For Immediate Release
May 27th, 2010, Los Angeles, CA – Outside the mystical city of Shambhalla, an evil sorcerer plots to steal an artifact from a legendary cave. The only one who can help him is Shambhalla’s most notorious thief: Ala ad-Din, better known as Aladdin. But when the sorcerer crosses Aladdin, it sparks an adventure that spans from Shambhalla’s borders to the ends of the Earth in a tale filled with magic, romance, courage and adventure.
Radical Publishing is proud to announce that for the first time ever, Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost, the fresh new take on the classic adventure tale, is now available for order in Diamond Previews in one complete trade paperback. Written by multi-Eisner nominated Ian Edginton (Victorian Undead) with gorgeous interior art by fan-favorite artist Stjepan Sejic (Witchblade) and rising star Patrick Reilly, Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost takes readers on a journey to the world of the Arabian Nights and beyond with the travels of the notorious rogue Aladdin.
This new deluxe trade paperback collects the full miniseries with a number of extras, including an in-depth interview with critically acclaimed writer Ian Edginton, never-before-seen production renderings and a gallery featuring the internationally acclaimed artwork of Luis Royo (Heavy Metal), Marko Djurdjevic (Thor), Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies), Clayton Crain (X-Force) and many more.
The Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost Trade Paperback is available to order now in the May 2010 edition of Diamond Previews, shipping July 2010.
The critics agree – Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost is a hit!
“… Aladdin is yet another title that makes a strong case for Radical being the future of comics and the company that will continually raise fans’ expectations of what they can expect from the medium.” — Jerome Maida, Philadelphia Daily News
“Radical’s interpretation of this well-known tale combines dazzling heroism in a rich fantasy realm.” — Kris Bather, Broken Frontier
“Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost is a great reinterpretation of a classic tale, which brings the story up to date for a modern audience.” — Edward Kaye, Hypergeek
“Fans of the Aladdin legend should really enjoy the way that Edginton keeps things familiar while still taking ownership with his intriguing changes and strong character work.” — Ryan Schrodt, The Weekly Crisis
About Radical Publishing
Radical Publishing is founded by Barry Levine (producer for Hercules, Caliber, Freedom Formula, Shrapnel, Abattoir, Oblivion, The Last Days of American Crime and executive producer for the in-development Rex Mundi movie for Warner Bros., written by Jim Uhls and starring Johnny Depp) and entrepreneur Jesse Berger (executive producer for Hercules, Caliber, Freedom Formula, Shrapnel, Abattoir, Oblivion and The Last Days of American Crime).
For their quality and excellence in 2008, Radical Publishing was granted the Gem Award for “Best New Publisher of the Year” from Diamond Comic Distributors. Radical brings the best writing, storytelling, and fully painted cover and interior art to the global comic book market, from prominent international talents such as Yoshitaka Amano, Rain Beredo, John Bolton, Matt Cirulnick, Tomm Coker, Clayton Crain, Flint Dille, Marko Djurdjevic, Ian Edginton, Warren Ellis, E. Max Frye, Antoine Fuqua, Justin Gray, Paul Gulacy, David Hine, Joseph Kosinski, Clint Langley, Richard Lee, Alex Maleev, Leonardo Manco, David Manpearl, Stephan Martinière, Francesco “Matt” Mattina, Peter Milligan, Steve Moore, Arvid Nelson, Wayne Nichols, Steve Niles, Jimmy Palmiotti, Nick Percival, Vincent Proce, Steve Pugh, Patrick Reilly, Rick Remender, Luis Royo, Nick Sagan, Sam Sarkar, Stjepan Sejic, M. Zachary Sherman, Bill Sienkiewicz, Wesley Snipes, Jim Steranko, Arthur Suydam, J.P. Targete, Greg Tocchini, Andree Wallin, Dave Wilkins, Concept Art House, Haberlin Studios, Meduzarts Digital Environment Studio, Weta Workshop, Zombie Studios, and many more.
Currently, Radical Publishing has production deals with Spyglass Entertainment and Peter Berg’s Film 44 for Hercules, with Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil for Caliber, and with New Regency and Bryan Singer’s Bad Hat Harry Productions for Freedom Formula.