CrossGen signs wireless entertainment deal with Enorbus

Mon, April 8th, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

TAMPA, FL., April 8, 2002 - CrossGeneration Comics and Enorbus

Technologies, the largest wireless entertainment company in China, have

signed an agreement that will see CrossGen's properties exclusively

developed by Enorbus for the worldwide wireless entertainment marketplace,

including Enorbus' home turf in the Asian Pacific rim, it was announced

today.

The agreement includes the development, marketing and distribution of icons,

characters and games usable on current and next generation wireless

communication products available around the world. The first product

resulting from this agreement should make it to market by Q4 2002.

Enorbus' products are already available to more than 150 million users in

Asia on operators such as China Mobile, China Unicom, KDDI and Chunghwa

Telecom. Enorbus also has existing relationships with leading technology

companies, including Ericsson, Intel, Motorola, Nokia, Packet Video and

Siemens.

"Our two companies are great companions and they compliment each other

wonderfully," said Enorbus Technologies CEO, Norbert Chang, "With their

dedication to fantastic art, and enthralling storylines, CrossGen has proven

themselves to be leaders in worldwide comic publication, and we feel that

our revolutionary technology-based background is the perfect means with

which to introduce the many aspects of their product to mobile phone users

throughout the world."

Comic book fan and Enorbus COO, Ipang Lin commented, "Not only do we in the

office love the CrossGen books, but their publications already have a huge

fan base all over the world. We felt that readers in China also deserved

such fantastic books and characters."

CrossGen CEO and Publisher Mark Alessi said the agreement is only one part

of CrossGen's overall worldwide expansion plans.

"Enorbus is a stellar organization with a lot of drive and determination,

and Norbert showed a lot of fortitude and vision in making the trip to see

our studio and then pressing onward with our current agreement," Alessi

said. "Enorbus will be one of the anchors in our worldwide expansion, which

thus far, has seen CrossGen's comics licensed and sold in more than 20

countries, and soon, see development in the Far East. More than that,

working with Enorbus is going to be a lot of fun."

 
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