13 Literary Giants We Want to Write Comics

Big news today. Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing Black Panther for Marvel. That got us to thinking 13 QUICK THOUGHTS

Coates happens to be a big comics fan, too, which is rad. But let’s play a game of What If? as they often do in the Marvel Universe:

Here are 13 other literary heavyweights we want to see in comics — along with the title we’d like to see them write:

1. Junot Diaz on the New Gods

2. Margaret Atwood on Cable

3. Salman Rushdie on Doctor Strange

4. Philip Roth on Spider-Man

5. Roddy Doyle on Daredevil

6. Cormac McCarthy on Jonah Hex

7. Haruki Murakami on Animal Man

8. Toni Morrison on Wonder Woman

9. Karl Ove Knausgard on Captain America

10. Milan Kundera on Superman

11. Anthony Doerr on the Fantastic Four

12. Joyce Carol Oates on Wildcat

13. Orhan Pamuk on BatmanI mean, he even drew a cover for Chip Kidd’s Batman: Black and White exhibit:






Author: Dan Greenfield

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