'Tripwire Magazine' - A New Beginning

Fri, July 12th, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Matthew Povey, News Associate

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Press Release

TRIPWIRE Magazine, the UK's leading independent comic book magazine announces today a total relaunch of its title this October as a full colour, 96 page, monthly, newsstand title focusing on the genre of the comic book. Whether in print, cinema, television, animation,

trading card or games, TRIPWIRE will continue to provide the in-depth, professional coverage and critique that has characterised the publication's previous ten year run.

TRIPWIRE Magazine will now be the only dedicated one stop source for all comic genre crossover, providing an unbiased and in-depth view of the industry and the creative minds that drive it. Joel Meadows, Editor, TRIPWIRE Magazine, comments; "The industry has never looked stronger. Independent creators are receiving the broader recognition they have long deserved, while established 'brand' characters are successfully crossing from the printed page to dominate the silver screen and television. As such, now is a perfect time to broaden TRIPWIRE's audience and provide a larger international readership with the inside track on the industry."

TRIPWIRE is also proud to announce the addition of two new members of its team: Award-winning illustrator Ashley Wood, who has worked for companies like Dreamworks, Warner Bros., Random House and Todd McFarlane Productions as well as Wildstorm, and highly-regarded digital designer Tom Muller, best known for the Fahrenheit Series for Digital Vision and the ashleywood.com web site, have joined respectively as Art Director and Design Director, helping to oversee the redesign and overhaul of TRIPWIRE. "We're very proud to have

Ashley and Tom as part of the new TRIPWIRE team, "Editor Meadows revealed.

"Their expertise will help to make TRIPWIRE a world-class publication and enhance its burgeoning reputation."

Aimed at the readers of comic books, film and television audiences,

TRIPWIRE's editorial team brings over 45 years of journalistic experience to bear on the biggest industry stories. TRIPWIRE will be giving the inside track on Spider-man Animated, Loeb & Lee's Batman, Kevin Smith and J Michael Straczynski at Marvel, Joss Whedon's Firefly, Ang Lee's Incredible Hulk, Guillermo Del Toro's Hellboy movie and will be on set with James Robinson for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

 
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