COMICS: ELEKTRA Gets A Makeover For New Ongoing Series From LUKE CAGE Scribe

COMICS: ELEKTRA Gets A Makeover For New Ongoing Series From LUKE CAGE Scribe

Elektra is getting a new costume and a new hometown in a series which launches next year from one of the writers of Marvel and Netflix's Luke Cage. Hit the jump for the first details and artwork.

Thanks to Netflix, characters like Daredevil, Luke Cage, and The Punisher are more popular now than ever before, and next February, Elektra is getting her own series. As you can see below, she's been given a makeover which brings her more in line with her small screen counterpart, though it was probably about time that she ditch the costume she's been assassinating targets in for decades now. 

Matt Owens will be writing Elektra, and while he's new to the world of comic books, he's had some Marvel Cinematic Universe experience after serving as a writer for Luke Cage's TV series. He'll be joined by artist Alec Morgan, but Elektra won't be in her regular haunts of New York and Japan as the series will actually be set in Las Vegas. Who will she square off against? Avengers and X-Men baddie Arcade! 

"When we find Elektra in this story she is trying to hide in plain sight," Morgan explains. "She’s running. From everything. Vegas is a place that is extremely unfamiliar to her so that makes it perfect for her to hide out. But much like New York, Vegas has a dark side. And Elektra may not be able to stay out of trouble for long." Will you guys pick this title up when it goes on sale early next year?

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