SOURCE: Skyward Mobile

October 24, 2007 08:30 ET

Platinum Studios and Skyward Mobile Bring New Library of Comics to Mobile Devices

Application Allows Mobile Users to Experience Their Favorite Comics as Never Before

WOBURN, MA and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - Skyward Mobile, a leading developer of next-generation mobile applications, and Platinum Studios, Inc., an entertainment company that controls an independent library of comic book characters from all over the world, today announced Mobile Comics, a new application that delivers a never-before-possible comics experience to users over their mobile devices.

With stunning, high-quality graphics and an intuitive user interface, the new Skyward Mobile-powered Mobile Comics application allows comic fans to consume their favorite content whenever and wherever they want. In addition to accessing a range of comic books, fans can download wallpapers, animated screensavers, ringtones and mobile games featuring comic art and characters from the vast Platinum Studios library alongside up-and-coming artists and creators.

Among the popular titles included in the Mobile Comics application are Hero By Night and KISS 4K (to come in the next several weeks). Other comics included in application are: Bird and Worm, Creepy Carly, Kitty Litter, Model Operandi, Musical Farm, Necromantic, Peyote Highway and Stupid Users.

Users enjoy the same richness and clarity of detail of the Mobile Comics content no matter what mobile device they are using, thanks to Skyward Mobile's unique application development platform. The Skyward Mobile APX platform is sparking a revolution in the mobile industry by enabling mobile applications to be written more quickly than ever before, and be automatically supported on virtually any device, delivering compelling and seamless user experiences regardless of the limitations of the hardware or network.

"Skyward Mobile is redefining the way mobile applications are developed and experienced," said Georges Elias, senior vice president of mobile for Platinum Studios, Inc. "No other company today is capable of delivering the application quality that they do with such speed and cost effectiveness."

"Our APX platform is a game-changing technology in the industry, because it alters the entire economics of mobile application development," said Jeremy De Bonet, founder and CEO of Skyward Mobile. "It is a testament to our unique capabilities that Platinum Studios, one of the world's most innovative and savvy content creators, producers and distributors, chose to partner with us to develop its first mobile product."

The Mobile Comics application is available as a free download at www.platinumstudiosmobile.com and at www.skywardmobile.com until December 31, 2007.

About Skyward Mobile

Skyward Mobile is developing the next generation of mobile applications that provide consumers with the optimal mobile experience for accessing all digital content on virtually every device. Skyward Mobile leverages its breakthrough APX technology platform to create rich and vibrant experiences and provide seamless and intuitive access to content and services that fill every niche and need, delivered on virtually any mobile device. For more information, visit www.skywardmobile.com.

About Platinum Studios

Platinum Studios an entertainment company that controls an independent library of comic book characters from all over the world, which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media including print, film, online, mobile / wireless, gaming, and merchandising. Platinum Studios' library contains more than 3,800 characters spanning a full range of genres and styles, and also includes properties such as www.DrunkDuck.com, the industry's preeminent Web comics community. Working with leading companies in the entertainment and new media sectors, Platinum is a recognized leader in the creation of new content across all media platforms. Platinum Studios -- Comics Fueling Media EVERYWHERE!

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:

    Jill Colna
    SVM Public Relations
    Phone: 401-490-9700
    E-mail: Email Contact

    Randy Greenberg
    Platinum Studios, Inc.
    Phone: 310-807-8100
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