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Platinum Studios, Inc. Sets Memorial Day Launch of Comic Series "Blood Nation" on GraphiclyComic to Be Available for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Tablets (May 23, 2011)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/23/11 -- "Cowboys & Aliens" producer Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS), an entertainment rights company that controls an international library of more than 5,000 comic book characters, announced today that Memorial Day will mark the release of its comic book series "Blood Nation" for the iPad, iPhone and all Android phones and tablets via its licensee Graphicly. Graphicly, one of the web's premier destinations for digital comics with over one million app downloads and over one million monthly visitors, plans to unveil the comic across their platforms starting May 30.
Set in the not-too-distant-future, "Blood Nation" tells the story of a country overrun by vampires and walled off from the rest of the world. Decades later, rumors that these creatures have found a way to escape their isolation force a small group of humans to pierce into the heart of the nation on a desperate mission to save humanity. But what they find there may not be the wasteland they expect.
Platinum Studios is currently developing the comic book series into a feature film with producer Alexandra Milchan's EMJAG Productions ("Righteous Kill" and the upcoming "Headshot" starring Sylvestor Stallone and directed by Walter Hill).
"Blood Nation" is just one of the properties Platinum Studios controls among a multi-universe library of over 5,000 comic characters. While other large comics-based libraries are already spoken for, Platinum Studios remains independent of major entertainment studio affiliation. Marvel was acquired by Disney for $4 Billion, and is the second major comic library to be acquired by a Hollywood studio after DC Comics, which is owned by Warner Bros.
About Platinum Studios, Inc.
Platinum Studios (OTCBB: PDOS) is an entertainment company that controls an international 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 - Comics Fueling Media EVERYWHERE!
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Graphicly is a cutting-edge digital content delivery system and community platform for the publishing world. Graphicly's first product focuses on comic publishers, creators and enthusiasts, and provides an immersive social experience and marketplace around digital comics and associated merchandise. The company is looking to expand its community and content platform and become the de facto solution for print media. For more information, please visit http://www.graphicly.com.
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