Great news out of Titan this morning – Arrow, which is just as big a hit in the UK as it is here in the US, is coming to the UK in comic format!
From Titan’s press release:
TITAN LAUNCHES ARROW COMIC #1 BASED ON THE HIT SKY1 SHOW!
Titan Magazines is pleased to announce the UK launch of the all-new Arrow Comic based on the hit tv series that exploded on Sky1 last year.
Coinciding with the second series launch, Arrow Comic hit stores on 17th October and is on sale now. For the stories you won’t see on TV: go behind the scenes in Starling City with the all-new Arrow Comic.
Inside the first ever issue, you’ll find original stories written by the show’s creators, crammed with all new artwork from legendary Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters artist Mike Grell! Featuring four comic stories every issue – including unseen aspects of Ollie’s origin by the show’s creators in issue #1 – Arrow Comic picks up where the TV show leaves off, telling brand new tales of Ollie, Laurel, Diggle and their allies and enemies for the ultimate Arrow experience!
“If you’re a fan of the Arrow TV show, you owe it to yourself to pick up Arrow Comic! – said Jon Chapple, Arrow Comic Editor.
Publisher, Titan has marketed the title with online and print ads, PR and social media in addition to online and on-air support from Sky1.
Arrow Comic #1 hit UK newsstands on the 17th October 2013 and is available now from WH Smiths and good newsagents.
For more information about Arrow Comic, visit: www.titanmagazines.com/arrow
Arrow reinvents the DC Comics super hero Green Arrow for a modern-day audience. After suffering unimaginable ordeals while marooned for five years on a remote island, billionaire Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell, The Vampire Diaries) returns home with a mysterious agenda and lethal set of new skills. Determined to right the wrongs his father committed while amassing the Queen family fortune, Oliver has sworn to bring justice upon the rich and powerful who have corrupted his city.
Arrow also stars Colin Donnell (Pan Am) as Oliver’s best friend, Tommy Merlyn; Katie Cassidy (Gossip Girl) as the love of Oliver’s life, Dinah “Laurel” Lance; David Ramsey (Dexter) as John Diggle; Willa Holland (The O.C., Gossip Girl) as Oliver’s sister, Thea; with Susanna Thompson (Cold Case) as Oliver’s mother, Moira Queen; and Paul Blackthorne (24, The River) as Detective Quentin Lance.
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