Heavy Metal and Everscapes Bring the Legend of St Valentine into the Metaverse With “A Very Metal Valentine,” Available Now Through Artefy
LOS ANGELES, CA, February 16, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — As the sun sets on February the 14th, there is still time to gift that special someone what they really wanted: a dark and digital twist on the story of St. Valentine, sure to make them “scream!” Heavy Metal and Everscapes introduce a special hyper-limited collection of NFT’s created in partnership with writers David Arquette (Scream) and Cliff Dorfman (Entourage), with art by Bernard Chang (Teen Titans, X-Men). Featured in Heavy Metal Magazine #313, Valentine is a one-time collection released in five parts, with a special exclusive bonus NFT, unseen and unavailable elsewhere, including the story itself!
The story’s cowriters commented “We heard two stories that always stuck in our heads. One was about an emperor in Rome who banned marriage because recruitment in the army was down and they were losing wars, so he essentially banned love. Additionally, we were always fascinated with the fact that St. Valentine was brutally executed, ending with his head chopped off because of his defiance of this order. Yet, we celebrate this holiday based on his name as if it’s the cutest, sweetest little holiday with hearts and candies and flowers; but let’s face it, love is brutal.”
Can love save the day? One priest not only believes it will, but that even death can’t defeat it! He defies an emperor’s attempt to ban love and marriage, ends up on the execution block, only to find himself thrust into the future with a second chance to save humanity, in the name of love. In a time where past and future collide, Heavy Metal gives its very own take on the Saint Valentine legend.
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About Heavy Metal:
First published in 1977, Heavy Metal, the world’s foremost illustrated fantasy magazine, explores fantastic and surrealistic worlds, alternate realities, science fiction and thriller, in the past, present and future. Writers and illustrators from around the world take you to places you never dreamed existed. Heavy Metal was the first magazine to bring European legends Moebius, Tanino Libertore, Philippe Druillet, Enki Bilal, Pepe Moreno and Philippe Caza to the U.S. as well as showcasing American superstars Richard Corben, Jim Steranko and Bernie Wrightson. The magazine continues to showcase amazing new talent as well as allowing established creators to have “carte blanche”. Heavy Metal magazine is now published 12 times per year. Most issues feature one or two serialized graphic novels, several short stories, and two artist galleries. Recent creators have featured Grant Morrison, Stephen King, Bart Sears, Tim Seeley and Kevin With new CEO Matthew Medney at the helm, Heavy Metal promises to boldly go where no magazine has gone before. Explore ancient secrets, forgotten worlds and savage futures…experience Heavy Metal.
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