Tesla’s Genius Rekindled with Graphic Novel from Helios Entertainment

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"The Inventor: The Story of Tesla" is the first in an original comic series and transmedia IP focused on mystical inventors in the late 19th and early 20th century. Helios Entertainment has partnered with comic publisher Arcana to officially release the 150-page graphic novel at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego this July. The free chapter 1 download chronicles the childhood of Nikola Tesla, the ground-breaking engineer and inventor who battled Thomas Edison to invent the 20th century.

A graphic novel featuring Nikola Tesla, a boundary-breaking engineer whose ideas and inventions were so progressive that he help catalyze the second industrial revolution.

The Inventor The Story of Tesla

‘The Inventor’ is a graphic novel that doesn’t have the blood and violence traditionally seen in comics; it’s more of a thought-provoking human drama of the real battle that took place between Tesla and Edison as they fought to invent the 20th century.

Helios Entertainment has partnered with comic publisher Arcana to officially release the first highly anticipated graphic novel “The Inventor: The Story of Tesla” at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego taking place July 12th-15th. For a limited time only, Tesla fans can receive a free download of the comic’s Chapter One preview. Pre-orders of the full graphic novel, which is scheduled to be released this summer at Comic-Con at the Arcana booth, will be available in paperback and digital download at: http://www.TheInventorSeries.com.

“The Inventor: The Story of Tesla” is the first graphic novel in a series on ground-breaking modern inventors in the 19th and 20th century. The 150-page six-chapter comic illustrates how one man, Nikola Tesla, stood against the goliaths of industry and changed the world with nothing but his mind, passion, and vision for a better humanity.

“I was inspired by the true story of Tesla and wanted to empower kids and adults to make a difference in the world with the power of their mind just as Tesla did,” said Ravé Mehta, creator and head of Helios Entertainment. “‘The Inventor’ is a graphic novel that doesn’t have the blood and violence traditionally seen in comics; it’s more of a thought-provoking human drama of the real battle that took place between Tesla and Edison as they fought to invent the 20th century and set a new course for humanity.”

Tesla has been a seminal influence on some of today’s most dynamic and creative minds. In 2011, Google CEO and Co-founder Larry Page referred to Nikola Tesla as his childhood hero at the Google Zeitgeist Conference, and called him “the greatest inventor you could imagine.”

Some inspired Tesla fans and marketers have adopted his name to brand such progressive products as electric cars (Tesla Motors) and sophisticated graphic processors for high-end science and engineering computer applications (NVIDIA Tesla GPUs). There's even an American hard rock band, Tesla, who named themselves after the inventor because he pioneered the radio.

Helios Entertainment plans on using the graphic novel to generate interest and audience feedback to help shape ‘The Inventor’ World which will include games, apps, and a film that’s currently under development. More information on what’s to come for the comic series can be found by visiting http://www.facebook.com/TheInventorSeries or following @InventorSeries on twitter.

About Helios Entertainment
Helios Entertainment, sister company to Helios Interactive, is a creative organization that conceives, develops and produces socially empowering entertainment properties that are designed to distribute across a wide variety of traditional and digital platforms including graphic novels, films, games, books, music and digital/interactive media. From conception to final production, Helios has been recognized for their creative story-telling, inspiring artistry and award-winning technology. For more information about Helios Entertainment, please visit http://www.heliosentertainment.com and http://www.heliosX.com.

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