Tom Neely’s HENRY AND GLENN FOREVER comic is a classic mini that envisions two punk icons — Black Flag’s Henry Rollins (once of Black Flag) and Glenn Danzig (once in the Misfits) — as a gay couple with sitcom problems — dealing with jealousy, having Hall and Oates over for dinner. Imagine a punk METALOCALYPSE you can put in your pocket.
Danzig — a notoriously feisty scrapper who’s been known to pop people in the snoot and once was a credible choice to play Wolverine — is no stranger to comics. He once ran his own Verotik line and was a pioneer of the comics Nerdlebrity. However, his reaction to the comic has been crabby ranting.
Now Rollins, who is also a published poet and photographer, has gone on the record with his own response, in a video interview with Narduwar the Serviette. The bit begins at about 6:18.
Q: There’s a comic out there called Henry and Glenn forever
Rollins: I’ve only seen the cover I’ve never looked inside the pages.
Q: Has Glenn seen this?
Rollins: Glenn doesn’t have a–I don’t think he has a real wide berth for humor and something like that would really get him going. I don’t care. I believe in the First Amendment. I think Glenn would not take it well, or so I venture to guess.
Q: How would you describe it for people who haven’t seen it?
Rollins: I can describe the cover. I think it’s a drawing of Glenn and someone who likes like me on it. I forget. I sign it. People give me a copy to sign and I obediently sign the front cover, but I’ve never looked inside. I really don’t feel the need.
So there you go…Henry Rollins…a bigger man.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.