Pumpkin fans, join us! Helloween and Incendium have partnered to launch ‘Seekers of the Seven Keys’, a supernatural fantasy and horror comic that explores the iconic characters featured on the covers of the legendary German band, known as’ the godfathers of Melodic Speed Metal. ‘. Incendium is also excited to announce a line of collectible action figures; inspired by the band’s art and also its lyrics; ‘The Keeper of The Seven Keys”, The Witch and Jack O. Lantern.
Released under the music-focused press, OPUS, Seekers of the Seven Keys is made by horror masters writer Joe Harris (Creepy, The X-Files, Rockstars) and artist Axel Medellin (Hoax Hunters, Elephantman) and includes covers created by Santi Casas.
In Seekers of the Seven Keys, the mystical Seven Keys are lost, and the Keeper wants them back, but he is not the only one searching for them. And when some teenagers find this mission, they embark on a fantastic adventure full of science fiction in the purest eighties style, full of characters of the time and the characteristic humor of the band.
Helloween guitarist Michael Weikath said: ‘Obviously, Doctor Stein is not the only one who can show up with funny creatures. We are very excited to see the Helloween characters come to life. The Incendium team did a great job and created a tremendous comic book adventure. As we say in ‘Dr. Stein ‘: And their time is right!’ ‘
In addition, Incendium CEO Llexi Leon comments: ” The Helloween comic, inspired by their epic music, fuses the band’s fan-favorite characters with fantasy and a healthy dose of Heavy Metal! Thanks to the fact that they are among the best of their kind, it has been very gratifying to revisit their catalog, particularly the “Seven Keys” saga, and to bring all that work into a new narrative that will bring horror fans together with fans of horror. Helloween.
The comic book debut comes preceded by the recent release of Helloween’s self-titled album, which has climbed to the top of the charts around the world. The album is reminiscent of all the historical eras of the band, and unites its three vocalists; Michael Kiske, Andi Deris and Kai Hansen. The group’s 16th studio work was released via Nuclear Blast Tonträger Produktions-und Vertriebs GmbH in June.
The first print edition of Seekers of The Seven Keys will be released as a limited-format collectible comic; which includes cardstock covers, a foil cover, glossy pages and individual numbering.
The first edition of the comic will go on sale on October 31 and will be limited to 2,000 copies at just $ 19.95. The pre-sale is now available through the following page: https://incendium.online/collections/Helloween. The Keeper of the Seven Keys, the Witch and Jack O. Lantern collectible figures are also available for pre-order at a value of $ 29.95 and will ship in European Spring 2022.
Others Projects under the OPUS press, they include Evanescence’s anthology series * Echoes from The Void, “Disturbed’s comic series,” Dark Messiah, “Joe Satriani’s” Crystal Planet, “Cradle of Filth’s” Maledictus Athenaeum, “among others. In turn, Incendium will be launching action figures for each project related to the bands it works with.