They’re pinning their hopes on a comic written by Rosario Dawson . Now, I really liked her work in the Josie & the Pussycats movie, but I haven’t seen anything to suggest that she’s a talented writer or a big enough name to draw curiosity seekers to a comic.
Isn’t this what Rob Liefeld’s company planned on doing, with Jada Pinckett-Smith co-creating a comic? Did that even ever come out?
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