Knight Guardians of Relativity series just the beginning for multi-platform franchise
TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, TITAN1STUDIOS announces Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., the world's largest distributor of English language comics, will be the supplier of the Relativity Universe's first sci-fi graphic adventure series, Knight Guardians of Relativity.
"Diamond Comic Distributors is pleased to welcome TITAN1STUDIOS to our distribution family," says Jay Spence, Purchasing Brand Manager and Submissions Coordinator at Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. "We are excited to be able to offer this vibrant and creative new publisher to our retailers."
"This is not just another time travel franchise — it's about the devastating impact time travel can have on the world. We've created multicultural characters, representative of the world today, with a concerted effort to develop strong, complex female leads," says Canadian Writer Taran Chadha (Bloodsport Gaming), Associate Creative Director at TITAN1STUDIOS. "Through the powerful combination of writers and artists, we've created a strong story platform with epic artwork throughout the series."
Chadha, along with Relativity Universe co-creators: Jerwood prize-winning, Harper Collins UK novelist Gareth Roberts (Confessions of a Barrister, Whatever Happened to Billy Parks?), Executive Producer Rathan Moorthy and a team of talented creatives led by Spanish artist Abel Garcia, cover artist Gabe Sapienza, colorist Irma Kniivila (Joyride) and UK letterer Simon Bowland (Cry Havoc, Mycroft Holmes), round out a truly International team, bringing this genre-bending comic book series to life.
Taking over the universe, this portrayal of Earth's future is a mash-up of Game of Thrones, Mad Max and The Time Machine — Knight Guardians is the first title within the Relativity Universe franchise where comic books are just the beginning. TITAN1STUDIOS is also producing content across novels, virtual reality, animation and live experiences.
Retailers around the world can pre order the first of four Knight Guardians' issues starting October 27 with availability to the public set for January 2017. For retailers, the Diamond item code for issue #1 is: NOV161908. Retailers will have the opportunity to participate in co-operative advertising campaigns with TITAN1STUDIOS.
About Knight Guardians of Relativity
Imagine a world where humanity has used temporal travel as a doomsday device. Set 200 years from now, the world and its population have been brought to the brink of extinction by a series of cataclysmic wars — forcing civilization to fight over religion, land, natural resources and power. Much of the world is rendered uninhabitable and inhospitable because of radiation and poisonous pollution.
The cultures and communities established over centuries have been destroyed and displaced. Emerging from this chaos, the Knight Guardians, a band of men and women responsible for safeguarding mankind, work to prevent the remaining despots, villains and world leaders from obtaining the power of temporal travel. For 60 years they are successful, bringing relative peace to a still crumbling world — until…
TITAN1STUDIOS is an award-winning Toronto, Canada-based publishing, branded content and new media production house with portfolio projects across digital, print, TV, radio and emerging new media. This includes virtual, augmented and mixed reality content. The mastermind behind the Trump 2022 White House Parody video and comic book, TITAN1STUDIOS' offers a satirical glimpse into the future. For more information visit: titan1studios.com
About Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.
Founded in 1982, Diamond Comic Distributors resides at the Nexus of Comics and Pop-Culture with a multi-channel platform of publishing, marketing and fulfillment services, coupled with an unparalleled global distribution network for its retailers, publishers and vendors. Diamond Comics is the exclusive distributor for Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Marvel Comics and more, For more information visit: diamondcomics.com
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For further information: Press Contact: Kiki Streets, Director of PR, TITAN1STUDIOS, [email protected], +1.403.605.4156; Retail Inquiries: Retailer Customer Service, Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., [email protected], +1.443.318.8500