The biggest news of Comic Con International in San Diego was revealed moments ago and jaws are still on the floorâ€”the world-renowned super hero Marvelman is now part of the Marvel Comics family! Marvel Comics has purchased the rights to Marvelman from creator Mick Anglo and his representatives, finding a home for one of the most sought after heroes in graphic fiction!
â€œIt is an honor to work with Mick Anglo to bring his creation to a larger audience than ever before,â€ said Dan Buckley, CEO & Publisher, Print, Animation & Digital Media, Marvel Entertainment Inc. â€œFans are in for something special as they discover just what makes Marvelman such an important character in comic book history.â€
Originally created in 1954 by Mick Anglo and appearing in some of the most celebrated comic stories of all time, Marvelman is Micky Moran, a young reporter gifted with the power to save the world by simply uttering the word â€œkimotaâ€!
â€œI did not think it would ever happen,â€ said Mick Anglo. â€œIt’s a wonderful thing to see my creation finally back.â€
Marvelman is back and heâ€™s found a new home at Marvel Comics! Whatâ€™s next for Mick Angloâ€™s legendary creation? Stay tuned to Marvel.Com (http://www.marvel.com/news/comicstories.8869) for all the news on Marvelman and this exciting new addition to the Marvel family!
And to join in the celebration, visit the Marvel Shop (http://shop.marvel.com) to purchase limited edition Marvelman t-shirts!Â Plus, this September, donâ€™t miss the Marvelman by Quesada Poster exclusively at comic shops everywhere!