Netflix has purchased Millarworld!! The creator-owned comic-book company was started nearly 15 years ago by Mark Millar. Millar is a the comic book creator behind many iconic characters and series, including Kick-Ass and Kingsman, as well as the creative force behind some of Marvel’s best story arcs, including The Ultimates and Old Man Logan.
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In a press release Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarando said:
“As creator and reinventor of some of the most memorable stories and characters in recent history ranging from Marvel’s The Avengers to Millarworld’s Kick-Ass, Kingsman, Wanted and Reborn franchises Mark is as close as you can get to a modern day Stan Lee We can’t wait to harness the creative power of Millarworld to Netflix and start a new era in global storytelling.”
“This is only the third time in history a major comic book company has been purchased at this level. I’m so in love with what Netflix is doing and excited by their plans. Netflix is the future and Millarworld couldn’t have a better home.”
Stay tuned, kids…