Many comics legends have worked on Miracleman, but no run on the series is as fondly remembered as Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham’s, cut short before its time. But now Marvel isn’t just remastering Gaiman and Buckingham’s original comics, but letting them finish the story they began 25 years ago.
Four years ago, Marvel announced they had the rights to the classic MarvelMan (a.k.a. MiracleMan, after a Marvel-ous lawsuit forced the publisher Eclipse to change the name) comics, but not Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman's dark and epic '80s relaunch of the superhero. That changed this weekend.
A big announcement for the TV version of the superpowered cop comic Powers is coming within days, says creator Brian Michael Bendis. Plus Marvelman is back within 12 months, and the CrossGen revival brings back one of its greatest writers.
The question on comic fans' lips since Marvel announced their purchase of Marvelman at San Diego Comic-Con has finally been answered: Yes, they will be reprinting Alan Moore's classic pre-Watchmen run on the character.
By now, you've probably seen Watchmen and come to your own conclusions. If you came away wondering what comics you should be reading next, we're here to help with more than just the usual suspects.
The original Miracleman comic has been out of print for years and become famous for the legal battles surrounding its copyright. At one point, Sandman and American Gods writer Neil Gaiman took the creator of Spawn to court in order to regain copyright that he may never have owned in the first place. But who could've…