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The Prequel: Part 1: Extinction (GN)

Titan Jean-Marc Rochette



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Titan Books
10 September 2019
The prequel story to the New York Times bestselling Snowpiercer graphic novel series that inspired both movie and TV adaptations. Perfect for fans of post-apocalyptic sci-fi!

The Snowpiercer saga continues with this brand-new story by original artist Jean-Marc Rochette and Eisner nominated writer, Matz. Set before the extinction event that caused the new ice age in which the Snowpiercer travels perpetually around the globe, witness the terrifying events that led to the need for and creation of the eponymous train.
By:   Titan
Illustrated by:   Jean-Marc Rochette
Imprint:   Titan Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 203mm, 
Weight:   567g
ISBN:   9781785868832
ISBN 10:   1785868837
Pages:   88
Publication Date:   10 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Matz aka Alexis Nolent is a French writer. He writes scripts for videogames and has also written a novel and, under the Matz pen-name, a number of comics. His graphic novel, Du Plomb Dans La Tete, AKA Headshot was adapted into the 2012 film, Bullet to the Head. 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.

Reviews for Snowpiercer: The Prequel: Part 1: Extinction (GN)

Fans of the film, or of post-apocalyptic SF stories in general, will find this to be an interesting story, worth picking up. - ICV2 Moody and immersive ... the end of this book totally put me on the edge of my seat - Spoiler Free Movie Sleuth An absolutely fascinating read from cover to cover, Snowpiercer: The Escape is one of those dystopian science fiction stories that is all too plausible given today's political polarization, increasingly rapid climate change, and humanities undeniable contribution to the increasing extinction rates of flora and fauna species globally - Midwest Book Review A rare sequence, over 35 years in the making, that retains its humane message as well as its painterly and expressive artistry in a magnificent fashion - Bookgasm

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