Garney succeeds the initially announced artist of the series, Alessandro Vitti. No reason was given for the change.
BRZRKR was co-created, designed by and in a way the stars Keanu Reeves, who co-wrote the series with Matt Kindt. Colourist Bill Crabtree and letterer Clem Robins round out the previously announced creative team.
"The man known only as B is half-mortal and half-God, cursed and forced into violence ... even at the sacrifice of his sanity, "reads the official deion of Boom! by BRZRKR.
"But after wandering the world for centuries, B may have finally found refuge - working for the US government to wage battles that are too violent and too dangerous for anyone ", he continues. "In return, B will receive the only thing he wants - the truth about his endless bloody existence… and how to end it.
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"I 'm delighted to have been invited to join Keanu, and Matt, Bill, Clem and the whole team on BRZRKR, " Garney said. "I have started collaborating with them and I am really immersing myself in this area. "
" During my careere over 30 years old, I 've worked on many projects, and it feels like a fresh, new, unique and cool character to me in an action packed world that feels like something we have never experienced before, ”Garney continues. "It 's adventurous, and exploring the fascinating conflict behind mysterious hero B is a journey I am delighted to take.
Garney is known for his work on characters like Captain America, Da Revil and Wolverine. BRZRKR marks Garney's first non - "Big Two " work in decades.
"Ron Garney has delivered spectacular work on the best Marvel characters for years and we are delighted to have him join BRZRKR as a series artist," adds Matt Gagnon, editor Chief of Boom! Studios. "Ron and Keanu's influences in the comics and the show's vision couldn't be more consistent. Ron Garney is a perfect match to givelife in the visceral world of BRZRKR. "
BRZRKR # 1 (of 12) goes on sale October 7.
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