Netflix Acquires Comic Book Publisher Millarworld

Netflix, the online television streaming and entertainment company, said Monday morning that it has acquired Millarworld, the comic book publisher behind such characters as Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Netflix, which has significant operations in the Los Angeles area, did not disclose financial details of the acquisition. Netflix and Millarworld said they would bring Millarworld's portfolio of characters to life through films, series and kids' shows available exclusively to Netflix.