There were also several comic book series produced:Marvel Comics' version (currently owned by Warner Bros. rivalDisney), 1985 to 1988; and five series byWildstorm, an imprint ofDC Comics(Warner Bros.'corporate sibling), beginning in 2003. Items of clothing featuring the ThunderCatslogoand DVD boxsets of the original series have enjoyed a resurgence in recent years as nostalgia for the former children's favorite has grown.
It was announced on June 7, 2007, that Aurelio Jaro was making a CGI-animated feature film ofThunderCats, based on a script written by Paul Sopocy. In October 2007,Varietymagazinerevealed that Jerry O'Flaherty, veteran video game art director, had signed on to direct. The film was planned to be produced by Spring Creek Productions. It was originally set for a summer 2010 release,butthe movie has since been put on hold.Concept art for the film has also been leaked online.[10