NEW YORK, NY (April 19, 2018) — Today, GRAMMY® Award-winning and Academy® Award-nominated multiplatinum maverick THE WEEKND shares a preview of his first-ever comic book—The Weeknd Presents: Starboy.
The first issue drops on June 13, 2018. This first look formally welcomes readers into this phase of the artist’s world.
Based on his GRAMMY® Award-winning double-platinum 2016 epic Starboy, the story follows the titular hero as he goes toe-to-toe against cannibalistic criminal mastermind Jack “The Chef” Smiley to save Alphatron. Speaking to his singular aesthetic and cinematic vision, The Weeknd personally penned the story alongside La Mar Taylor, Christos Gage, and the teams at Marvel, while Eric Nguyen and Guru-eFX brought the art to life.
Additional information on this partnership can be found HERE.