IDW Publishing Celebrates Success of 30 Days of Night: Film Adaptation Is #1 at Box Office And Graphic Novel Wins "Comic of the Year" at 2007 Scream Awards

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IDW Publishing, a division of IDT Internet Mobile Group's Zedge Studios, scored two big wins with its 30 Days of Night title this past week. The film adaptation of the graphic novel, produced by Columbia Pictures and Ghost House Pictures and starring Josh Hartnett, Melissa George and Danny Huston, placed #1 at the weekend box office this past weekend. In addition, the original graphic novel, created by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith for IDW Publishing, was named "Comic of the Year" at this week's 2007 Scream Awards.

This has been a tremendous week for our company

    "This has been a tremendous week for our company," says Ted Adams, IDW's CEO. "The audience and industry response to 30 Days of Night is testimony to the enormous creativity and appeal of the comics genre. Furthermore, working with Columbia Pictures and Ghost House Pictures on the movie version was a terrific experience. It was the first one of our titles to 'go Hollywood' and we couldn't be more pleased with the result. We're very excited about working more closely with studios to bring our portfolio of titles to life on screen."

"IDW's success with the 30 Days of Night title confirms its status as a major resource for fresh entertainment fare," says Morris Berger, head of IDT Internet Mobile Group. "It is only the beginning for IDW and the whole Zedge Studios family."

About IDT Internet Mobile Group (IMG) and IDW Publishing

IDT Internet Mobile Group's (IMG) Zedge Studios develops and licenses content for distribution through online and mobile platforms. IDW Publishing, a division of IMG and the core of Zedge Studios, is an established leader in the comic book and graphic novel marketplace, particularly in the horror, action, and sci-fi genres. IDW lists some of the most successful and hottest print titles in the industry among its portfolio, including: television's #1 prime time series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Sony's Underworld; Paramount's Star Trek; Fox's 24 and Angel; Hasbro's The Transformers; Universal's Scarface, Land of the Dead and Shaun of the Dead; and Konami's Silent Hill, and Metal Gear Solid. The company also works with foreign licensing agents to sell their comics around the world, with titles being published in multiple languages and crossing dozens of regions. Zedge Studios', with over six million subscribers, is a distribution platform for mobile content and for tools and applications for creating, viewing and sharing content. IDT Internet Mobile Group is part of IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT, IDT.C), an innovative and opportunity seeking multinational holding company with operations that span various industries.

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