Netflix is delving deeper into the comic book world with its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld.
The company announced Monday it has acquired MIllarworld, which publishes franchises including "Kingsman: The Secret Service," "Kick-Ass," "Wanted" and "Reborn." Netflix said it plans to turn its franchises into films, series and kids' shows. No further details were revealed, including the price. Millarworld will continue to create new stories and franchises under Netflix.
Millarworld creator Mark Millar was previously at Marvel, where he worked on "Marvel Knights Spider-Man," "Ultimate Fantastic Four" and the "Civil War" storylines, as well as "Old Man Logan" which was the basis for the film "Logan."