Comic News: Cult Indie Comic Goes Punk Rock

Written by Ed Fortune Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Comic Book News

Critically acclaimed gothic horror comic book La Belle Dame Sans Merci has teamed up with the cult punk-rock band For the Wolf to launch Chapter Two of the John Keats inspired graphic novel. 

The American punk rockers have released A Faery’s Song, from their second album Turn on the Dark. The track is based on the first chapter of La Belle Dame Sans Merci. Musician Kristy Emory said “I grew up in a family made up of pastors and evangelists, but I also grew up a fan of horror. Staying up late watching Tales from the Crypt with my Mom, the horror that I’ve always gravitated toward has involved that struggle with heaven and hell - the dark and the light. After reading the first issue of LBDSM I was hooked, so when we were asked to write a theme I was ecstatic.”

In addition to this musical accompaniment, the second chapter of La Belle Dame Sans Merci is chock full of interesting and creative goodies. The core story, written by former Starburst columnist P M Buchan and drawn by the very talented Karen Yumi Lusted. It will also feature an essay on Keats by feminist pop-culture writer Miranda Brennan and cover colours by Young Avenger’s artist Kate Brown.

You can find out more about La Belle Dame Sans Merci via www.pmbuchan.com and for more information about For the Wolf visit www.forthewolfok.com.

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. For our digital edition (available to read on your iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 8, Samsung and/or Huawei device - all for just £1.99), visit MAGZTER DIGITAL NEWSSTAND.

CLICK TO BUY OUR LATEST ISSUE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.


Suggested Articles:
Bernie Wrightson, the incredibly talented, horror iconic artist who created Swamp Thing has passed a
STARBURST rather enjoyed the first two instalments of indie superhero adventure Brethren Born, so we
This year, Blue Fox Comics is publishing their first horror anthology, and they’re running a compe
There is still some time to contribute to the Kickstarter for the second issue of Dave Cook’s trip
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner