|By Marketwired .||
|January 16, 2014 08:15 AM EST||
ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/14 -- Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG), an innovative Intellectual Property company specializing in high quality characters and content for use in a variety of media and entertainment, today released the full Intellectual Property (IP) and talent line-up for the Company's Free Comic Book Day initiative, commencing in May of 2014.
"As most investors are well-aware, Red Giant is transitioning to a Company focused on the Free Comic Book day program that has become one of the most successful, if not the most successful promotions in the comic industry," stated Red Giant Entertainment, CEO, Benny Powell. "We are taking the dynamism and excitement of Free Comic Book Day's annual event and making it a weekly occurrence, using our proven characters and stories as well as great new ones to draw consumers into stores."
"This ad-driven model is reliant on the appeal of the books themselves. And of course, that is reliant on some of the industry's finest talent, overseen by industry guru David Campiti, who has produced thousands of comics over the past 30 years," said Powell. "Consider: An award-winning, Pulitzer Prize-nominated novelist; an Emmy nominee; two screenwriters; a playwright; a New York Times best-selling author; veteran Marvel, DC and Image artists and writers and colorists and editors; internationally-famous designers who create videogame art -- a luxury of riches in our most essential business unit."
The creative teams and line-up are as follows, with Brian Augustyn and David Lawrence as editors:
GIANT-SIZE ACTION --
WAYWARD SONS -- spin-off to the legendary Webcomic series, this series follows the adult children of beings who were once worshipped as Gods
BENNY POWELL -- Creator and Author
NIGEL RAYNOR -- Artist
JAY DAVID RAMOS -- Colorist
STUDIO HIVE -- Cover painters
TESLA -- At the turn of the century, Nikola Tesla and his trusty sidekick Mark Twain join forces to battle the Illuminati, led by the nefarious Thomas Edison
TERRY KEEFE & DAVID LAWRENCE -- Creators/Authors
ANGELO TY "BONG" DAZO -- Artist
MICHAEL BARTOLO -- Colorist
STUDIO HIVE (#0) and CHECKYDOT -- Cover painters
GIANT-SIZE FANTASY --
DUEL IDENTITY -- The world's greatest super-powered hero is actually the world's greatest assassin
BENNY POWELL -- Creator
ELAINE LEE -- Writer
MEL JOY SAN JUAN -- Artist
MARLON ILAGAN -- Colorist
BRANDON PETERSON -- Cover artist for #0, CHECKYDOT STUDIO after that
PANDORA'S BLOGS -- When a young girl moves to a new town, she blogs about the mysterious things she sees, finding romance -- and monsters! -- as a result
DAVID CAMPITI -- Creator and Author
JINKY CORONADO & LARRY TUAZON -- Artists
KATRINA MAE HAO -- Colorist
STUDIO SAKKA and STUDIO HIVE -- Cover Painters
GIANT-SIZE ADVENTURE --
THE FIRST DAUGHTER -- The President's daughter learns her destiny when she is pulled into a secret, supernatural enclave beneath the White House
CHRIS CROSBY -- Creator and Author
TINA FRANCISCO -- Artist
ZACH MATHENY -- Letterer
KATRINA MAE HAO -- Colorist
LUIZ BURGOS -- Cover Painter
BRIAN AUGUSTYN & DAVID LAWRENCE -- Editors
MAGIKA -- A young boy discovers a magical world filled with strange mystical creatures who come into our world through a portal on his grandparents' land
CUTTING EDGE PRODUCTIONS -- Creators
DAVID LAWRENCE and KEVIN JUAIRE -- Authors
WILSON TORTOSA -- Artist
SEBASTIAN CHENG -- Colorist and Cover Painter
CUTTING EDGE PRODUCTIONS -- #0 cover
GIANT-SIZE THRILLS --
DARCHON -- Enter a dark world of supernatural threats that can only be handled by one man -- but is he what he claims to be?
BENNY POWELL -- Creator
MORT CASTLE -- Author
RICARDO JAIME -- Artist
MARLON ILAGAN -- Colorist
JOSE` PIMENTEL (#0) and RUIZ BURGOS -- Cover Painters
SHADOW CHILDREN -- Children are brought to another realm, where they acquire supernatural powers and become members in an army of darkness
KEVIN JUAIRE -- Creator and Author
VINCENZO CUCCA -- Artist
MARIA CRISTINA FEDERICO -- Colorist
ANTHONY TAN (#0) and CHECKDOT -- Cover Painters
ABOUT RED GIANT ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: REDG) is a Nevada corporation that specializes in intellectual property (IP) development for multiple media platforms and transmedia propagation. The cornerstone of this development is based around the more than three dozen online and print graphic novel properties in various stages of production as well as the cast of thousands of characters from those series. These properties have a readership that numbers in the millions globally. Some of these properties are actively in development into other media such as movies, video games, television, novels, toys, apparel, applications, etc. through either direct production or licensing agreements.
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