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Pocket God Comic App Now Free in Honor of Father’s Day

Pocket God Comic App Now Free in Honor of Father’s Day

San Diego, California – June 14, 2012 – Pygmies have dads too! Ape Entertainment and Bolt Creative are proud to announce that Pocket God Comics, the digital comic book series based on oneCvr of the best-selling iPhone apps of all-time, Pocket God, is now free in honor of Father’s Day. The comic app, including the first issue, is free through Sunday, June 17.  Visit  http://itunes.apple.com/app/pocket-god-comics/id380752345 to get it today!

Pocket God Comics issue No. 1 “The Gem of Life – Part One” starts with Ooga questioning the Gods and their relentless Pygmy pounding, but the gods strike back, taking away the gift of immortality bestowed upon the islanders and forcing Ooga and the gang on a dangerous mission to recharge the Gem of Life, which fades a little more with each new Pygmy death…

Winner of the 2011 ‘Best Comic App’ award from the Best App Ever Awards, the Pocket God Comics series follows the adventures of Ooga, Nooby, Klik, and the rest of the Pocket God Pygmy tribe as they try to outsmart the angry gods. Based on Pocket God, one of the best-selling iPhone apps of all-time, the full-color digital comic book series is one of the most successful digital comics to-date. The comics are available on the App Store via iVerse Media, a digital distribution partner of Ape Entertainment.

In addition to the Pocket God Comics content, the App also houses “The Pygmy Peril,” a free newsletter giving readers a peek behind the curtain to see the inner working of the Pocket God creative team.

Ape hopes that Pocket God Comics will inspire new readers to discover the exciting world of comics through their local comic book shops.

Pricing and Availability:
The Pocket God Comics app, including the first issue, is available for free through Sunday, June 17 while additional issues are available for $.99 on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

For more information, please visit http://www.ApeComics.com or www.boltcreative.com.

About Bolt Creative
Bolt Creative is a San Francisco-based developer and publisher of original games, including the hit iOS phenomenon Pocket God, ranked by Apple as the #9 Top Paid App of All Time. Since its 2009 launch, Pocket God has mushroomed into a full franchise with the original game hitting multiple online and mobile platforms, Pocket God: Journey to Uranus bringing players and pygmies into outer space, and Pocket God: The Runs hitting iOS in the spring of 2012. The digital Pocket God Comics series has become one of the most successful digital comic series available and continuously outperforms megabrands. Fans can also purchase Pocket God merchandise such as figurines, apparel, and plush. Bolt Creative’s goal is to develop games that crack them up and entertain players for countless hours. For more information, please visit www.boltcreative.com.

About Ape Entertainment
Founded in 2003, Ape Entertainment is the brainchild of lifelong comic book
devotees David Hedgecock, and Brent E. Erwin. Ape Entertainment is the comic book home to innovative new titles such as LITTLE GREEN MEN, SCOUTS, and HERO WITHIN.  Ape is also the North American publisher for licensed properties THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR, KUNG FU PANDA, RICHIE RICH, CASPER, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, POCKET GOD, and CUT THE ROPE.  Visit Ape Entertainment online at http://www.ApeComics.com.

About iVerse Media, LLC
iVerse Media (http://www.iversemedia.com) is a digital content distributor focused on the world of comics and popular culture. Founded in 2008, the company was one of the first to launch digital comics on Apple’s iOS platform. As of Oct 2011 over 5 Million products in the iOS App Store have been downloaded that are powered by iVerse, making the “iVerse Engine” one of the most popular and widely used platforms for reading digital comics in the world. The company is principally located in Waco, TX. For more information on iVerse Media, please visit: http://www.comicsplusapp.com.

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