Pop culture icon Mr. T is lending his likeness and persona for the first ever Mr. T graphic novel.

The upcoming comic book is authored by Christopher Bunting (Action Man), who spearheaded the project’s initial limited edition run of 4,000 copies in February.

With the advance edition a success, Bunting is confident there is a worldwide audience for the story.

“Since the announcement of Barack Obama as President-elect, plans have apparently been fast-tracked for a black James Bond, a black Doctor Who, a black Captain America,” Bunting explained to “But what’s missing is a real black hero. Mr. T, star of this new graphic novel, is just the man for the job.


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