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GARTH ENNIS Returns to WW2 With THE STRINGBAGS

The Stringbags
Credit: PJ Holden/Kelly Fitzpatrick/Rob Steen (Dead Reckoning)

Garth Ennis returns to the frontlines of World War II with a focus on the England’s Royal Navy torpedo bombers in The Stringbags OGN. Scheduled to debut May 15, 2020, Stringbags reunites Ennis with his World of Tanks artist PJ Holden for an intense look at the pilots and crew behind the Royal Navy’s Swordfish torpedo bombers – known informally as ‘Stringbags’.

Credit: PJ Holden/Kelly Fitzpatrick/Rob Steen (Dead Reckoning)

Credit: PJ Holden/Kelly Fitzpatrick/Rob Steen (Dead Reckoning)

The Stringbags is an epic tale of young men facing death in an aircraft almost out of time,” reads the description from publisher Dead Reckoning. “They lived as they flew, without a second to lose – and the greatest tributes to their courage would come from the enemy who strove to kill them.”

Originally debuting back in 1934, the Stringbags were considered obsolete by 1939 – but that didn’t stop them from being pressed into service by the United Kingdom for the growing Second World War.

The Stringbags will be colored by Kelly Fitzpatrick, and lettered by Rob Steen.

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