Los Angeles Dodgers Come to Life As Comic Book Superheroes for July 19th Game

Tue, July 17th, 2001 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

[Dodgers Comic]New Dodgers Comic Book Features Karros, Green, Park, Lasorda and More; All Dodger Fans 14 And Under To Receive Copy

WHAT: The Los Angeles Dodgers and Ultimate Sports Entertainment present Blue Power, the new comic book to feature Dodger players as superheroes. This collectable comic is the much-anticipated book to be given to all Dodger fans 14 and under. Already a hit with baseball fans in New York and Dallas, the latest book has our LA Dodger heroes saving the day. In this Issue #1, the Dodgers must battle Pogo-boy, bent on taking over the planet using his SPF 2001 machine to block out the sun.

WHO: Baseball legend Tommy Lasorda and fellow Dodgers Eric Karros, Shawn Green, Chan Ho Park and Adrian Beltre are brought to comic book life in full color and action language. "Remember guys, with 110% effort we can accomplish anything... we're the Dodgers!!" says Lasorda's comic character.

Renowned comic book artist Brian Kong created the artwork for Blue Power. Kong is well known for his work with a number of traditional comic book superheroes.

Created by the Ultimate Sports Entertainment team, the Los-Angeles based company led by sports agent and entrepreneur, Rick Licht. Ultimate Sports Entertainment is creating custom sports action/adventure comic books for the New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Anaheim Angels, New York Mets and more in development.

WHEN: Distributed on Thursday, July 19 at the Dodger Game vs. Milwaukee Brewers Game Time: 1:10 pm

WHERE: Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA (323) 224-1-HIT

WHY: "We created the Dodger Team Comic Book, featuring the players as superheroes, to share positive role models, encourage kids to read, and spread Dodger team spirit," said Rick Licht, Founder and CEO of Ultimate Sports Entertainment. "This is a great vehicle to empower the team and fans, and when you see kids stopping to read the book right at the stadium turnstyles, it

makes it all worthwhile."

Ultimate Sports Entertainment, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ULSP) is the Los-Angeles based entertainment company that creates, develops and publishes superhero based action/adventure stories in collectible comic book form using world-famous artists and writers. Retail editions are available through comic book and hobby stores and on-line at www.UltimateSportsForce.com.

 
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