Junji Ito, the influential horror mangaka behind Uzumaki, Tomie, and Gyo is set to write a spin-off of Kengo Kanazawa‘s I Am A Hero which is set to have a live-action film adaptation April 23, 2016.

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The spin off series is entitled “C is a Slow Walker” and will be released in this week’s Big Comic SpiritsDark Horse Comics has picked up I Am Hero” and it will begin releasing starting April 6, 2016.

Synopsis:
A mentally unhinged manga artist witnesses the beginning of a zombie outbreak in Tokyo, and he’s certain of only two things: he’s destined to be the city’s hero, and he possesses something quite rare in Japan—an actual firearm!