Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 09, 2014
The first comic book version of the revolutionary multiplatform storytelling franchise, DARK PROPHET “The Light Exposing Darkness,” premiered at Comic-Con 2014 to rave reviews. The preview issue garnered press from The Insider social media correspondents, CultSPIN and TME. Evette Vargas, writer of the comic book and the co-founder of Digital-Reign, along with other producers of the series, attended the popular convention. The DARK PROPHET comic was so well received by attendees and participants alike, that it launched the multiplatform franchise into several directions, including a highly anticipated, upcoming live event. Series star Chase Fein, main cast members and celebrities will be in attendance. The event is scheduled for November to celebrate the successful kickoff of the series. The unprecedented success has attracted the likes of Samsung, Red Bull and other heavyweight sponsors. The event will also celebrate the launch of the first official issue of the comic book, which premieres in October.
DARK PROPHET, the original digital series, starring Henry Rollins (Sons of Anarchy, Black Flag, Rollins Band) and rising star Chase Fein (Suburgatory), premiered on Launch TV Network in June to 85 million subscribers. The digital series will continue to charm its audience in 2015 on Launch TV, beginning the first season with ten episodes. This Sci-Fi Action Thriller has been mounting accolades since it premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Indie Filmmakers Lounge. The series was in contention for two 2014 TV Academy Emmys in the Interactive category, won an NBC/Universal Production Award and was an official selection at the WGA Writer & Director Showcase.
Digital-Reign, DARK PROPHET’s production company, partnered with Keyframe-Entertainment to produce the comic book as their first joint venture. Vargas is not only the writer of the comic book and the co-founder of Digital Reign, she is the franchise’s Creator, Writer, Director and Exec Producer. Julian Reyes, founder of Keyframe-Entertainment, is the Associate Producer of the DARK PROPHET comic book. Keyframe-Entertainment is the official book distributor in San Francisco and will help distribute the first official comic book of DARK PROPHET in October.
DARK PROPHET is a present day Sci-Fi Action Thriller written & created by Evette Vargas. DARK PROPHET is the story of gifted music student Dai Shepherd, who discovers top secrets hidden in the binary codes of songs, and then finds himself framed for his girlfriend’s murder. To find her killer and save civilization, Dai must stop Black Box, the rogue Intel agency that planted the secrets, from triggering the cyber-intelligence takeover of the planet. Viewers can expect the intricate plots of The Matrix paired with the high-paced action of 24 with references to current real-world cyber intelligence leaks.
In an unprecedented new community-centric platform developed by Follr, DARK PROPHET viewers can deeply engage with cast, content and other community members. Deemed “DARKPROPHET Universe,” the new platform curates information from around the web and allows the timelines of actors, characters and fans to intersect, revolutionarily breaking down the symbolic fourth wall and taking multiplatform engagement to the next level. Join the conversation and community at DARKPROPHETUniverse.com.
More About Digital-Reign
Digital-Reign : The Fusion of Storytelling, Media and Technology Digital-Reign is an award-winning multiplatform production company that creates original content, interactive experiences and visual media in the areas of television, film, mobile apps, games, augmented reality, Oculus Rift, comics, social media and more. The synthesis of storytelling, media, technology and pop-culture inspires Digital-Reign’s creations. Knowing the rules and breaking them is the key of Digital-Reign’s success.
More About Keyframe-Entertainment : Electronic Dance Music and Film Distribution
Keyframe-Entertainment is a Transformational Media Network bridging Underground Electronic Music and mainstream culture. By inspiring, informing, and entertaining through film, electronic music, visionary art, community building, and Transformational Festival culture, Keyframe aspire to create global positive change and enhance the living experience. Keyframe was launched in 2004 as a music label and artist management company and has since expanded its scope to include consciousness films and events. Keyframe-Entertainment is the Executive Producer of "Electronic Awakening" and the creator of Keyframe-Cinema, an online service that allows Transformational filmmakers to share their work with fans, film buffs, and festivals.