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Black Eyed Peas pens graphic novel with Marvel Comics

Black Eyed Peas frontman, will.i.am, is set to pen a brand new graphic novel with Marvel Entertainment.

Dubbed, Black Eyed Peas Present: Masters of the Sun – The Zombie Chronicles, the novel will not be contributing to Marvel’s superhero roster. Instead it boasts zombies and a hip-hop theme.

The singer has written the novel, while Benjamin Jackendoff and Damion Scott have designed the artwork, which will focus on a character based in LA that is under attack by zombies and aliens.

will.i.am said: “The Black Eyed Peas and I have begun a new journey,” reports Billboard.

"We’ve been working on this original story for years and partnering with Marvel to bring this book to life is more than a dream come true."

The upcoming novel is slated for release in July this year.

Image source: Billboard

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