Mark Millar has announced his newest comic book offering coming from Image Comics and Netflix via The Hollywood Reporter. It’ll be Millar’s first original graphic novel and see him return to the world of espionage and international spying he first put his stamp on with the Kingsman: The Secret Service comic book series, also from Image Comics.
It seems this new graphic novel, King of Spies, may well be one day turned into a Netflix original film or TV series, but for now us comic book fans will be thrilled enough by this announcement. Although he’s keeping the secret of the superstar artist under wraps for now.
Still, we do get a look at this pretty cool looking art from Ozgur Yildirim and Mark Chiarello, as well as a synopsis:
“In King of Spies, Britain’s greatest secret agent faces his deadliest enemy yet – his own mortality. Diagnosed with a brain tumour and six months to live, the retired Sir Roland King looks around at the world he’s saved so many times and feels he can’t leave us in such a mess. There’s greed and corruption at every level, untouchable despots he was forbidden to go near and a system he just doesn’t believe in any more. He wants to use his remaining time to make a difference with his particular set of skills, and repair the damage he did in his private life at the same time. The most dangerous man in the world has gone rogue and he knows where all the bodies are buried. Now it’s time to go after the REAL monsters…”
More on this story as it develops. Let the guessing game begin as to who the lucky artist will be!