Cover image for Penny dreadful. v.1 / story by Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Andrew Hinderaker & Chris King ; written by Krysty Wilson-Cairns & Chris King ; illustrated by Louie de Martinis ; lettered by Simon Bowland & Rob Steen ; editor Lizzie Kaye ; based on the series created by John Logan.
Title:
Penny dreadful. v.1 / story by Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Andrew Hinderaker & Chris King ; written by Krysty Wilson-Cairns & Chris King ; illustrated by Louie de Martinis ; lettered by Simon Bowland & Rob Steen ; editor Lizzie Kaye ; based on the series created by John Logan.
ISBN:
9781785853685
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
London : Titan Comics, a division of Titan Publishing Group, 2017.

©2017
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
"The comic prequel to the smash-hit TV show!"--Back cover.
Abstract:
This prequel reveals the terrifying events that led Vanessa to try and find her missing childhood friend, Mina Harker, and exposes the true nature of the vampiric monsters infesting Victorian London. Beautifully realized by Louie De Martinis, and written by the show scriptwriters, this collected edition takes the reader on a heart-stopping journey into the supernatural realm.
Added Uniform Title:
Penny dreadful (Television program)
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Summary

Summary

The hit Showtime TV series is presented in comics for the first time!

Written by the scriptwriters of the hit Penny Dreadful TV show - Krysty Wilson-Cairns and Andrew Hindraker!

Featuring Vanessa Ives ( Eva Green ), Sir Malcom Murray ( Timothy Dalton ) and Sembene ( Danny Sapani ) the story recounts the events that led up to the explosive first season of the show.

This prequel reveals the terrifying events that led Vanessa to try and find her missing childhood firend, Mina Harker, and exposes the true nature of the vampiric monsters infesting Victorian London. Beautifully realized by Louie De Martinis, and written by the show scriptwriters, this collected edition takes the reader on a heart-stopping journey into the supernatural realm.


Author Notes

Royal Scottish Academy alumna, Dewar Arts Award Recipient, and Oscar Moore Foundation Scholar, Krysty Wilson-Cairns has just finished her first feature 'Prophets' a high concept black comedy, and has two shorts in post production.

Louie De Martinis is the illustrator of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, part of Showtime's PENNY DREADFUL Collection, and MADNESS a miniseries / graphic novel published by Titan Comics. Release: 2016. In addition to illustrating comics and novels, De Martinis has also worked in the animation industry, providing development art and storyboards. He got his start as a layout artist on the animated feature Heavy Metal.


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