THE WEEKND has joined forces with Marvel Comics to release his first-ever graphic novel—The Weeknd Presents: Starboy. The innaugural issue will be available on June 13, 2018.
Based on the artist’s 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, and Christos Gate, while Eric Nguyen and Guru-eFX brought the art to life.
Starboy joins a long line of Marvel Comics heroes, including Black Panther, Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Deadpool, and many more.