Brian Michael Bendis is teaming up with artist Alex Maleev once again for a new comic series titled Masterpiece. The six-issue miniseries, published by Dark Horse Comics, takes Bendis back to his crime story roots and introduces a cast of original colorful characters. The story follows a 16-year-old girl named Emma, also known as Masterpiece, who learns that her parents were infamous criminals and sets out to turn the tables on a vengeful billionaire. The first issue of Masterpiece will be released on December 13th.
Brian Michael Bendis Reteams with Alex Maleev for Masterpiece
Brian Michael Bendis, known for his work on Spider-Man Miles Morales and Scarlet, is joining forces with artist Alex Maleev once again for a new comic series titled Masterpiece. Published by Dark Horse Comics, the six-issue miniseries takes Bendis back to his crime story roots and introduces readers to a cast of original colorful characters. The story revolves around a 16-year-old girl named Emma, also known as Masterpiece, who discovers that her parents were notorious criminals. When a vengeful billionaire threatens her, she assembles a team to pull off an impossible heist and seek revenge. The first issue of Masterpiece is set to be released on December 13th.
The Return to Crime and Original Characters
Bendis, who gained recognition with his crime comics in the 1990s before finding success with Marvel, has always been fascinated by stories based on real events or people. The idea of exploring what happens to a family left behind after a high-profile heist inspired him to create Masterpiece. Collaborating with Maleev, Bendis developed a universe that brings together various characters and explores the consequences of their actions. With vibrant artwork and Bendis’ signature snappy dialogue, Masterpiece promises to be a thrilling and entertaining read.