"People really need to experience the software for themselves, to truly appreciate 'Comic Book Creator's' ease of use and functionality," said Kevin Donovan, President of Planetwide Games. "This super simple, easy-to-use software allows the user to create personalized comic books using your own video game play, DVD movies, personal photos, and other digital imagery."
Comic Book Creator is the first PC based Self-Publishing software to integrate the comic book and video game industries. Comic Book Creator's Self-Publishing software will allow a gamer or comic book enthusiast the opportunity to "Make Your Own Comic". You, as the artist will now be able to easily self-publish and share your own comic book adventure captured and created from your PC based video game play.
"Video Gamers can now create a professional-looking, high-quality comic book to immortalize an important battle scene or dramatic encounter within their game play," notes Donovan. "Comic Book Creator lets gamers add in text bubbles to their digital screenshots, as well as classic comic book features like POWerful action-word graphics that emphasize their game play. Game play is a very personal digital experience of time spent playing your favorite game and now you can share your virtual character identity and experience with your friends online through email, posting to your blog and printing out your own personalized comic."
To create a comic, you need only select one of the 500 unique layout and design templates, drop in your captured digital images and insert text bubbles, icons, captions and clipart to bring to life whatever story you can imagine. Comic Book Creator will work with any jpeg, bmp or gif digital image, and the retail version will allow users to share their masterpiece with friends by printing or exporting the image into an HTML or PDF file for online distribution.
Planetwide Games's Comic Book Creator will be released in November 2005 and will sell for $19.99 through specialty video game, electronic and mass market retailers in the US and Canada.
Consumers are now able to pre-order the Comic Book Creator Self-Publishing Software at GameStop and EB Games retailers throughout North America, as well as their online websites or at Planetwide Games websites including http://www.planetwidecomics.com.
Minimum system requirements include a PC running Windows 2000 or higher, a Pentium 4 processor 128 MB of RAM, a CD ROM and a hard drive with 1 GB of free space.
- PC Based Software
- Create and Design your own personal Comic Book or Comic Strip
- Works with your own Digital Photos and Content
- Save your Comic Book as a .PDF, email it to your friends, or post on your Blog
- No Design Knowledge or Art Experience required
- Over 500 unique Layout and Design Templates to choose from
- Easily add text, effects, and balloons to your character's story
- Take screenshots from inside your favorite PC Video Game
- Use images from your personal Photos, DVD Movies and Digital Imargery
- Drag & Drop text into easy-to-use Comic Book templates
- Just add your creativity and you've become a Comic Book Creator
- Print and bring your Adventures to life!
Interested Comic Book and Video Gaming enthusiasts are encouraged to please visit: http://www.PlanetwideComics.com and create lasting memories.
The trial version Printing and Publishing capabilities contain a watermark on all printed and saved Comic Book Creator files. Watermarks are removed with the purchase of a full retail version of the software.
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