Thanks to the digital age, there are very few comic books out there that I want to read but don’t’ have access to.
One book that does fall into that category, however, is Flex Mentallo.
Flex Mentallo was a four issue mini-series that spun-off of Grant Morrison’s run on DC’s DOOM PATROL comic. It featured the adventures of a character based on Charles Atlas. Though this early collaboration between Morrison and artist, Frank Quitely was published in 1996 with little controversy, years later Atlas’ lawyers later filed a copyright infringement suit against DC comics. The suit was dismissed, but DC has since seemed hesitant to republish the mini-series in America.
Earlier this year, DC announced they would indeed be re-releasing Flex Mentallo as a hard cover collection with bonus materials. It comes out next month! Here’s the cover:
It’s been a long time coming, but my body is ready.