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Terminal Press to Release Dimmu Borgir Comic

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Terminal Press and Nuclear Blast Records have teamed up for one of the most brutal comics of the year with "Dimmu Borgir: Dark Fortress." This is the first in a series of books influenced by the lyrical, artistic and musical concepts from Nuclear Blast’s polarizing roster of bands translated into the comic medium by the creative teams at Terminal Press.

Three reluctant men are chosen to quest to the Dark Fortress in a desperate attempt to protect their land from a growing evil. Despite a legend warning that the harsh land built upon lava fields is actually the gateway to Hell, they make their way across the treacherous path, encountering horrors, madness and death along the way. The three men will either survive the journey and learn the secret behind the legend of the Dark Fortress, or meet a most gruesome demise.

"Dimmu Borgir: Dark Fortress" utilizes the artistic vision and lyrical themes of one of the biggest Black Metal bands in the world, Dimmu Borgir, to create a powerful and thought-provoking fantasy horror comic book.

"I am artistically influenced and more passionate about metal music than any other genre or medium” says Terminal Press publisher and writer Brian Ferrara. “This is a project that I have always wanted to do and have thought about for years. I wanted to bring metal bands into comics in a way that would do them justice. These are books for fans of the bands, but they will also be able to stand on their own."

"Dimmu Borgir: Dark Fortress" is written by Brian Ferrara (Silent Assassin, Debbie Does Dallas), with art by Narek Gevorgian (Silent Assassin, Tell Them Johnny Wadd is Here).

A “Dimmu Borgir: Dark Fortress” preview book containing original artwork and pin-ups created specifically for this edition will be available as a San Diego Comic Con Exclusive at the Nuclear Blast Records booth (#116). The Limited Edition print run will only be available at the convention and through TerminalPress.com.

“Dimmu Borgir: Dark Fortress” will be available later this year from Terminal Press. A promo image is available here.

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1. That_One_Guy writes:

lol.

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2. RTB writes:

The only comic books i ever bought in my lifetime were the micheal myers / halloween ones that first came out about 8 or 9 years ago.....one of my favorite bands of all time, i ll end up getting this

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3. Jamez writes:

T_O_G, agreed 100%!!!!!

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4. Analguest writes:

NICE FIRST AMON AMARTH NOW DIMMU, LETS WAIT FOR GAAHL AND HIS GAY SERIES

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5. blackmetal! writes:

omg , they should seriously split up now , theve droped to a level that they cant recover from . in sort diaboli was crap . now a comic . they were once gods . ill stick to my death cult armaggedon and puritanical euphoric misanthropia albums thanks

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