BROOKLYN - A new comic book series that is set in Brooklyn and features a character called "The Red Hook" will soon make its debut.

In the comic books, local artist Dean Haspiel will tell the story of a new Brooklyn, where superheroes fight crime and corruption. "The Red Hook" is the first of three Brooklyn-centered comics. "The Brookynite" and "The Purple Heart" are the others.

Webtoon comics is publishing the series, with "The Red Hook" debuting next Wednesday. It will run for six months before the next series is published.