Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt #1

Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt #1

Illustrated by: Kev Walker

Cover Art by: Ryan Brown

Written by: Cavan Scott

Release date: May 22nd, 2024

Marvel Comics

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

UNION JACK PAINTS THE UK RED! As vampires inherit the Earth, one lone man has made it his mission to protect it. But what does Joey Chapman, UNION JACK have up his sleeves? And will it be enough? And WHO will Union Jack have to face to keep London from falling? CAVAN SCOTT and KEV WALKER bring you a UNION JACK story like you’ve never seen before!

Marvel Comics has once again outdone themselves with the release of “Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt #1,” a gripping new entry in the Union Jack saga that promises to paint the UK red in more ways than one. This issue marks a bold new chapter for Joey Chapman, the latest bearer of the Union Jack mantle, as he faces a London overrun by vampires. The stakes are high, and the city’s fate hangs in the balance.

Kev Walker’s illustrations breathe life into this dark and thrilling tale, capturing the intensity and urgency of Chapman’s mission. Each panel is meticulously crafted, with Walker’s attention to detail creating a London that is both familiar and hauntingly transformed by the vampiric threat.

The cover art by Ryan Brown is nothing short of a masterpiece, encapsulating the essence of the story in a single, striking image. It’s a cover that will undoubtedly stand out on the shelves, beckoning readers with its bold colors and dynamic composition.

Cavan Scott, known for his supernatural action series “Shadow Service,” brings his expertise in crafting compelling narratives to this new series. His writing is sharp, and the dialogue crackles with energy, capturing the essence of a man who is both a hero and a hunter. Scott’s portrayal of Chapman is multifaceted, showing a character who is determined, resourceful, and deeply human in the face of overwhelming odds.

For fans of the Invaders and the classic battles between Union Jack and Baron Blood, this issue offers a fresh take on the beloved character. While it may not exactly delve into the Falsworth family’s legacy, it presents Joseph Chapman as a formidable hero in his own right, standing as the last line of defense in a world where the supernatural has become the new normal.

“Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt #1” is a must-read for long-time fans and new readers to the Union Jack lore. It’s a story that is both a love letter to the character’s rich history and a bold step forward into uncharted territory. With Scott and Walker at the helm, readers are in for an exhilarating ride through the streets of a London that is both terrifying and tantalizing. This is Union Jack as you’ve never seen him before, and it’s a journey worth taking.

“Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt #1” is available on our weekly new comic book wall and can be placed on your weekly pull list.

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Union Jack versus the Vampire Uprising!

Colors - 9.6
Design - 9.7
Illustration - 9.7
Narrative - 9.6
Subplot - 9.8

9.7

In "Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt #1," Joey Chapman, the last Union Jack, stands as the UK's final defense in a world overrun by vampires.


Genre: Horror, Superhero
Series: Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt | Illustrated by Kev Walker, Ryan Brown
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