Brian Michael Bendis has jumped ship to DC Comics.
The longtime Marvel writer, who helped create characters such as Jessica Jones and Miles Morales and has been the pen behind some of Marvel’s great comic book stories, has moved to DC Comics in a multi-year exclusive deal.
DC announced the hiring on Twitter, with Bendis himself commenting on it soon after;
— DC (@DCComics) November 7, 2017
This is real. I love you all. Change is good. Change is healthy. I am bursting with ideas and inspirations. Details to come! Stay tuned! https://t.co/S1x5JDmGTt
— BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS (@BRIANMBENDIS) November 7, 2017
Marvel Comics also issued a short press release;
“Brian is a great partner and has contributed incredible stories and characters to the Marvel Universe over the years. We appreciate his creativity and professionalism, and we wish him the best on his future projects.”
Bendis, who was at Marvel for nearly 20 years, has written for DC before, contributing to Batman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, Volume 2.