ComicStore Digital Comics Platform Launches on iPad

Tue, April 6th, 2010 at 10:47am PDT

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Official Press Release

ComicStore is a new digital comics platform designed specifically for the new Apple iPad.

ComicStore was designed and developed by INNFUSION: a creative idea company that produces a variety of media across multiple platforms. INNFUSION has partnered with 12-GAUGE COMICS to bring their library of exceptional content to the platform.

Launch titles include an original Boondock Saints comic book short story: THE BOONDOCK SAINTS: “THE LOST GIG”, and the critically acclaimed 12-GAUGE COMICS’ hit, LUKE MCBAIN (featuring the likeness of multi-platinum recording artist TRACE ADKINS).

Additional 12-Gauge titles will be launching rapidly. Next up is a brand new digital edition of the publishers’ flagship title, THE RIDE, with more 12-Gauge favorites to be announced soon.

INNFUSION plans to extend the platform to additional publishers throughout the comics industry in the near future.

ComicStore will expand to the iPhone and iPod Touch in the coming months, as well as debut a series of advanced features that will deliver the finest and most elegant digital comics experience available. New title and feature announcements will be frequent at www.ComicStoreApp.com.

Titles Available Now

THE BOONDOCK SAINTS: “THE LOST GIG”

On the heels of the recent theatrical release of THE BOONDOCK SAINTS II: ALL SAINTS DAY, comes THE BOONDOCK SAINTS: “THE LOST GIG”. Acting as a primer to the highly anticipated comic series, THE BOONDOCK SAINTS: “IN NOMINE PATRIS”, “The Lost Gig” is destined to thrill both Boondock Saints and comic book fans alike.

Written by BOONDOCK SAINTS creator/writer/director TROY DUFFY and comic scribe J.B. LOVE, (with art and cover by TOBY CYPRESS) “The Lost Gig” is a brand new “in canon” story that ties directly into the first Boondock Saints film. “The Lost Gig” features fan favorite character ROCCO along with the BROTHERS McMANUS as they take on a group of drug dealers, right before their famous encounter with Vincenzo.

Fleshing out this special one shot is an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Troy Duffy, behind the scenes art from Toby Cypress, as well as a sneak-peek of May’s THE BOONDOCK SAINTS: “IN NOMINE PATRIS”.

Download the iPad edition of “The Lost Gig” for $1.99 from the iTunes App Store.

LUKE MCBAIN: “BACK TO EDEN” #1-4

Country superstar TRACE ADKINS is LUKE MC BAIN, a man who makes the hard decisions. He doesn't say much, but he'll kick your ass if you get out of line. He's returned to his Northern Louisiana hometown to settle a score, but the town has changed, and the people he grew up with need his help. God help anyone who gets in his way.

Trace Adkins has sold over 10 million albums. He competed on "Celebrity Apprentice." You've heard his voice on "King of the Hill." But you've never seen Trace Adkins as LUKE MC BAIN -- an American hero for our times, in a story of right and wrong in the tradition of "BILLY JACK" and "WALKING TALL".

Written by David Tischman ("RED HERRING", "TRUE BLOOD") with artwork by Kody Chamberlain ("30 DAYS OF NIGHT: BLOODSUCKER TALES", "SHANG-CHI") and covers by Brian Stelfreeze ("BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT").

Download the iPad editions of Luke McBain #1-4 for $2.99 each from the iTunes App Store.

TAGS:  comicstore, ipad, digital comics, boondock saints, luke mcbain

 
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