Vault Comics has announced they are teaming up with The Beach Boys, Metallica and several other acts, including Def Leppard and Fall Out Boy‘s Pete Wentz, for the upcoming new graphic novels imprint called Headshell.
According to a press release, the Headshell series “works with iconic recording artists to create unique graphic novels that resonate with artists and audiences. Headshell graphic novels present original stories inspired by artists’ careers and music, giving fans an all new way to connect with the artists and music they love.”
Veteran songwriter, producer and publisher Richard Rudolph will be in charge of strategy and artist relations for Headshell.
“The team at Vault are pushing boundaries and are bold storytellers,” Metallica’s Lars Ulrich said in a statement. “We are excited to partner with them.”
The initial rollout will feature five books, with titles by Redman and Def Leppard rounding out the roster.
The first graphic novel to be published will be Dying Inside featuring Wentz, Hannah Klein and Lisa Sterle.
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