Marvel's DEXTER Comic Set to Debut in February


First announced in October 2011 and originally solicited to start last month, Marvel's Dexter comic — based on the novels and Showtime series — looks to be debuting in February 2013, according to a USA Today article.

The comic is written by Jeff Lindsay, creator of the character and author of the novel series that inspired the show.

"Marvel Comics has always been a place where I felt at home," Lindsay told USA Today. "It has been a very important part of my life, and has always been a wellspring of creative and relevant ideas."

The five-issue miniseries is illustrated by Dalibor Talajic, who previously worked on X-Men and Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe. It's notable that, based on the cover shown, the title character doesn't appear to strongly resemble Michael C. Hall, suggesting either an artistic choice or that the actor might not have agreed to have his likeness used.

Comic book Dexter will be pursuing the "Skid Row Slasher" in the series, and also face his high school reunion. The comic will be rated "Parental Advisory."

"It will be gruesomely appalling and delightful at the same time," series editor Ruwan Jayatilleke said in the USA Today article.

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