Action Lab signs licensing deal with Grand Design

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Action Lab Entertainment, the home for cutting edge comics is proud to announce they have entered into a partnership with Grand Design Communications. Grand Design is a licensing agency representing comic books and graphic novel, properties for worldwide licensing, with clients including creators such as Roy Thomas, Wayne Vansant, John Bolton and Ann Nocenti.

Grand Design will act as a licensing agent for international markets, both in print and digital for both Action Lab and the Action Lab: Danger Zone line of titles.

Action Lab Entertainment couldn’t be more thrilled with this burgeoning relationship. President Kevin Freeman said, “This new relationship will help Action Lab continue to expand the brand.  We are very proud of the products and properties that we house, and are confident that Grand Design will help to grow our name recognition.  We couldn’t be happier.” Grand Design’s Chief Licensing Agent David Bernstein concurred, “We’re very happy to be working with Action Lab to license their very diverse catalog to publishers worldwide.” 

ABOUT ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT- Formed in 2010 with the purpose of pooling their collective talents into a single, powerful entity, the members of Action Lab Entertainment have countless years in multimedia publishing, design, and business.  Their first release, Fracture, was successfully funded through Kickstarter and since then they have continued their mission to produce high quality, genre-spanning entertainment.  Since its formation, the accolades for A.L.E continue to build on a daily basis.  Among its more popular titles are all ages material like the Eisner, Glyph, Shel Dorf Award nominated series PRINCELESS, NFL RUSHZONE (based on the Nickelodeon Television series), Jamal Igle’s MOLLY DANGER, Artist/ Writer Jeremy Dale’s hit series SKYWARD, and Gale Middleton’s (My Little Pony, The Littlest Pet Shop) monstrously adorable VAMPLETS. Action Lab’s Mature Readers imprint ACTION LAB DANGER ZONE continues to push the envelope of comics entertainment with titles as varied as EHMM THEORY and Dan Mendoza’s over the top horror-comedy ZOMBIE TRAMP, THE FINAL PLAGUE and BO, PLUSHY GANGSTA.

ABOUT GRAND DESIGN COMMUNICATIONS – Grand Design Communications LLC is a licensing agency representing comic books and graphic novels for worldwide print and electronic publishing rights.  Their clients include Eureka Publishing, Wayne Vansant, John Bolton, Ann Nocenti, Heroic Publishing, Max Bunker Press, New Paradigm Studios, Roy Thomas, Jamal Igle, Gary Cohn, Doug Murray, and Russ Heath.  Past clients include Top Shelf Productions, Oni Press, Dave Cockrum, Hyperwerks, and Alex Simmons.  GDC also offers graphic novel packaging and consulting services.  As one of the most experienced comics-focused licensing agencies, Grand Design Communications LLC has long worked to offer established and developing comic properties to content publishers worldwide.