AfterShock Comics and Universal Television Partner to Develop the Lost City Explorers

AfterShock Comics has inked another TV deal, bringing The Lost City Explorers to the small screen. In partnership with creator Zack Kaplan, AfterShock has signed a deal with Universal Television to produce the title.

The Lost City Explorers is a sci-fi series focused on a group of teens who become underground urban explorers after a mysterious expedition leads to the disappearance of one of their fathers. Following his tracks on a coming-of-age journey through subterranean tunnels, they ultimately find the holy grail of lost cities, Atlantis, buried right under New York City. The book is written by Zack Kaplan with art from Alvaro Sarraseca and colors from Dee Cunniffe.

Zack has emerged as a breakout, new voice in comics. In only two short years he’s launched three on-going sci-fi series with his debut hits Eclipse and Port of Earth for Image/Top Cow and most recently with The Lost City Explorers.

Zack Kaplan will serve as an Executive Producer and writer. Lee Kramer and Jon Kramer from AfterShock Media will also serve as Executive Producers.