BOOM! Studios has expanded its comic book libary by acquiring Archaia Entertainment.
Deadline announced the news with mention that the publisher is beginning to become one of the industry’s largest independently-controlled comics and graphic novel library as well as nipping at the heels of the big two, Marvel and DC Comics.
No details behind the sale were made known.
Archaia, established in 2002, is known for Mouse Guard, Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand, Rust, Spera, Cowboy, and Gunnerkrigg Court, all of which will now be BOOM! Studios titles.
BOOM! has a number of well-known titles and licenses including Planet of the Apes, the Hellraiser series with Clive Barker, and the 2 Guns movie coming in out in August starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.