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Helloween and Incendium team up for ‘Seekers of the Seven Keys’

In ‘Seekers of the Seven Keys,’ the mystical Seven Keys have been lost, and the Keeper wants them back.

Incendium and Helloween are teaming up for a new series called Seekers of the Seven Keys. The supernatural horror fantasy explores a cast of characters depicted on album covers from the German heavy metal band Helloween. The book will be written by Joe Harris with art by Axel Medellin and cover art by Santi Casas.

Helloween guitarist Michael Weikath said, “Obviously, Dr. Stein is not the only one who can come up with funny creatures. We are thrilled to see the characters from the Helloween universe finally come to life! The team of Incendium did a great job and created an exciting new comic adventure. As we say in Dr. Stein: And their time is right!”

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So what’s Seekers of the Seven Keys about?

In Seekers of the Seven Keys, the mystical Seven Keys have been lost, and the Keeper wants them back. But he’s not the only one looking. And when teenage siblings stumble upon the quest, they embark on a 1980s-style science-fiction, fantasy adventure filled with the horror tropes, campy characters, and throwback humor for which the band is known.

Along with the comic series, fans can pick up action figures inspired by the bands’ cover artwork from The Keeper of the Seven Keys, The Witch, and Jack O. Lantern.

Helloween and Incendium team up for 'Seekers of the Seven Keys' Helloween and Incendium team up for 'Seekers of the Seven Keys' Helloween and Incendium team up for 'Seekers of the Seven Keys'

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

LOS ANGELES, CA – Pumpkin fans, unite! Helloween and Incendium are teaming up for the

launch of Seekers of the Seven Keys, a supernatural horror-fantasy comic book that explores the

iconic cast of characters depicted on album covers from the legendary German heavy metal

band, known as the “godfathers of melodic speed metal.” Incendium is also thrilled to announce

a line of collectible Helloween action figures inspired by the bands’ cover artwork and lyrical

lore: The Keeper Of The Seven Keys, The Witch, and Jack O. Lantern.

Published under Incendium’s music-focused OPUS imprint, Seekers of the Seven Keys is crafted

by horror masters, writer Joe Harris (Creepy, The X-Files, Rockstars) and artist Axel Medellin

(Hoax Hunters, Elephantman), and features cover artwork by Santi Casas.

In Seekers of the Seven Keys, the mystical Seven Keys have been lost, and the Keeper wants

them back. But he’s not the only one looking. And when teenage siblings stumble upon the

quest, they embark on a 1980s-style science-fiction, fantasy adventure filled with the horror

tropes, campy characters, and throwback humor for which the band is known.

Helloween guitarist Michael Weikath said, “Obviously, Dr. Stein is not the only one who can

come up with funny creatures. We are thrilled to see the characters from the Helloween universe

finally come to life! The team of Incendium did a great job and created an exciting new comic

adventure. As we say in Dr. Stein: And their time is right!”

Added Llexi Leon, CEO of Incendium: “Helloween’s offbeat comic, inspired by their epic

music, fuses fan-favourite characters with whimsical fantasy—and a healthy dose of heavy

metal! As they are one of the great innovators in the genre, it’s been a joy to revisit their catalog,

particularly the ‘Seven Keys’ saga, and lay down the groundwork for an all-new narrative that

will appeal to long-time fans of the band and Halloween horror aficionados alike!”

The debut of the comic book comes in the wake of the recent release of Helloween’s self-titled

album, which has climbed to the top of the charts across the world. The album is reminiscent of

all eras of the band’s history, and unites their three vocalists Michael Kiske, Andi Deris and Kai

Hansen. The band’s sixteenth studio album was released in June by Nuclear Blast Tonträger

Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH.

The first print edition of Seekers of the Seven Keys will be released as a prestige-format limited

edition collectible comic book, featuring cardstock covers, specialty foil treatments, glossy

pages, and individual numbering.

The first printing of the comic will be limited to 2,000 copies at $19.95, and is available to order

from https://incendium.online/collections/Helloween. It is available to order now and ships by

October 31, 2021. The Keeper Of The Seven Keys, The Witch, and Jack O. Lantern action

figures are also available to pre-order for $29.95, shipping spring 2022.

Other high-profile projects under Incendium’s OPUS music-focused imprint include the

Evanescence graphic anthology series Echoes From The Void, Disturbed’s Dark Messiah comic

book series, Joe Satriani’s Crystal Planet series, Black Veil Brides’ The Phantom Tomorrow

series, Exodus’ Tales of the Damned series, Cradle of Filth’s Maledictus Athenaeum series, and

more; Incendium is releasing collectible action figures for every project related to the bands and

their comic book storylines.

Seekers of the Seven Keys #1 credits:

Cover Artwork by Santi Casas

Interior Artwork by Axel Medellin

Written by Joe Harris

Letters by Jacob Bascle

Edited by Llexi Leon, R.G. Llarena and Denton J. Tipton

Helloween “The Keeper Of The Seven Keys,” “The Witch,” and “Jack O. Lantern” Figbiz

Action Figures by Incendium

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