Shattered Visage was first published in 1988 and has been out of print for years.
The ‘The Prisoner sequel, Shattered Visage is considered to be a significant addition to the cult classic The Prisoner because (disclaimer: I’ve not read it) it features a former secret agent who discovers what happened to Number Two and the real purpose of the Village.
First published in 1988, written and illustrated by Dean Motter, Shattered Visage follows Alice Drake as her attempt to sail around the world solo ends badly. She’s shipwrecked and washes up on the shores of The Village.
Dean Motter told the press;
When I was approached to do a series based on The Prisoner, I leapt at the chance. It was one of my favourite TV shows when it first aired … My thinking turned to doing it as a post-modernist fable – one that took place in the current era, but that would re-open the questions from the original saga.
However, doing the research was going to take more resources than I had – so I drafted my friend and colleague Mark Askwith to help me with that aspect of the project. It became a collaboration almost instantly. I am honoured to see it re-presented as part of Titan’s ongoing celebration of The Prisoner’s ongoing 50th anniversary.”
Titan Comics is bringing Shattered Visage back. They’ve other titles under their belts as ITV Studios licensees including The Prisoner Art Edition and The Prisoner: The Uncertainty Machine.
Shattered Visage will be available later this year, distributed via the Diamond Previews catalogue so it should go far and wide.
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