THE ELECTRIC BLACK is now in development as a adult cartoon TV series with STARBURN INDUSTRIES

THE ELECTRIC BLACK is now in development as a adult cartoon TV series with STARBURN INDUSTRIES



January 28th, 2021 -- Scout Comics & Entertainment Holdings Inc. is proud to announce that THE ELECTRIC BLACK, created, written, and illustrated by Joseph Schmalke and Rich Woodall, is in development as a horror cartoon with producers Mike Griffin, Paul Young (Make Good Content) and James Fino from Starburns Industries Inc. 

The Electric Black is a cursed antique shop, appearing in any time or space, soliciting customers it hungers to corrupt or devour. The mysterious Julius Black is the store's demonic proprietor. He, along with his psychopathic employees, regularly manipulate patrons for their own devious purposes. Inside this eerie emporium, all of the forbidden objects have secrets to unlock.  The poor souls that enter never leave without something. Its dark light will shine on macabre mysteries, grisly murders, and other frightful occurrences. 

Starburns Industries is an innovative and imaginative full-service production company, specializing in stop-motion, traditional 2D, and CG animation as well as live-action production. Starburns is a creator-driven studio, whose founders are responsible for the creation of Adult Swim series like “Moral Orel”, “Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole” and “Rick & Morty”; as well as the Academy Award nominated animated film “Anomalisa” and the upcoming Netflix animated feature film “Bubbles”. 


Scout Comics & Entertainment launched in October 2015 to immediate critical acclaim.  Over five years later, the comic book and multi-media company has over 170 titles published and scheduled for future release, spanning the gamut of genres. Additionally, Scout has multiple movie, TV and streaming adaptations in development, including projects at Amazon Studios and Freeform/Disney. For more information, please contact James Haick at

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