Published on February 28th, 2017 | by Richard Boom0
Preview: Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula #1 (Lettered)
Titan Comics shares the first lettered pages from ANNO DRACULA #1 – an all-new comic mini-series based on the best selling ANNO DRACULA novels, written by creator Kim Newman with art by Paul McCaffrey (The Third Doctor). ) and colors by Kevin Enhart (Vikings).
The Anno Dracula series depict an alternate 19th-century history where the characters of Bram Stoker’s Dracula fail to prevent Count Dracula’s subjugation of Great Britain, creating a world where vampires are living amongst humans and a central part of society.
Titan Comics’ brand-new Anno Dracula #1 comes with some spectacular variant covers to collect from top industry artists including; Paul McCaffrey, Tom Mandrake (The Mummy), Brian Williamson (The New Avengers), Jeff Zornow (Halloween), and Mike Collins (Batman) as well as a special Forbidden Planet / Jetpack Comics variant cover by Ben Oliver (Justice League, Batman/Superman).
Kim Newman will be signing and launching the title on March 22nd at London’s suitably theatric Phoenix Artist’s Club. Guests will receive an exclusive signed variant of Anno Dracula #1, created just for the event by Ben Oliver. Take time to have a drink at the bar, speak to Kim about his work, and browse a full range of Anno Dracula books and comics, available on the night! For more information on how to attend, click here.
Anno Dracula #1 hits comic stores and digital platforms on March 22, 2017 and is available to order from January Diamond PREVIEWS now.
ANNO DRACULA #1
Writer: Kim Newman
Artist: Paul McCaffrey
Colorist: Kevin Enhart
FC • 32pp • $3.99 On sale: March 22, 2017
1895. Prince Dracula has ruled Great Britain for ten years, spreading vampirism through every level of society. On the eve of Dracula’s Jubilee, radical forces gather to oppose the tyrant. Kate Reed, vampire journalist and free-thinker, takes a seat on the revolutionary Council of Seven Days, though she learns that the anarchist group harbors a traitor in its midst. The Grey Men, Dracula’s dreaded secret police, have been ordered to quash all resistance to the rule of the arch-vampire. With intrigue on all sides, the scene is set for an explosive addition to the Anno Dracula series.
COVER A: PAUL MCCAFFREY (Order code: JAN171977)
COVER B: TOM MANDRAKE (Order code: JAN171978)
COVER C: BRIAN WILLIAMSON (Order code: JAN171979)
COVER D: JEFF ZORNOW (Order code: JAN171980)
COVER E: MIKE COLLINS (Order code: JAN171981)
COVER: BEN OLIVER (FORBIDDEN PLANET / JETPACK COMICS VARIANT)
COVER: BEN OLIVER (“PHOENIX EVENT EXCLUSIVE” FORBIDDEN PLANET / JETPACK COMICS VARIANT)