Ape Entertainment, Sesame Workshop combine on educational comics

From Ape Entertainment

April 6, 2012

 

APE ENTERTAINMENT DRAWS SESAME STREET

Ape Entertainment and Sesame Workshop to Create Entertaining Educational Comics for Young Readers

 

SAN DIEGO - Ape Entertainment announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization, to produce a series of print and digital comic books featuring the cast of the beloved children’s show Sesame Street. The new and original comic book series will emphasize educational and entertaining content for younger readers.

 

Cover From television to the comic panel, Ape Entertainment will portray the characters that millions of parents and children have come to know and love in a comic series that will be produced in full color and available in stores this fall in standard comic sized printed editions for $3.99 and digest sized hardcover comic book editions for $7.99. They will also be available as a digital comic book that will be available through Apple’s App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

 

"We are excited about our new relationship with Sesame Workshop to bring the Sesame Street characters to comics, which is a dream come true for all of us here at Ape,” said Ape Entertainment COO Brent E. Erwin. “Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Grover, and the whole Sesame Streetgang have always been a part of our lives, now we feel like a part of their family, and that’s a great feeling."

 

“We look forward to collaborating with Ape Entertainment to create a series of Sesame Street comic books, for all ages” said Jennifer A. Perry, Vice President, Worldwide Publishing, Sesame Workshop. “The Sesame Street Muppets and comic books go together like Cookie Monster and snickerdoodles, so we can’t wait for Sesame Street fans to have the chance to learn and laugh in the unique way comics draw readers in and keep them turning the page.”

 

Ape Entertainment’s mission to grow the comics industry by increasing awareness about comics among a new generation of readers; Ape takes a step forward with the announcement of its new relationship with Sesame Street. Ape Entertainment hopes young readers and their parents will discover the exciting world of comics and start visiting a local comic book shop. Parents can find a local comic shop in their area by visiting the Comics Shop Locator service at http://www.comicshoplocator.com.

 

For more information, please visit www.apecomics.com or www.sesameworkshop.org.

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