Stan Lee unveils new comic book franchise – “Nitron”

Courtesy of Variety, we have learned that on the cusp of SDCC, Stan “The Man” Lee, unveiled “Nitron” as a his newest creation, which is aimed at feature films, Television and digital platforms, as well.

Lee, the creator of such iconic heroes as: Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men, the Avengers, and Iron Man, is partnering with Keya Morgan, and Michael Benaroya, to bring us “Nitron”, which will focus on an advanced species of Nitronians, who live covertly amongst us on modern-day planet earth.

The new comic book will serve as the source material for future film, tv, and digital adaptations, which will be produced by Benaroya Pictures. The company went on record last Tuesday, saying it has secured an initial $50 million fund for financing of development and production, with Benaroya being the key investor.

Benaroya Publishing will release the comic books in January as six volume series that coincides with issues on a monthly basis.

“It’s a pleasure to partner with Michael Benaroya and Keya Morgan on ‘Nitron,’” said Lee. “I am excited for everyone to explore the amazing world of ‘Nitron’ with us.”

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