PATHFINDER ROLE-PLAYING GAME NOW A DYNAMITE COMIC BOOK!
Fantasy Comics Based on Best-Selling RPG Coming in 2012
January 4, 2012 (Runnemede, NJ) – Paizo Publishing has licensed its award-winning Pathfinder Roleplaying Game to Dynamite Entertainment, who will publish comics based on Pathfinder’s exciting fantasy world in 2012! Launched in 2009, Pathfinder has taken the tabletop gaming world by storm, and is now tied with Dungeons & Dragons as the best-selling hobby roleplaying game in the world, spawning rulebooks, adventures, collectible figurines, and novels, as well as the forthcoming Pathfinder Online massively multiplayer computer game.
“We are thrilled to be working with Dynamite on a new Pathfinder comic!” said Paizo Publisher Erik Mona. “Dynamite’s proven record with licensed properties and their ability to attract top creative talent to their books make them a natural fit for Pathfinder, and we can’t wait to see how they explore the Pathfinder world!”
“When we sat down and first started speaking with Paizo, the excitement that Erik had for Pathfinder was amazing, and the success he and his team have had is well earned,” states Dynamite Publisher Nick Barrucci. “We’re proud to be working with them to help bring Pathfinder to the comics market, and to bring our comics to their market. It’s the best of both worlds. This is the start of a great working relationship.”
Here’s What People are Saying About Pathfinder
“Pathfinder is a game surging in popularity amongst a hobby gaming field that is already enjoying steady growth.” — Mtv Geek
“The excellent Pathfinder role-playing game should be up every old-school tabletop enthusiast’s alley.” — GameInformer Magazine
“A bold idea executed in the best way possible—with a lot of class. It’s definitely worth a look.” —Ain’t It Cool News Tabletop
“#1 in the roleplaying game category.” — iCV2 Magazine
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, Green Hornet, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, Game of Thrones and more! In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Avon Oeming, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner and a host of up and coming new talent!
DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles—including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger’s PROJECT SUPERPOWERS—have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. Several of their titles have also hit The New York Times Best-Sellers list: The Boys, Vampirella Archives, Robert Jordan’s New Spring and Wheel of Time graphic novels. In 2005 Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.
About Paizo Publishing
Paizo Publishing®, LLC is a leading publisher of fantasy roleplaying games, accessories, board games, and novels. Paizo’s Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game, the result of the largest open playtest in the history of tabletop gaming, is currently the best-selling tabletop roleplaying game in hobby stores. Pathfinder Adventure Path is the most popular and best-selling monthly product in the tabletop RPG industry. Paizo.com is the leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world. In the nine years since its founding, Paizo Publishing has received more than 50 major awards and has grown to become one of the most influential companies in the hobby games industry.
Paizo Publishing, LLC, the Paizo golem logo and Pathfinder are registered trademarks of Paizo Publishing, LLC, and Pathfinder Chronicles, Pathfinder Companion, Pathfinder Modules, Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and Pathfinder Society are trademarks of Paizo Publishing, LLC.