Groo the Wanderer Animation Rights Sold to Josh Jones’ Did I Err Productions

Groo Logo

Groo Logo

Despite nearly forty years of comic existence, it is a wonderment of how the famed comic book series Groo the Wanderer hasn’t been on screen as an animation.

The world-renowned cartoonist Sergio Aragonés sold the animation rights to entrepreneur Josh Jones and his production company called Did I Err Productions.

Groo the Wanderer is now celebrating its 40 years of publication and as the longest currently-running independent and “creator-owned” comic book property—outlasting many of the companies that published the series. Aragonés is the creator of the series along with wordsmith Mark Evanier. The series is currently being published by Dark Horse Comics since 1998.

“After drawing and living with Groo for so many years, so many comics, so many pages, you can imagine I have drawn Groo in every position imaginable,” said Aragonés in a statement. “Mark and I wondered so many times how he—Groo, not Mark—would look animated. We studied what we have seen on the screen by different animators and laughed plenty. Now, I know that we are going in the right direction and I can assure the fans that they love Groo the way Mark and I do.”

ALSO CHECK OUT: Legendary Comics to Release Lost in Space: The Ultimate Collection Including a New Mashup Story

Groo the Wanderer follows the exploits of a barbarian warrior who is invincible in battle but negotiates his days with an IQ three points lower than a boulder. With his trusty canine sidekick Rufferto, he wanders an ancient land of mystery, magic, and mayhem, looking only for a warm place to sleep, a few coins, or a taste of cheese dip.

Jones and Did I Err partner Scott Nocas will serve as executive producers on the film and/or series with Aragonés and Evanier. Jones is an entrepreneur with a wide portfolio of investments, including a transportation infrastructure film, crypto rewards program, and an airline company.

No specific release date for the animation has been revealed at this time.

Source: Groo

Continue the LRM Online conversation on Discord by CLICKING HERE!

----- GenreVerse Have you checked out LRM Online’s official podcast feed yet The Genreverse Podcast Network? This includes our premiere podcast The Daily CoGBreaking Geek Radio: The Podcast, GeekScholars Movie News, Nerd Flix & Chill, Marvel Multiverse Mondays, Anime-Versal Review Podcast, and our Star Wars dedicated podcast The Cantina. Check it out by listening below. It's also available on all your favorite podcast apps! Subscribe on: Apple PodcastsSpotify |  SoundCloud | Stitcher | Google Play Grow Generation

Gig Patta

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.

Read Previous

Wolf Character Posters of George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp Free of Clothes

Read Next

The King’s Man Special Look Video into Its History

This website is using Google Analytics. Please click here if you want to opt-out. Click here to opt-out.