Behold: the Holy Diver graphic novel – an original storyline inspired by one of heavy metal’s most iconic album covers. Penned by acclaimed horror comics writer Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), the book will tell the tale behind the events leading to the powerful moment captured on the cover of Dio’s debut album—definitively addressing thirty years of fan speculation. Why is the priest being thrown into the ocean? Who is truly the villain in this scenario?

All of these questions are exclusively answered for the first time within the one hundred and twenty pages of this graphic novel.

The Deluxe Edition of the graphic novel includes:

Hardcover Graphic Novel
Exclusive Vinyl Picture Disc Reissue of the classic album Holy Diver
Three never before seen Holy Diver inspired Art Prints
Limited edition hardcover slipcase for graphic novel

The Standard Edition of the graphic novel includes:

Softcover graphic novel

Writer & Artist Credits:

Written by Steve Niles
Interiors illustrated by Scott Hampton
Cover (pictured) illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz
Alternative Cover (not yet revealed) illustrated by Becky Cloonan


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