The move comes as part of Keenspot’s expanding presence in print comics. Keenspot was founded in 2000 as a webcomics portal and began its print program in 2016, distributing its comics and graphic novels to the direct market via Diamond and to the book channel via Simon & Schuster. They were one of Diamond’s Top 25 comics publishers by market share in April 2022, and Diamond has upgraded Keenspot to a Final Order Cutoff (FOC) publisher starting with its September 2022 releases. Their upcoming titles include Lucky, a new series by Hack/Slash creator Tim Seeley that’s a spinoff of his Superbeasts characters; Dongarra and Parker are the artists.
In addition, several Keenspot properties are being developed for film and television, and the movie Marry Me, based on a webcomic by Bobby Crosby, was the top box office draw over Valentine's Day weekend and the most watched movie on Amazon Prime in July.