FOOL: Mark Millar Has Totally Ghost-Written Today's Wonder Woman #40

I'd heard the rumours, but today I saw the evidence. With Grant Morrison's Wonder Woman original graphic novel scheduled for November, it was just the chance that his sworn enemy and once bets friend Mark Millar would get in there first.

I understand that in return for Dave Finch drawing his next Millarworld book Arse Bandits, Millar would ghost write the issue, credited to Meredith Finch, while she worked on her new Zenescope imprint.

Millar has a slight history in this, he wrote some issues of Flash credited to himself and Grant Morrison single handedly, and Morrison ghost wrote an issue of The Authority, when they were both friends.

And while you won't see Millar's name on the issue itself, you will see a few of his trademarks. Firstly, the much expected discussion regarding Wonder Woman and Superman going beyond "vanilla" sexual relations.

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Then there are the expectations regarding her policies of polyamory amongst her troops.

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But of course the biggest giveaway of all, the line he uses in every comic book he writes.


Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London, who will have Chip Zdarsky in store on April 11th to sign Howard The Duck and Sex Criminals, as well as giving a talk through the first issues of Howard…



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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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