Titan Comics has announced the launch of a new "Torchwood" ongoing comic series. The new adventures of Captain Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper will be written by written by "Torchwood" star John Barrowman, who played Harkness, and Carole E. Barrowman with art from Antonio Fuso and Pasquale Qualano. The debut issue will come with variant covers from Tommy Lee Edwards, Elena Casagrande, Blair Shedd and Rod Reis.
The new "Torchwood" comic series sees Captain Jack once again in Cardiff to team up with Gwen as they get caught in the middle of a battle between an ancient civilization and a totally new threat. The series will follow Jack and Gwen as they race to rebuild Torchwood before the Earth is destroyed.
The comic continues where the "Torchwood" series left off and exists in continuity with the new "Torchwood" audio dramas produced by Big Finish. A spinoff of "Doctor Who," "Torchwood" originally ran for four seasons between 2006 and 2011, producing 41 episodes. The series focused on Jack and Gwen's paranormal investigation team.
"Torchwood" #1 arrives in stores on July 6. Titan's third annual "Doctor Who" Comics Day event takes place later that week on Saturday, July 9.
Official press release
CAPTAIN JACK IS BACK!
ALL-NEW TORCHWOOD COMICS KICK-OFF WITH EXCLUSIVE JOHN BARROWMAN & CAROLE E. BARROWMAN-PENNED ADVENTURE!
DOCTOR WHO TV SPINOFF, TORCHWOOD IS BACK, IN COMICS!
Titan Comics is excited to announce that Doctor Who TV spinoff Torchwood is back, in an all-new ongoing comic series starring the daring Captain Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper.
Written by Captain Jack himself - John Barrowman - and Carole E. Barrowman, and with issues illustrated by Antonio Fuso (Drive, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest) and Pasquale Qualano (Batman '66, She Hulk, Harley Quinn), this spectacular original ongoing series is not to be missed.
In continuity with the new hit Torchwood audio dramas from Big Finish, as part of the official continuation of the Torchwood saga, the comic arrives in stores on July 6 - the week of Titan's third annual Doctor Who Comics Day event - Saturday, July 9 2016.
The BAFTA-winning cult science-fiction drama by Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies, which aired for four successful seasons from 2006 to 2011, follows the exploits of Captain Jack, Gwen (Eve Myles - Broadchurch), and their team as they investigate the unusual, the strange, and the extraterrestrial.
The hotly anticipated Torchwood comic sees Captain Jack return to Cardiff to engage the help of the last person who expected to see him again, Gwen Cooper! A dark technology from a forgotten species has been claimed by a conspiratorial power... and in this collision between an ancient civilization and an all-new evil, the Earth itself may be forfeit! Only Jack, Gwen, and their allies from what remains of Torchwood hold the key to stopping a cataclysmic wave of destruction... On the road, on the run, and under fire - can Jack and Gwen put aside their differences and rebuild the heart of Torchwood... before its flame is stamped out forever?!
The debut issue comes with variant covers to collect from Doctor Who superstar artists including Tommy Lee Edwards (Tenth Doctor, Turf), Elena Casagrande (Tenth Doctor, The X-Files), Blair Shedd (Ninth Doctor), and Rod Reis (Doctor Who, C.O.W.L.)!
Retailers can order Torchwood #1 from the May edition of PREVIEWS. This new series is a must for Torchwood fans, who can find their nearest comic store at ComicShopLocator.com.
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