Newswire: Penny Dreadful is back, in comic book form

Earlier this year, Showtime’s Penny Dreadful concluded its third season—and, according to series creator John Logan, the story as a whole—on a pretty definitive note, adding a title card that said “The End” in an old-timey font just to reinforce its point. But this is 2016, an era where pretty much everything is subject to a revival, plot be damned. And so, in defiance of the show’s message about the existential torment that accompanies eternal life, Penny Dreadful will continue as a comic book.

According to a press release from publisher Titan Comics—which also published a Penny Dreadful prequel comic earlier this year—the story will pick up six months after the events of the season-three finale, as gunslinger werewolf Ethan Chandler struggles to go on without you-know-who. Amid his grief, “ancient words echo across the centuries, and he is called on once again …

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