Netflix’s show 1899 caught into controversy, accused of stealing concept from Black Silence comic

Netflix’s new show 1899 has fetched appreciation from both the critics and the critics. The science-fiction, period drama is backed with a dark and mindful concept. However recently the show has garnered controversy wherein an independent cartoonist have accused the makers of copying content from his indie comic Black Silence. 

On Sunday, Brazilian comic writer Mary Cagnin wrote a long thread in Twitter. She wrote in Portuguese, she wrote, “I’M IN SHOCK. The day I found out that the 1899 series is just IDENTICAL to my comic Black Silence, published in 2016.”

Post the post went viral on the internet, followers backed the writer to which the former replied, “I’m tired of crying. Thank you to everyone who has read this far and to all my readers for all the support I receive. Countless people in the Insta inbox commenting on the similarities. I’ll see the procedures I should take. If there is anything that can be done.”

While the streamer have not offered their stance yet. 1899 is helmed by Jantje Friese, Baran bo Odar, of the time travel show fame titled Dark. The show began airing on Netflix from November 17.

Source Hindustan Times