DC Comics Signs Brian Michael Bendis to Exclusive Contract

In what can be seen as a colossal shift in the comic book world, DC Comics has announced that long-time Marvel writer Brian Michael Bendis has been signed exclusively to the Distinguished Competition. They wrote the following

“We are beyond thrilled to welcome Brian Michael Bendis exclusively to the DC family with a multi-year, multi-faceted deal. He’s one of the premiere writers in the industry having created so many unforgettable stories wherever he’s been and we can’t wait to see what he has planned for the DC Universe.”

Bendis confirmed the news as well, saying: “This is real. I love you all. Change is good. Change is healthy. I am bursting with ideas and inspirations. Details to come! Stay tuned!”

Brian Michael Bendis has long been among the chief writers at Marvel Comics having created some of the most popular 21st century characters, including Jessica Jones, Miles Morales the Ultimate Spider-Man, and Riri Williams, aka Ironheart. He was also the writer on several big Marvel event series, including Avengers Disassembled, Secret War, House of M, Secret Invasion, Siege, and Age of Ultron. In addition, he was previously part of the “Marvel Creative Committee,” which worked hand in hand with Marvel Studios in the development of the first two “phases” of Marvel Studios’ feature films.

What DC characters would you like to see Brian Michael Bendis write? And which writers would you like to see take over for Bendis on his current comics? Sound off in the comments below!

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