Rage Against The Machine
guitarist and Nightwatchman Tom Morello
is set to launch his own comic book series this fall. The musician will write a book called Orchid, and the first issue will be available October 12, according to RollingStone.com
Dark Horse Comics, who also claim the "Buffy The Vampire Slayer
" series and My Chemical Romance
singer Gerard Way
's "The Umbrella Academy
", is publishing the series, which stars a young street prostitute.
"Orchid" is a fantasy epic set in the future that tells the story of a 16-year-old street prostitute who discovers she has a higher calling.
In the fantasy epic, the main character discovers her true calling in a world of nasty animals where the rich literally eat the poor.
, which has worked on "Star Wars
" comics previously, will draw "Orchid
"'s pages while infamous street artist Shepard Fairey
will produce a collector's edition cover for the premiere issue.
Thanks for the report to Bryan Wawzenek