 he tweeted that he was still actively writing the new series.[7]

On July 21, 2017, Dark Horse announced that Hotel Oblivion will be released in 2018. Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá would be returning.

IssuesEdit

Issue No. Cover Title Summary Published
1
Hotel Oblivion 1 CVR
Evil
Faced with an increasing number of lunatics with superpowers eager to face off with his own wunderkind brood, Sir Reginald Hargreeves developed the ultimate solution.
Now, just a few years after Hargreeves's death, his Umbrella Academy is scattered. Number Five is a hired gun, Kraken is stalking big game, Rumor is dealing with the wreckage of her marriage, a rotund Spaceboy runs around the streets of Tokyo, Vanya continues her physical therapy after being shot in the head--and no one wants to even mention Seance until issue #2.
With a Netflix series soon to debut, the award-winning and best-selling superhero series returns, stranger than ever.
And their past is coming back to hunt them.
October 3, 2018
2
Hotel Oblivion 2 CVR
Miniature War in a Miniature Home
As big-business interests close in on the overgrown adolescents of the Umbrella Academy, unlikely alliances are formed and two brothers head into deep space.
Also: Ballroom dancing! A Magic Eightball! Cowboys! Dollhouses! And more… !
November 7, 2018
3
Hotel Oblivion 3 CVR
Violence
Philippe C.
The City
wow... I have never been so amazed in my life. the mothers of agony seem like dirtball hoodlum scum, so I was very sceptical when a friend recommended them for psychic advice. their place of business leaves a lot to be desired, in a terrible neighborhood, but its the results that matter and man did they deliver! their psychic seems like hes done a lot of drugs, but as soon as we sat down in their private frankly kind of frightening room, it was like my dead father was right there beside me again! he knew things only my father could know, including the dirt I needed on my sister to lock her out of the trust. if I could give the mothers of agony a 10 star review I would.
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December 5, 2018
4
Hotel Oblivion 4 CVR
The Labyrinth
A heart-to-heart with Mother leads Vanya (a.k.a. The White Violin) to reassess what makes her special. Two of her siblings are caught in a shootout, and two more have a cosmic moment, while the bad guys infiltrate the Hotel.
January 2, 2019
5
Hotel Oblivion 5 CVR Free At the height of their popularity and adventuring, the Umbrella Academy had no idea their leader, Reginald Hargreeves, had created an off-world prison to house their worst opponents. Now, a few years after his death, Hargreeves's inhuman plan has gone terribly wrong, and the Umbrella Academy is not ready for Earth's nastiest villains. February 6, 2019
6
Hotel Oblivion 6 CVR The Fear You Cannot Speak
To be added
March 27, 2019
7
30023
To be added
June 5, 2019

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