Don Bluths Dragons Lair Digital Comic Series Debuts on the App Store


Santa Barbara, Calif. / Offenbach, Germany (PRWEB) April 19, 2012

zuuka Comics, developer of the Cut The Rope digital comic engine, are proud to announce the launch of Don Bluths Dragons Lair Comic App for for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, now available on the App Store. The first-ever digital release of Don Bluths Dragons Lair Comic series debuts with the original issues No. 1 through No. 6.

Based on the original classic arcade game released in 1983, the Dragons Lair Comic series is celebrating its launch by offering fans the first issue for free.

Don Bluths vision and creative genius with Dragons Lair set a new standard for animation and since then has entertained millions through video games and graphic novels, said Woody Sears, founder of zuuka. We are very honored to be bring fans the first-ever digital comic series of such a popular title as Dragons Lair and know theyll enjoy it just as much as we do.

We are proud to be associated with zuuka Comics and their line up of digital comic books, responded Don Bluth.

Gary Goldman said, We hope the fans of comic book stories will enjoy having this series on their Apple mobile devices, the presentation of the Dragons Lair Comic series looks great!

Dragons Lair Comic issue No. 1 begins the adventure with the deadly dragon Singe swearing revenge on Dirk the Daring for killing his offspring as he swoops up Princess Daphne in his razor-sharp claws. Now, armed with his courage and skills, the brave knight must survive the dangers of the Dark Kingdom to save his Princess. Its swordplay, sorcery, dragons, and damselsplus a pinch of humor. Lead on, adventurer your quest awaits! Credits: Andy Mangels (writer), Fabio Laguna (pencils/inks), Tony Washington (color) and Don Bluth (cover art – pencil).

Pricing and Availability:

Don Bluths Dragons Lair Comic App is available for free from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore. Issue No. 1 is free, and issues No. 2-6 are available for $ 1.99 each through In-App Purchase.

Credits:

Writers

Andy Mangels (Chapters 1 4)

Ryan Foley (Chapters 5 and 6)

Jimmy PS Hayes (Bonus Story)

Art

Fabio Languna (Trade Covers, All Chapters, Bonus Story and Chapter Covers 2 6)

Don Bluth (Chapter Cover 1 and Bonus Story)

Colors

Tony Washington (Trade Cover, Chapters 1 3 and Chapter Covers 2 4)

Arcana Studio (Chapters 4 6)

Val Staples (Chapter Covers 1, 5, and 6)

James Offredi (Bonus Story)

Brian Miller (Bonus Cover Story)

Letters

Bill Tortolini (Chapters 1 5)

Ed Dukeshire (Chapter 6 and Bonus Story)

Graphic Design

DMF Comics

About zuuka

zuuka Comics is part of zuuka who publishes iTalk and iStoryTime – an interactive storytelling experience delivered to the convenience of your mobile device – which features a series of illustrated and narrated books created by parents for kids. iStoryTime books have been highlighted in the New York Times, LA Times, CBS Early Show, theiPhoneMom.com, CNET and is decorated with Publishers Innovation Award, PTPA Medias Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval, the Children’s Technology Review’s Editor’s Choice Award and Readers Choice for Best Apps for Kids. With over 130 titles to choose from including favorites such as Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, Peter Pan and Binky the Pink Elephant, iStoryTime books are an excellent tool for both educating and entertaining children ages two years and up. These storybooks can be enjoyed in several different modes ranging from automatic to manual, depending upon the development and preferences of the user. For additional information, visit http://www.iStoryTime.com.

About Don Bluth Films, Inc.

Established in 2000, Don Bluth & Gary Goldman continue their independence with their production company, Don Bluth Films, Inc., developing feature-length properties, short projects and video games.

While at Walt Disney Productions, Bluth and Goldman worked on classic animated features including Robin Hood, Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too, The Rescuers, Petes Dragon, The Small One and The Fox and the Hound.

As independent filmmakers Bluth & Goldman have produced a number of hits including: Banjo the Woodpile Cat that started their long career and a legacy of animated films. Other projects include: The Secret of NIMH, Dragons Lair, Space Ace, An American Tail, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go To Heaven, Rock-A-Doodle, Thumbelina, Anastasia, Bartok the Magnificent and Titan A. E.

Today Bluth & Goldman are synonymous with traditional animated films, shorts and video games. These filmmakers continue to develop and create heartwarming stories for everyone. Currently Producers/Directors Bluth & Goldman have nine new film projects in the works, three scripted and five in various states of creative development.

Media Inquiries

zuuka United States

Greg Dawson

509-901-7444

greg(at)zuuka(dot)com

zuuka International

Martina Lenhardt

t+49-(0)69-247 570 -0

m.lenhardt(at)zuuka(dot)com

Don Bluth Films, Inc.

Joe Hernandez

602-332-6386

joe(at)donbluth(dot)com

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