Dark Matter is a comic book series created by writers Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie and set in the Dark Matter Universe. The science fiction story follows six individuals who wake up in a spacecraft with no memory of their past. The concept was originally intended for a television series, but was published through Dark Horse Comics with art by Garry Brown?. On October 15, 2014, Syfy announced they had picked up a 13-episode first season of a Dark Matter TV series, which premiered on June 12, 2015.
The series was originally designed for television, but was later altered into a comic series for Dark Horse Comics. Syfy and Space, along with the original creators Mallozzi and Mullie, later adapted the comics to the television series that premiered on June 12, 2015.