Joon-ho Bong

Jan. 23, 2014 | 8:30 a.m.

‘Snowpiercer’ artist Jean-Marc Rochette talks English comic, film

In 1982, French writers Jacques Lob and Benjamin Legrand, and artist Jean-Marc Rochette collaborated on “Le Transperceneige,” a science-fiction graphic novel about the last of humanity aboard a train, endlessly coursing across frozen wasteland. More than three decades later, the acclaimed comic is finally being released in English as “Snowpiercer,” and a film adaptation starring “Captain America” actor Chris Evans is due for U.S. release later this year. Hero Complex readers get an exclusive look at several pages from the first “Snowpiercer” installment, “Volume 1: The Escape,” out next week from Titan Books. Check them out in the gallery above. “Volume 2: The Explorers” is slated for a Feb. 25 release. The sci-fi story is set on Snowpiercer, a train with 1,001 carriages carrying all surviving human life and traveling on an endless track across frozen Earth. The elite travel in the front of […]
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