Action Lab Entertainment has signed a deal with ZAG to produce comics based on Miraculous:  Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, the CGI-animated series currently airing in the U.S. on Nickelodeon, the companies announced.  Two titles are planned with the first, Heroez – Miraculous, launching July 21 in conjunction with San Diego Comic-Con.

The first season of the animated series, produced by ZAG with Method Animation, Toei Animation, and SAMG, debuted on Nickelodeon in late 2015.  A second and third season are being produced.

The story is set in Paris and revolves around a teenage girl who’s Ladybug, a secret superhero, and the boy she’s got a crush on at school, who’s secretly Cat Noir, her superhero partner. 

Action Lab CEO Bryan Seaton extolled the commercial potential of the series.  “Retailers are already clamoring for the release,” he said.