How Publisher IDW Is Using Its Comic Book Experience To Build A TV Brand

CEO Ted Adams explains how he took his comics and gaming publishing house into TV with Wynonna Earp and Dirk Gently. CEO Ted Adams explains how he took his comics and gaming publishing house into TV with Wynonna Earp and Dirk Gently.The arrival of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency on BBC America this Saturday caps a banner year for IDW Media Holdings, the publicly traded comic and game publisher that's making steady inroads to film and television.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

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