PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yahoo says it's expanding its original offerings, partnering with Liquid Comics to offer motion-comics.
The two companies said Wednesday they'll make the first two titles have been created by film directors Barry Sonnenfeld and Guy Ritchie. They will be available online later this summer through Yahoo! Screen.
Motion comics blend elements of comic book art and animation that offer some movement and action, but on a limited scale. It's gained ground and popularity.
Sonnenfeld's offering is "Dinosaurs vs. Aliens." The director of the "Men In Black" films tells the story of aliens invading earth in prehistoric times only to face off against dinosaurs.
Ritchie, whose films include "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels" and the recent "Sherlock Holmes," will have his "Gamekeeper" transformed into a motion-comic.