Netflix Inks Deal With BOOM! Studios

The streaming giant has inked a first-look television deal with the comic book and graphic novel publisher. 

Multiple outlets report that Netflix and BOOM! Studios have signed a deal under which the publisher will develop live-action and animated series for the streamer. 

“We generate 20+ new original series a year and are thrilled to partner with a company that is as prolific as we are,” Studios CEO and founder Ross Richie said in a statement. “BOOM!’s unique partnership model of controlling the media rights to our library benefits creators by positioning them to be packaged with high-end directors, screenwriters, and producers. We’re thrilled to continue our track record of translating our best-selling award-winning library with the best TV talent in the business but now with the undisputed leader of the new streaming era.”

BOOM! is behind book franchises like Lumberjanes, Something is Killing the Children, Once & Future, and Mouse Guard.