has signed a two-year overall deal with comics creators Kelly Sue DeConnick
and Matt Fraction
’s Milkfed Criminal Masterminds. Under the pact, Legendary
will adapt several of their award-winning, creator-owned comics, as well as produce exclusive, original projects developed by the duo for television across traditional and non-traditional platforms.
“From their brilliantly realized reinventions of established comic book canon to the most unique of original creations, Kelly Sue and Matt are the top of their field. It is an honor to partner with the Milkfed Criminal Masterminds
to bring their work to a wider global audience,” stated Nick Pepper, President of Legendary Television Studios.
Fraction, an Eisner Award-winning, New York Times
bestselling author co-created the comic books Sex Criminals, Ody-c, Casanova
, and Satellite Sam among others from Image Comics
. He also wrote critically acclaimed runs of The Invincible Iron Man, Hawkeye, The Immortal Iron Fist, Uncanny X-Men, and many more for Marvel Comics