Comic Crypt: ‘Penny Dreadful: The Awakening #1’ Preview

We have some exciting news from Titan Comics as they have released a preview for their Penny Dreadful: The Awakening #1 comic. The events in this comic take place six months after the finale of season 3 of the hit TV show. Check out all the interior art and covers down below.

From The Press Release

Titan Comics are excited to share with you the first 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.
 
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. For more information on how to order, visit: http://titan-comics.com/faqs/how-to-order/
PENNY DREADFUL #1
(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
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I am a devoted husband and father. I have been a voracious horror fan since the early age of 5. I watch all horror films but my great loves are classic horror films: Universal Monsters, Werewolves, Hammer Horror and an all around affinity for things that go bump in the night!

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