SOURCE: Red Giant Entertainment

Red Giant Entertainment

November 20, 2013 13:43 ET

Red Giant to Join in Free Comic Book Day Event With Diamond Comic Distributors

Promotion Launches Giant-Size Line at Industry's Largest Event

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2013) - 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 report that the Company will be participating in the annual Free Comic Book Day, on May 3, 2014, presented by Diamond Comic Distributors. Powered by free comic book giveaways, the annual event has become an extremely popular initiative that drives traffic to retail comic book stores while introducing new audiences and readers to comic book properties.

Red Giant will participate heavily in the event, offering an unprecedented four books, marking the premier of their Giant-Size line in the form of "zero" issues. All four books will be bundled together, helping insure readers have equal access to the entire line. 

"The Free Comic Book Day event has become perhaps the single most important day in the industry," said Benny Powell, CEO, Red Giant Entertainment. "We see this as a wonderful and unique way to launch our free Giant-Size line through a venue that the industry is accustomed to, and help retain the audience-building initiative with our continued support of the industry when our Giant-Size line launches a few months later."

The Giant-Size line, scheduled to launch July 2014 as an on-going weekly event from Red Giant, which will produce 1 million free books every Wednesday, to help build traffic and readership for the industry. Red Giant not only benefits from the advertising revenue this venture generates, but also the awareness it builds for its properties and a stronger, healthier marketplace for the entire comics industry.

"Free Comic Book Day was founded on the notion that we, as an industry, are stronger when we work together and build the good habit of reading," added Powell. "Fostering literacy and imaginations are at the heart of everything we do, and we look forward to joining our peers in this effort."

Further information about Red Giant Entertainment is available on our website at http://redgiantentertainment.com and on https://www.facebook.com/RedGiantEntertainment

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.

ABOUT DIAMOND

Diamond Comic Distributors was established in 1982 to provide comic book specialty retailers with wholesale, non-returnable comic books, graphic novels and related pop-culture merchandise. After more than 30 years of service, Diamond has become the world's largest distributor of English-language comics, graphic novels, and related pop-culture merchandise, with a network of shipping and distribution throughout the world.

ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY

First celebrated in 2002 after being proposed by comic retailer Joe Field and organized by Diamond Comic Distributors, Free Comic Book Day is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. The event is held the first Saturday in May and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many worlds of wonder available at local comic book shops. Last year's Free Comic Book Day attracted 1.2 million people to nearly 2,000 participating comic shops worldwide and giving away 4.6 million comic books, a new record.

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