Devil's Due, uclick announce new cel phone initiative

Wed, March 26th, 2008 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

On Wednesday March 26, Devil's Due Publishing will begin shipping comics to cell phones, as well as to comic book stores. Partnering with uclick, the top-ten comic book publisher will offer a selection of back issues available for mobile devices on uclick's GoComics Mobile Store at m.gocomics.com.

"As readers' lifestyles change and they begin to read and interact with new media, we at Devil's Due want to make sure that our comics expand their presence accordingly," said Devil's Due President Josh Blaylock. "The uclick format is a great new stage for publishing comics and we are proud to be a part of their lineup."

Devil's Due's initial mobile content offering with include Breakdown #1, Defex #1, Xombie #1, and the Drafted preview issue. These issues will join an already substantial library on GoComics that includes Jeff Smith's independently published epic Bone, Gødland and Elephantmen from Image Comics, and Virgin Comics titles such as Devi and Snake Woman.

"We're thrilled to work with Devil's Due to bring these exciting titles to mobile phones," said uclick Manager of Product Development Harold Sipe. "We look forward to putting these comics in the hands of a whole new audience and bringing new readers into the Devil's Due fold."

Devil's Due titles can be accessed by texting "COMICS" to 22646 or by simply visiting m.gocomics.com on a mobile phone web browser.

For more information, please visit www.devilsdue.net.

About Devil's Due Publishing:

After exploding on the comic book scene by igniting the "80s retro

revival" in the industry, Devil's Due quickly became one of the largest

and most popular comic book publishers in the United States. Today DDP's

lineup is a diverse mix of original properties and licensed books

including Drafted, Lost Squad, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle, G.I. Joe,

Storm Shadow, Dragonlance, Forgotten Realms, DemonWars, Voltron, The Nye

Incidents, and the cult-favorite Hack/Slash, which is currently in

pre-production as a feature film for Rogue Pictures.

Devil's Due: reminding everyone that "Pop culture IS our culture". For

more information on Devil's Due Publishing, please

visit http://devilsdue.net.

About uclick, LLC:

uclick is a leading digital entertainment provider, offering a broad mix of popular products for the Web and mobile phones. The mobile division brings comic books, manga, comic strips, illustration, video and games to mobile consumers worldwide. Their feature lineup includes top brands such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yu-Gi-Oh!, TOKYOPOP, Paul Frank, and many more. uclick's products are available through their flagship consumer brand, GoComics (www.gocomics.com), top U.S. carriers, and leading distributors worldwide.

For more information on uclick, visit www.uclick.com.

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