|By Marketwired .||
|February 6, 2014 08:15 AM EST||
ORLANDO, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 02/06/14 -- 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, is pleased to announce that it has received preliminary orders and will be printing 100,000 copies of each of its four Free Comic Book Day offerings, totaling 400,000 copies in circulation. Each of the "zero" issues features a brand new short story from its revolutionary line of free print comic books set to launch this summer in thousands of stores nationwide.
Red Giant's Free Comic Book Day print run of 400,000 copies is nearly 10% of the combined circulation size for all of last year's fifty-three different Free Comic Book Day titles. Moreover, those 4.6 million comics ordered set a FCBD record last year.
Additionally, Red Giant is seeing a strong response from advertisers and retail partners to the GIANT-SIZE line. Red Giant will issue more information on these developments at a later time.
"We couldn't be more thrilled with the retailer response to our Free Comic Book Day bundle," said Benny Powell, CEO of Red Giant Entertainment. "We began as a 'digital first' publisher and our bold move into the print market is being welcomed with open arms. It is our goal for our unique ad-supported print comics' initiative to create millions of new comic book readers for the Direct Market of brick-and-mortar comic shops to similarly embrace, while building literacy and encouraging imagination."
The "Free Comic Book Day" is a limited edition precursor to the upcoming launch of Red Giant's massive circulation "GIANT-SIZE" line of books. The titles will be Giant-Size Action, Giant-Size Fantasy, Giant-Size Adventure and Giant-Size Thrills. Each book will feature two stories of ongoing serialized tales and boast a print run of one million each. Sneak previews of these books are available on the company's Web site and Facebook pages.
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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