Today sees the release of Titan Comics’ PENNY DREADFUL: THE AWAKING #1. Written by Penny Dreadful TV series Co-Executive Producer Chris King, with art by Jesús Hervás (Sons of Anarchy), this new comic series continues the story directly after the shocking events of the Penny Dreadful season three TV finale on Showtime.
Check out this brand-new full trailer for the comic series – available to use on your media outlet today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0q3hZtFRWM
The BAFTA Award-winning Penny Dreadful TV show – created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, Gladiator, Skyfall, Spectre) – features classic characters from Victorian gothic literature and a host of brand-new characters including: Vanessa Ives, Sir Malcolm Murray, Frankenstein’s Monster, Sembene and Mina Harker.
The comic series takes place six months after the ending of the TV show’s final season. Ethan Chandler finds himself unable to move on. As he searches desperately for meaning in a world without Vanessa, ancient words echo across the centuries, and he is called on once again to take up arms against the creatures crawling out of the night.