J. Michael Stracyznski takes over Superman and Wonder Woman
J. Michael Straczynski, the Academy Award nominated screenwriter of Changeling, creator of Babylon 5, and former writer on Amazing Spider-Man and Thor, will take over the writing on Superman and Wonder Woman starting in July with Superman #701 and Wonder Woman #601, according to the DC Source blog.
JMS talks about taking over the reins here:
To kick off both efforts by appearing in the anniversary issues of
these two characters is a great opportunity, and a good jumping-on
point for readers.
If there’s any other message in this to readers, it’s in these two
characters as icons of hope, that it doesn’t make any difference where
you come from, or where you went to school, or who you are, there’s
hope. That a kid from Jersey with Superman as the icon that kept him
alive for years would one day end up writing the character is as
absoutely unlikely as it is utterly inevitable. And if that’s true for
me, it’s true for you, if you follow your dreams and your passions in
No word on art teams yet– one wonders if Gary Frank will stick around and work with JMS again (they previously worked together on Midnight Nation and Squadron Supreme).
Artwork by Phil Noto.