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IDW Publishing & Rovio Entertainment to Team Up for ‘Angry Birds’ Comics

bird comicIDW Publishing will team up with Rovio Entertainment to produce the Angry Birds comics.

The stories will feature characters that originate from the Angry Birds games including Red, Chuck, Bomb, Stella, Matilda and King Pig. The first book will be published in June 2014. Writers Jeff Parker and Paul Tobin have signed on to work on this project.

Here’s more from the press release: “The immense success of Angry Birds began in 2009 when the mobile game debuted. With 2 billion downloads through apps, the Angry Birds franchise has now been featured in nine different editions of the game, a number of successful toy lines, an animated series and is in development as a feature length film to be distributed by Sony Pictures. The innovative game solidified a market of casual gamers in the changing landscape of mobile devices.

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