Sneak Peek: Warhammer 40,000 Will of Iron​ #1

The Local Comic Shop Day variant for Warhammer 40,000: Will of Iron #1 by Pasquale Qualano and Marco Lesko
The Local Comic Shop Day variant for Warhammer 40,000: Will of Iron #1 by Pasquale Qualano and Marco Lesko

Titan Comics have revealed a new, phenomenal variant for Warhammer 40,000: Will of Iron #1 by Pasquale Qualano and Marco Lesko – a special cover exclusively designed for the annual Local Comic Shop Day, which takes place in participating comic stores on November 19.

Warhammer 40,000 is based on the ever-popular tabletop miniatures war game from Games Workshop and the comic is written by Games Workshop legend, George Mann (Dark Souls) and drawn by artists Tazio Bettin (Independence Day, Sally of the Wasteland) and Enrica Eren Angolini,

In Warhammer 40,000, the team take the series to new heights with the first adventure, entitled ‘Will of Iron’, which available in comic stores and digital platforms on 12th October 2016.

Below is a four page preview of #1 and all the variant covers.

Warhammer 40,000 Will of Iron #1
Writer: George Mann
Artist: Tazio Bettin
Colourist: Enrica Eren Angiolini

After a thousand years of warp storms, the Calaphrax Cluster has re-opened to the universe, and Baltus and his fellow Dark Angel Space Marines join a strike force sent to explore and secure the region, in search of forgotten artefacts and ancient technology! But the forces of Chaos are never far away… and a shameful Dark Angels secret from the Horus Heresy soon leads to a new front in the war!

• For more information about Warhammer 40,000 #1, visit: http://titan-comics.com/c/624-warhammer

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a “freelance comics operative”, currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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