# HUMANS: A POPULAR ONLINE COMIC STRIP ADAPTED INTO AN ANIMATED SERIES BY APPLE TV PLUS
**Apple TV Plus** is bringing the beloved online comic strip **Strange Planet** by Nathan W. Pyle to life! This exciting news introduces a new format for your entertainment, as the comic is transformed into an animated series. The show is described as “adult” and is co-created and executive produced by Dan Harmon, known for his work on **Rick and Morty**. Mark your calendars for the premiere of the first episode on **August 9th**!
## ALIEN PERSPECTIVE ON HUMAN LIFE THROUGH A GRAPHIC NOVEL
**Strange Planet** follows a duo of aliens who grapple with the complexities of human existence and customs, providing their unique insights in their own alien language. The comic gained immense popularity through social media before becoming a celebrated graphic novel. To give you a taste of its humor, here’s an example of an alien’s take on our world:
*”The floating, glowing rectangles we call ‘screens’ have the power to invoke endless emotions and nonsensical vocal expressions from our human companions.”*
## NOTABLE VOICE TALENT AND A FILLING IN A GAP FOR APPLE TV PLUS
This animated series will feature an impressive lineup of voice talent, including Tunde Adebimpe, Lori Tan Chinn, Danny Pudi, Hannah Einbinder, and the renowned internet sensation Demi Adejuyigbe. Their contributions will undoubtedly bring the characters to life in an entertaining and engaging way. Moreover, this adaptation fills a void in Apple TV Plus’ programming, as it expands their offering to include more adult animation content.
– **(1) Nathan W. Pyle’s Strange Planet Comic**: [Link to Source](https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/1/18280819/nathan-pyle-strange-planet-comic-instagram-interview)
– **(2) Demi Adejuyigbe Internet Legend**: [Link to Source](https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/21/22686047/demi-adejuyigbe-september-21st-earth-wind-fire)