Marvel and Hulu Announce Deal for Howard the Duck Animated Series and More

Marvel and Hulu have announced a deal that will see a new adult animated series based on Howard the Duck, as well as several additional animated series, according to Deadline.

  • The new deal will bring four original Marvel adult animated series, including Howard the Duck, to Hulu.
  • The Howard the Duck series will be created by Kevin Smith and Dave Willis.
  • Smith, Willis and Marvel TV head Jeph Loeb will serve as executive producers on the new series.
  • The other three Marvel animated series will be:
    • Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show
    • Marvel’s Hit-Monkey
    • Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.
  • Chelsea Handler will executive produce and write Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show along with Erica Rivinoja.
  • The series will focus on the superpowered Tigra and Dazzler as they try to find their way living in Los Angeles.
  • Josh Gordon and Will Speck will head Marvel’s Hit-Monkey, which will follow an angry Japanese snow monkey trying to take down Tokyo’s crime underworld.
  • Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. will be run by Patton Oswalt and Jordan Blum and will focus on a supervillain with ego and family issues.
  • The four new series will culminate in a team-up series called The Offenders, playing off of Netflix’s The Defenders.
  • Loeb will serve as an executive producer on each new series.
  • No target dates have been announced for these new series at this time.

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