Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Stan Lee's Kids Universe Day Announced from POW! Entertainment and 1821 Comics

1821 Comics (www.1821comics.com), comic legend Stan Lee and his company POW! Entertainment are teaming up for STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE DAY,an event in Los Angeles on February 2 for kids celebrating the first properties from 1821 Comics, Stan Lee and POW!’s new family-friendly publishing imprint STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE (SLKU) which include Digital E-Books, books and games for multiple platforms. The children participating in STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE DAY will get an exclusive sneak preview of the new line of family friendly properties and will engage in a variety of fun activities. STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE DAY will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Giggles N’ Hugs (www.gigglesnhugs.com) in Century City, and will include invited children and their parents. STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE is a children's multimedia company specializing in graphic novels, picture books, digital books, and games.

STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE DAY is scheduled to feature the following activities*:
  • A book reading session for the kids with Stan Lee, where he will be giving out signed copies of books from the new imprint.
  • Lunch and games with characters from the Stan Lee’s Kids Universe.
  • Playtime with rescued animals.
  • Arts and craft sessions for the kids.

STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE is the brainchild of Paris Kasidokostas Latsis and Terry Dougas, founders of the graphic novel and comic book company 1821 Comics, Comic legend Stan Lee, Founder, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of POW! Entertainment and his producing partner, President and CEO of POW! Entertainment Gill Champion. STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE DAY marks the official unveiling of the properties, which will be available for purchase immediately following the event. 

1821 Comics co-founder Paris Kasidokostas Latsis commented, “It’s an exciting time for 1821 Comics, after the successful launch of our first book with Stan Lee Romeo& Juliet The War,which was an instant NY Times Best-Seller, we get to officially unveil our new label STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE. The brand at its core is a fun, creative and family friendly imprint that we are hoping will change the game. We are looking forward to STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE DAY on February 2.”

The day has come to officially unveil STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE and we are excited to share the properties with kids and their parents during this special celebration,” added 1821 Comics co-founder and CEO Terry Dougas. “It’s truly an honor to continue working with POW! Entertainment and the legend himself Stan Lee---we can’t wait to share these new projects with the world in the coming weeks.”

STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE was created to provide children with big imaginations an entirely new universe to explore, with the aim of telling stories that they haven’t read before yet provide educational value as well,” said Stan Lee. “It’s a thrill to be able to bring this new franchise and its colorful characters to life. I am excited to meet a new generation of brigadiers.”

Get the latest news from STAN LEE’S KIDS UNIVERSE via:
Facebook at facebook.com/StanLeesKidsUniverse
Twitter at twitter.com/stanleeskidsu

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