Last year, actor Keanu reeves, NOThe York Times bestselling writer Matt Kindt and artist Ron Garney have launched a Kickstarter campaign to BRZRKR, a comic book series about an immortal warrior who looks like Reeves. The campaign was adopted by more than 14,000 people who together pledged a colossal sum of $ 1,400,000 to make this project happen.
Supporters of this Kickstarter receive the full story in three hard or softcover books. If you missed out on this campaign and were interested in this comic, which Reeves is co-writing (and sort of), you can pick up the first issue today at your local comic book store. published by Boom! The studios, BRZRKR It’s worth tracking down, as nearly every page shows Reeves in action, brutal and efficient just like John Wick. Reeves’ dark wavy hair and understated demeanor also comes in almost any frame.
The action takes center stage and there is little story progression until the final pages of this first chapter, but big reveals are delivered, one of which relates to Reeves’ character Berserker, eating a pill that is both red and blue in color. Berserker is a demi-mortal, a demigod with regenerative powers similar to those of Deadpool. He lived and fought for centuries, but ended up working for the US government as someone who tackles missions too dangerous for an ordinary human.
If you’ve ever wanted to read a Keanu Reeves story written by Keanu Reeves, now you have a chance to see how wild it can be. Reeves’ comic book character is reminiscent of a lot of his onscreen roles. It’s pretty cool to see how well he plays in printing.
The first issue has plenty of covers, with the standard edition created by the great Rafael Grampá (which you can see below).