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Metalheads Rejoice: We Have an Exclusive Preview from the Dio – Holy Diver Graphic Novel

Dio - Holy Diver

The Dio Holy Diver graphic novel is now available from Z2 comics. And in celebration of that, we have several exclusive preview pages from the release for you to feast your eyes on! Check them out below. And If you like what you see, you can grab your copy here. Be sure to let us know your thoughts on what you see below in the comments section. 

Behold: the Holy Diver graphic novel – an original storyline inspired by one of heavy metal’s most iconic album covers. Penned by acclaimed horror comics writer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), the book will tell the tale behind the events leading to the powerful moment captured on the cover of Dio’s debut album—definitively addressing 30 years of fan speculation. Why is the priest being thrown into the ocean? Who is truly the villain in this scenario? All of these questions are exclusively answered for the first time within the 120 pages of this graphic novel.

The Deluxe Edition of the graphic novel includes:

  • Hardcover Graphic Novel
  • Exclusive Vinyl Picture Disc Reissue of the classic album ‘Holy Diver,’ illustrated by Becky Cloonan
  • 3 never before seen ‘Holy Diver’ inspired Art Prints created by renowned artists, Becky Cloonan, Scott Hampton, Erik Rodriguez & Steve Chanks and Bill Sienkiewicz
  • Limited edition hardcover slipcase for graphic novel
The Standard Edition of the graphic novel includes:
  • Softcover graphic novel

Writer: Steve Niles
Interior Artist: Scott Hampton 
Main cover artist: Bill Sienkiewicz
Vinyl Artist: Becky Cloonan
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Written by Tyler Doupé
Tyler Doupe' is the managing editor at Wicked Horror. He has previously penned for Fangoria Mag, Rue Morgue Mag, FEARnet, Fandango, ConTV, Ranker, Shock Till You Drop, ChillerTV, ComingSoon, and more. He lives with his husband, his dog, and cat hat(s).
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