British publisher Titan Comics has announced a brand new series from its Hammer Horror line of comics, based on the 1974 supernatural cult-classic “Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter,” and CBR has the exclusive first details about the project.
The creative team for series, titled “Captain Kronos,” includes writer Dan Abnett (“Aquaman,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Titans”) and artist Tom Mandrake (“Sidekick,” “The Spectre”).
“Captain Kronos” was green lit in the wake of the success of Peter Milligan and Ronilson Freire’s “The Mummy: Palimpsest,” which hit stores and digital devices last November. This will be the second title to be published under Titan’s Hammer Horror imprint, which was first announced last year.
The official synopsis of the series is as follows:
Titan Comics’ new series chronicles the adventures of the mysterious and powerful Kronos who has dedicated his life to destroying the evil vampire plague.
Once a victim himself, the debonair Hunter knows the vampire’s strengths and weaknesses as well as the dangers of confronting the potent forces of darkness. Now the cult-classic adventure continues in comics form!
While no official release date has been announced yet, the series is expected to be debut this year.