Everybody loves Grumpy Cat, right? RIIIIIIGHT!? And now you can love Grumpy Cat more, as Dynamite Entertainment has announced a deal to get Grumpy Cat comics into your hands.
“With her ever-present pout and sassy disposition, Grumpy Cat has won the hearts of people everywhere. I can tell you, we’re thrilled, just absolutely thrilled, to bring this adorable curmudgeon’s misadventures to the comic world!” says Keith Davidsen, Marketing Manager of Dynamite Entertainment. “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. If you love the memes, the videos, and that irresistible scowl, then get ready for the wildly fun antics of Grumpy Cat and Pokey in Dynamite’s all-new, all-sensational Grumpy Cat comics!”
Grumpy Cat has over 7.6 million Facebook fans, and 31 million YouTube viewers, so there is the potential for new readers to rush to the comic book store snatching these up along with their SMOSH comics. With this announcement, it appears as though Dynamite Entertainment is pushing hard to acquire online media properties to entice younger readers with these properties, and retain older readers with their pulp titles.
The first Grump Cat comics will arrive in the Fall of 2015.