In Your Pocket! And Maybe On Your Pocket, Too...
carry her around all day...
headlines just make us dizzy. We'll get to exactly what the
above one means in just a moment, but there's plenty of CrossGen
news today. In particular, there's an item that once again
proves CrossGen cares about readership, and in order to have
readers, you've got to have retailers.
bold company from Tampa introduces PEP next month. What's
PEP? It stands for Product Exchange Program, a concept that
essentially makes CrossGen's entire line exchangeable.
has a book that's just not selling? Trade it back to CrossGen
for one that either does sell well, or ought to be selling.
Administered by a company called Bulldog Collectibles, all
the program requires is that retailers send in two "stripped"
(or torn off) covers of the books they're eliminating from
inventory. For every two covers, they'll get one copy of that
month's PEP books.
July, when PEP begins, retailers can stock up on Lady Death
#2, 3, 4 and 5, as well as Sojourn #21, 22, 23, and 24 (#25
will be released on July 30th, for the low price of $1). If
that doesn't appeal, they can just save up PEP points until
a book becomes available that they do want.
CrossGen moves forward into our third year of publishing,
we want to strengthen our dedication to direct market retailers,
who have supported us from the very beginning. You guys took
a chance on us, and this is our way of saying thanks,"
said CrossGen President Mark Alessi.
So that's for retailers. What about the fans?
this summer, CrossGen has entered into a partnership with
International Outfitters to create CrossGen Apparel. The clothing
maker has a process called "laser embroidery" which
allows them greater freedom to customize items for the consumer.
You can now wear Arwyn where you want to, through CrossGen's
what about that headline?
first up came a leak from WizKids that Arwyn (from Sojourn)
and Samandahl Rey (from Sigil) are definitely two of the characters
in the upcoming IndyClix game set. This set co-editor Michael
Goodson to humming contentedly. We can't get him to stop.
CrossGen is releasing their next Traveler edition this week,
collecting the early issues of Sojourn in an affordable form.
read about her adventures...
yeah, that's what we meant, yeah...
Your Friend @ CrossGen:
SOJOURN "A Book You Should Be Reading," Comic Shop
News raves, "Malevolent larger-than-life villains, intrepid
heroines, roguish heroes, grand quests -- if Star Wars were
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join the journey this week when writer Ron Marz, penciler
Greg Land, inker Drew Geraci and colorist Caesar Rodriguez
unleash SOJOURN TRAVELER Vol. 1: FROM THE ASHES!
was recently crowned one of the "Top 10 Artists"
by Wizard magazine... find out why on June 25th -- for only
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Wizard. Our old enemy that stole bright young star Joshua
Elder away from us...