Penny Dreadful #1 the first in Titan Comics official prequel comic book series set in the eldritch world of the award-winning Showtime TV series has sold out.
The story from Penny Dreadful TV screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns, Andrew Hinderaker, and show producer Chris King is penned by Wilson-Cairns with artwork from Louie De Martinis.
This new prequel miniseries features key characters from the TV show including Vanessa Ives (Eva Green), Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton), Sembene (Danny Sepani) and Mina Harker (Olivia Llewellyn). The story showcases the terrifying events leading to Vanessa attempting to find her missing childhood friend, Mina Harker. It also exposes the true nature of the vampiric monsters infesting Victorian London.
“This incredibly exciting new comic series is captivating fans of horror, literature and PENNY DREADFUL alike, giving them a whole new insight into the lives of the fascinating characters,” said Penny Dreadful editor Lizzie Kaye, “Issue 1 going to a second printing is testament to the fan’s reaction to Penny Dreadful.”
The second printing for Penny Dreadful #1 will hit comic book shelves on June 15th. It will feature a new cover by Abigail Larson. The final order cutoff is May 30th.