NORTHLANDERS: METAL is a story about Erik and Ingrid, two young lovers on the run, leaving a path of destruction and dead in their wake.
It’s “Bonnie and Clyde” with Vikings.
But it’s also a story about Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli. For over four years now, they’ve been giving you a twisted, alternate future NYC over in DMZ. A fantastic book set in the not-so-distant future, where everything is going wrong. But drawing bombed-out buildings for years and years can get to you. Brian gets to take a break from writing about that bleak place when he does Northlanders (or DEMO, or DV8 or any of the other countless projects he’s always cooking up…) but Riccardo has been trapped behind enemy lines in the DMZ.
For the next five months, Brian and Riccardo are pulling a 180, bringing their amazing storytelling skills from the future, to the dark past. They’re telling a bloody Viking tale like nothing you’ve ever seen before in Northlanders. This is an early, dark time in Viking history where the Old Gods still appear to be stomping about, and Erik and Ingrid are swept up in their grand plan.
It’s a big, bold, bloody story and it all starts in Northlanders #30 with METAL!