CrossGen signs with LPC Group to distribute product to book trade

Official Press Release

TAMPA, FL., February 26, 2002 - CrossGen Comics has agreed with LPC Group toallow LPC to be the exclusive distributor of CrossGen trade paperbacks,Compendia, and other miscellaneous books specifically to the book trade.

LPC Group will actively work to sell CrossGen's products into bookstores,department stores, specialty shops, chain stores, discount clubs, libraries,and other wholesale outlets. As well, LPC will act as CrossGen's rep toonline sources such as Amazon.com.

"LPC understands how to sell the graphic novel better than almost any otherdistributor out there," said CrossGen Publisher and CEO Mark Alessi. "LPCwill be an active seller of our products and that's why we've chosen to workwith them."

"It's blown our minds to witness the rapid growth of CrossGen in just overtwo years, and therefore we're extremely excited to partner with CrossGen intheir expansion into the book trade," said David Wilk, President of LPCGroup.

Michael Murphy, Vice President of LPC Group added, "We think that CrossGenhas the right books with the right format and the right price with the rightcross-promotion to make a huge splash in the book trade. CrossGen'sCompendia Series and Comics on the Web are the kind of initiatives that makea publisher exciting to work with."

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