Matt Kindt To Helm Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E.
Continuing DC’s series of creative swap announcements, The Source web site announced these days that Matt Kindt, very best recognized for creator-owned stories such as Super Spy for Top Shelf and Revolver for Vertigo, will take the reigns of Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. starting with June’s concern #ten.
Kindt, who will also be co-writing Frankenstein’s adventures in Males of War #eight, was described by existing Frankenstein writer Jeff Lemire as a “secret contributor to the series considering that it launched in September.”
“Taking more than for Jeff is just the additional bonus – understanding where he was going with the series from the beginning and speaking about these excellent characters he’s rebooted has been great,” Kindt advised The Source. “And it is going to be fun to surprise him (and the readers) with where it ends up going.”
The writer also mentioned his path into mainstream comics, describing functioning in the operate-for-employ area as a “great massive deal with.”
“Getting to perform on characters that have been around forever and have a variety of cultural history already. It’s just plain exciting,” Kindt advised The Source. “I really feel like I’m collaborating with everybody that’s ever touched these characters ahead of, from Grant Morrison to Bob Haney and Arnold Drake.”
As with today’s previous announcements, Kindt hinted at what’s to come in the book, which includes expanding Frankenstein’s relationship with a mysteriously unnamed someone, touching on the Mummy’s origin, and going to S.H.A.D.E. area offices across the planet. The writer described daily life as a S.H.A.D.E. agent as “Steranko meets Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, with some of the greatest spy-devices ever invented.”
The will be Kindt’s very first ongoing title, following his creator-owned work and his Robot Guy serial in DC’s My Best Adventure. Although Kindt is the two a writer and an artist, he confirmed in an exclusive interview with Comic Book Assets that existing Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. artist Alberto Ponticelli was staying on the title.
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