The series is set to debut on October 1st, and one of the things asked of the creative team is whether or not the Lobo that appeared in Rob Liefeld's run of DEATHSTROKE would be in this new series, featuring a sleeking, more attractive Lobo, originally designed by Kenneth Rocafort.
They revealed that they refer to the Lobo from the Liefeld run as "faux-bo" and while Bunn and Brown had an original plan for this book to have both Lobos be the star of this book, ultimately, they went in a different direction:
Lobo has been hunting Faux-bo for a while now. That hunt will reach its conclusion pretty quickly. We'll be looking into why someone might steal Lobo's identity as the series progresses.
Bunn later stated that this series will give readers a good idea of who this character is and where he comes from in this new series. Lobo will be teaming up with other assassins in the beginning of this book, but the first arc is going to set up a lot about this character and highlight mysteries that will be uncovered in later issues.
According to Bunn, the books is going to be violent and brutal, which sounds like his work on MAGNETO and SINESTRO. The difference here is that Lobo will on occasion interject some humor to balance out the violence and keep it from going too dark. This is also a good fit for Brown, who worked on CABLE & DEADPOOL, which used the same method of storytelling.
LOBO hits stores on October 1st.
Source: Comic Book Resources