Valiant Joins Nigeriaâ€™s Pedastudio for New Publishing Partnership to Expand into African Marketplace
As recently unveiled during the 6th annual Lagos Comic Con in Lagos, Nigeria,Â Valiant EntertainmentÂ is proud to announce a new partnership with foreign publisherÂ Pedastudio, which will license and distribute its library of critically acclaimed titles across Africa. Under this new partnership, the adventures of Valiantâ€™s globally recognized superhero series â€“ starting withÂ ARCHER & ARMSTRONG,Â BLOODSHOT,Â HARBINGER,Â HARBINGER WARS, andÂ QUANTUM AND WOODYâ€“ will soon be found in print and digital under the Pedastudio banner in countries including Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa.
â€œValiantâ€™s readership worldwide continues to expand in droves, and we continue to further the excitement by bringing our greatest series to a bigger array of international territories than ever before,â€ said Russell A. Brown, Valiantâ€™s President of Consumer Products, Promotions & Ad Sales. â€œTogether with Pedastudio, Valiant has now extended its international presence into 37 countries â€“ a figure that now includes, for the first time, African countries with massive and rapidly expanding comic book audiences.â€
PedastudioÂ is the latest in a long line of publishers to join Valiantâ€™s already extensive network of international partnerships around the globe, which also currentlyÂ includesÂ Bliss ComicsÂ in France,Â BÃ¼yÃ¼lÃ¼ DÃ¼kkanÂ in Turkey,Â CFxÂ in Pakistan,Â China MobileÂ in China,Â Cornea EntertainmentÂ in India,Â JamboÂ in Brazil,Â KamiteÂ in Mexico,Â LezhinÂ in Korea,Â Medusa ComicsÂ in Spain,Â NHN ComicoÂ in Korea and Japan,Â OVNI Press EditorialÂ throughoutÂ Latin America,Â ShoProÂ in Japan,Â Social ComicsÂ in Brazil,Â Sokol ExpressÂ in Russia,Â Schwerkraft-VerlagÂ in Germany,Â Star ComicsÂ in Italy,Â ViverraÂ in Russia,Â World PublishingÂ in China, andÂ Wydawnictwo FantasmagorieÂ in Poland.
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About Valiant Entertainment:
Valiant Entertainment is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns the largest independent superhero universe in comics. With more than 80 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. Today, the companyâ€™s characters continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Valiant consistently produces some of the most critically acclaimed comics in the industry and has received numerous industry awards and accolades, including a Diamond Gem Award for Comic Book Publisher of the Year. Valiant also recently announced a multi-picture deal to bring Bloodshot and Harbinger to the big screen as feature films. Visit them online atÂ ValiantEntertainment.com.
Pedastudio is the parent company for Pedacomics run by creative-minded people that want to make the world a better place by telling amazing stories and building achievable worlds from the heart of Africa. Our titles include the recently released award-winning “Chronicles of the Newborn Rise of the Mlezi VOL #1” and â€œThe Amazing Tek Kids,â€ a comic book geared towards teaching kids value and a sense of pursuing greater things in life, etc. Our goal is to build the comic book market in Africa with our IP and other high quality global brands.