BOOM! Studios, Cryptozoic Entertainment and Cartoon Network Digital Partner for Epic Adventure Time™ Card Wars Promotion
Exclusive “Sundae School” Card from Cryptozoic Included in July Comic from KaBoom!; Plus Code to Download Exclusive “Music Mallard” Card
Lake Forest, CA – July 16, 2015 – Cryptozoic Entertainment (cryptozoic.com), BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network Digital have partnered to create an epic program across the Adventure Time Card Wars physical game, comic book and mobile game, tied to the upcoming comic book release of Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake: Card Wars #01. Fans of Card Wars will receive an exclusive “Sundae School” physical game card from Cryptozoic in the comic, which will launch in July, as well as a code to download an exclusive “Music Mallard” card to be used in the digital game from Cartoon Network.
Based on the Card Wars game first introduced in episode 92 of Cartoon Network’s hit animated series Adventure Time, Cryptozoic Entertainment has released four collector packs of the card game to date. To celebrate the launch of the upcoming comic and popular card game, an exclusive “Sundae School” card, which was featured in the television series, will be inserted into 20,000 comics.
Comic: Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake: Card Wars #01
Cake is a Card Wars champ who can't be beat, and Fionna...is really tired of getting beaten! They set off in search of a challenger who can really test Cake's mettle. When they stumble across some gamer slugs, they think they've hit the jackpot, but these guys have never heard of Cake and refuse to even play with her!
Publisher: KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Author: Jen Wang
Artist: Britt Wilson
Format: Standard comic size, 32 pages, full color
On sale: July 2015
Game Card: “Sundae School” - Adventure Time Card Wars Exclusive
The comic will also include a special edition Sundae School card that is playable in the Adventure Time Card Wars Cryptozoic Game. The card reads, “Rainbow Building - While you have an even amount of Hit Points, your Creature on this Landscape has +2 ATK.
This exclusive card can be integrated into any of the existing collector packs from Cryptozoic. The most recent release is the Adventure Time Card Wars Ice King vs. Marceline Collectors Pack, featuring the Ice King and his IcyLands deck versus Marceline’s dark and crafty Useless Swamps & NiceLands deck. For more details about the Adventure Time Card Wars game, please see the product page here.
Digital Game Card: “Music Mallard” – Adventure Time Card Wars Exclusive
Included within the Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake: Card Wars #01 comic will also be a code to download an exclusive Music Mallard card, to be used in the Card Wars app, as well as a call out to purchase the game on the App Store or Google Play.
Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the DC Comics™ Deck-Building Game, The Walking Dead™ Board Game, The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game and Ghostbusters™:The Board Game, one of the most funded tabletop games in Kickstarter history. Following a philosophy and core principle of "Fans First," the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit cryptozoic.com for more information about product releases, events and news.
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About BOOM! Studios
Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates a constellation of best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning original and licensed comic books and graphic novels with the industry’s top talent. BOOM! Studios is comprised of four distinct imprints. The original Studios imprint is home to Mike Carey's Suicide Risk; James Tynion IV's The Woods; Mark Waid's Irredeemable; Sons of Anarchy; and Big Trouble in Little China. Steven Grant’s graphic novel 2 Guns was released as a feature film from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. BOOM!’s all-ages imprint KaBOOM! publishes Charles Schulz’ Peanuts; Jim Davis’ Garfield; Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Steven Universe; Mike Kunkel’s Herobear and the Kid; and Natasha Allegri's Bee and PuppyCat. BOOM!'s experimental imprint BOOM! Box publishes The Midas Flesh and Lumberjanes. In June 2013, BOOM! acquired Archaia Entertainment (archaia.com). Archaia is the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel publisher of Mouse Guard, Cow Boy, Gunnerkrigg Court, Rust, and Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand. In October 2013, BOOM! Studios entered into a unique first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox, giving the studio access to its library of titles and giving the publisher access to Fox's vast catalog of films. In August 2014, BOOM! Studios began a similar first-look relationship with 20th Century Fox TV to develop properties for the small screen.
About Cartoon Network Digital
Cartoon Network Digital oversees the management and production of content for the channel’s official site, CartoonNetwork.com, and all of the network’s mobile properties. A top industry website, CartoonNetwork.com features a roster of 365 free-to-play online games and the Game Creator franchise has generated more than 2.8 billion game plays and nearly 15 million custom games created by fans to-date. In 2014, Cartoon Network Digital launched Cartoon Network Anything, a micro-network marking a new era in platform-specific design that was named one of Google Play’s Best Apps of 2014. There are currently 34 Cartoon Network apps in the App Store, accounting for more than 41 million total downloads globally as of July 2015.
Media Contact Cryptozoic: Laura Waniuk
Media Contact Cartoon Network: Lauren McCabe
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Media Contact BOOM! Studios: Mel Caylo
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