Writing the biggest characters in comics may be a dream come true, but even Marvel icon Stan Lee didn’t recommend sticking around forever. In fact, he advised Jupiter’s Legacy creator Mark Millar to strike out his own. Several comics and one multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix later, the is here to challenge Marvel’s onscreen adventures.
Based on a comic by Millar and artist Frank Quitely, Jupiter’s Legacy is an eight-part series streaming on Netflix now. It features superheroes like the Utopian, Lady Liberty and Skyfox who provide a character-driven spin on archetypal heroes like Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman.