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Belzebubs (Vol 2): No Rest for the Wicked

Belzebubs (Vol 2): No Rest for the Wicked

by JP Ahonen

ISBN 978-1-60309-542-6 - Diamond Code: FEB248827

Hail Satan and help with your kid’s math homework! It’s the return of everyone’s favorite demon-summoning family next door, the cartoon black-metal band Belzebubs!

Sløth is juggling his stay-at-home dad obligations with his lifelong dream of being a black metal icon. His breadwinner wife, Lucy, is fed up with her job and just one meltdown away from sacrificing her colleagues to Satan. Their teenage daughter, Lilith, is wielding the effects of her raging hormones on her boyfriend Sam—who also happens to be Sløth’s new drummer. And then there’s Leviathan, who appears to be the only one exhibiting some sort of societal normalcy in the family. Unfortunately, he’s only nine.

Can Sløth handle his fierce wife, wicked kids, a very lively mother-in-law, a very deceased father-in-law, his dysfunctional band, their mounting debts, and still achieve his dream? Probably not, but that sure as Hell won’t stop him from trying.

In a matter of years, Belzebubs has become a global online phenomenon with over a half-million fans, a virtual band, and animated music videos. No Rest for the Wicked is the second collected edition of the beloved cult sensation, documenting the daily lives of your beloved black metal bffs. Featuring an foreword by Max Sarin and an afterword by Mikael Åkerfeldt from Opeth! -- a 144-page, B&W HARDCOVER strip collection (6.9" x 6.1", landscape)

Praise for Belzebubs:

“As twisted as it is sidesplitting… [Belzebubs] weaves slice-of-life drama and mockumentary-style humor into a pentagram of laughs, relatable moments, and a love for black metal.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"This webcomic has become a cult sensation... it’s a silly, Addams Family-esque family comedy with a perfect cartoony style." — Barnes & Noble (Best of the Month)

"Pure joy… the whole book works as a loving parody of all the idiosyncrasies that make the black-metal scene both wonderful and ridiculous." — Brett Calwood, LA Weekly (Book of the Week)

Belzebubs strikes that delicate balance between adorable and totally f***ing metal.”—Steven Seigh, Talking Comics

"Belzebubs takes the blueprint of the modern nuclear family and gleefully twists it into a counter-culture extravaganza that would make Charles Addams and Al Feldstein grin with delight and throw the horns high... one of the funniest, most instantly relatable and charming books it has been my pleasure to read in many a year." — Tim Cundle, Mass Movement

"Even if you're not a black-metal-loving, corpse-paint-wearing kind of goth, this comic is still for you... Of course, if you are full-on goth (corpse paint or no), you will die laughing... I know I did!" — Sheena McNeil, Sequential Tart

"Belzebubs are your favorite cartoon black metal band." — Kerrang

"They’re like Gorillaz, except cooler and more kvlt." — Decibel

"Hilarious, inventive, and original, it’s a hard read to put down… Belzebubs brings a really new viewpoint and take on a genre known for taking itself too seriously." Spill Magazine

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