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Hammer and Bolter: Issue 20

Hammer and Bolter

Hammer and Bolter: Issue 20


Hammer & Bolter is Black Library’s monthly fiction magazine. Each issue is packed with all new short stories, serialised novels, previews and more.


  • In Hrondir’s Tomb: A pack of Space Wolves accompany Inquisitor Montiyf and his acolyte, Interrogator Pranix, as they delve into an ancient tomb to learn the secrets of a long-forgotten war. A Warhammer 40,000 story by Mark Clapham.
  • Gilead’s Curse – Chapter 7: The legend of Gilead continues as he finally faces the deadly skaven king in single combat. But even if he defeats this formidable foe, another enemy awaits his chance to strike… by Nik Vincent and Dan Abnett
  • The Talon of Khorne: The last survivor of a slaughtered tribe reluctantly leads her people’s killers in pursuit of the legendary champion of the Blood God – the infamous Scylla Anfingrimm. A Warhammer story by Frank Cavallo.
  • Lords of the Marsh: Sent to secure warhorses for his order, Erkhart Dubnitz of the Knights of Manann finds himself dealing with angry Averlanders, plundering pirates and monstrous marsh-daemons… A Warhammer story by Josh Reynolds.
  • A Mug of Recaff: Trooper Jurgen has watched the heroic Commissar Cain defeat a heretical uprising and wants only to get him a nice mug of recaff. But the heretics aren’t quite finished just yet… A Warhammer 40,000 story by Sandy Mitchell.

This issue contains chapter seven of 'Gilead's Curse' by Nik Vincent and Dan Abnett as well as new stories from Frank Cavallo and Josh Reynolds.