Preview – War Picture Library: Battler Briton

Out this week, from the War Picture Library, the second book from Hugo Pratt.

  • CREATIVE TEAM: V.A.L. Holding (w) Hugo Pratt (a)
  • RELEASE DATE:
    • Digital – 9 July
    • Standard print edition – June 2021
  • HARDCOVER, 64 pages
  • PRICE: £14.99 (UK) // $19.99 (US)
  • ISBN: 9781781087664

In this second book in the series of collections reprinting every story drawn by Hugo Pratt, the Italian art maestro meets one of the most popular British comic book characters: Battler Britton! Battler Britton is a World War Two air ace as skilled a fighter on land as he is in his Spitfire. In 1960, Hugo Pratt drew two of his adventures – Wagons of Gold and Rockets of Revenge – and they are to be reprinted in graphic novel format for the first time. These fast-paced adventure stories feature the classic character facing off against the Nazis and this second book continues Rebellion’s mission to bring all of Pratt’s work back into print. Readers of Corto Maltese will love these forgotten classic war stories from the worldrenowned comic book artist, published in a format larger than originally published to show off his impressive and universally-lauded artwork.

Available in print from: book stores, Amazon, and UK comic book stores via Diamond

Available in digital from:Treasury of British Comics webshop & apps for iPadAndroid and Windows 10

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