First Look: Titan Comics Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon New Dawn #1 Cover A by Stanley “Artgem” Lau
Horizon New Dawn #1 Cover A by Stanley “Artgem” Lau

Titan has just teased its new Horizon Zero Dawn series – co-created by Anne Toole, one of the writers of the best-selling PlayStation 4 Horizon Zero Dawn game, with artwork by fan-favourite artist Ann Maulina.

Set on a far future Earth, where nature has reclaimed the planet but massive, animal-like machines now rule the land, the Horizon Zero Dawn game follows the story of Aloy, an extraordinary young woman whose quest to solve the riddle of her mysterious origins takes her deep into the ruins of the ancient past.

Titan’s new comic takes place after the events of the game as Talanah, a strong and determined hunter, struggles to find purpose after her trusted friend Aloy disappears. When a mysterious threat emerges in the wilds, she sets out to hunt and to defeat it, only to learn that a whole new breed of killer machines stalk the land!

Horizon New Dawn #1 - Sample Page
Horizon New Dawn #1 - Sample Page
Horizon New Dawn #1 - Sample Pages
Horizon New Dawn #1 - Sample Page

Horizon Zero Dawn artist Ann Maulina hails from Indonesia, and currently works as a freelance game and concept artist but began working on comic in her spare time, including projects such as the hugely popular crowdfunded Glow, and her own beautifully drawn, award-winning web comic, Raruurien, initially published as one of three comics in Kroma Comic Anthology in 2016.

Horizon New Dawn #1 Cover B
Horizon New Dawn #1 Cover B
Horizon New Dawn #1 Cover C by Loish
Horizon New Dawn Cover D by Ann Maulina
Horizon New Dawn #1 Cover E by Peach Momoko
Horizon New Dawn #1 Cover E by Peach Momoko
Horizon New Dawn #1 - Blue Line Sketch Cover
Horizon New Dawn #1 – Blue Line Sketch Cover

Set to debut from comic book retailers worldwide and on digital devices on 5th August 2020, Horizon Zero Dawn #1 features fantastic covers for fans to collect including Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau, Peach Momoko and Loish.

Also, don’t miss out on Horizon Zero Dawn FCBD #0 – an exclusive lead-in story to the ongoing comic series, which will be available from your local comic shop on 22nd July 2020.

• Pre-order Horizon Zero Dawn #1 now from your local comic shop, Forbidden Planet and ComiXology

• Follow Ann Maulina on Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Buy Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition PlayStation HITS (PS4) game from AmazonUK (Affiliate Link)

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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