Titan Comics to publish Manchette’s Fatale in November

Manchette's Fatale - Cover

Titan Comics have announced their impending publication of Manchette’s Fatalea comics adaptation of the work of world-renowned noir crime author, Jean-Patrick Manchette.

This edition, adapted by Doug Headline and illustrated by Max Cabanes, has been described by editor Lizzie Kaye as, “Lolita meets The Virgin Suicides.”

 

Manchette's Fatale - Preview 1 Manchette's Fatale - Preview 1In Manchette’s Fatale, Aimée is a beautiful young widow – but she’s also a killer. Driven by a deep-rooted desire for revenge, she sets about uncovering the secrets of the inhabitants of the sleepy rural town of Bleville, before ruthlessly murdering them. Faced with corruption of a kind she had scarcely imagined, she discovers a deeply moral core under her murderous instincts.

Manchette’s Fatale hits comic stores on 4th November 2015 and will be available digitally to read on digital devices.

• Retailers can order now from the July edition of PREVIEWS, using the order code JUL151624

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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