Published on January 22nd, 2017 | by Richard Boom0
Preview: Penny Dreadful: The Awaking #1
Titan Comics introduces interior art from PENNY DREADFUL #1 – a brand-new ongoing series, entitled “The Awaking”, set six months after the shocking events of the Penny Dreadful season three TV finale.
Written by Penny Dreadful TV series Co-Executive Producer Chris King, with interior art from Jesús Hervás (Sons of Anarchy), this new comic sees Ethan Chandler unable to move on. As he searches desperately for meaning in a world without Vanessa, ancient words echo across the centuries, and he is called on once again to take up arms against the creatures crawling out of the night!
The BAFTA Award-winning Penny Dreadful TV show — created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, Gladiator, Skyfall, Spectre) — features classic characters from Victorian gothic literature and a host of brand-new characters including: Vanessa Ives, Sir Malcolm Murray, Frankenstein’s Monster, Sembene and Mina Harker.
Titan Comics’ Penny Dreadful #1: The Awaking comes with six fantastic covers to collect from artists including; Stephen Mooney(Half Past Danger), Rob Davis (The Motherless Oven), Shane Pierce (Judge Dredd, Vikings), Louie De Martinis (Penny Dreadful prequel mini-series) and also two incredible connecting photo variant covers!
See below for more details and synopsis to Penny Dreadful #1: The Awaking. Attached are the first interior pages from Jesús Hervás, plus all variant covers that can be used on your site immediately.
Penny Dreadful #1: The Awaking hits comic stores and digital platforms on April 5, 2017 and is available to order from the upcoming February edition of Diamond PREVIEWS.
(ONGOING: ‘THE AWAKING’, PART 1 OF 4)
Writer: Chris King
Artist: Jesús Hervás
Colorist: Jason Wordie
FC • 40pp • $4.99 – On Sale April 5, 2017
Ethan Chandler finds himself unable to move on. As he searches desperately for meaning in a world without Vanessa, ancient words echo across the centuries, and he is called on once again to take up arms against the creatures crawling out of the night!
COVER A: STEPHEN MOONEY – FEB171874
COVER B: PHOTO – Connecting variant – FEB171875
COVER C: PHOTO – Connecting variant – FEB171876
COVER D: ROB DAVIS – FEB171877
COVER E: SHANE PIERCE – FEB171878
COVER F: LOUIE DE MARTINIS – FEB171879