Rivers of London - Night Witch #1 Cover A by Paul McCaffrey

Sneak Peek: Rivers of London – Night Witch #1 (And Body Work Exclusive Edition News!)

Rivers of London - Night Witch #1 Cover A by Paul McCaffrey
Rivers of London – Night Witch #1 Cover A by Paul McCaffrey

We’re delighted to share with you the first fully coloured look at the forthcoming Rivers of London: Night Witch #1 written by Ben Aaronovitch (Remembrance of the Daleks, Rivers of London novels) and Andrew Cartmel (Written in Dead Wax) with art by Lee Sullivan (Doctor Who, Judge Dredd) and Luis Guerrero (Doctor Who, The Troop) – available now as a digital edition, with #1 out in print on 16th March.

As we previously reported, March sees the release of not only a new Rivers of London comic series based on the top-selling fantasy crime novels created by Ben Aaronovitch, but the release of collections of the first comic story, Body Work.

A tour of what remains and an insight into what once was with a liberal sprinkling of folklore, myth and violent crime, each of Ben Aaronovitch’s previous Peter Grant novels, the stories of London’s first new wizard detective in 50 years, have been Sunday Times Top Ten hardback bestsellers.

Rivers of London: Night Witch, written by Ben and Andrew will launch on 16th March with art by Lee Sullivan (Doctor WhoJudge Dredd) and Luis Guerrero (Doctor WhoThe Troop), with Issue 2 on sale 13th April – and we’ve got all the covers here for you to enjoy.

Set within the world of the best-selling Rivers of London series, Night Witch is another all-new story and a prequel to the forthcoming novel, The Hanging Tree, which will be published by Gollancz on 16th June.

Rivers of London - Body Work Forbidden Planet Exclusive
Rivers of London – Body Work Forbidden Planet Exclusive

Also out in March is a collection of Body Work, the first Rivers of London comic, and comics retailer Forbidden Planet has an exclusive signed hardcover edition on offer, featuring a story set shortly after Peter Grant became the first English Apprentice wizard in fifty years.

Here are the Rivers of London: Night Witch #1 Preview Pages – ordering information below!

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RIVERS OF LONDON: NIGHT WITCH #1
WRITERS: Ben Aaronovitch & Andrew Cartmel
ARTIST: Lee Sullivan
RELEASE DATE: March 16 2016

A police vehicle on a routine prison transfer in north London is stormed by Russian hoodlums seeking to free a very particular prisoner. Their target is a witch. A very powerful witchwho doesn’t want to be free. Things rapidly turn very ugly for the hoods and it’s soon a job for full-time police constable and part-time wizard, Peter Grant.

Pre-order you digital copy of Rivers of London: Night Witch #1from Comixology now

Buy the Forbidden Planet Body Work exclusive edition here

• For more information ​about Titan Comics visit:​ http://titan-comics.com

Ben Aaronovitch’s Temporarily Significant Blog

• Find out more about Ben on his website www.the-folly.com, or follow him on Twitter @Ben_Aaronovitch

• Andrew Cartmel’s blog is at http://venusianfrogbroth.blogspot.co.uk and you can follow him on Twitter @andrewcartmel

• Lee Sullivan is at www.leesullivanart.co.uk and you can follow him on Twitter @LeeSullivanArt

• Luis Guerrero is at http://luis-guerrero.deviantart.com

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John Freeman

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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