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Breaking Bad Meets Green Lantern in New Christopher Priest Series

Breaking Bad Meets Green Lantern in New Christopher Priest Series Entropy a new Heavy Metal series written by Christopher Priest details the dark descent of Henry Hanks herald of an embodiment of destruction Acclaimed writer Christopher Priest known for his work on comic characters ranging from Deathstroke to Vampirella is now lending his talents to Heavy Metal for a new project described as Green Lantern meets Breaking Bad Entropy due for release in July is a science fiction series focused on Henry Hanks the herald of Kako a living embodiment of destruction battled by Taarna Heavy Metals famed sword and sorcery warrior who gained international renown in the 1981 Heavy Metal anthology film More recently Taarna headlined a sixissue comic series in 2020

Described a birth of a villain story that bears similarities with Walter Whites development over the course of Breaking Bads five seasons Entropy details Hanks descent into darkness as he goes on to destroy worlds in the name of Kako A preview of the series shows violent and gritty scenes as Hanks comes to terms with his newfound power causing carnage all around him According to Heavy Metal executive editor Joseph Illidge Entropy will play a large role in defining the future of Heavy Metals new shared universe of comic titles Theres a saying that the villain has to be more interesting than the hero he said Two stellar creators at the top of their game have crafted the ultimate villain origin for Heavy Metals tentpole blockbuster event The undisputed leader of science fiction fantasy and horror is about to unleash a horrific story of cosmic science and dark fantasy into the world with Entropy

Entropy explores issues of existence and meaning through a darkly Socratic method of trial and catastrophic error Christopher Priest added Heavy Metal is the perfect platform to test the classic story of the Everyman given ultimate power and drill down through layers of his humanity This has been an exhilarating experience to engage familiar themes with no speed limit or seatbelts Working with Priest on the series is Montos a new artist on the comic book scene who Priest praised as an incredible talent who raised the bar and pushed the limits of my imagination delivering jawdropping art that is sure to make him a top name in this business Entropy #1 goes on sale July 6 with covers from Björn Barends King Spawn and variants including one homaging Breaking Bad by Antonio Fuso GI Joe Cobra Wyrd and Heavy Metal magazine designer Voodoo Bownz


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