CrossGen signs with LPC Group to distribute product to book trade

Tue, February 26th, 2002 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

TAMPA, FL., February 26, 2002 - CrossGen Comics has agreed with LPC Group to

allow LPC to be the exclusive distributor of CrossGen trade paperbacks,

Compendia, and other miscellaneous books specifically to the book trade.

LPC Group will actively work to sell CrossGen's products into bookstores,

department stores, specialty shops, chain stores, discount clubs, libraries,

and other wholesale outlets. As well, LPC will act as CrossGen's rep to

online sources such as

"LPC understands how to sell the graphic novel better than almost any other

distributor out there," said CrossGen Publisher and CEO Mark Alessi. "LPC

will be an active seller of our products and that's why we've chosen to work

with them."

"It's blown our minds to witness the rapid growth of CrossGen in just over

two years, and therefore we're extremely excited to partner with CrossGen in

their expansion into the book trade," said David Wilk, President of LPC


Michael Murphy, Vice President of LPC Group added, "We think that CrossGen

has the right books with the right format and the right price with the right

cross-promotion to make a huge splash in the book trade. CrossGen's

Compendia Series and Comics on the Web are the kind of initiatives that make

a publisher exciting to work with."

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