Marvel Greenlights Old Man Logan

07.12.10 8 years ago 6 Comments

A lot more of this.  A lot less of X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

No surprises here.  A couple weeks ago we reported Mark Millar had started writing a sequel to Old Man Logan but hadn’t yet pitched it to Marvel.  I won’t rewrite the spoiler-filled synopsis to the first series, but I’ll sum it up thusly: sh*t gets real with an elderly Wolverine.

It was a foregone conclusion that Marvel was going to accept Millar’s pitch; now BleedingCool reports that they have. Millar posted this email exchange between himself and editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics Joe Quesada:

On Jun 30, 2010, at 4:37 PM, Mark Millar wrote:

My dear Joe,

You know that Old Man Logan sequel I’ve had in my head since last year? The one I was swearing I was going to write? Well, I was flying home from a wee break last night and I mapped out about half of it. Very excited about it and would love to get going on it towards the end of the year.

You game?

MM

On 1 Jul 2010, at 05:39, JoeyDaQ wrote:

My dearest Scotish Bastard:

Give me a day to th–YES!!!!!

I think he likes it.

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