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SNOWPIERCER: PREQUEL VOL. 2: APOCALYPSE; after the extinction event that caused the new ice age, the train Snowpiercer travels perpetually around the globe, with the last survivors of humanity learning to come to terms with their new reality.
I had the pleasure of checking out an advanced copy and interviewing Matz, the writer for the Prequel Series! The world of Snowpiercer is based on an original idea by Jacques Lob. The Prequel series takes place after catastrophic events with the train being mankind’s last hope for survival. The series explores materialism, greed, desperation, despair and the fight for humanity. Check out my interview above with Matz AKA Alexis Nolent as we discuss the series, his inspiration, his writing and other upcoming projects.
The second part of the prequel series to the critically acclaimed Snowpiercer graphic novels which inspired the Oscar-winning movie and Netflix/TNT series The Snowpiercer saga continues with this brand new story by original artist Jean-Marc Rochette and Eisner nominated writer, Matz. After the extinction event that caused the new ice age, the train Snowpiercer travels perpetually around the globe, with the last survivors of humanity learning to come to terms with their new reality. The Snowpiercer series is the inspiration for the highly-anticipated TBS TV series that aired Spring 2020, experience the original post-apocalyptic world of Snowpiercer from creators Benjamin Legrand and the award-winning Jean-Marc Rochette.
Writer: Matz Artist: Jean-Marc Rochette
Publisher:Titan Comics (Hardcover)
Praise for the Snowpiercer Saga:“One of the most celebrated sociopolitical tales in comics.” -IGN
“Left me breathless…Jean-Marc Rochette’s illustrations are flawless. 5/5″ -Den of Geek”
Dystopian scifi at its best…one of Europe’s finest comics works.” -io9
Check out some interior pages below:
About the Creators:
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.