Inside artwork by Stephen Bissette and John Totleben (DC Comics vol 2 subject 24, 1984)
It is solely been a day since DC Studios co-CEOs James Gunn and Peter Safran introduced their first installment of flicks and TV reveals set of their new DC Universe. A kind of movies was the horror mission, Swamp Factorand though we received few particulars in regards to the movie past saying Saffron“this can be a movie that may examine the darkish origins of Swamp Factor“, plainly we now know who’s the favourite to guide.
In keeping with The Hollywood ReporterJames Mangold—whose earlier credit embrace Logan, Ford versus Ferrari and the subsequent Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny—is in preliminary talks to guide Swamp factor.
Mangold’s Twitter shares – the place he posted a creative picture of the titular creature by co-creator Bernie Wrightson – help THRparticularly when Gunn additionally retweeted the picture.
— Mangold (@mang0ld) February 1, 2023
Whereas Swamp Factor was created by Wrightson and Len Wein, one of many horror/superhero character’s most memorable runs is Swamp Factor Saga (pictured above) by Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette and John Totleben, the place the plant-based creature originated from a lab accident created by biologist Alec Holland, the place it additionally absorbs all of Holland’s recollections, such because the swamp issues have a behavior of doing that. According to SaffronDC Studios’ Swamp Factor will “examine the darkish origins” of the character, although we’re undecided which comics origin story he’ll be utilizing.
Issues are nonetheless within the very early days, so no information but on when. Swamp Factor will journey to a theater close to you.
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