UPDATED: Mark Millar And Dave Gibbons To Create New Comic Together

watchtedI understand that WANTED and KICK-ASS co-creator Mark Millar and WATCHMEN co-creator Dave Gibbons are working on a creator-owned comic book series.

Bet it’s a superhero thing as well.

Mark Millar, from Coatbridge outside Glasgow, has had a number of recent high-profile comic book successes, from AUTHORITY to ULTIMATE X-MEN to the record-breaking CIVIL WAR series. But he has also concentrated on series that he owns, such as AMERICAN JESUS: CHOSEN, WAR HEROES, WANTED and KICK-ASS, all of which have been turned into movies or are going through the production process.

With that record, along with Dave Gibbons artistic reputation, buoyed by Zack Snyder’s WATCHMEN movie based on the comic he drew twenty-five years ago, and the recent million-plus reprinting of the graphic novel, odds are someone will want to make a movie of any new comic of his before it hits the stands.

Millar once described his “Society Of Super-Villains” proposal for DC Comics that would one day become WANTED as the WATCHMEN of Super-Villains. Millar also attended the premiere of the WATCHMEN movie, as did Dave Gibbons. Millar has stated that he’s working on a project with the biggest comics artist right now, and Gibbons has also stated he’s working with a big name comics writer for the first time.

Can I be the first to ask for an invite to the premiere?

UPDATED: On his Millarworld forum, Mark Millar commented saying

“Dave and I definitely plan to do something next year.”

and later

“Dave and I still in very early stages, but would imagine we’ll do something for next summer, probably around six issues.”

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