The covers from Hammer Films and Titan Comics new comic series, Captain Kronos have just been revealed – a title continuing the original 1974 cult movie, which debuts in all good comic shops this September.
Captain Kronos will be the second Hammer title following the success of Peter Milligan and Ronilson Freire’s The Mummy: Palimpsest which hits bookstores as a collection in August.
Written by Dan Abnett (Aquaman, Guardians of the Galaxy) with stunning art by Tom Mandrake (Sidekick, The Spectre) Titan Comics’ new four-issue series chronicles the adventures of the mysterious and powerful Kronos who has dedicated his life to destroying the evil vampire plague.
The three variant covers are by artist Mike Perkins, series artist Tom Mandrake – and there’s also a special “Hammer Glamour” variant cover featuring Hammer actress Caroline Munro
HAMMER COMICS: CAPTAIN KRONOS #1
(Part 1 of 4)
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Tom Mandrake
FC – 32pp – $3.99 – On sale: 27th September 2017
In the depths of Eastern Europe, the legendary vampire hunter, Captain Kronos, and his two assistants, Grost and Carla, are called upon to help rid a town of its vampire plague.
However, beneath the surface of the beleaguered town a malevolent force far more evil and deadly is awakening and it might just be the match of Kronos…