ZENESCOPE COMICS COMING TO PSP
Zenescope Entertainment has announced to offer its comic book and graphic novel library for digital download on PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable). Best known for dark re-inventions of classic fairy tales and literature such as Grimm Fairy Tales and Return to Wonderland, Zenescope plans to roll out its titles over the next several months through PlayStation Network via its comic store on PlayStation® Store. Much of Zenescope’s digital line will be priced at 1.99USD/ 1.44EUR per issue with select books also being available for free download including the first issue of its flagship titleGrimm Fairy Tales: Red Riding Hood. Zenescope has been releasing digital content since 2008 and currently offers downloads through apps and websites like comiXology, Graphic.ly and WOWIO.
“There’s a mainstream appeal to most of our titles and this gives us an ability to showcase those titles to an expanded audience who might not normally read comics and graphic novels.” said Zenescope Editor-in-Chief Ralph Tedesco, “We believe the digital platform continues to help increase interest in the comic book industry and working with a well-known and respected company like Sony is very exciting for us.” Zenescope’s comics will become available on the PSP starting February 23rd, 2011 and will initially include early issues of popular titles such as Grimm Fairy Tales,Return to Wonderland, Beyond Wonderland andThe Waking
Zenescope Entertainment was founded by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco in 2005 and has quickly grown into one of the top comic book and graphic novel publishing companies in the world. Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales and subsequent spinoff series such as Escape From Wonderland, Neverland and The Piper, which put a dark twist on classic fables, are some of the best-selling and longest running original independent comic books on shelves today. Zenescope’s licensed titles include the on-going, critically acclaimed Charmed series, based off of the long-running popular television series, as well as Se7en and Final Destination, based off of New Line Cinema’s successful film franchises.