Marvel to Launch the Elektra Comics Series

By Maryann Yin 

Elektra Comics (GalleyCat)Marvel announced plans to launch the Elektra series. This assassin character was first introduced in the Daredevil comics. In this new series, Elektra Natchios has moved to Las Vegas.

Matt Owens will serve as the writer. Alec Morgan will serve as the artist. The first issue will be released in February 2017.

In an interview with, Owens talked about how he intends to shape the character in this new series: “Elektra has a very deep and complicated past. It’s a challenging balance to honor that while also trying to move a character forward. No matter where we find her we know one thing to be true about her above all else: she’s a badass. That part will never change.”