Shekhar Kapur & Virgin Comics in tie-up

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, director of right-time Oscarnominated Elizabeth, and Virgin Comics first production Snakewoman series will debut in stores on July 19.

Snakewoman is the sexy and mysterious story of Jessica
Peterson, a woman who will eventually kill 68 men. Sources revealed that this will be the first of many more series planned by Shekhar and Virgin Comics.

Kapur is known as one of the globe’s most critically acclaimed film directors. He was the director behind the controversial film Bandit Queen that was banned by the Indian government. He has since gone on to direct noted films in both Bollywood and Hollywood. He is currently in the UK filming Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

The Snakewoman comic series is being illustrated by Michael Gaydos (Alias, The Pulse) and written by Zeb Wells (Civil War: Young Angers/Runaways). The cover of Snakewoman #1 was painted by Mukesh Singh at the Virgin Comics studio in Bangalore, India.