Maurice & The Metal - ISSUE 1, 2 + 3$22.00
ISSUE #1 - The Disposable Hero
Maurice & The Metal follows the journey of a young metalhead in the mid ’80s, who unwittingly discovers that he has impossible strength whenever he listens to metal. Charged with a HEAVY burden and with nothing but his Walkman which has been possessed by the spirit of a Black Sabbath roadie, Maurice is fighting to keep metal alive.
ISSUE #2 - Seek & Destroy
The VERY EPIC journey of a metalhead drummer turned reluctant hero continues, as Maurice is charged with the HEAVY burden of recovering his cymbal from a gang of goth punks. During his first battle, Maurice finds out the heights and the depths of his METAL INDUCED powers. Maurice is here to save metal!
ISSUE #3 - Soldier of Metal
The electrifying trials of a teenage drummer turned unexpected hero continue in ISSUE 3 of Maurice & The Metal - “The Soldier of Metal”. Awakened by a nightmare of epic sacrifice, Maurice realises that he will have to face the music: endless gloomy goth music! The venomous V reveals to his dark army of doom-lovers a depressing plan to impose his will (and music) on the masses to spread the sadness. Unwilling to be a bystander, Maurice is forced to enter a world of near-impossible choices that lead him to something he never saw coming: responsibility. Staring Into the Void, Maurice will ask himself a fateful question: “Do I have to?"
WRITER: Aaron Sammut
ISSUE 1 + 2 ILLUSTRATOR: Jesse Hamm
ISSUE 3 ILLUSTRATOR: Nicola Izzo