Trainspotting's Irvine Welsh Writes His First Comic for Heavy Metal Magazine

Irvine Welsh is a British legend, courtesy of his Trainspotting novel and subsequent titles, many of which have been adapted into movies an TV shows.

And now he is attempting that most Scottish medium, comic books, for the very first time. And courtesy of Heavy Metal Magazine #290, a story called Edbooks.

Here's a brief glimpse.

Here are some covers.

And here is the solicitation…

HEAVY METAL #290
(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Shane Pierce
The Death Issue!
Editor In Chief, Grant Morrison, puts together a dark anthology of shorts surrounding the winter of life. An original Morrison story, the second chapter of Richard Corben's "Murky World",  "The Weight of Air" by Enki Bilal and an all new Frazetta Death Dealer story.In Shops: Dec 26, 2018
SRP: $8.95

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