First Look Inside Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo's Martian Manhunter #1 - and a Batman: Damned Dick Joke

First Look Inside Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo’s Martian Manhunter #1 – and a Batman: Damned Dick Joke

Posted by October 6, 2018 Comment

At the DC World’s Finest panel at New York Comic Con, writer Steve Orlando talked about his new upcoming Martian Manhunter comic with Riley Rossmo for DC Comics. And showed off some of the insides… and Bleeding Cool’s Madeline Richiutto was there.

Orlando told the crowd “Riley and I work in an open format… I don’t do panels, I let him do what he wants… I was like “why don’t we open with a splash” and he came back with this 20-panel page.”

With Orlando adding “Martian shapeshifting means you never know what body part you’re looking at… its a good Batman Damned joke, right?”

And that Manhunter is still hiding in Detective John Jones’ life in issue 1…

MARTIAN MANHUNTER #1 (OF 12)
(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Riley Rossmo
No matter what you know about J’onn J’onnz, you’re not prepared for this! The acclaimed team of writer Steve Orlando and artist Riley Rossmo (BATMAN/ THE SHADOW, BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN) reteam for a reinvention of the Manhunter from Mars in this twisted, unexpected series. Back on Mars, J’onn was about as corrupt as a law officer can be, and when a reckoning comes for his entire society, he’ll get a second chance he doesn’t want or deserve! One shocking murder, and an unexpected fragment of the Mars he lost, will change his life-and the course of the Earth-forever!In Shops: Dec 05, 2018
SRP: $3.99

(Last Updated November 6, 2018 7:01 am )

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