Donald Glover's Childish Gambino Hits The Pages Of Image's 'L'il Depressed Boy'

Donald Glover may not have won his dream role of Spider-Man, but the Community actor and part-time rapper will be making his comic book debut regardless, in the pages of Image's L'il Depressed Boy! Or at least, his concert alter-ego Childish Gambino will, as the title character attends a concert, and gets a little encouragement to crawl out of his shell.

From the press release:

"It's eerily alarming how much the themes in Childish Gambino's 'Camp' are going to play out not only in this issue, but the story arc to come," said artist Sina Grace.

"When I came across his music, it quickly ascended to the top of every playlist,” said writer S. Steven Struble. “I feel a kinship with what he says in his songs. He's creating something earnest and true to his life, and I'm trying to do the same with mine."

As Grace simply puts it: "He loves the comics, we love the music, we wanted to make art together. His appearance is bringing the best out of both Struble and myself."

And the issue may not hit until April 25th, but an exclusive concert version of the book will be available on Glover's upcoming "Camp" tour starting on April 16th! We've got the dates - as well as a look at pages from the issue - below, and be sure to check out more at Glover's website and, as well as

April 5, Austin, TX at Stubbs (SOLD OUT)

April 6, Houston, TX at House of Blues (SOLD OUT)

April 7, Dallas, TX at Palladium Ballroom

April 10, Tucson, AZ at Rialto Theatre

April 11, Phoenix, AZ at Venue of Scottsdale (SOLD OUT)

April 16, Iowa City, IA at University of Iowa

April 18, Sacramento, CA at Ace of Spades (SOLD OUT)

April 19, Oakland, CA at Fox Theatre (SOLD OUT)

April 30, Sayreville, NJ at Starland Ballroom (SOLD OUT)

May 9, Chicago, IL at Riviera Theatre (SOLD OUT)

May 10, Minneapolis, MN at Epic

June 5, Denver, CO at Ogden Theatre

June 7, St Louis, MO at The Pageant

June 10, Atlanta, GA at The Tabernacle (SOLD OUT)

June 12, Orlando, FL at Hard Rock Live

June 13, Miami, FL at The Fillmore

June 15, Indianapolis, IN at Egyptian Room

June 16, Cleveland, OH at House of Blues

June 18, Pittsburg, PA at Stage AE

June 19, Buffalo, NY at Town Ballroom

June 21, Boston, MA at Bank of America Pavilion

June 22, Philadelphia, PA at River Stage at Penn’s Landing

June 23, Baltimore, MD at Pier Six Pavilion

June 25, New York, NY at Central Park Summerstage (SOLD OUT)

July 25, Kansas City, MO at Beaumont Club

July 27, Asheville, NC at The Orange Peel

July 28, Charlotte, NC at Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre

July 29, Richmond, VA at The National (SOLD OUT)

July 31, Toronto, ON at Echo Beach

Aug 1, Montreal, QC at Metropolis

Aug 3, Detroit, MI at The Fillmore

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