Media Release — The Storm Hawks are coming to a comic store near you! In July, Storm Hawks will be available for order through Diamond Comic Distributors and Haven Distributors for the direct comic book retail market. The books will arrive in comic book stores in September.
The order codes for the Storm Hawks Special Edition are: through Diamond JUL090839, through Haven STOHBEA001.
Fans will get a chance to purchase the book directly at major anime and comic book conventions this summer including: Baltimore Otakon (July 17-10) , Chicago Comic-Con (August 6-9) and Toronto Fan Expo Canada (August 28-30)
“We’re very excited see the adventures and the world of the Storm Hawks brought to life in print,” says Nerd Corps’ CEO Asaph Fipke. “DMF and Beach have done a great job capturing the action and humour of the show, as well as the unique art style, and we feel confident fans and newcomers alike will be drawn in.”
“We want to give fans the best comic book experience with Storm Hawks as well as reach new fans who haven’t seen the show.” says Jason Park, publisher of DMF Comics.
Storm Hawks has been seen in Canada through YTV and in the US through Cartoon Network. It first aired in 2007 and is currently in it’s second season.
The Special Edition Comic Book will feature three Storm Hawks stories including the origins of the Dark Ace. An all star gallery of pin-ups from some of the best talent in the animation and comic book industry features: Mike Kunkel (Hero Bear and the Kid), Sean ‘Cheeks’ Galloway (Spectacular Spider Man), Marcio Takara (The Incredibles), Sanford Greene (Marvel Adventures Spider-Man), Marcus To (Fathom), Randy Green (X-Men) and more!
About DMF Comics:
Established for over 9 years, DMF Comics is a Canadian publishing company that produces books and related merchandise from comic creators around the world. www.dmfcomics.com
About Beach Creative Studios:
A creative services studio and publishing company, Beach CS has been producing artwork for brands such as Bakugan, Matchbox, Marvel Super Hero Squad, Indiana Jones and Transformers. Beach CS is the producer of The Art of ReBoot and publisher of Jim Su’s Crozonia. www.beach-studios.com
About Nerd Corps Entertainment:
Nerd Corps Entertainment is a full service property development and animation studio based out of Vancouver, Canada. Formed in 2002, the company’s primary objective is to break free from the preconceived boundaries of 3-D animation in order to produce stylistically innovative animated projects—from concept all the way to final delivery—based on a solid foundation of great storytelling. Working in a state of the art studio with more than 80 highly skilled artists and production staff, the company is well equipped to provide creative input, expertise and execution on all aspects of the development and production of film and television properties, including promotional materials and creative services for merchandising and licensing partners. www.nerdcorps.com.