Titan Comics new Elric collection hits bookshops today

Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Cover

Titan Comics fifth volume of the classic comic adaptation of Michael Moorcock‘s bestselling fantasy saga Elric – The Vanishing Tower – goes on sale in all good bookshops today.

With his reluctant companion Moonglum in tow, the albino emperor embarks upon a perilous quest in search of the dark sorcerer Theleb K’aarna. But in order to achieve his goal, he must first prove himself against the many horrors of the Young Kingdoms and form an unlikely pact with the beautiful and mysterious, Myshella – the Empress of the Dawn. Based on Michael Moorcock’s most popular work.

Collecting the classic adaptation of Michael Moorcock’s bestselling fantasy saga, this series offers a wonerful interpretation of the iconic antihero, his fabled blade, Stormbringer, and his harrowing adventures.

Adapted by former Marvel Comics editor, Roy Thomas, and beautifully rendered by longtime comics illustrator Jan Duursema (Star Wars Legacy), this definitive collection marks an essential read for all fans of sword and sorcery and brings Moorcock’s epic tales to life with luxuriant imagination.

THE MICHAEL MOORCOCK LIBRARY: ELRIC – THE VANISHING TOWER
Writer: Roy Thomas
Artist: Jan Duursema
Publisher: Titan Comics
ISBN: 9781782763192
HC – FC – 168pp
On sale now in all good bookshops and comic shops

Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Introduction
Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Credits
Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Preview Art
Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Preview Art
Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Preview Art
Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Preview Art
Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Preview Art

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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