Toy maker Funko has acquired the Bath, U.K.-based animation production studio A Large Evil Corporation. Funk paid “approximately $4 million” for the company.
The two companies had been working together on animation projects since 2014, including a series of Marvel-themed cg animated shorts that debuted last year, such as the one below:
Founded in 2006, Evil Corp will now operate under the name Funko Animation Studios. The studio founder, Guy Thomson and Seth Watkins, will stay on as general managers.