MOLLY DANGER PARTY SOARS at JHU COMIC BOOKS! Successful launch event raises funds for Hero Initiative.
New York, N.Y.-During a whirlwind New York Comic Con, the biggest and most popular comics and media convention on the east coast, Action Lab Entertainment held a fun filled night of celebration. On Saturday, October 12th Action Lab Entertainment, the newest and most exciting publisher to enter the comics arena, cemented their place with the successful launch of writer/cartoonist Jamal Igle’s graphic album series. The event, Sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama, Strathmore paper and Artograph inc. was held at JHU Comic books, the legendary New York based comic book chain. Revelry could be heard from their midtown Manhattan location as Igle, a 24-year veteran of the comics industry held court with friends, fans and well-wishers.
Comics and media luminaries who attended included ‘Thief of Thieves’ artist Shawn Martinbrough, ‘G.I. Joe’ artist Will Rosado, fan favorite creators like Stuart Moore (Marvel’s Civil war novel adaptation), Fred Van Lente (Brain Boy from Dark horse Comics, Valliant’s Archer and Armstrong, playwright Crystal Skillman (Cut, Birthday and Nobody), Dan jolly (Bloodhound, The Terminator: Enemy of My enemy), West Side Cultural Center Managing Director Nanci Callahan, journalists, podcasters and fans from as far away as Venezuela, France, and Japan. Igle also played a six-minute sample of the upcoming Molly Danger “Audio companion”, (produced by the Audiocomics Company. The upcoming release, Adapted by legendary writer Elaine Lee (Starstruck) directed by William Dufris (the original voice of Bob the Builder) stars Dufris himself, Awarding winning voiceover actors Robin Miles (The Pirate’s Daughter),Lance Roger Axt (Starstruck) and newcomer Olivia DuFord as Molly Danger. Met by rousing and thunderous applause, it was a proper end to a fantastic evening.
Proceeds from the event were also donated to The Hero Initiative, The first-ever federally chartered not-for-profit corporation dedicated strictly to helping comic book creators in need. Action Lab donated a portion of the sales of copies of Molly Danger Book One; “To honor the creators of the past in a small way, and celebrate the future,” said Igle.
Molly Danger book One is available for sale Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble. Com and WalMart.com. The Molly Danger Audiobook is available on iTunes, Amazon MP3, and Amazon MP3 UK
starting on October 31st, 2013.
For more information contact Jwhitley@Actionlabcomics.com
About Jamal Igle The Creator, writer and illustrator behind Molly Danger
One of the most popular and prolific pencillers in the comic book industry, Jamal Igle is an award winning artist and writer. Best known for his run on Supergirl with writer Sterling Gates, Jamal has been a professional jack of all trades for nearly 24 years, drawing every title from Action Comics to Zatanna for DC Comics.
Formed in 2010 with the purpose of pooling their collective talents into a single, powerful entity, the members of Action Lab Entertainment have over 25 years experience 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.
Jerry’s Artarama is a national retailer of art materials and supplies headquartered in Raleigh, NC with 15 physical locations throughout the U.S. and a popular online store. Jerry Goldstein opened the first Jerry’s Artarama in Long Island, NY in 1968 with the goal of offering quality discount-priced products to established artists. Jerry believed in treating customers like family, a tradition that still continues. Today, Jerry’s offers more than 70,000 top-quality art materials at direct savings-with as much as 75 percent off tradition retail on products from the industry’s top leading art manufacturers, as well as Jerry’s own exclusive product lines via the online store, art supply catalog and Jerry’s Artarama Superstores. In addition, Jerry’s Artarama serves as an artist resource by offering instructional workshops, new art supply demos and special art-related events, including the Art of the Carolinas Tradeshow, an annual event held in Raleigh.
About AudiocomicsAudioComics, under the guidance of producers Lance Roger Axt, William Dufris, and Elaine Lee, provides superior audio entertainment with its professional full-cast audio theatre productions of both licensed properties and original works from the world of comic books, graphic novels, and related media, accessible in today’s market with today’s sound. Productions include Starstruck, the forthcoming Bad Planet, and the first part of Titanium Rain, for which AudioComics was nominated for two Audie Awards from the Audiobook Publishers Association.