IDW Teams Up With will.i.am For ‘Wizard & Robots’

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will.i.am, the dude from Black Eyed Peas, is apparently trying his hand at writing comics. IDW announced that the Grammy Award Winning recording artist will by teaming with Brian David Johnson this summer for a “Wizards & Robots” one-shot comic. The issue will showcase ancient wizards battling against some badass robots. It also features a sweet cover from menton3.

The one-shot is set for release in July 2013.

Official Press Release:

San Diego, CA (April 16, 2013) – IDW Publishing has teamed up with Grammy Award Winning musician will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas and noted futurist Brian David Johnson to bring the world an explosive one-shot in this summer’s WIZARDS & ROBOTS!

When an army of futuristic robots journeys through time and space in search of ancient, powerful wizards, the fate of the world will hang in the balance, and a wealth of volatile secrets will be uncovered!

Propelled by will.i.am and Johnson’s inventive story and the expressive art of Adam Archer (Batman: Arkham City, Ratchet and Clank), WIZARDS & ROBOTS takes readers on a vivid, evocative journey through thrilling new worlds. Over WIZARDS & ROBOTS’ 48 pages, readers will travel untold distances to experience the tale of an unthinkably massive battle.

As will.i.am and Brian David Johnson were writing Wizards and Robots, their collaboration in storytelling came with a twist – to make sure that the science featured in the story was correct, and to make sure that the journey through new worlds explored boundaries of today’s science and technology.

Who would you trust the fate of the world to? Wizards or robots?

See who wins this July when WIZARDS & ROBOTS hits the stands!