Joe Satriani to release his own sci-fi-themed comic book, Crystal Planet

Joe Satriani
(Image credit: Rick Kern/WireImage / Incendium and Heavy Metal Magazine)

With a whopping 17 studio albums under his belt, it's safe to say Joe Satriani has conquered the guitar world. His boundary-pushing lead lines have inspired guitarists the world over for decades, his legacy couldn't be any more concrete.

But Satch has never been one to rest on his laurels. Now, the shredder turns his sights to the comic book world – or more accurately, looks to transport his fans to a whole new world: Crystal Planet.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.