High demand for graphic novel behind hotly anticipated new Chris Evans movie results in speedy second print just 48hrs after publication date!
Originally released last week on January 29, 2014 to widespread critical acclaim, Titan Comics is pleased to announce that it is going to a second print of Snowpiercer Vol. 1: The Escape just 48hrs after publication date due to exceptionally high demand.
Fans eager to read the story ahead of the worldwide release of the upcoming new movie adaptation starring Captain America’s Chris Evans have snapped up copies of Snowpiercer Vol. 1 as fast as stores get them. Volume 2: The Explorers is due to be released February 25, 2014.
In a harsh, uncompromisingly cold future where Earth has succumbed to treacherously low temperatures, the last remaining members of humanity travel on a train while the outside world remains encased in ice.
The surviving community are not without a social hierarchy; those that travel at the front of the train live in relative luxury, whilst those unfortunate enough to be at the rear remain clustered like cattle in claustrophobic darkness. Yet, things are about to change aboard the train, as passengers become disgruntled...
The thrilling original graphic novels have been adapted into a new film directed by Joon-ho Bong (The Host), starring Chris Evans (Captain America), Tilda Swinton (The Chronicles of Narnia), Jamie Bell (Billy Elliott), Ed Harris (The Abyss) and John Hurt (Alien), and distributed by The Weinstein Company, and due for release in 2014. Check out the trailer below
Written by the late Jacques Lob, winner of the Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême, and Benjamin Legrand, the author of numerous thriller novels, screenplays, and comic scripts, Snowpiercer is illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette, who has worked across a variety of projects and genres, from science fiction comics to children’s cartoons – including adaptations of Voltaire’s Candide and Homer’s Odyssey.
Discover – for the first time in English – the gripping and groundbreaking graphic novels that inspired the stunning new movie starring Chris Evans! Snowpiercer Vol. 1: The Escape is on-sale now, with Volume 2: The Explorers due to be released February 25, 2014.
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