Legendary heavy metal band Slayer has teamed up with Metalocalypse writer Jon Schnepp and Twilight Zone artist Guiu Vilanova for a three-issue Dark Horse Comics series,Slayer: Repentless, with covers by Eisner Award-winning British comics artist Glenn Fabry. The first issue, with a variant cover by Eric Powell (The Goon,Hillbilly), is scheduled for release on January 25, 2017.
“It’s been my honor to chronicle the bloody road trip that is the Slayer comic series from Dark Horse/Nuclear Blast,” said writer Jon Schnepp. “Using the band’s music and lyrics from their three decades of albums, while crossing over and through the Repentless music videos by BJ McDonnell, I have woven a tale of betrayal, hate, perspective, loyalty, family, and murder that will need to be experienced through the comic books’ pages.”
With its story of a raging road trip down a bloodstained highway, a tale of the doomed and the damned, the Slayer: Repentless series is an expansion of Slayer’s Repentless videos, written and directed by BJ McDonnell (Hatchet III).
I look forward to this comic. I have always loved Slayer. One of the loudest bands I have ever seen in concert. If they put there name on something I believe it will be a bloody good time. Keep your eyes open for my review when this comes out. Until then I will see you South Of Heaven!
Slayer: Repentless #1 (of 3) is available for preorder on the Dark Horse website