antiMusic Logo
Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds
spacer

Dandy Warhols Star Releasing Graphic Novel


09/29/2009
.
(PR) One Model Nation, the first cinematic, action packed, graphic novel of its kind, will be released by Image Comics on October 28, 2009, in book-stores nationwide.

Donovan Leitchn, C. Allbritton Taylor of The Dandy Warhols and Street Angel illustrator Jim Rugg piece together the complete story of the political art-noise band One Model Nation, revealing just how they kick started the revolution that revitalized a country, the final dark days of the Baader-Meinhof Gang and the band's mysterious disappearance a few months later.

The story is set in Germany in 1977, when the country is still shattered from the devastation of war and the harsh realities of communism. The country's youth are fighting back against a repressed nation with their only figurehead for this violent, well dressed revolution, a band, later to be forever lost in time, One Model Nation.

With stunning graphics and Scorsese-esque electricity, One Model Nation captures the arts and politics of an era whose influence can not be measured.

"This is a life's work for me," says C. Allbritton Taylor. "From the Munich Olympics to the heyday of raves, hip hop to state-of-the-art handguns, this era has informed modern culture, fashion, politics, technology, you name it. But this dark time has been a relative German secret which only recently has begun to be revealed, mostly due to the birth of the internet. On a personal level I needed to see this time and place fleshed out into people and events that make sense yet maintain heroic proportions. Donovan spent years researching the multitude of bizarre and overwhelming events in which these people lived their lives and made their noble, everyman decisions. This story needed to be told."

"I have always been fascinated by post-war Germany, the counter-culture revolutionaries and their violent upheaval against the rise of capitalism in a Communist country. The fact that One Model Nation, four musicians who helped to create electronica, was unwittingly pulled into the battle being waged between these two forces makes their story all the more compelling. This is the equivalent to a Syd Barrett German epic," says Donovan Leitch.



Click here to read today's full Day in Rock report

Preview and Purchase Dandy Warhols CDs



Dandy Warhols MP3 Downloads



advertisement
advertisement

.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Metallica Release 'Moth Into Flame' Video- Eagles May Play Again Says Don Henley- 30 People Arrested At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest's First Day- Megadeth Release New Video- more

Page Too
Aaron Lewis Scores No. 1 Album- Adele Believes Smoking Helped Her Sing- Drake Releases Short Film 'Please Forgive Me'- Justin Timberlake Remembers Arnold Palmer- more

As I Lay Dying Singer Sues Over His Enlarged Breasts- Blink-182 Limited Edition Box Set Announced- Slipknot's Corey Taylor Says Vocals Improved Following Spinal Surgery- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

advertisement
.
 
Reviews
.

Iron Savior - Titancraft

Root 66: Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver - Burden Bearer

Suidakra - Realms of Odoric

On The Record: Motosierra

Gravitysays_i - Quantum Unknown

Road Trip: Odysea Aquarium Making A Splash In Scottsdale, AZ

TBT: The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute

Root 66 Ladies Edition: Annika Chambers, Gabrielle Louise, Tami Neilson, Carrie Newcomer

Winter Calling - FACES

Dinosaur Pile-Up - Eleven Eleven

Mike Campese - Chapters

Coffin Dust - Everything is Dead

On The Record: Kate Fagan - I Don't Wanna Be Too Cool

The Tigerlillies - 123456 EP

Road Trip: Swaziland Part 3- The Best Places to Stay

Mutants of the Monster: A Tribute to Black Oak Arkansas

Root 66: Stony Plain Records Label Showcase

Jim Peterik - The Songs

RockPile: Prog Edition- Gong, MJ12, Armonite

Travel News, Trips and Tips: CooLHeadS, Lassoing the Sun, Outrigger Resorts' Waikiki Music Lovers

Rotten Sound - Abuse To Suffer


. .
.
Today's Rock News
. Metallica Release 'Moth Into Flame' Video

Eagles May Play Again Says Don Henley

30 People Arrested At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest's First Day

Megadeth Release 'Conquer Or Die' Video

Aerosmith's Joe Perry Says His New Album Is 'In The Can'

Dillinger Escape Plan Stream New Song 'Symptom Of Terminal Illness'

Iced Earth Recruit Former White Wizzard Guitarist Jake Dreyer

Glenn Hughes Looks Back On Wild Times With David Bowie

Corey Taylor Says Master Of Puppets Greatest Modern Heavy Metal Album

Ghost Nameless Ghoul Was Inspired By KISS

Alter Bridge frontman Strives To Be Role Model, Not Hero

Lamb Of God Frontman Grateful Fame Came Later

Dan Reed Network Announce UK Tour

Threat Signal Recruit Ex-Fear Factory Star

Enuff Z'nuff Reveal Details For New Rarities Album

ONI Announce New Album 'Ironshore'

Nothing More Already Have 17 Songs For New Album

Delain Extend Tour Plans With UK Dates

Frank Carducci Band To Headline Masquerade Festival

Singled Out: The Adversary's Falling Is Flight


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Page Too News
. Aaron Lewis Scores No. 1 Album With Sinner

Adele Believes Smoking Helped Her Sing

Drake Releases Short Film 'Please Forgive Me'

Justin Timberlake Remembers Arnold Palmer

Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance at Chance the Rapper's Festival

Thomas Rhett Expanding 'Tangled Up' For Deluxe Version

Brett Eldredge Announces Christmas Album 'Glow'

Gucci Mane Releases Animated 'All My Children' Video

Rae Sremmurd Release 'Black Beatles' Video

Shawn Mendes Showed His Humorous Side On The Tonight Show

Lin-Manuel Miranda Teams With Weird Al For 'Yoda' Performance

Oasis Offer Free Download Of 'Going Nowhere' Demo

Jill Scott and Tyrese Lead Train Weekend Lineup

Singled Out: Paul Pfau's See You Better



More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
Rock On the Rise Radio The Screen DoorA Journal of Musical ThingsLloyd Zeffler blogDemolish MagNightwatcher's House of RockCJ ChilversDeja VoodooThe 1st FiveHard Rock Memorabilia thecopycat.bizDay in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.
 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2016 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.