The Jester’s Curse represents an all-new collaboration combining the musical power of In Flames and the visual language of comic books.
Conceived and Illustrated by Blake Armstrong and co-written by Scott Bramble, the series will chronicle the back-story of the band’s enigmatic mascot: The Jesterhead. Each book will follow the Jesterhead’s journey – exploring the truth behind where he came from and where his destiny will ultimately take him.
A forsaken figure wanders alone in the wasteland of a ruined world. Known only as “Wayfarer,” he was once the revered king of a mighty civilization. Now cursed and driven to madness by isolation, he has spent eons travelling this dead world looking for clues to his past. He’s forgotten. He’s forgotten himself, his purpose, and his people. But he will soon learn that he is not alone and his purpose is greater than he could ever imagine.
The last living descendant of the Jester Race, doomed to forever wander the wastelands of a decaying planet. Knowing nothing but eternal hunger, thirst, and rage, his sanity is slowly tearing away -- unleashing demons from deep within. It is only a constant burning in his soul that gives him the strength to seek out his past and take revenge on those responsible for his exile.
Friend to few and mystery to all, Lord Hypnos is a powerful sorcerer and scholar of forbidden knowledge. Awakened from centuries of sleep, he is the last of a collective with the ability to travel through the astral realm using a device known as the Gyroscope of Time -- a machine said to shape the destiny of all living things.
She is the most universally feared creature in existence. The Whoracle is a corrupted being that wields hellish, otherworldly power. Her presence has historically signified darkness, pestilence and death. The few souls brave enough to summon her have all met dark, mysterious fates. All but one…