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Titan Announces New Imprint To Bring International Comics To The International Market

Written by Tim Midura on Wednesday, September 13 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Titan Announces New Imprint To Bring International Comics To The International Market

It's a bold strategy, Cotton.


Source: Press Release

Titan Comics is mainly known as the publisher that brings licensed comics to the international market, but soon they'll also be known as the publisher that brings international comics to the international market in their new imprint Statix Press. The imprint's purpose is to "showcase the best comics from Europe and around the globe." Four titles were announced for the line: Doctor Radar, The Beautiful Death, Hercules: Wrath of the Heavens, and Under: Scourge of the Sewer.

 

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Hitting stores November 22, 2017, Doctor Radar is set in Paris during the roaring 1920's, and sees a gentleman detective investigate a series of horrific deaths, all the while playing a deadly game with a mysterious criminal mastermind known only as Doctor Radar! Written by Noël Simsolo with art by Bézían, Doctor Radar Issue #1 comes with a stunning cover by superstar artist Francesco Francavilla (The Black Beetle, Detective Comics).

 

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The Beautiful Death, a post-apocalyptic, coming-of-age mini-series, written and illustrated by Mathieu Bablet (Shangri-La), asks the question – what does resistance mean when there's nothing left to fight for? That's what Wayne, Jeremiah, and Soham, the only survivors of a devastating alien invasion, struggle with – seeking a future that justifies their presence on a ruined world. Issue #1 arrives September 2017 and debuts with a special cover by iconic comic book creator Brandon Graham (Island, King City, G.I. Joe, Multiple Warheads)!

 

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A bold new take of the Twelve Labors of Hercules, Hercules: Wrath of the Heavens by JDMorvan and Looky is a stunningly illustrated science fiction re-telling of the legend of Hercules, which debuted in August 2017. As war rages across the galactic frontier, Hercules – half-human, half-god super-soldier – faces his greatest enemy – his own demons – in a bid for truth and redemption. Issue #2 is due to hit comic stores in mid-September.

 

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Then, on December 13, 2017 classic B-movie horror comes to comic book stores with Under: Scourge of the Sewer! In this new series, written by Christophe Bec with art by Stefano Raffaele (Marvel Generations: Hawkeye) and a cover by James Stokoe (Aliens: Dead Orbit, Prophecy), some people bury their secrets underground. In Megalopolis, the filth flows into the sewers. Disgraced Lt. Wilson Jericho will soon discover something monstrous will be crawling out of the sewers to rip the city apart! Lloyd Kaufman (director of Troma's The Toxic Avenger) said: "Great and wise entertainment! If the French Nouvelle Vague, made a Troma movie, this would be it!"





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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.


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