According to MTV.com, Fall Out Boy rocker Pete Wentz is trying his hand at the world of comic books. The bassist reportedly conceived the miniseries called Fall Out Toyworks with Los Angeles designer Darren Romanelli and will launch it in September via publisher Image Comics.
The story will be a five-issue miniseries and will revolve around a strange toymaker, a cyborg girl named Tiffany and a kid wearing a bear suit. The series seems to take place in a futuristic version of Tokyo and will be written by Brett Lewis from the concept devised by Wentz and Romanelli.
Pete explained that the series is loosely based on a song called Tiffany Blews from the band's latest album, Folie a Deux, saying, "It's more than a comic too. In the end, it will be a graphic novel, clothing, website and possible toys themselves."
Wentz is not the only modern rock artist to branch out into the genre. My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way is the author of the award-winning The Umbrella Academy, a six-issue series he wrote for Dark Horse Comics beginning in 2007, while his brother and bassist Mikey Way wrote a Batman story for DC Comics last year. Coheed And Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez has also written a series of comic books and graphic novels related to the band's albums.