The creative mind is an interesting mind. Not prone to groupthink or mainstream ideas, Black Francis has a long and "storied" career with the Pixies, solo work and Grand Duchy, now he's extending the story aspect into a new graphic novel about a protagonist who flees his homeland to go on an adventure. The book is a collaboration between Black Francis and Josh Frank, and an in illustrator from the Guardian named Steven Appleby. The Guardian broke the news.
"Navigating past homicidal gypsies, combative soldiers and porn-peddling peasants, he takes refuge in a secluded inn, where he finds himself centre stage in the making of the world's first narrative pornographic film," is what publisher SelfMadeHero is using a its juicy description of what the story entails.