As reported in Variety, legendary comic book creator Stan Lee has added a new character to his mighty roster: Nitron. The writer behind characters like the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thor, the X-Men, the Avengers and many more will produce a new comic book series called “Nitron.” The new franchise will then target films, television and digital media, all to be produced by Benaroya Pictures
Lee is teaming up with documentary producer/director Keya Morgan and film producer Michael Benaroya to script the project. “Nitron” focuses on the the highly advanced Nitronians, a secret species that covertly lives among humans on Earth. The six-issue comic series, titled “NItron,” will launch in January from Benaroya Publishing. Lee, Morgan and Benaroya will all serve as producers on the “Nitron” franchise.
“It’s a pleasure to partner with Michael Benaroya and Keya Morgan on ‘Nitron,'” said Lee in the announcement. “I am excited for everyone to explore the amazing world of ‘Nitron’ with us.”