This week sees the release of Titan Comics' Hook Jaw re-imagining by Si Spurrier, Conor Boyle, Guilia Brusco and Rob Steen, which brings the violent British environmentalist shark horror comic of the 1970s into the 21st century.
Ahead of the book's debut, ComicsAlliance chatted with Spurrier to find out how well he knew the original strip, what sort of research he had to do, and how he was able to get inside the head of a shark (metaphorically speaking, that is).
Sharks are really cool. This is something that is known from the youngest of ages, and something that is carried in the hearts of men and women throughout their lives. Sharks are inherently one of the coolest animals in the world. When it was announced that Titan Comics is reviving the classic sharksploitation strip Hookjaw, suddenly the dearth of shark-focused comics in the marketplace became readily apparent. Check out the variant covers courtesy of Titan!
Warhammer 40,000 fans will get the chance to enjoy a whole new story of gothic cathedral spaceships and soldiers covered in skulls and purity seals thanks to Titan Comics and its new Warhammer 40K comic. It's coming next month from George Mann, Tazio Bettin, Enrica Eren Angiolini, and Rob Steen, and you can check out a preview of it below!
Are you currently fulfilled with the amount of comics starring sharks in your life? I didn't think so. Thankfully, that void in your soul is going to be filled this December with the revival of the cult British series Hookjaw by Titan Comics. The series once deemed too controversial for British newsagents is getting a 21st-century makeover later this year, courtesy of Si Spurrier, Conor Boyle, Giulia Brusco and Rob Steen.
The Eisner-winning writer of Punisher Max, Preacher, The Boys, Battlefields, Hellblazer and Hitman, Garth Ennis has taken to the crowd-sourced fundraising platform Kickstarter to secure financing for his latest project, ERF, which is not a hard boiled and darkly comic story of revenge, war, brutality or depravity, but rather an illustrated book for children...
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