Okay, so we ran the story back in March, thanks to Kevin Smith's Twittery. But now it's official. Dynamite have taken Kevin Smith's screenplay for The Six Million Dollar Man and turned in into a new comic book series, The Bionic Man, drawn by Jonathan Lau and Phil Hester. This will be followed by The Bionic Woman next year
It also follows the publishing path that Dynamite took with The Green Hornet, getting the rights, then adapting a Kevin Smith screenplay with Lau and Hester.
In a press release, Kevin Smith is quoted as saying "True story: when I turned in a script for The Six Million Dollar Man back in '98, there was an exec who dismissed it as being more like a comic book than a movie. It's an honor to head back into the trenches with the same creative team at Dynamite that made my Green Hornet script so readable and fun. It makes me moist."
Here are four covers, starting with Alex Ross…