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Red Giant Entertainment Inc

July 07, 2014 08:15 ET

YouTube Star 'Markiplier' to Host Red Giant Entertainment Panel Presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

Markiplier Has Attracted 2.6 Million Subscribers and 632 Million Video Views to His YouTube Gaming Comedy Channel

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2014) - Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTC: 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 YouTube star Mark "Markiplier" Fischbach will host its panel presentation in partnership with digital distributor Keenspot at this year's San Diego Comic-Con.

The Red Giant-focused panel is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, in Room 4 of the San Diego Convention Center, where all attendees will receive a free Giant-Size Comics #0 issue four-pack bundle. Red Giant creators scheduled to appear on the one-hour panel presentation include CEO Benny Powell (Wayward Sons), COO David Campiti (Pandora's Blogs), Mort Castle (Darchon), David Lawrence (Magika), and Giant-Size story editor Brian Augustyn.

Panel host Fischbach's YouTube gaming comedy channel "markiplierGAME" ( has grown rapidly in the two years since it launched, racking up over 632 million video views and more than 2.6 million subscribers to the channel and making it one of the Top 200 most subscribed channels on YouTube. Markiplier is a member of Maker Studios, a multi-channel network that in March was purchased by The Walt Disney Company in a deal valued at up to $950 million.

In addition to making viewers of all ages laugh as they join him on wacky gameplay journeys, Fischbach has used the power of his fan base for the greater good, raising more than $200,000 from livestreamed charity drives for various worthy causes. 

"Red Giant is proud to once again present this informative panel to our fans in attendance at Comic-Con," stated Red Giant Entertainment CEO Benny Powell. "And we're honored to have our friend Mark emceeing it for us as only he can, with the good-natured humor that he's famous for."

Red Giant Entertainment will again be located at Keenspot island booth #2635, neighboring Marvel Comics and Image Comics on the convention floor. This year's San Diego Comic-Con event runs Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27. 2014 marks the 45th year for the show, making it the country's longest continuously-run comics and popular arts convention. An estimated 130,000 people attended the event last year.

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Red Giant Entertainment Inc. (OTC: 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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