Netflix and Mark Millar have introduced a brand new comedian sequence referred to as Area Bandits and it truly sounds prefer it may very well be a whole lot of enjoyable! It’s a female-led sci-fi story that’s described as “a feminine Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Child set in house with a large and thrilling solid of characters.”
The story will revolve round two characters named Thena Khole and Cody Blue. They’re “outlaw queens who lead infamous heist gangs that hop from starship to starship taking no matter they need at any time when they need it. However when each Khole and Blue are betrayed by mutineers in their very own crews, the 2 bandits are united of their thirst for revenge.”
When speaking concerning the new comedian sequence to Deadline, Millar mentioned:
“I really like writing female-led tales in all the pieces from Reborn to Empress to Hit-Lady to Jupiter’s Legacy and, after all, our current Magic Order at Netflix additionally love writing large, enjoyable sci-fi issues. In a world with a billion superhero properties and gloomy, rain-soaked dystopian sci-fi, there’s a spot available in the market for sci-fi that’s upbeat and enjoyable and I needed to mix all this into a giant, high-octane story. I’ve been engaged on this as a property for Netflix since final summer season and now I’m being joined by the sensible Matteo Scalera for the comic-book translation of this story. The man’s a genius and I’ve adopted him for years. Having him draw that is like somebody you’ve all the time had a crush on going out on a date with you. He’s simply wonderful.”
Picture Comics will deal with the tie-in comedian ebook iteration of the Netflix property and artist Matteo Scalera will illustrate the house journey sequence.
Area Bandits difficulty No. 1 might be launched on July third. The comedian will value $three.99, however there might be a restricted version Legends Cowl Version that might be simply 75 cents, which was the usual cowl worth of comedian books when Millar was in highschool.
Together with the throwback pricing, the Legends Cowl Editions will function a canopy picture by an trade legend whom Millar counted amongst his “favourite all-time comedian ebook artists.”
The Legends Cowl Version for difficulty No. 1, will function the work of Howard Chaykin, who’s finest recognized for American Flagg!, Dominic Fortune and the primary ten problems with Marvel Comics’ Star Wars adaptation sequence within the 1970s.
Area Bandits #1 additionally might be out there for buy throughout many digital platforms, together with the official Picture Comics iOS app, Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play.
You’ll find Chaykin’s cowl artwork for difficulty No. 1 of Area Bandits beneath together with Scalera’s major cowl for the common publication.
I think about Netflix might be trying to adapt this comedian into a brand new sequence or movie identical to the remainder of the comedian properties that Millar has been creating for them.