'Electric Girl' goes to AiT/PlanetLar

Fri, April 5th, 2002 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. (April 5, 2002) Publisher Larry Young announced

today that his publishing house, AiT/Planet Lar, will now distribute

Mike Brennan's Eisner-nominated ELECTRIC GIRL.

"Brennan's been a pal of mine for a while," said Young, "and I've loved

his work on ELECTRIC GIRL forever. With all of the uncertainty going on

now with graphic novel distribution, I'm happy to bring Mike into the

AiT family. I'd hate to see ELECTRIC GIRL get lost in the shuffle. It'll

make an excellent accompaniment to COLONIA and our other books in the

line."

"We have plans to release new ELECTRIC GIRL volumes like clockwork,"

said AiT/Planet Lar publisher Mimi Rosenheim. "Instead of a single issue

versus a straight-to-trade model, we are going to release a hybrid

format; that of a 56 page square-bound book, three or four times a year.

Personally, I couldn't be happier. This sort of format lets EG fans get

further adventures of Virginia, Oogleeoog, and Blammo on a regular

schedule, while giving Mike the opportunity to concentrate on doing what

he loves."

"It's always been an uphill battle publishing your own comic. The events

of the past several days have dramatically underscored that," said

Brennan. "Meanwhile, I've watched with envy over the past couple of

years as Larry and Mimi have enjoyed great success with AiT/Planet Lar.

I look forward to seeing ELECTRIC GIRL getting the special treatment

that they give every graphic novel that they publish."

AiT/Planet Lar is a pop-culture company dedicated to bringing

high-quality entertainment to the masses through the creation of

original projects or producing works deserving of wider recognition.

AiT/Planet Lar provides a full range of services from concept to

completion including writing, art management, lettering, advertising and

promotion, prepress production, ancillary merchandise, and print

management. Currently the company is focused on producing Original

Graphic Novels to be distributed through mass-market bookstores,

Khepri.com, and specialty bookshops around the world.

AiT/Planet Lar: Making Comics Better.

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