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The revival of short-lived Marvel Comics rival Atlas Comics has been announced. The return of the publisher will be headed by Jason Goodman, grandson of Marvel and Atlas founder Martin Goodman. Goodman will relaunch Atlas's first two titles, The Grim Ghost and Phoenix, at New York Comic-Con in October. "Although my grandfather eventually sold Marvel, he insisted on keeping Atlas Comics in the family," said Goodman. "As a result of his vision, Atlas Comics is the largest (more) »
- By Hugh Armitage
Atlas Comics, the 1970s upstart designed to rival Marvel Comics, is being revived in time for New York Comic-Con next month. In a Deadline Hollywood exclusive, Jason Goodman, grandson of Marvel founder Martin Goodman, revealed that the line is poised to be revived beginning with Phoenix and Grim Ghost.
Handling the creative will be Ardden Entertainment’s Brendan Deenan, working with J.M. DeMatteis as editor-in-chief. Together, the pair previously produced a well-received adaptation of Flash Gordon and Casper the Friendly Ghost. No creative assignments were announced in the story but will be unveiled at the convention where both Atlas and Ardden will have table space.
"Although my grandfather eventually sold Marvel, he insisted on keeping Atlas Comics in the family," Jason Goodman told Deadline. "As a result of his vision, Atlas Comics is the largest individually-held library of comic book heroes and villains on the planet. We have 28 titles and »
- Robert Greenberger
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