July 11, 2012


News Notes: Coldplay Launch a Comic Book Based on 'Mylo Xyloto' Album

Christopher Polk
Christopher Polk

Coldplay Prep Comic Book Based on New Album 
The book, which will feature a total of six instalments and was written by Academy Award-nominated writer/director Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda), will feature a storyline based on the band's 2011 album Mylo Xyloto. It drops in February 2013. [NME]

Prosecutor Requests Audit of Chris Brown's Community Service 
A prosecutor working the singer's felony assault case is skeptical that Brown is following the terms of his 2009 probation by completing 180 days of community service. A request for proof of Brown's progress has been granted by a California Superior Court judge. [MTV]

New Azealia Banks Track Drops Online
"Neptune," featuring British rapper Shystie, is on her upcoming mixtape Fantasea. [Stereogum]

Shocker: Courtney Love Sued by Ex-Assistant
Jessica Labrie, who was hired in June 2010, said Love forced her to work 60-hour-plus weeks without paying overtime, asked her to hire a computer hacker, fake legal correspondence and never followed through on promises to pay her Yale tuition or score her a job on the set of a Nirvana biopic. [MSNBC]