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The Steel Claw: The Cold Trail

By (artist) Jesus Blasco
Published by 2000 AD
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

The Steel Claw, Louis Crandell, is assigned by the chief of the Shadow Squad to protect the four most important nuclear scientists as they meet for a secret conference. The assignment goes badly wrong, as the scientists are frozen solid, and their assassin chooses death over arrest, The Steel Claw must redeem his reputation and find out who ordered the assassination. This cold war thriller is pure sixties spy adventure story drawn in a graphic noir style by Jesus Blasco.

About The Author

Tom Tully is one the most prolific writers ever to grace British comics. His diverse portfolio of work was produced over four decades. Born in Glasgow, Tully entered the industry in the sixties when he began working for Fleetway. One of his earliest strips, Heros the Spartan, ran in the original Eagle and was illustrated by the great Frank Bellamy. He also wrote Mytek the Mighty (Valiant & Vulcan) and The Steel Claw (Valiant & Vulcan) in the same decade. The seventies saw Tully work on a variety of significant stories including Adam Eterno (Thunder), Johnny Red (Battle), Harlem He-roes (2000 AD), The Leopard from Lime Street (Buster) and Roy of the Rovers (Tiger), the strip he worked on longer than any other writer.

Product Details

  • Publisher: 2000 AD (January 19, 2023)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781786186591

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