Marvel comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis has jumped to DC comics. Bendis is known for his work on a number of popular comics including Daredevil and The Defenders, but he is widely known as the co-creator of the series Alias, which follows superhero-turned-private investigator Jessica Jones. All the aforementioned comic book titles have since become popular Netflix series.
The announcement was made by DC Comics via their official Twitter account: “We are beyond thrilled to welcome Brian Michael Bendis exclusively to the DC family with a multiyear, multifaceted deal.”
Bendis confirmed the news saying, ““This is real. I love you all. Change is good. Change is healthy.”
Bendis also wrote Ultimate Spider-Man, which was a new take on Peter Parker. This eventually led to the creation of Miles Morales, a black Hispanic teen who became the web-slinging superhero. The comics were adapted into an animated series on Disney XD, which Bendis also wrote for. He also co-created the police procedural comic book series Powers with Michael Avon Oeming. It was adapted for TV as the PlayStation Network’s first original scripted program starring Sharlto Copley.
Subscribe to Deadline Breaking News Alerts and keep your inbox happy.