The Umbrella Academy, Netflix’s New School of Superheros

Written by on February 15, 2019

The live-action adaptation of The Umbrella Academy a graphic novel created by Gerard Way (of My Chemical Romance fame) and Gabriel Ba at Dark Horse Comics hit Netflix on February 15.
The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Seance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin together solve their father’s death.
 
However, there’s a reason these siblings are estranged. Their different personalities and powers cause a lot of clashes within the family.
 
 
“I am thrilled that The Umbrella Academy has found a home at Netflix. I couldn’t think of a better place for the vision Gabriel Bá and myself had when creating the comic, and cannot wait for people to experience that world as a live action show,” Gerard Way said in a 2017 press release after it was announced Netflix was picking up the series.
 
What do you think of The Umbrella Academy? Who is your favorite character from the original series?


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