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
"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
"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.