Mark Millar is lowering expectations for his plans in 2012, as he normally does:
It’s me, DAVE GIBBONS, FRANK QUITELY, STEVE McNIVEN, JOHN ROMITA JR and LEINIL YU… six little tykes with a plan for a comic book revolution not seen since… well, six little tykes set up Image exactly 20 years before. I can’t even BEGIN to describe you the stuff you’re about to hear over the next two weeks.
Between the mention of the creation of Image Comics and the “The Big Two Just Became The Big Three” advertising slogan he’s adopted for Millarworld this year, I keep finding myself wondering whether or not Millar’s planning to switch up existing plans and launch MW as an actual publisher this time around. I tend to doubt it – At least three of his upcoming projects already have publishers announced, right? – but it’s not impossible; with Millar no longer writing for Marvel, I’ll be interested to see how long Nemesis and Kick-Ass remain Marvel Icon titles, after all. Perhaps Titan will extend the Clint publishing agreement to a wider Millarworld line…?
Elsewhere in the same thread, Millar teases his project with Quitely a little bit more:
This stuff is on a whole new level. Seriously. The Quitely project in particular has potential to be as big as Civil War, but still creator-owned superhero. Nobody’s ever done anything like this before.
Typical Millar hyperbole or hint at something people should get excited for? We can decide for ourselves soon; the reveals are due to start coming at the end of this week.