06th Oct2017

Titan to publish Netflix-show inspiring comic ‘Babylon Berlin’

by Phil Wheat

Titan Comics and Hard Case Crime have announced that Babylon Berlin, the original graphic novel that inspired this Autumn’s hit TV show – available on Netflix – arrives in comic book stores on January 3rd 2018.

Written and illustrated by Arne Jysch, based on the original novel by Volker Kutscher, Babylon Berlin is set in the 1920s, at the birth of the Weimar Republic, amid great economic and political difficulties. Babylon Berlin is a tale of corruption, trafficking, and scandal. Following an unfortunate incident of manslaughter and at a moment of radical change in Germany, Detective Inspector Gereon Rath moves to Berlin. He stumbles upon an ever-growing criminal investigation into a sex ring, discovering that he can trust no one, not even the police.

Perfect for fans of crime thrillers, world history and political satire, Babylon Berlin will fall under Titan Comics’ Hard Case Crime imprint, whose previous publications include Peepland, Triggerman, Normandy Gold, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Millennium, and the forthcoming Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini by Cynthia von Buhler, and Quarry’s War by Max Allan Collins.

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