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 Amazon.com.
"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
"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."