Metallica, Def Leppard And More Have Graphic Novels In The Works


Metallica, Def Leppard and more are among the newly announced participants in an upcoming line of graphic novels being primed for a release from Vault Comics. The featured stories are expected to be inspired by the individual artists careers and will emerge via a new Hellshead imprint.

Speaking of the partnership, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich offered:

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“The team at Vault are pushing boundaries and are bold storytellers. We are excited to partner with them.”

Vault CEO Damian Wassel commented:

“We have one overriding goal at Vault: to bring readers the very best comics and graphic novels. We’re thrilled to bring that experience creating amazing, award-winning stories to Headshell in partnership with some of the biggest names in music. I can’t wait to share the Headshell line of books with the world.”

Further details are currently pending for Metallica and Def Leppard‘s books. The Hollywood Reporter note that there may be a bit of synergy going on behind the scenes however, as Black Squirrel Ventures, who oversee some of Metallica‘s investment portfolio, previously took up a stake in Vault Comics.

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