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Brian Wood's 'Public Domain' expands

Brian Wood's art and design book increases in page count

SAN FRANCISCO (January 2, 2002): Writer/artist Brian Wood and publisherAiT/Planet Lar announced today that when Wood's PUBLIC DOMAIN: A ChannelZero DesignBook ships, it will contain 32 EXTRA pages than previouslyannounced, with no increase in cover price.

"When we solicited PUBLIC DOMAIN," said Wood. "I was planning a 112 pagebook. But once I started putting it together and creating the pages, Iwas having so much fun I didn't want to stop. Actually, I think I didabout 160 pages but then edited the weaker material out and down to 144pages. That's 32 more than previously announced."

PUBLIC DOMAIN: A Channel Zero DesignBook, is a unique look into thecreation of the critically-acclaimed series CHANNEL ZERO, complete withsketches, designs, illustrations, short comic stories, commentary andproduction notes, and is the capstone project, along with the CouscousExpress patches and posters, to Brian Wood Month.

"I think this not only shows Bri's love for his work and his desire topresent the best product possible to his readers," publisher Larry Youngsaid, "but also shows our commitment to our creators to give them theleeway to make creative decisions like this and to stay out of theirhair. If Brian says this is what's best for the book, we're behind him110%."

PUBLIC DOMAIN: A Channel Zero DesignBook retains its original coverprice of $12.95, is 144 pages long, and will be in shops January 30th.Twenty-four preview pages are available on the Internet at:

AiT/Planet Lar is a pop-culture company dedicated to bringinghigh-quality entertainment to the masses through the creation oforiginal projects or producing works deserving of wider recognition.AiT/Planet Lar provides a full range of services from concept tocompletion including writing, art management, lettering, advertising andpromotion, prepress production, ancillary merchandise, and printmanagement. Currently the company is focused on producing OriginalGraphic Novels to be distributed through mass-market bookstores,Amazon.com, and specialty bookshops around the world.

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