First came Machinama, an artform that has gamers make their own movies from video game engines, and now gamer-produced comic books are on the way. Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Planetwide Games will be at the San Diego Comic-Con Int’l this week to showcase its Comic Book Creator self-publishing software for video games. The company plans to announce retail and distribution plans at the show.
Comic Book Creator is a proprietary, patent-pending software designed to allow comic-book enthusiasts and gamers to capture game play animation from their favorite interactive titles and make their own comics to share with friends. Planetwide Games will soon offer a trial version of the software, which will be available at www.PlanetwideComics.com
Comic-Con attendees can visit Planetwide Comics at booth #5204. The company will host renowned fantasy artists Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell, who are creatively involved in upcoming titles. Planetwide Games’ recently launched its $1,000,000 Grand Prize Tournament for its popular RYL: Path of the Emperor MMORPG. More information on that is available at www.RYL.net.