Marvel and The Weeknd detail Issue #1 of Starboy comic book

Alphatron is in trouble.

March 22, 2018

Marvel and The Weeknd have shared the plot of The Weeknd's first comic book for the publisher, which was announced back in October.THE WEEKND PRESENTS: STARBOY – Vol. I – Issue #1Y! will focus on the city of Alphatron "in the grip of a crime wave, as the terrifying Jack “The Chef” Smiley has unified all criminal organizations with his ruthlessness and strategic genius."


"Not content with brutally murdering his victims, Smiley also feasts upon their flesh," continues to press release. "The citizens live in fear and the police have been directly targeted. The city is in dire need of a hero. It will not get one, but it will get what it deserves: Starboy!"

The comic book was written Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, La Mar Taylor, and Christos Gage, with art by Eric Nguyen and Guru-eFX, and will be available June 13.

“Marvel is the pinnacle of success in their field and I’ve been a lifelong fan of their work," said The Weeknd of the project in a press release. "To be able to partner with them is a dream come true.”