For the past 18 years, Brian Michael Bendis has been one of the top heavy hitters at Marvel Comics. His lengthy run on Ultimate Spider-Man, his memorable run on Daredevil, creating characters such as Miles Morales, Jessica Jones, and Riri Williams, writing many of the big event books, and a whole lot of other works spanning across many characters and teams.
Well that all is about to change.
It was just announced over Twitter that Bendis has signed an exclusive with DC Comics. Yes, THAT DC Comics.
— DC (@DCComics) November 7, 2017
Bendis then put out a tweet of his own confirming the shocking news.
This is real. I love you all. Change is good. Change is healthy. I am bursting with ideas and inspirations. Details to come! Stay tuned! https://t.co/S1x5JDmGTt
— BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (@BRIANMBENDIS) November 7, 2017
This is huge news as Bendis has been one of the key components in Marvel Comics ever since he started writing for them back in 2000. Many of his runs such as Ultimate Spider-Man and Daredevil are still praised today as some of the greatest superhero comic books of all time and rightfully so. Bendis has always been praised for his approach to storytelling and his exceptional character work.
Bendis has left a huge legacy at Marvel and now he’s coming to the world of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. The possibilities of what Bendis could do within the DC Universe is blowing my mind right now, the characters he could write, the books he’ll create. Could we see Bendis do with the Justice League what he did with The Avengers? Time will certainly tell.
Bendis’ final issues of his respective books at Marvel have yet to be announced.
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