I'm not sure what's cooler here: the fact that Dynamite Entertainment is producing a comic book (launching in August) based on the classic The Six Million Dollar Man TV series, or that they've got Kevin Smith to do it! Oh, did I mention there's going to be a The Bionic Woman comic in 2012?
The Six Million Dollar Man, starring Lee Majors, first hit the small screen in 1973 with three TV movies and then a series that lasted 5 seasons. The TV show proved so popular that a spinoff, The Bionic Woman, launched in 1976 with Lindsay Wagner. While several "reunion" TV movies featuring the bionic duo, as well as a short-lived reboot of The Bionic Woman, has aired since then, there hasn't been a definitive reboot of The Six Million Dollar Man...until now. Though Smith talks of his previous attempt to bring back the classic show:
Will Dynamite's The Bionic Man be the template for an eventual big-screen adaptation a la The Green Hornet? Only time will tell, but with such talents as Alex Ross, Phil Hester, and Jonathan Lau on board, it's bound to be interesting! Says Ross:
The Bionic Man hits stands in August, but you can get your first peek at his new look here: