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Ape Entertainment Debuts Strawberry Shortcake Comic Classic on App Store

Ape Entertainment Debuts Strawberry Shortcake Comic Classic on App Store

SAN DIEGO, CA – June 6, 2011 – Ape Entertainment, along with American Greetings Properties, the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM), today announced the Strawberry Shortcake classics issue No. 1 from 1985 is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.  Download directly by visiting


Digitally recolored to enhance the fun and fruity colors that Strawberry Shortcake is known for, “The Great Pie Baking Contest” classic is available for the first time in digital format and features Strawberry, Huckleberry Pie, and all their friends. For more than three decades Strawberry Shortcake has been a favorite with moms and daughters for teaching wholesome values, going on fantasy adventures and proving that little girls can do big things.

“Our initial release of the first-ever digital comics app for Strawberry Shortcake has exceeded expectations by ten fold. We’re very excited to offer those same fans a new digital twist on a proven classic,” said David Hedgecock, CEO of Ape Entertainment. “It’s an important series for us that helps teach fans about friendship and cooperation. It’s berry, berry special.”

Strawberry Shortcake “The Great Pie Baking Contest” classic app is available for $.99 on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at

With the addition of app enhancements included in the digital downloads of the comics to assist consumers in locating their nearest comic book retailer, Ape hopes that Strawberry Shortcake will inspire new readers to discover the exciting world of comics through their local comic book shops.
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About Ape Entertainment
Founded in 2003, Ape Entertainment is the brainchild of lifelong comic book devotees David Hedgecock, and Brent E. Erwin. Comic book home to such popular titles as CUT THE ROPE (based on the popular app game), LITTLE GREEN MEN and the Eisner Award nominated SCRATCH9. Ape Entertainment is also the North American publisher for licensed properties including POCKET GOD, SHREK, THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR, KUNG FU PANDA, RICHIE RICH, CASPER and STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE. For the latest news about, please follow us at or visit