Dark Horse to Publish Aeon Flux Comics

Posted on July 17, 2005

Aeon Flux ComicsDark Horse Comics have announced that they will be publishing a series of Aeon Flux comic books. Aeon Flux is a new film from MTV Films and Paramount Pictures starring actress Charlize Theron as Aeon Flux. The film is based on an animated series that ran on MTV from 1992-1997 and will be released this fall.

IGN reports that the series will be a four-issue mini that will tell the events lead up to the film. It is set 400 years in the future and involves a rebellion set to topple a totalitarian regime. The comic book series is written by Mike Kennedy with artwork by Timothy Green and will be available on August 24.

Kennedy tells IGN, "Aeon Flux is one of the most dynamic action heroes out there, and the futuristic world she inhabits is a playground of bizarre and fascinating adventures just waiting to be told. From her first appearance in Peter Chung's brilliant animated shorts to her upcoming incarnation in Paramount's live action feature film, she has become one of the most intriguing characters to ever kick flip her way out of trouble."

The Aeon Flux film arrives in theaters on December 2, 2005. It also stars Frances McDormand, Sophie Okonedo and Jonny Lee Miller. Here is the movie posters:

Charlize Theron in Aeon Flux movie poster

Photo: Dark Horse Comics/Paramount Pictures