Our Patron

Mark Millar MBE

The best selling writer of the Kick Ass series and Wanted has agreed to be our first Patron of the Montrose Playhouse Project as of Jan 2016. Mark has links to Montrose as well as family living here and was delighted to be asked to a part of our venture.


Mark Millar is the New York Times best-selling writer of Wanted, the Kick-Ass series, The Secret Service, Jupiter’s Legacy, Nemesis, Superior, Super Crooks, American Jesus, MPH, Starlight, Chrononauts, Huck and Jupiter’s Circle. Wanted, Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2, and The Secret Service (as Kingsman: The Secret Service) have been adapted into feature films, and Nemesis, Superior, Starlight, War Heroes, and Chrononauts are in development at major studios.


His DC Comics work includes the seminal Superman: Red Son, and at Marvel Comics he created The Ultimates – selected by Time magazine as the comic book of the decade, Wolverine: Old Man Logan, and the record-breaking Civil War event, which redefined the Marvel landscape and is now being filmed as the next Captain America movie. Currently, he is working on the second volumes of Jupiter’s Legacy, Jupiter’s Circle, and Chrononauts plus the upcoming new series Empress.


Mark has been an Executive Producer on all his movie adaptations and is currently creative consultant to Fox Studios on their Marvel slate of movies.