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Comic Crypt: Titan Comics Reveal Variant Cover & Interior Art for HAMMER’S THE MUMMY #1!

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This is one comic series I’m really excited for – Hammer’s The Mummy #1 from Titan Comics. This new series resurrects the character from the legendary British horror studio, Hammer! We can also expect to see more individual series based on Hammer Film properties as well as new original Hammer series’. Check out the variant covers and a preview of interior art for the comic below.

From The Press Release

Titan are excited to reveal lettered, interior art for THE MUMMY #1 – a brand-new mini-series that reanimates the character, as imagined by legendary Horror studio, Hammer.

This series is written by the legendary comics scribe Peter Milligan (Justice League: Dark) and illustrated beautifully by Ronilson Freire (The Green Hornet).

The Mummy #1 kicks off Titan’s exciting Hammer comics line and debuts with a range of variant covers including covers by; John McCrea (Hulk), Tom Mandrake & M.D. Penman, Ronilson Freire, Felix Ruiz (Wolverine MAX), Jeff Zornow (Grimm Fairy Tales), and a blank sketch variant!

This new line will see the publication of brand-new comic stories featuring classic Hammer properties, as well as wholly original Hammer stories, produced by Titan.

See below for more details about The Mummy #1. Attached are all of the issue #1 variant covers, and interior art from the series.

THE MUMMY #1

Creators

  • Writer: Peter Milligan
  • Artist: Ronilson Freire
  • Cover artist: John McCrea,
    Cover B: Tom Mandrake & M.D. Penman
    Cover C: Ronilson Freire
    Cover D: Felix Ruiz
    Cover E: Jeff Zornow
  • Publication date: November 9, 2016
  • Format: FC, 32 pages
  • Price: $3.99

Plot Synopsis

For 2000 years the Sect of Anubis have prolonged their life spans through human sacrifice and the enslavement of an Egyptian High Priestess cursed to walk the afterlife for all eternity.
On one night every 30 years the Sect must offer up a human vessel to house the spirit of the priestess Nebetah so that they can kill her and drink her blood, thus granting them immortality.

But this year they have chosen the wrong vessel and she’s not going willingly…

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Written by Michael Juvinall

I am a Horror journalist, producer, ravenous Horror fiend, aficionado of the classic Universal Monsters, Hammer Horror, Werewolves, and all things Horror.