Download image Creator Vlad Yudin presents HEAD SMASH in Philadelphia. (PRNewsFoto/The Vladar Company) NEW YORK, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — HEAD SMASH promotional campaign made a stop at the Wizard World’s Philadelphia Comic Con last weekend in support of the release for the highly anticipated…
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Kevin Smith and Bryan Johnson are heading to the Florida Supercon, Kevin Eastman will be at NYCC, Rags Morales headlines a new con in Jacksonville, FL, and more.
Red Giant Entertainment Announces Planned Talent Lineup for San Diego Comic-Con 2013
ORLANDO, FL — 05/29/13 — 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 its current lineup of creative talent and executives scheduled to appear at San Diego Comic-Con.
“Red Giant will be pulling out all the creative stops for Comic-Con 2013,” stated Red Giant Entertainment CEO Benny Powell. “Comic-Con has been a huge part of our ascendance and we are eager to attend and present at the spectacular again with an expanded presence and a roster of our top talent on hand.”
Red Giant Entertainment’s tentative lineup for Comic-Con 2013 is as follows:
- Benny R. Powell – writer: WAYWARD SONS and KATRINA
- David Campiti – writer: EXPOSURE, JADE WARRIORS and PANDORA’S BLOGS
- Aimee Schoof – producer: LAST BLOOD and WAYWARD SONS movie adaptations
- Isen Robbins – producer: LAST BLOOD and WAYWARD SONS movie adaptations
- Chris Crosby – co-creator: LAST BLOOD, writer: SORE THUMBS
- John Gallagher – writer/artist: BUZZBOY & ROBOY RED
- David Lawrence – writer: SHERWOOD
- Jinky Coronado – writer/artist: BANZAI GIRL, artist: EXPOSURE
- Steven Parke – artist: MEDUSA’S DAUGHTER
- Terry Keefe – writer: SUPERNOVAS and TESLA
- Bobby Crosby – co-creator/writer: LAST BLOOD
- Owen Gieni – artist: LAST BLOOD, SORE THUMBS
San Diego Comic-Con, the nation’s largest event of its kind attracting more than 130,000 attendees, will be held at the San Diego Convention Center on July 17-21. Red Giant will be located on the exhibitor map at Keenspot island booth #2635, which will feature a dedicated retail store showcasing Red Giant books available for autographing and sketching by the company’s attending creators. Print titles scheduled to be available for purchase at the booth include graphic novels WAYWARD SONS: LEGENDS, EXPOSURE, MEDUSA’S DAUGHTER, DROWTALES: MOONLESS AGE, BUZZBOY, ROBOY RED, and more.
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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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The closer it gets to the San Diego Comic Con the more you”ll start hearing and seeing about the exciting exclusives to come. One that stands out the most is the Exclusive Black Spiderman Guitar from Peavey. The guitar features the famous symbiote costumed Spider-Man drawn by Todd McFarlane! Available at this years SDCC from Crazy Cat Collectibles at their booth #429. The guitar is limited to only 100 pieces worldwide! Musicians of every skill level, from beginner to pro, can become a real guitar hero with these new musical instruments from Peavey. The Rockmaster Guitar is a full-size electric guitar with a high-gloss finish on a basswood body which provides excellent balance and tone. The maple neck and rosewood fretboard enable fast rhythm and lead playing.
The Motor City Comic Con has massive overcrowding with 30,000 fans, the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival calls it quits, “Chew” goes Tarantino for SDCC, ComiXpress shuts down, Yahoo! buys Tumblr, cats living with dogs (okay, we’re kidding about that last part), but it’s all here in the latest Scene on the Web.
Ben’s Bargains Launches Superhero-Sized Sweepstakes Trip With GameRant
LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – May 20, 2013) – Ben’s Bargains (www.bensbargains.net) and video games news and review site Game Rant (www.gamerant.com) today announced a sweepstakes to send one lucky winner and a friend on an all-expenses paid trip to San Diego and badges to the most globally-recognized event in comics and pop culture, Comic-Con® San Diego.
The winner and a guest will receive a grand prize of round-trip airfare, four-day and three-night hotel accommodations, two badges to Comic-Con, $500 spending cash, and the opportunity to attend exclusive events at Comic-Con — an ultimate package valued at more than $4,000.
“Since Game Rant will be covering Comic-Con in full-force this year, they’re an ideal partner in offering this highly sought-after experience to comics fans everywhere,” said Phong Vu, Managing Director of Ben’s Bargains. “That’s why we couldn’t be more thrilled to have Game Rant join us as a partner for this sweepstakes.”
Comic-Con enthusiasts can go to www.bensbargains.com or www.gamerant.com to enter the sweepstakes, which starts today and closes June 16, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. Users must be U.S. residents 18 years of age and older to enter the sweepstakes and can earn additional entries by sharing the sweepstakes with their friends on social media. Complete details and official rules are available at www.bensbargains.com/sdgiveaway.
About Ben’s Bargains
Ben’s Bargains is one of the leading destinations on the Internet for the best deals on consumer electronics, entertainment, apparel and more. For over 12 years, Ben’s Bargains and its team of dedicated deal-hunting experts have been scouring the internet 24/7 to provide real value on all of the most high-demand products and services. For more information about Ben’s Bargains, visit us at www.bensbargains.net or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BensBargains.
About Game Rant
Game Rant was born from the desire to bring the same news, reviews and opinionated editorial to the video game arena that Screen Rant brings to movie and TV news. The goal at Game Rant is to cover video game news, previews and reviews by doing more than rehashing the same info as other publications. We take an editorial approach to all content, adding insight, background and analysis to generate worthwhile and original reading material for gamers to dissect and discuss. For the latest video game news and reviews visitGame Rant at www.gamerant.com or follow them on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/GameRant or Twitter at www.twitter.com/GameRant
A timeline, masquerade winners, the economic impact and more are all highlighted on this SDCC infographic.
San Diego’s Colossal Comic-Con infographic brought to you by BuyCostumes.com.
Jonathan Hickman is added for NYCC 2013, folks get excited about Motor City Comic Con and Dallas Comic Con, some looks back at the Long Beach Comic Expo, and more.
Legendary Entertainment Purchases Global Marketing Company FIVE33; Company to Help Prep for SDCC 2013
Legendary Entertainment Acquires Renowned Marketing Company FIVE33, Forms Full Scale Marketing and Branding Department
Burbank, CA – May 16, 2013 – Legendary Entertainment has announced an agreement to purchase FIVE33, a global marketing company that specializes in developing innovative marketing programs to bring immersive awareness of tentpole movies and intellectual properties to audiences around the world. Through this deal, FIVE33 will now work exclusively with Legendary and its high-profile stable of filmmakers and storytellers to drive awareness of the studio’s brand and suite of properties via worldwide campaigns and multi-platform strategies. The announcement was made by Legendary President and Chief Creative Officer, Jon Jashni and FIVE33 CEO and Founder, Emily Castel.
“Legendary now has a world-class strategic marketing team and contributor who will be accretive to our ongoing effort of delivering high-quality content to audiences everywhere. FIVE33′s unique skill set and pedigree will be of enormous benefit to Legendary as we deliver the full potential of our brand experience and IP slate,” said Jashni. “Emily and her team have an innate understanding of Legendary’s brand, and as part of the executive marketing team, they will cultivate what the Legendary entertainment promise means to today’s consumer across multiple platforms and experiences.”
“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to become part of Legendary’s team, and to extend its product into immersive multi-platform universes,” said Castel. “We look forward to extending the lifespan in the market for Legendary properties, and maintaining the integrity, creative vision and consistency of all satellite products.”
With offices in Los Angeles and London, FIVE33 will offer a turn-key strategic marketing and development department that develops programs and experiences for Legendary’s IP. The company will join forces immediately with Legendary showcasing its work at the upcoming Comic-Con International in San Diego.
FIVE33 was founded in 2007 and has designed highly successful multi-platform campaigns for global entertainment Studios including Disney, Universal and Paramount. Their most recent projects include OBLIVION and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS. The team is currently at work with Legendary for the studio’s upcoming PACIFIC RIM and GODZILLA properties. Through the deal with Legendary, FIVE33 will become fully integrated into the studio and focus solely on Legendary properties.