New Rivers of London comic, “Cry Fox”, debuts today

Rivers of London - Cry Fox #1 - Cover A by Steve White
Rivers of London – Cry Fox #1 – Cover A by Steve White

Titan Comics hit Rivers of London comic series returns for a brand-new story, picking up the threads from the most recent bestselling novel, The Hanging Tree – and the creative team will be signing copies at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Saturday.

Peter Grant, the creation of  author Ben Aaronovitch, is an apprentice magician and freshly-made detective, tackles supernatural crimes for the London Met, walking the fine line between two world to keep the peace.

The kidnapping of children is something with which Peter Grant and Thomas Nightingale are pretty familiar, but this time, the motives aren’t just financial. There’s a far more dangerous game afoot and fox hunting takes on a darker, twisted meaning when Grant and Nightingale set out in pursuit of the kidnappers…

Rivers of London - Cry Fox #1 - Credits

Rivers of London - Cry Fox #1 - Sample Art

Rivers of London - Cry Fox #1 - Sample Art

Rivers of London - Cry Fox #1 - Sample Art

See what happens when PC Grant sets foot outside of London in… Cry Fox #1, the first in a four part series written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, with art by Lee Sullivan and Luis Guerrero, on sale in all good comic shops from today.

Rivers of London - Cry Fox #1 - Forbidden Planet Variant Cover
Rivers of London – Cry Fox #1 – Forbidden Planet Variant Cover

• Ben, Andrew and Lee will be signing a special variant cover edition of Cry Fox #1 at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Sunday 12th November from 1.00 – 2.00pm.

• Also available on the day will be the signed mini-print hardback edition of the latest collection, Detective Stories – exclusive to Forbidden Planet

 More details on the Forbidden Planet website

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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