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Marvel announces screenwriter John Ridley joins 'Wolverine: Black, White & Blood' #3
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Marvel announces screenwriter John Ridley joins ‘Wolverine: Black, White & Blood’ #3

Writer John Ridley will be joined by Jorge Fornés on the upcoming Wolverine anthology.

Marvel Comics has revealed award-winning screenwriter John Ridley will be joining the fold with Wolverine: Black, White & Blood #3. Most notable for his award-winning film 12 Years a Slave, Ridley will be joined by Jorge Fornés on art.

Fans should note, Fornés just kicked off the highly anticipated Rorschach with Tom King, and Ridley is set to take on Batman this January too. That’s an high profile creative lineup!

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“I can think of no better way to kick off my writing relationship with Marvel Comics than by contributing to a truly fantastic anthology series centered around Wolverine,” Ridley said in a press release sent this morning. “Equally exciting is having the story illustrated by Jorge Fornés. I look forward to writing more stories set in the Marvel Universe, and with their roster of iconic characters.“

For more on the project read the official Marvel press release below.

New York, NY— October 15, 2020 — Filmmaker and novelist John Ridley will be bringing his renowned writing talents to Marvel Comics, starting with Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #3 in January. Best known as the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave as well as the creator and showrunner of the Emmy winning anthology series American Crime, Ridley is a celebrated talent whose impressive body of work has garnered numerous accolades.

Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood is a new upcoming series, where top creators explore Wolverine’s iconic legacy in tales set throughout the character’s storied history. Ridley and superstar artist Jorge Fornés (Daredevil) will take Wolverine back to Japan, where he’ll confront his past while crossing blades with the Silver Samurai. Marvel Comics is thrilled to welcome John Ridley to the Marvel Universe and excited to announce upcoming projects of his in the near future.

“I can think of no better way to kick off my writing relationship with Marvel Comics than by contributing to a truly fantastic anthology series centered around Wolverine,” Ridley said. “Equally exciting is having the story illustrated by Jorge Fornés. I look forward to writing more stories set in the Marvel Universe, and with their roster of iconic characters.“

Be sure to check out John Ridley’s Marvel Comics debut when Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #3 hits stands in January. For more information, visit Marvel.com.

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