Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 
Hookjaw Set To Return 
Author Message

Joined: 03 Jun 2008, 16:57
Posts: 254
Reply with quote
It's just been announced that Titan Comics are releasing a Hookjaw miniseries. Written by Si Spurrier, the first issue is due in December.

More details at ... ier-boyle/

23 Jul 2016, 12:41
Mr Valeera
User avatar

Joined: 03 Mar 2006, 18:06
Posts: 3696
Location: Lost in time, lost in space
Reply with quote
And Conor Boyle's art is wonderful.

I started to say something sensible but my parents took over my brain!

23 Jul 2016, 13:22
Profile WWW
User avatar

Joined: 29 Jan 2011, 19:13
Posts: 1215
Location: Falkirk, Scotland
Reply with quote
Oh dear. This will be heretical to many of you. I never liked Hookjaw, in fact I found the idea derivative and nasty. In fact I was not that keen on much that was in Action. So it's not for me.

23 Jul 2016, 18:01
User avatar

Joined: 14 Oct 2007, 13:05
Posts: 4275
Reply with quote
I thought it was tasteless but there was a vitality in there I quite liked.

Baby Boomer Blog:



Uploaded with

23 Jul 2016, 18:10
User avatar

Joined: 17 Jul 2011, 14:51
Posts: 966
Location: UK
Reply with quote
Given that I released a Collected Edition a few years ago, I loved it! Not sure about Si Spurrier though. Depends how much he plays it for laughs. Hopefully not as he can be a little too knowlingly clever.

STARSCAPE ... 7891434222
comics, cartoons, music & movies

23 Jul 2016, 21:21
Profile WWW
User avatar

Joined: 12 May 2009, 18:20
Posts: 1156
Location: Suffolk, England
Reply with quote
Always liked Hookjaw, so this is welcome news. First Johnny Red, then Hookjaw...who will be next, I wonder?


25 Jul 2016, 06:57
Profile WWW
User avatar

Joined: 02 Oct 2008, 22:53
Posts: 1543
Location: Mancave.
Reply with quote
I must admit, I am looking forward to this one. :)

Loving comics since 1969 including: Action, Battle, Captain Britain, Champ, CLiNT, Cracker, The Crunch, The Dandy, Doctor Who Comic, Eagle, Eagle, Hotspur, Hurricane, Jet, Lion, The Magic Comic, Red Dagger, Revolver, Scream!, Smash!, Spike, Starblazer, Starlord, Strip, Thunder, Valiant, Vulcan and Warrior.

01 Aug 2016, 08:27
Profile YIM

Joined: 18 Apr 2014, 00:48
Posts: 661
Reply with quote
There are so many everlasting images from Hookjaw that I can recall as a young boy: The final episode of the oil rig series where Red McNally's limbs are flying everywhere when the great white finally gets him. That was like: "Wow, never seen anything like that before." It was gratuitous and yet, the f**king villain deserved it. Another is when Hookjaw dives through the window of an airplane to devour the head of the pilot in full colour... suddenly, I realized, this comic was stunningly different to what I was used to reading. The third is the death of Rick Mason, the supposed hero of the series who was HookJaw's nemesis. I'll always remember the shock with not only me but also my parents. They just couldn't believe Rick had been eaten up just like that after so many episodes... it was a case of... wtf! This is not supposed to happen in comics. Still can't get that collective reaction out of my head... Hookjaw turned comics upside down and left the reader shaken and wondering what next.

22 Dec 2016, 01:16

Joined: 01 Mar 2006, 00:59
Posts: 7041
Reply with quote
Hook Jaw No.1 came out this week by the way. I trust everyone here bought a copy? (Mine's on order, on its way through the post.)

The blog of British comics:
My website:
Blog about my own work:

22 Dec 2016, 01:42
Profile WWW
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 9 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
Designed by ST Software.