Newswire: Jessica Jones co-creator Brian Michael Bendis has a new show on Cinemax

Eisner-winning comics author and occasional Marvel mastermind Brian Michael Bendis has a decent track record when it comes to seeing his work adapted. Powers—based on one of Bendis’ creator-owned properties, with artist Michael Avon Oeming—appears to be making the Playstation Network people happy enough to renew it for a second season, and almost all of the recent Spider-Man films have lifted tones and elements from his ridiculously long run on Ultimate Spider-Man. Bendis’ biggest success, though, is probably Marvel’s Jessica Jones, which was based on a character the writer created with artist Michael Gaydos, and which drew many of its plot elements from their early-2000s comic series Alias.

Now it’s time to see if female-led, authority-defying lightning can strike again, with Deadline reporting that Cinemax is working on a TV adaptation of Bendis’ recent series Scarlet. Centered on a Portland, Oregon woman who ends up setting …

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