In 2014, former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way released his debut solo album, Hesitant Alien. It was exciting to know he was still doing music stuff in a post-MCR world, but his heart lies with comic books these days. It looks like the guy is going to curate a DC Comics pop-up imprint called Young Animal, and we can't freaking wait.
In an interview with Comic Book Resources, Way explained his involvement with the brand:
"I saw it as an opportunity to create a big piece of art, or a big art project, with collaborators. I wanted to form this little group, like a band, and then make crazy art—take these characters to places they haven't been in a long time, but also new places. Personally, I think it's my job to get in there and completely mix it up, really take risks and all that. I think that's the job of everybody at Young Animal."
"That appeals to me. Stuff like that appeals to me. I can do my own books, and I love doing my own books, and they sell well, and I have a day job. If I do something, it's because I really have a lot of passion for it."