Asylum Press and Visionborne are collaborating with the use of Airmid technology to produce animated comics for the iPad.
Fearless Dawn (a four issue series) will be the first of many titles to be released. Written and Illustrated by Steve Mannion, the series tells the tale of jet riding good girl Fearless Dawn as she battles her arch nemesis Helga Von Krause. Fearless Dawn infiltrates the vaunted “Manitoba Sector” to discover the secret behind Helga’s chemically-induced NAZI MONSTERS. Meanwhile, all is not well back at home base when Fearless Dawn’s boss discovers our hero has broken probation and flown the coop! Join us now as Steve Mannion’s beautifully rendered comic book tale unfolds in full-color animated glory!
“We’re very excited about the possibility of reaching so many people all over the world with these animated comics, “ explains publisher Frank Forte, “tablet ownership is exploding and we want to provide great comics content. Visionborne is allowing us to let readers experience comics in a way that was not possible before.”
“In bringing cutting edge and innovative technology to comics, we are striving to take the readers on a new journey. It is our belief that Asylum Press will allow us to clearly showcase the best of our know-how and to create a unique experience in the world of comics,” Francesco Scrufari, President of Visionborne, points out.
FEARLESS DAWN #1 Animated comic app will sell for $0.99
A five-page FEARLESS DAWN #1 Animated comic app “trailer” will be available for FREE.
ABOUT ASYLUM PRESS:
Founded in 1999 by Frank Forte, Asylum Press is a unique publishing house specializing in high profile projects from some of the industry’s biggest rising stars. Steve Mannion’s Fearless Dawn is the company’s newest title and has been a great fan favorite. Publishing action/adventure comics with Black Powder: A Bloody Frontier Adventure, Trenchcoats, Cigarettes and Shotguns, Warlash: Zombie Mutant Genesis. And continuing their tradition of horror with Undead Evil, Satan’s 3-Ring Circus of Hell, Asylum of Horrors, Zombie Terrors, EEEK! Asylum Press continues to be on the cutting edge of comic and graphic novel publishing. Asylum Press is distributed by Diamond Comics Distributors, Liber Distributors and Tony Shenton and to the Booktrade by SCB Distributors, Ingram and Baker and Taylor. Distributed in the U.K. by Turnaround Distribution.
Visionborne Inc., is a visual effects and 3D animation company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. By carefully combining technology, creativity and tradition, Visionborne strives to present new and innovative means to enjoy creative content, and to generate cinema-grade 3D animation at a fraction of the common costs. The company also created Airmid, a ground breaking platform devised to enhance ‘static’ media content with finely adapted audiovisual details, in a format suitable for iOS and Android devices.