Time: What’s been the reception of the character so far (before this announcement)?
Brian Michael Bendis: Thankfully because of my involvement in the creation of Miles Morales and Jessica Jones and some other characters, it’s getting the benefit of the doubt from even the most surly fans. There are fans who say, “Show us the new stuff,” and then there are fans who say, “Don’t do anything different from when I was a kid.” So when you’re introducing new characters, you’re always going to have people getting paranoid about us ruining their childhood.
I’ve been down this road with Miles Morales, Jessica Jones, Maria Hill. I knew I was in good hands with Mike Deodato and other artists who are helping visualize Riri.
So with a brand new character just created this year by Brian Michael Bendis and now suddenly taking over the role of Iron Man in the upcoming seasonal relaunch, let's actually take a moment to look at her earlier appearances.
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