Iron Maiden and literature go hand in hand, not simply due to their penchant for fictional allusions however as a result of they launched two official coloring books inside the final yr. Quickly, they’ll be tackling some of the fashionable youngsters’s collection of all time – The place’s Waldo? – with their very own seek-and-find journey: the delightfully titled The place is Eddie?
The 36-page assortment shall be distributed by Simon & Schuster, revealed by Fantoons, illustrated by Samuel Blanco and co-written by Lindsay Lee and Eduardo Benatar. Unsurprisingly, this isn’t Lee’s first foray into such a undertaking, as she beforehand labored on Frank Zappa Coloring Guide, Ninja Intercourse Occasion: The Graphic Novel, Rush: The Making of a Farewell to Kings, Neil Peart: The Illustrated Quotes and The place is Alice Cooper?
As for Benatar, he’s performed drums with quite a few bands (together with Luz Verde, Rc2 and Facet Chick) and co-wrote The Official Marillion Coloring Guide. In the meantime, Blanco collaborated with Lee on Ninja Intercourse Occasion: The Graphic Novel along with engaged on The Weird World of Frank Zappa and Motörhead: The place is Lemmy?
Lots of these books had been put out by Fantoons and Simon & Schuster, too, so it’s secure to say that The place is Eddie? is in good fingers.
As for the guide’s official description, it reads:
Are you courageous sufficient to search out EDDIE? You’d higher discover him earlier than he will get you! Seek for IRON MAIDEN’s iconic figurehead all through insanely detailed illustrations primarily based on a few of their unimaginable album covers.
All through their illustrious profession, IRON MAIDEN’s dauntless music has captured the hearts of devoted followers all around the world, ever fueled by a fierce willpower and immense ardour for rock ‘n’ roll. Their painfully addictive riffs and gripping lyrical storytelling have created a legacy like no different, and at all times with EDDIE by their aspect.
As you seek for EDDIE, plunge into (15) double-page puzzles impressed by IRON MAIDEN’s legendary songs and albums. Stroll the edgy East Finish streets of Killers, escape the maddening asylum of Piece of Thoughts, trek throughout the desert ruins of Powerslave, then plummet headfirst down into The Variety of the Beast’s hellfire–every web page pays superb respect to the sheer awesomeness of IRON MAIDEN’s imagery.
Lovingly created by the demented staff of artists at Fantoons. The studio that delivered to life the celebrated seek-and-find guide WHERE IS ALICE COOPER?, the fan-adored MOTÖRHEAD: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL and IRON MAIDEN: THE OFFICIAL COLORING BOOK. WHERE IS EDDIE? is a must have for each IRON MAIDEN fan. EDDIE’s GONNA GET YA…
The place is Eddie? is scheduled to launch in Could of 2023, and you’ll preorder it right here.
Iron Maiden’s Eddie – A Have a look at Over 40 Years of Metallic’s Finest Mascot
Iron Maiden’s undead mascot Eddie, as seen on single and album artwork all through the band’s 40-plus yr historical past.