Byron Returns TO SLG Publishing as digital comic
BYRON RETURNS TO SLG IN ALL NEW SERIES
Comic Book Series to be Released Via Digital Download
Over his search, Byron will meet fashionable hillbillies, christian dominatrix, mad bartenders, tiki zombies, fox and spider women, pagan hippies, saintly murderers, spirits, gods, the Book of Life itself, and a strange woman called ‘Widdershin.’ Byron already realizes that his life is not what is seemed to be. Now he’s finding out that the world is not what is seemed to be either.
The first Byron story, Byron: Mad, Bad and Dangerous, was released as a graphic novel by SLG Publishing. The publisher has decided to do the initial release of Die Byron Die as digital comics serializing them in downloadable form. Issue #1 and #2 of the series were released on the SLG Publishing website as ePub and PDF files and will follow on all of the companies digital partners application at some point in the future. Issue #1 of the series is free and the subsuquent issues will be 99¢.
“The decision to go digital first with new releases has been popping around in my head for some time” said SLG president Dan Vado “The state of the marketplace kind of dictates that we, at some point, try something like this as a brand and market building exercise” then adding “we need to find out if the demand for digital comics extends to our type of comics and to what extent people who want our kind of material will support this method of distribution.”
Established in 1986 and celebrating its 25th anniverary, SLG Publishing is a San Jose, California-based publisher of comic books, graphic novels and related merchandise. Some of SLG’s more notable comics have included Johnny the Homicidal Maniac by Jhonen Vasquez, Elmer by Gerry Alanguilan, and Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer by Van Jensen and Dustin Higgins. www.slgcomic.com