Grumpy Cat Heads to Comics

Grumpy Cat Limited has inked a deal with Dynamite to develop print and digital comic books and graphic novels featuring The World's Grumpiest Cat.

April 6, 2018

Grumpy Cat Heads to Comics

Grumpy Cat Limited has inked a deal with Dynamite to develop print and digital comic books and graphic novels featuring The World's Grumpiest Cat and her brother, Pokey. 

The first offering will be a three-issue Grumpy Cat miniseries out this this fall that will be collected into a hardcover graphic novel in time for the holiday season. Dynamite also plans to launch a website this summer where new Grumpy Cat comic strips will be posted every week.  

The deal with Dynamite is the latest content partnership for the Internet phenom who also has two

New York Times

best-selling books, a Lifetime movie 

Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever

 and has made numerous appearances including at the MTV Movie Awards, "American Idol," "The Bachelorette," "The Today Show," SXSW, "Good Morning America" and hosted "WWE Monday Night Raw." Grumpy Cat is also the official Friskies "Spokescat," has filmed videos with Disney and "Sesame Street," and appears in commercials for McDonald's and Honey Nut Cheerios. Licensed Grumpy Cat merchandise is currently available at retailers worldwide.

Dynamite

Entertainment's Grumpy Cat comic books will be available through the comic book specialty market, and the graphic novels will be available at major bookstore chains, online booksellers and independent bookstores courtesy of Diamond Book Distributors. Grumpy Cat comics will also be available for purchase through digital platforms including Comixology, Dynamite Digital, iVerse and Dark Horse Digital.

"With her ever-present pout and sassy disposition, Grumpy Cat has won the hearts of people everywhere," says Keith Davidsen, marketing manager, Dynamite Entertainment. "I can tell you, we're thrilled, just absolutely thrilled, to bring this adorable curmudgeon's misadventures to the comic world. One of the most important responsibilities for today's comic publishers is creating content that will attract fresh new audiences to experience the wonders of the medium, and Grumpy Cat is the perfect combination of unbearable cuteness, instant fan appeal and established multimedia presence to make just such a thing happen."

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