BACK ISSUES: The 5 Millarworld Titles Netflix Should Adapt First

BACK ISSUES: The 5 Millarworld Titles Netflix Should Adapt First

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine characters, concepts or themes making waves in comics today through issues from the past. As we reported earlier in the week, Netflix made big waves in the comics industry by reaching a deal with famed comic creator Mark Millar to purchase his library of creator-owned properties known collectively as “Millarworld.” With the subsequent news that Disney will launch its own streaming service in…

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Mark Millar Says STARLIGHT and CHRONONAUTS Are Close to Filming

Mark Millar Says STARLIGHT and CHRONONAUTS Are Close to Filming

Mark Millar is quickly becoming the independent king of the comic book movie, and he’s nowhere near done. Talking with movie site JoBlo, Millar discussed plans for the upcoming slate of films from his Millarworld brand, speaking about possible plans for a Hitgirl spin-off film and also the status of the greenlit adaptations of Starlight and Chrononauts. “he next two that I think will be moving forward pretty quickly are Starlight and Chrononauts, I think…

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Image Comics’ CHRONONAUTS Sells Out, Goes to Second Printing

Image Comics’ CHRONONAUTS Sells Out, Goes to Second Printing

Independent comic book publisher Image Comics announced today that the first issue of Mark Millar and Sean Murphy’s time-travel series, Chrononauts, has sold out at the distributor level and is grade back to press for a second printing. Buzz around the series was extremely high, as it was widely believed that it would follow in the footsteps of most of Millar’s recent works and head for either the big or small screen. Indeed, less than twenty-four…

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Universal Options Mark Millar & Sean Murphy’s CHRONONAUTS

Universal Options Mark Millar & Sean Murphy’s CHRONONAUTS

In what is becoming a trend for Mark Millar, his latest book Chrononauts is headed for the silver screen. According to a story in The Hollywood Reporter, the writer of Kick-Ass, Wanted, Kingsman: The Secret Service and the widely heralded Starlight (already headed for film with Fox) has inked a deal with Universal to adapt the time-travel miniseries for a feature under the direction of Universal’s Jay Polidoro. Millar and Chrononauts co-creator Sean Murphy will serve…

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Millar and Murphy Exploit Time Travel in CHRONONAUTS

Millar and Murphy Exploit Time Travel in CHRONONAUTS

Chrononauts, a new series from writer Mark Millar (Starlight, Kick-Ass) and artist Sean G Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus, The Wake), was first announced back in November, but yesterday independent comics publisher Image Comics released the first pages we’ve seen since the initial discussion of the series. Chrononauts is described by Millar as a “buddy comedy” which will feature two genius-level scientists embarking on journeys to various periods in history, often times with personal gain as the…

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