NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ — Imaginova Corp. announced today that it has relaunched Newsarama.com, the leading source of comic book and genre entertainment news. Newsarama’s redesign, improved functionality and interactive features showcase the site’s expanded editorial coverage and new suite of community tools.
Newsarama now offers broader coverage of genre entertainment, including previews of the newest comic books and reviews of upcoming Sci Fi, fantasy and action movies and TV shows. Visitors can watch the latest movie trailers and exclusive interviews with key players in the comic book and Hollywood communities. They are also able to flip through new releases on the comic book viewer and stay informed at all times by signing up for Newsarama’s RSS feeds.
“Graphic novels and comic books have had such a major impact on the entertainment industry — just look at this year’s list of blockbusters. The most devoted fans and influencers can be found on Newsarama every day,” says Tom Koletas, Imaginova’s Vice President and Managing Director of Advertising Sales. “National brand advertisers have a unique opportunity to reach these passionate and vocal trendsetters.”
“It’s an exciting time for the Newsarama community. Comic books have become such a big part of pop culture and we’re now able to expand our coverage to include other areas of genre entertainment that our readers love. For them, it’s a lifestyle,” says Michael Doran, founder and Senior Editor of Newsarama. “Our community has grown so much over the years and we’re constantly looking for ways to engage and entertain with new features and functionality.”
Newsarama currently reaches approximately 1.5 million monthly unique visitors [Source: Omniture, March 2008] and is part of the Imaginova Network of media properties. Imaginova acquired Newsarama.com in October 2007.
Imaginova is a leading digital media and commerce company and the preeminent online destination for the Intellectually Curious. The Imaginova Network of media properties, including LiveScience.com, Space.com, Aviation.com, Newsarama.com and Space News (SpaceNews.com), delivers engaging and entertaining editorial and multimedia content to a robust community of curious and well-informed users. Imaginova’s original content is syndicated to major online portals and licensed by educational publishers and institutions. Imaginova is also the premier source of innovative consumer and educational products available at OrionTelescopes.com, LiveScienceStore.com, and StarryNightStore.com. Founded in 1999, Imaginova Corp. is privately held and based in New York City, with offices and news bureaus in Virginia, California, Toronto and Paris. For more information, please visit www.Imaginova.com.