"Witchblade", published by Top Cow Productions an imprint of Image Comics, was created by Top Cow editors Marc Silvestri and David Wohl, writers Brian Haberlin, Christina Z, and artist Michael Turner.
The series follows the lives of two women in New York City, 'Sara Pezzini' and 'Danielle Baptiste'.
Sara is an NYPD homicide detective who comes into possession of the 'Witchblade', a supernatural, sentient artifact with immense destructive and protective powers. The weapon has bonded with various women throughout history, Danielle being the most recent. Others who have come into contact with the Witchblade include Cleopatra and Joan of Arc.
Sara struggles to hone the powers of the Witchblade and fend off those with a nefarious interest in it, including entrepreneur 'Kenneth Irons'.
"Witchblade" was adapted into a 2-season Toronto-lensed TV series in 2001-2002, starring actress Yancy Butler as Sara.
A new live-action feature, based on the comic book series continues in active development, to be directed by Michael "Queen Of The Damned" Rymer, from a screenplay by Everett De Roche.
Top Cow's Silvestri and Matt Hawkins will executive produce with Platinum Studios' Rich Marincic and Greenberg Group's Randy Greenberg...
Sneak Peek an intro from the "Witchblade TV series...