IDW Wants to Play God

IDW Publishing is teaming up with writers Zane and Brea Grant (We Will Bury You, Suicide Girls) and artist Eric J (Rex Mundi, Fly) for their new creator-owned miniseries Let’s Play God. The Series debuts in October.

When a mysterious killer begins targeting members of a fierce all-girl punk rock band, our hero Mel must face a dark, dangerous world of blood and evil to find the killer and save her own life!

“It’s like Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in the Pacific Northwest… but cooler,” Brea Grant said.

In the style of Italian slasher psycho-horror, Let’s Play God combines a punk spirit and kinetic art with a chilling storyline, promising a truly unique four-issue miniseries. After witnessing a murder, Mel finds her and her bandmates have now become targets of the killer. With the list of suspects growing and trust among friends eroding, Mel must find the killer before it’s too late for all of them. This descent into an imaginative world of darkness is sure to delight fans of horror, music, and unbridled adventure.

“I can’t express how excited I am about this project,” EricJ said. “Working with Zane and Brea has been awesome. This is the first project I’ve worked on that feels like it’s set in a world that I’ve lived in, which is exciting for me. And the fact that we’re bringing a bit of noir into it is making me feel right at home and adds up to a unique setting for the story. Top that off with getting to work again with editor Denton J. Tipton, and the incredible challenge of contributing full-color art for the first time in my career, it’s fair to say that I’m having the time of my life!”

Initial indications have the series set in Portland. Hmmmmm. Given the number of punk girls we have wandering the streets, there is a strong chance this will be more slice of life than fantasy/horror!

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