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01 June 2020
Graphic novels; Fiction-related items; Dystopia; Sci-Fi Graphic Novel; Graphic Novel
Series: Snowpiercer
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...
By:   Jacques Lob
Illustrated by:   Jean Marc Rochette
Imprint:   Miscellaneous
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   1
Dimensions:   Height: 205mm,  Width: 276mm, 
Weight:   367g
ISBN:   9781787734425
ISBN 10:   1787734420
Series:   Snowpiercer
Pages:   104
Publication Date:   01 June 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jacques Lob, winner of the Grand Prix de la ville d'Angouleme award, was Franco-Belgian comic book author, best known for his Superdupont series. He began his career as an editorial cartoonist, before an editor suggested he focused on his writing, which bore rich fruit across a number of genres. He passed away in 1990. Benjamin Legrand is the author of numerous thriller novels, screenplays, and comic scripts. As well as his own original works, he is well-known as the French translator of the works of such authors as Tom Wolfe, Paul Cleave and Nelson DeMille. After Jacques Lob's death in 1990, Legrand continued the Snowpiercer series with a two-part sequel, collected by Titan in a single second volume Jean-Marc Rochette is a painter, illustrator and cartoonist. He has worked across a variety of projects and genres, from science fiction comics to children's cartoons - and including adaptations of Voltaire's Candide and Homer's Odyssey - but Snowpiercer remains the work by which he is most popularly known.

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