#TheWeeknd ‘s First Comic Book

The Weeknd co-wrote a comic book with the Marvel team.

“Marvel is the pinnacle of success in their field and I’ve been a lifelong fan of their work,” he says. “To be able to partner with them is a dream come true.”

According to a Marvel press release, the comic book based on Abel’s Starboy album is slated to release on June 13 – entitled The Weeknd Presents: Starboy!


Press Release

“The Weeknd teams up with Marvel to tell an original story!”

Based on the chart-topping song from the double-platinum album “Starboy” by The Weeknd, prepare for THE WEEKND PRESENTS: STARBOY!

The city of Alphatron is in the grip of a crime wave, as the terrifying Jack “The Chef” Smiley has unified all criminal organizations with his ruthlessness and strategic genius. Not content with brutally murdering his victims, Smiley also feasts upon their flesh. The citizens live in fear and the police have been directly targeted. The city is in dire need of a hero. It will not get one, but it will get what it deserves: Starboy!

Written by Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, La Mar Taylor, and Christos Gage with art by Eric Nguyen and Guru-eFX, THE WEEKND PRESENTS: STARBOY – Vol. I – Issue #1 is the debut Marvel comic from the mind of The Weeknd.