-New title celebrates third run of one of Sky One’s highest-rated original drama series-
London, March 2018: To support the third season launch of one of Sky One’s highest-rated drama series, TPub Comics is launching Stan Lee’s Lucky Man – The Bracelet Chronicles. The limited run comic book series expands on the storylines of the hugely popular Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and explores the history of the mysterious bracelet and the never-ending battle between good and bad luck.
Stan Lee’s Lucky Man – The Bracelet Chronicles is the result of a partnership with the show’s creators: Carnival Films and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment.
Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment created the original story and art for the comic before it was adapted by writers Neil Gibson (“Twisted Dark”) and Michael Gordon (“Transdimensional”) and artwork team comprising of Atula Siriwardane (“The Theory”) on pencils/inks, Ellie Wright (Swordquest) on colours and Jim Campbell on letters. The first comic will be released in the summer. The story continues with Rich Clayton (Stephen Hagan) and his brother DI Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt) investigating a mysterious lucky bracelet, which through their research reveals the huge impact that the bracelet has had on not only history but those who have worn it.
The third run of the ten-part TV drama, set to launch on Sky One this year, takes Detective Inspector Clayton (James Nesbitt) to Hong Kong for another instalment of the supernatural hit.
Richard Fell, Executive Producer, Stan Lee’s Lucky Man said: “We’re looking forward to building on Stan Lee’s legacy and extending the Lucky Man brand further into the comic book realm. The show has an incredibly strong fan base, which continues to return season-on-season, and we’re looking forward to giving them another authentic platform through which to further enjoy Harry’s story.”
Shane Duffy, CEO of Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment said: “We are excited to work with TPub Comics to expand Stan Lee’s Lucky Man universe. We are very thankful for all the talented artists and writers who worked very closely with our team on this project and we know that the fans will appreciate it. We can’t wait to share it with everyone.”
About TPub Comics
TPub Comics is one of the UK’s leading comic book publishers. It is their mission to get more people reading and creating comics and they lecture at schools and Universities about the medium and run an online course to help people break into comics. Best known for their hit series Twisted Dark, TPub make a variety of comics for both the book market and for corporations. Free samples of many of their comics can be found on their website, www.tpubcomics.com.
About Carnival Films
Carnival Films is a division of NBCUniversal International Studios and one of the UK’s leading drama specialists. The company is responsible for the global television phenomenon Downton Abbey and current primetime series such as The Last Kingdom for Netflix, and Jamestown and Stan Lee’s Lucky Man for Sky One. Other shows produced over Carnival’s history include Poirot, Hotel Babylon, Whitechapel and Dracula as well as award-winning mini-series such as Traffik, Any Human Heart, The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies and The Hollow Crown anthology. Carnival has received a host of national and international awards including Primetime Emmys, Golden Globes and BAFTAs and has been recognized as the UK’s best production company at both the Bulldog Awards and Broadcast Awards.
About Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment
Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment Inc. is a multimedia entertainment company founded by the iconic comic book creator Stan Lee to create and license intellectual properties for entertainment media, including: feature length films, television programming, merchandising and related ancillary markets. Stan Lee holds the position of Chief Creative Officer of Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment where his creative genius and global appeal help further guide and propel the brand and content of Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment. In 2017, Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment Inc. was acquired by Hong Kong-based Camsing Global, one of China’s leading brand licensing, product promotion and sports and entertainment marketing companies. Under the leadership of Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment CEO Shane Duffy, POW!’s new creations with be proliferated worldwide through Camsing and its distribution networks and marketing platforms across Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Australia and the United States. For more information, visit http://www.powentertainment.com