Titan Comics’ debut issue of Penny Dreadful – the official prequel comic set in the eldritch world of the award-winning Showtime TV series created by John Logan – has sold out at distributor level.
Titan are delighted to announce a second printing of this debut issue – penned by Penny Dreadful TV screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns, with story by Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Andrew Hinderaker, and show producer Chris King. Illustrated by Louie De Martinis, this second printing features a brand new cover by Abigail Larson (Edward Scissorhands) and is scheduled to hit stores on June 15th.
Season 3’s premiere gained a 9.1/10 audience review (IMDB) aggregate and currently 100% “fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes; Penny Dreadful fever is riding high. Fans of the show have taken a bite out of Penny Dreadful #1, which explores the events and mysteries untouched by the television show.
The debut issue of Penny Dreadful hit comic stores on May 11th to huge praise from critics and Penny Dreadful fans.
The new comic series – which features key characters from the TV show: Vanessa Ives (Eva Green), Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton), Sembene (Danny Sepani) and Mina Harker (Olivia Llewellyn) – reveals the terrifying events that led Vanessa to try and find her missing childhood friend, Mina Harker, and exposes the true nature of the vampiric monsters infesting Victorian London.
“This incredibly exciting new comic series is captivating fans of horror, literature and PENNY DREADFUL alike, giving them a whole new insight into the lives of the fascinating characters,” said Penny Dreadful editor Lizzie Kaye, “Issue 1 going to a second printing is testament to the fan’s reaction to Penny Dreadful.”
Penny Dreadful is aired on Tuesdays in the UK on Sky Atlantic. All episodes are available to watch for Sky Subscribers with Sky Box Sets.