Elektra heats up the summer with new artist and new painted series

Mon, March 4th, 2002 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

Soon to appear in the Daredevil feature film, Marvel's sai-wielding femme

fatale will leap into the spotlight this Summer!

"This is going to be a big Summer for Elektra fans!" announced Sr. Editor

Stuart Moore. "First off, in June we're revamping the regular series

courtesy of our spectacular new art team, new talent Carlo Pagulayan

(penciler) and ace inker Danny Miki (GHOST RIDER, Spawn). They join cover

artist Greg Horn, and regular writer Greg Rucka, who's bringing a new

grittiness and depth to Marvel's beautiful killer. In fact, we like what

Rucka's brought to the table so much, we've signed him up for 12 more

issues! ELEKTRA #11, on sale June 5th, kicks off a new story, in which our

female assassin has her whole life taken away -- and she wants to know why!"

Here's the cover to issue #11, as well as a full-color interior page:

[Elektra #11] [Elektra Page]

[Elektra by Scott Morse]"July brings the premiere of ELEKTRA: GLIMPSE AND ECHO, a four-issue

mini-series written and fully painted by indy sensation Scott Morse, an

accomplished animator whose comics work includes Ancient Joe, Soulwind,

Magic Pickle, and many more," Moore added. "GLIMPSE AND ECHO is a moody tale

that shows a different side of Elektra, as she investigates a call from

beyond the grave -- that may herald the return of an ancient ninja menace."

Here's the cover to the first issue of that four-part adventure:

"Finally, issues #9 and #10 of ELEKTRA will not be drawn by Chuck Austen as

previously announced; Chuck had to bow out of the series early due to some

pressing TV commitments (as well as his upcoming top-secret project here at

Marvel), and we wish him well," Moore revealed. "Joe Bennett, artist of last

year's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL, has stepped in to illustrate these stories

-- and he's working in a new, moody style that fits ELEKTRA to a T. Issues

#9 and #10 will be out in April and May, respectively."

'Nuff Said!

Bill Rosemann

Marketing Communications Manager

Marvel Comics

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