Titan Comics Releases: Moriarty debuts, new Blade Runner collection

This week, Titan Comics launches its latest thrilling series, Moriarty: Clockwork Empire, offering a unique, steampunk style take on the Arthur Conan Doyle classic character Sherlock Holmes and best-known foe, the creation of writers Fred Duval and Jean-Pierre Pécau, with art by Stevan Subic (Riddler: Year One).

First published in French, the first 48-page issue features three variant covers, by Lenka SimeckovaAndrea Olimpieri and Stevan Subric.

You can check out a preview of the new Moriarty comic here on downthetubes, teased last year.

Plus, check out the collection of Blade Runner Black Lotus: Leaving L.A. from Nancy Collins and Enid Balam, based on the anime series, which continues the London-based publishers foray into the world first created by SF author Philip K. Dick.

Writer: Nancy Collins
Artist: Enid Balam
Cover: Junggeun Yoon
Publisher: Titan Comics
SC, FC, 112pp, $17.99 (US)/ £14.99 (UK), ISBN: 9781787737389
On sale: 21st February 2023 | Buy it from AmazonUK (Affiliate Link)

Blade Runner - Black Lotus Collection

Based on the all-new acclaimed anime series, Black Lotus, this officially sanctioned graphic novel heralds an all-new saga in the Blade Runner franchise, one whose ramifications will ripple throughout the Blade Runner universe.

It’s 2032, just after the events seen in Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and Elle, aka The Black Lotus Killer, is still wanted for murder by the LAPD, as well as even more powerful and dangerous interests in Los Angeles. Escaping Los Angeles on a homebuilt Spinner-bike, Elle heads out for parts unknown like a cyberpunk Easy Rider, hoping to forge a new life free of the cruelty, violence and false memories that have so far defined and guided her reality and find answers to her mysterious origin.

Writers: Osamu Tezuka (Original Story), Masami Yuuki (Script)
Artist: Tetsuro Kasahara
Cover: Tetsuro Kasahara
Publisher: Titan Manga
SC, B&W, 5″ x 7″, 208pp, $12.99/£9.99, ISBN: 9781787740006
On Sale: 21st February 2023 | Buy it from AmazonUK (Affiliate Link)

ATOM Volume 3

The mystery continues! After facing down Mars at the Robot Wrestling competition, our plucky heroes have continued to investigate the deadly robot’s enigmatic creator

Dr. Lolo, tracing her whereabouts to a mysterious military instillation on an isolated island… what deadly terrors and buried secrets will they discover there?

Created by Masami Yuki and Tetsurō Kasahara, ATOM Volume 3 is the explosive continuation of the hit series, perfect for fans of Battle Angel Alita and Ghost in the Shell, filled with heart and humour and a lovable cast of characters!

Writer: Fred Duval & Jean-Pierre Pécau
Artist: Stevan Subic
Letterer: Lauren Bowes
Cover A: Lenka Simeckova
Cover B: Andrea Olimpieri
Cover C: Stevan Subric
Publisher: Titan Comics
FC, 48pp, $4.99
On Sale: February 22, 2023

Moriarty: Clockwork Empire #1 - Cover A by Lenka Simeckova
Moriarty: Clockwork Empire #1 – Cover A by Lenka Simeckova

In a London opium den, a monster is killed by the police with seven bullets to the body. At the Diogenes club, an investigator and his partner thwart the Machiavellian plans of a card-playing automaton, and that evening the monster’s alter ego will come out of the hospital unscathed… and HOLMES AND WATSON are on the case!

• You can check out a preview of the new Moriarty comic here on downthetubes, teased last year – and information on its creators, too

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