Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne launching his own "adult-themed" comic book

Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne launching his own "adult-themed" comic book

Just in time for A.V. Club Comics Week 2013 comes news that Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has written his first-ever comic book, The Sun Is Sick. As made obvious by both the naked breasts and dismembered giant eye on the cover, Coyne’s comic is not for kids. Described as a “full-color psychedelic fantasy in classic comic book form,” the book will go on sale this weekend at Comic-Con 2013 and will be available starting July 22 via the online Flaming Lips store.

The Lips have a number of tour dates this summer, including stops in both Lewiston, New York and Tokyo, Japan. A full list is below.

The Flaming Lips tour 2013
July 16—Stage AE Outdoors—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
July 17—Artpark—Lewiston, New York
July 23—Chesapeake Arena—Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
July 25—Pioneer Park—Salt Lake City, Utah
July 27—McMenamins Edgefield—Troutdale, Oregon
July 28—Capitol Hill Block Party—Seattle, Washington
July 30—Grand Sierra Resort & Casino—Reno, Nevada
July 31—The Pacific Amphitheatre—Costa Mesa, California
Aug. 1—House Of Blues—Las Vegas, Nevada
Aug. 17—Maha Maha Festival—Omaha, Nebraska
Sept. 6—Bestival—Isle Of Wight, United Kingdom
Sept. 7—Crammerock Festival—Stekene, Belgium
Sept. 30—Agganis Arena—Boston, Massachusetts
Oct. 1-2—Terminal 5—New York, New York
Oct. 3—Penn’s Landing—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oct. 4—Merriweather Post Pavilion—Columbia, Maryland
Oct. 21-22—Blitz—Tokyo, Japan
Oct. 23—Hatch—Osaka, Japan
Oct. 24—Club Diamond Hall—Nagoya, Japan