When Lucifer returned to the realm of Izanami-no-Mikoto, instead of a stone statue of big, fat woman, he met a lovely young queen, that proceeded to seduce him. When Lucifer left after a night of passion, Izanami called her maids, artisans and goldsmiths and then she stepped into molten gold:

warning, a picture of boobs below

Queen of creation and death in the nude

And then she proceeds to create (or rather turn herself into)... something, seemingly taking power from her tryst with Lucifer

What has she turned herself into? Another statue of fat woman? Is this story arc continued anywhere else?

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You're right, this story continues - in the 2015 continuation of the comic, written first by Holly Black and then by Richard Kadrey.

Izanami bore a child - Lucifer's son, Takehiko; she was planning to make her son the ruler of Hell (apart from being the heir to her own realm), not to mention her personal vendetta against Lucifer.

Lucifer (2016) #6

Lucifer (2016) #7

If you want to know how it ended,

they failed. Surprise!

  • 15 years waiting to fix a plothole? Geez!
    – Yasskier
    Commented Sep 6, 2017 at 23:24
  • @Yasskier Plot hole? I disagree - it was deliberately left open, same as some other things from the original series. In fact, I'd pretty much prefer this new series not to happen - it had some nice moments, but overall it felt hopelessly out of place, while still trying to continue Carey's plot (and failing). And they didn't even "fix" anything - the villains retreated, so it's obvious they'd be back. And it seems that this run is over too - no issues after #19, which I think is for the good. Commented Sep 7, 2017 at 0:33
  • Lets agree to disagree :) For me it was looking as something that was left open to be used SOON (or in spin-off), but because of executive meddling was forgotten. Waiting 15 years to show what was inside the "bottle" is bit too long, especially since the original Lucifer series looks like a closed story to me.
    – Yasskier
    Commented Sep 7, 2017 at 1:00
  • @Yasskier Carey planned to end his run on the 75th issue, so this was intentional, that's for sure. And the end of his run can be read in a very meta way - e.g. in your second picture, when Izanami says "I understand the need for continuity", it can be read as coming directly from Carey - he understood that the series might get a continuation, and thus left some seeds for it. Regardless, I think the new writers could have used Carey's legacy better. Commented Sep 7, 2017 at 17:14

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