Official Press Release
The fantasy classic collected together for the first time ever! Featuring beautiful, fully-restored art, in depth features, history and never-before-seen sketches and artwork! Titan Comics is pleased to announce the launch of Marada The She-Wolf by Chris Claremont (The Uncanny X-Men; Excalibur; Captain Britain; Fantastic Four; Gen 13, Sovereign 7) and John Bolton (Man-Bat; Shame: Pursuit; Books of Magic).
Hitting stores on November 12, 2013, comes the shield-shattering saga of Marada the She-Wolf – white-haired, blood-soaked swordswoman and mercenary, object of unearthly desire and descendant of Julius Caesar!
Chris Claremont is one of the best-known writers currently working in comics. His work includes The Uncanny X-Men, Captain Britain, Fantastic Four and Gen13. During his 17 years as X-Men writer, Claremont co-created characters such as Rogue, Psylocke, Mystique, Emma Frost, Sabretooth, Gambit and many more!
Claremont has written many classic X-Men stories, including those which are providing source material for this summer’s The Wolverine movie, starring Hugh Jackman, and summer 2014’s hotly-anticipated X-Men: Days of Future Past, directed by Bryan Singer and starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult.
John Bolton is an award-winning comic artist and illustrator. He has collaborated with some of the industries most prestigious comic writers, such as Neil Gaiman on The Books of Magic for DC Comics, Mike Carey on God Save The Queen for Vertigo DC Comics and Clive Barker on Hellraiser. From the world of film Bolton has worked with Robert Zemeckis, Sam Raimi and Jonathan Glazer.
Descended of Caesar, and preceded by her legendary reputation as a warrior, Marada The She-Wolf follows Marada's adventures across the Roman Empire. Together with her magical accomplice, Princess Arianrhod, they battle evil demons, wizards, witches and unearthly terror! Check out the teaser trailer by clicking here.
Collected together for the first time ever in one deluxe hardcover and featuring beautiful restored artwork by John Bolton and never-before-seen sketches and artwork! This is the ultimate vision of the ultimate fighting fantasy female!
“I look through these pages and I’m reminded, most eloquently, just how gifted John Bolton is as an artist, how breathtakingly skilled he is at evoking character and event, how powerfully and also subtly he can present a scene,” says writer, Chris Claremont.
Marada The She-Wolf hits stores on November 12, 2013. The collection will also be available to read day and date on the iPad, iPhone, Web, Android and Kindle Fire, exclusively through the comiXology app and comiXology.com. Retailers can order Marada The She-Wolf from the July edition of Diamond PREVIEWS (order code: JUL131283).
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About Titan Comics
Titan Comics is a bold new imprint from the world-leading publisher – offering the best original creator-owned comics alongside new and classic graphic novels! The Titan Comics imprint launches in July 2013, with new titles falling throughout the rest of the year and beyond!
The first wave comprises debut dinosaur spectacular Chronos Commandos: Dawn Patrol by writer/artist Stuart Jennett (Marvel UK); colored, expanded and definitive afterlife thriller Numbercruncher, by writer Si Spurrier (X-Men: Legacy, Crossed: Wish You Were Here), artist P.J. Holden (2000AD) and colorist Jordie Bellaire (Captain Marvel, Rocketeer, The Manhattan Projects); high-comedy fantasy Thrud The Barbarian by writer/artist Carl Critchlow (2000AD, Magic: The Gathering); affectionate B-movie pastiche IT CAME! by Dan Boultwood (Hope Falls), plus the completely remastered and relettered library of The First Kingdom by comic legend Jack Katz – including two never-before-published volumes!
The next wave, beginning in October, features three new series: mother-of-all-ghost stories Gravestown, by writer Roger Gibson and artist Vince Danks (Harker); eco-horror Surface Tension by writer/artist Jay Gunn; and the stunning, game-changing post-superheroic statement Death Sentence by writer Monty Nero and artist Mike Dowling (2000AD, Rex Royd).
Future graphic novel collections include the newly-coloured Ring of Roses, by Das Petrou and John Watkiss – with much more to be announced for 2014! Each new release will also be available to read day and date on the iPhone, iPad, Web, Android and Kindle Fire. To keep up-to-date with news on all these new series and future releases from Titan Comics, visit www.titan-comics.com