Series Profile: THE TROOP – by Noel Clarke & Joshua Cassara!

The Troop #1 Cover Joshua Cassara Across the planet and unknown to each other, a group of troubled teenagers lead lives of quiet desperation. But hell is about to befall them and they find their lives destroyed when they are targeted by dark forces. On the run, they discover they have unbelievable powers and must come together – as The Troop!  – Titan
This month (Dec 15) TITAN COMICS release #1 of Noel Clarke (Mickey from Dr Who) and Joshua Cassara’s THE TROOP. A quite deliberate riff on the X-Men, with an eclectic mix of ages, personalities and abilities, The Troop follows a bunch of super-powered misfits avoiding the sinister men-in-black and religious nutcases with secrets and hidden agendas to be revealed.
Read on for the press release, title info, launch videos and interior art from #’s 1 and 2!

From Titan:

December​ ​9​th​ sees the release ​of Titan’s hotly anticipated ​THE TROOP​ #1 -​ ​a ​brand-new ​boundary-pushing ​comic ​series featuring teenage superheroes​ ​​from actor, screenwriter and director, Noel Clarke, with art from rising star Joshua Cassara (Riders, The Heroes of Echo Company). The Troop Teaser
Described by​ ​comics superstar ​Mark Millar (Kick-Ass, Kingsman) as​ “Fan-bloody-tastic…I loved it!”, ​this new edgy five-issue series concerns a group of troubled runaway teens who discover they have incredible powers!
Noel Clarke starred as the much-loved Mickey in Doctor Who, as Thomas Harewood in J.J. Abrams​’ ​Star Trek Into Darkness and wrote and starred in the cult British films, Kidulthood and Adulthood. His stirring performances have lead him to win the Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Performer in 2003 and a BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award in 2009.
Noel has now taken his lifelong passion for comics and his writing talents and created an unflinching tale of a teen super team that is as dark as it is compelling.​ ​ It’s the ‘X-Rated X-Men For The New Millennium!’

 

Videos

 

 

Art Preview from #1

The Troop #1 Preview 1
The Troop #1 Preview 2
The Troop #1 Preview 3

 

Art Preview from #2

The Troop #2 Preview 1
 The Troop #2 Preview 2
 The Troop #2 Preview 3

 

Art Preview – #3

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