British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden have now announced their first ever official comic book series, titled ‘Legacy Of The Beast’, which will comprise of five issues and will come from leading US science fiction, fantasy, and horror publishers, Heavy Metal Publishing.
The comic books, based on the band’s hit mobile role playing game of the same name, are written by Llexi Leon, and Ian Edginton, with art from Kevin J. West, Jason Gorder, and Santi Casas.
The story and narrative revolves dark forces that conspire to corrupt the fabric of reality. The band’s mascot Eddie has his immortal soul shattered and strewn across the cosmos – leaving a weakened, primal Eddie to battle across space and time facing off against the twisted legions of The Beast, seeking out the lost shards of his soul, and bringing order to the realms. With each victory, and with the aid of old friends, Eddie will restore his fearsome powers as he draws ever closer to facing the Unholy foe behind his fall… and thwarting a plot to unravel all of Creation.
The first issue goes on sale worldwide from comic retailers everywhere on October 11th 2017, but is available to pre-order online now in the UK (here), Europe (here), the USA’s East Coast (here), and the USA’s West Coast (here).