Benderspink has optioned the rights to the comic book series Starkweather from Archaia Studios Press, according to Variety.

Created by David Rodriguez, the series revolves around a young boy who comes from a line of sorcerers but doesn't learn about his supernatural abilities until he's a twenty-something slacker who's attacked by a mysterious coven.

"Starkweather" is the latest book from Archaia to be optioned; David Fincher recently has been brought on to direct a film version of The Killer at Paramount.

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