Avengelyne

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Avengelyne
Avengelyne 01 cover.jpg
Cover to Avengelyne #1 (1995).
Publication information
Publisher Maximum Press
First appearance Avengelyne #1 (May 1995)
Created by Rob Liefeld
Cathy Christian

Avengelyne [uh-van-jah-leen] is a fictional comic book character created by Rob Liefeld and Cathy Christian. Originally published in 1995 by Maximum Press, it is inspired by Ben Dunn's comic Warrior Nun Areala from Antarctic Press. By the end of the 1990s, Avengelyne had a stint at Awesome Entertainment (only one issue published) and enjoyed a short stint at Avatar Press. Avengelyne returned to comics in the Arcana Studio one-shot Avengelyne vs. Koni Waves (February 2010). July 2011 saw a new Avengelyne ongoing series debut at Image Comics under the creative team of Mark Poulton and Owen Gieni.

Avengelyne is an angel who fights the forces of evil and often finds herself face-to-face with demons and monsters. The original character designed for Avengelyne was based on the likeness of former Vampirella model Cathy Christian.

Film[edit]

In July 2013, co-creator Rob Liefeld and Gina Carano announced they were working on a big-screen adaptation of the series in which Carano would star as Avengelyne.[1] In November 2016, it was announced that Paramount Pictures had purchased the film rights for Avengelyne with Akiva Goldsman as producer.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Avengelyne #1-3 (mini-series, Maximum Press)
  • Avengelyne vol. 2, #1-14 (Maximum Press)
  • Avengelyne vol. 3, #1 (unfinished series, Awesome Entertainment)
  • Avengelyne: Armageddon #1-3 (mini-series, Maximum Press)
  • Avengelyne: Bible (one-shot special, Maximum Press)
  • Avengelyne: Deadly Sins #1-2 (mini-series, Maximum Press)
  • Avengelyne: Power #1-3 (mini-series, Maximum Press)

Avengelyne also appears through various issues of Asylum.

Avatar Press put out a version of Avengelyne commonly considered in different continuity:

  • Avengelyne: Bad Blood #1-2
  • Avengelyne: Dark Depths #1-2
  • Avengelyne: Dragon Realm #1-2
  • Avengelyne: Revelation
  • Avengelyne: Seraphicide #½, 1

Image Comics began releasing an Avengelyne series in 2011 that followed the Maximum Press continuity:

  • Avengelyne vol. 4 #1-8 (July 2011 - May 2012)[3] (unfinished series)
Crossovers
  • Avengelyne/Demonslayer
  • Avengelyne/Glory
  • Avengelyne/Glory II: The Godyssey
  • Avengelyne/Warrior Nun Areala
  • Avengelyne/Pandora
  • Avengelyne/Prophet #1-2
  • Avengelyne/Shi
  • Avengelyne vs. Koni Waves
  • Glory/Avengelyne
  • Warrior Nun Areala and Avengelyne 1996

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kit, Borys (July 18, 2013). "Comic-Con: Gina Carano and Rob Liefeld Team Up on 'Avengelyne' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (November 3, 2016). "Paramount Lands Deadpool Creator Rob Liefeld's 'Avengelyne;' Akiva Goldsman To Helm Fallen Angel Tale". Deadline. 
  3. ^ The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, Vol. 44, p. 450

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