I never got into the miniatures game, or even the surrounding fiction, but I'm not even close to kidding when I say that I love the aesthetic of Warhammer 40,000 so much. It's the kind of thing that I wish I would've known about when I was a kid, the natural extension of the over-the-top designs that you see in something like Judge Dredd, but taken to a whole new level of heavy metal weirdness. Seriously, it's the best possible design philosophy: If there is a surface that is not currently covered in a skull, put a skull on it.

And now, we're getting the chance to see 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!

 

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Here's the solicitation:

 

ABOUT WARHAMMER 40,000 #1

WRITER: George Mann
ARTIST: Tazio Bettin
COLORIST: Enrica Eren Angiolini
LETTERER: Rob Steen
FC - 32pp - $3.99 - On sale: October 12

After a thousand years, violent warp storms have receded from the Calaphrax Cluster, and an ancient battlefront in the war against Chaos has again been opened to the universe.

Now, multiple forces risk complete immolation to attack the sector – drawn by the lure of ancient relics, lost knowledge, and powerful megaweapons, buried for aeons. Chief among those forces, the fearsome Dark Angels, emerald-armored Space Marines, shock-troopers of the Emperor’s Imperium and indomitable defenders of humanity. But Chaos stirs in the warp, and the Dark Angels will not be alone for long!

Based in the universe of the ever-popular miniatures game, novels, and videogames, this new ongoing series is perfect for both the hardcore Warhammer 40,000 fan and the complete newcomer!

COVER A – Tazio Bettin & Enrica Eren Angiolini
COVER B – John McCrea & Dee Cunniffe
COVER C – Fabio Listrani
COVER D – Boo Cook
COVER E – Nick Percival
COVER F – Blank Sketch