Is Mark Waid evil?
Well, on the Internet, no writer’s reputation goes unchallenged. But it seemed particularly suspect when the website www.markwaidisevil.com recently popped up online. After all, the veteran writer’s best-known for such upbeat superhero books as The Flash, Fantastic Four and his current work on such books as Amazing Spider-Man and The Incredibles.
But it seems that Waid is officially taking a long-term trip to the dark side with Irredeemable, the new creator-owned ongoing series from BOOM! Studios that launches in April. “The question it answers is, ‘What does it take to drive the world’s greatest super-hero to become the world’s greatest super-villain?’” says Waid, who’s also editor-in-chief at BOOM!.