While Wakanda will have its hands full with a vampiric Black Panther, England will also face off with its own vampire threat — but luckily Union Jack is on the case. Uniquely suited to fight the fanged undead menace because he used to date one of them, Union Jack will star in a tie-in miniseries to the upcoming Blood Hunt crossover series that launches in May.
A pair of English creators, Cavan Scott and Kev Walker, will send Union Jack out to fight “a specific brood of vampires targeting his homeland, all led by a mysterious villain known as the Hunger.”
“It’s going to be more brutal than anything we’ve seen from Union Jack as his methods shift to match the ferocity of an empowered enemy,” Scott told Marvel.com. “Working with Kev Walker on this book is a dream, as we both embrace our love of horror in every panel. But it’s not going to just be a gorefest for all involved. The miniseries will be asking some big, heartfelt questions appropriate for a character who wears his country’s flag on his chest. What does that mean when everything you believe in is turned on its head, when everything you’ve always taken for granted shifts beneath your feet?”Continue reading “Cavan Scott + Kev Walker bring ‘Blood Hunt’ to England in ‘Union Jack the Ripper: Blood Hunt’”