Lion Forge Comics Inks deal with iVerse Media and Launches Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier One-Shot Issue Exclusively Through Comics Plus
The Digital Publisher’s Additional Titles Can Also Be Purchased through the App, Available on iOS and Android Devices as well as on the Web
ST. LOUIS and WACO, Texas – September 4, 2013 – Digital publisher Lion Forge Comicshas partnered with iVerse Media, LLC to exclusively distribute a one-shot issue of the upcoming digital comic, Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier. The comic is based on Bellator MMA fighter and TNA “IMPACT WRESTLING” star Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, and is available to fans via iVerse Media’s proprietary Comics Plus application for iOS and Android devices and also on the web at ComicsPlusApp.com. Additionally, Lion Forge’s entire catalog will be available through the app in the coming weeks.
A digital content distributor concentrating on comic books for mobile and online platforms, iVerse Media works with a variety of well-known comics publishers, including Archie Comics, Marvel Comics and PEANUTS.
“iVerse Media has a great track record in the field of digital comic book distribution and their platform fits well with the direction our company,” said David Steward II, founder and CEO, Lion Forge. “We know fans will enjoy seeing Rampage Jackson in this form, and the one-shot issue serves as the perfect introduction to the upcoming digital comic series.”
Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier follows the adventures of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson as he gains powers from a meteorite and decides to use them for good. When good people end up in bad situations, Rampage has no problem getting ugly to set things right!
“Lion Forge has quickly made a name for itself within the digital comics industry, and we’re proudly taking the reins to exclusively distribute this highly anticipated introductory issue of Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier,” said Michael Murphey, CEO, iVerse Media. “Our readership numbers grow every day, and we’re excited to continue offering consumers an easy method of checking out new digital entertainment.”
Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier was recently announced at Comic-Con International: San Diego, where Rampage Jackson made a special guest appearance to talk about the comic on the Lion Forge Comics panel.
Part one of the Rampage Jackson: Street Soldier one-shot issue is available now here and is priced at $1.99; part two is slated for release in September. Additional comics from the rest of the Lion Forge catalog will follow in the next couple of weeks.
About Lion Forge Comics
Lion Forge is a St. Louis-based transmedia studio with a focus on digital publishing. With both original and licensed titles, Lion Forge brings together the brightest talent to acquire and develop content and character franchises within the comic book, television, film and interactive gaming industries. Lion Forge applies cinematic elements to each property to create compelling, story-driven experiences from start to finish, bringing unique entertainment experiences to both traditional and digital marketplaces. For more information, please visit www.lionforge.com or the Lion Forge Facebook and Twitter pages.
About iVerse Media
iVerse Media (http://www.iversemedia.com) is a leading digital content distributor focused on the world of comics and popular culture. Founded in 2008, the company was one of the first to launch digital comics on mobile devices. With millions of iVerse powered products having been downloaded, the “iVerse Engine” continues to be one of the most popular and widely used platforms for reading digital comics in the world. In 2012, iVerse expanded its digital presence by launching ComicsPlus for iOS, Android and the web. The company is principally located in Waco, TX. For more information, visit www.comicsplusapp.com.