Sneak Preview: Johnny Red #1 from Titan Comics

Keith Burns cover for Johnny Red #1

Keith Burns cover for Johnny Red #1

4th November sees the launch of the hotly anticipated Johnny Red series from legendary Preacher creator Garth Ennis and artist extraordinaire Keith Burns (The Boys, Castles in the Sky).

The explosive new series features original adventures of the fighter ace who thrilled millions and rocketed to status as a classic British comic character in the pages of legendary combat comic Battle – and now he’s back!

Artist Keith Burns was at the recent lakes International Comic Art Festival and told us he was busy on Issue 6 of the mini series and enjoying every minute of it. His art work is truly astonishing – great storytelling couple with the eye for detail vital to make a war story convincing, with Garth , we’re told, often offering his expert eye on the World war Two hardware!

Here’s a sneak peek, including the variant cover by Carlos Ezquerra…

WRITER: Garth Ennis
ARTIST: Keith Burns
COVERS BY: Keith Burns, Carlos Ezquerra
PUBLISHER: Titan Comics
PRICE: $3.99
ON SALE: November 4 2015

Legendary British fighter ace, Johnny ‘Red’ Redburn, returns once more as the commander of the Falcons – a Russian fighter squadron battling the Nazis in the skies over Stalingrad. But dogfighting Messerschmitts is about to become the least of his troubles when the NVKD – the notorious Soviet secret police – come calling!

Johnny Red #1 comes with 3 covers to collect!

Carlos Ezquerra's variant cover for Titan's Johnny Red #1

Carlos Ezquerra’s variant cover for Titan’s Johnny Red #1

Johnny Red #1 Preview 1

Johnny Red #1 Preview 2

Johnny Red #1 Preview 3

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. 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 "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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