All-New Marvel NOW! offers a new take on 'Moon Knight'
For the look of the series, "Declan and Jordie were the first and only art team that Warren and I discussed. They've both done work in my office over the past couple years and I had my eyes open for any project that could elevate their profile a bit," Wacker said. "Unfortunately as we started on 'Moon Knight,' they were safely ensconced (and recently announced) on 'Deadpool,' but ['Deadpool' editor] Jordan White and his team were very understanding and graciously help us work out a pln for them to come over to launch this book."
"Launching a new Moon Knight series with Warren and Jordie is an absolute dream gig. Every word in that sentence is a deciding factor," Shalvey said. "To make your mark on an underused character and do something new with them; to do something different from the ground up with collaborators who do quality work, well that's what I've always wanted to do. To finally have that opportunity is really exciting.
"When offered the project, first I was excited, then very intimidated," the artist added. "I thought about how long I've been reading Warren Ellis comics and I realized I'd been reading them for most of my life. I've grown with his stories and he've had an impact on me. I read his 'Excalibur' and 'Wolverine' runs when I was a teen. After art college, it was his work on 'The Authority' and 'Planetary' that got me back into comics. I think 'Nextwave' is some of the best comics made in the past ten years. I also realized how little comics he's done in the past few years. All this started to really intimidate me. In the end though, I just tried to put all that out of my head and just read the script with an open mind, and I loved it."
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