Official Press Release
For the first time ever, a selection of Alan Moore’s earliest comic-strip creations - ‘Future Shocks’ - is now available for the US and globally via the Apple iTunes App Store!
Before Watchmen, before V for Vendetta, before League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Alan Moore cut his teeth on a series of ambitious and innovative short stories for the iconic sci-fi comic 2000 AD which showcased the talent and genius of arguably one of the greatest comic creators of our times.
Developed exclusively by Clickwheel.net and available in 8 parts over 8 weeks, Alan Moore’s Future Shocks has been adapted to enthuse, invigorate and excite the 1,000’s of comic fans who have never had access to these stories before!
Tim Demeter, Clickwheel’s Editor said, “We’ve been waiting a long time to get our hands on this material, and as a comic fan myself, I can confidently say that if Alan Moore is one of your favourite creators, YOU NEED THIS!”
Available now, each episode is priced at $0.99/£0.59 so there is no excuse not to be shocked and awed anytime, anyplace!
Established by Will Simons in 2006, Clickwheel is a digital media company that specialises in distributing comics and other digital media to digital media players. The comics are downloaded from the Clickwheel website or, alternatively, the iTunes Store, via an RSS enclosure. In December 2007, Premier Sci-Fi comic 2000AD became available within the site, pioneering the way mainstream comic publishers can provide digital comic content to a global market.
The UK-based computer games super-developer was established in 1992 by brothers Jason and Chris Kingsley. Their first major success was Aliens Vs. PredatorTM, creating game innovations years ahead of their time.
Their purchase of the UK sci-fi comic 2000 AD in 2000 and subsequent motion picture productions has provided valuable in-sight and experience in creating its unique product portfolio.
In 2005, Sniper Elite™ was released with Namco and MC2, securing critical acclaim, global sales success and winning the TIGA Award for ‘Best PC/Console Game 2005’. Lauded as ‘The Gran Turismo of war games' by the gaming press, it has built upon the collection of Rebellion® owned IPs such as the game based on the 2000 AD character Rogue Trooper®.
2008 saw a move to purpose built Studio facilities in Oxford, and several Next-Gen project announcements.
The Develop 100 2008 rankings saw Rebellion the No.1 Independent Developer in Europe.