ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2014) - 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 announced that Capcom, Carbine Studios, Diamond Comic Distributors, and DK Publishing's Lego brand books will be among some of the inaugural advertisers in Giant-Size Comics, the Company's revolutionary free line of ad-supported print comic books.
The advertisers will be featured in limited edition #0 issues for distribution in the industry's annual Free Comic Book Day event, taking place May 3rd, 2014 at over 2,600 participating comic shops worldwide. Giant-Size Action #0, Giant-Size Adventure #0, Giant-Size Fantasy #0, and Giant-Size Thrills #0, each 32-page issue, including covers, will have a combined circulation of 400,000 copies.
"Free Comic Book Day's #0 issues are simply a small taste of the massive feast that will be Red Giant's on-going Giant-Size Comics when the line launches formally with #1 issues later this year," said Benny Powell, CEO of Red Giant Entertainment. "We will be treating the market to a circulation of 1 million Giant-Size 68-page comic books per week, building new readers for the industry, promoting literacy, and driving interest in our vast universe of characters simultaneously."
"We truly appreciate the support of these visionary companies for being the first to help us kick off our advertising-supported line of comics," said Powell. "Our hope is that our Giant-Size line will increase awareness and appreciation of the medium far more than any initiative has ever accomplished in comics."
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.
About Carbine Studios
Carbine Studios is a software development company focused on making high-quality, conceptually innovative Massively Multiplayer Online games. Located in Aliso Viejo, California, Carbine was founded in 2005 as a division of NCsoft North America by a dedicated team of game industry veterans of watershed franchises such as World of Warcraft, EverQuest, Diablo II and Fallout. The studio is currently hard at work on their sci-fi themed MMORPG, WildStar. For more information on Carbine Studios, please visit www.carbinestudios.com. To learn more about WildStar, check out the website at www.wildstar-online.com.
About Diamond Comic Distributors
Diamond Comic Distributors is at the nexus of comics and pop culture. Based in Baltimore, MD, DCD is the world's largest distributor of English-language comic books, graphic novels, and related pop-culture merchandise, serving thousands of retailers worldwide. For more information, visit Diamond on the web at www.diamondcomics.com.
About DK Publishing
DK is the bestselling and award-winning publisher known for informing, entertaining, and educating global audiences through beautifully designed content. DK also publishes the Eyewitness series for children and Eyewitness Travel Guides. BradyGames, Alpha Books, and Rough Guides are also available from DK, a division of Penguin Random House. http://us.dk.com
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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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