Speakeasy Ships First Two Titles This Week

Official Press Release

Toronto, Canada, March 8, 2005 – Speakeasy Comics officially opens its doors for business this week, shipping both Atomika #1 (DCD ITEM# JAN052932E) and The Grimoire #1 (DCD ITEM# JAN052934E) this Wednesday (March the 9th)!

€ Atomika #1

5 Page Preview of Issue #1: http://www.speakeasycomics.com/atomika.html

Written by Andrew Dabb, with art by Sal Abbinanti & Buzz, this 32-page, full-color issue reveals an alternate past where the Revolution has become the State, liberty has been destroyed and the gods now walk the Earth. Now, a new power is rising. Forged in the fiery bowels of the planet, Atomika is the first man-made deity -- both a god of technology and the 21st century! Plus, don't let your customers miss the Signed Edition (DCD# JAN052933E), with both versions featuring an Alex Ross-painted cover!

€ The Grimoire #1

5 Page Preview of Issue #1: http://www.speakeasycomics.com/grimoire.html

This 32-page, full-color book by Sebastien Ciasse & Dijef introduces Amandine, for whom the mysterious tome known as The Grimoire is a tragic family affair! Passed on to her from the hands of a mysterious masked stranger, The Grimoire binds its fate to that of its wielder...and what starts out as a walk to a friend's house becomes the first steps of Amandine's life adventure!

Speakeasy also announced today that they had secured coverage for the company and their titles on the Space Channel in Canada (http://www.spacecast.com/). Look for Speakeasy this Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (consult the Space Channel website for more program details and times).

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