NEW YORK, NY – May 31, 2010 – Liquid Comics, which owns one of the world's largest comic book libraries based on Indian characters by Indian creators, announced today that they have begun releasing a number of their Indian comic book titles in digital formats available for purchase and download to audiences worldwide through the Sony Playstation PSP platform.
"Digital publishing is the future and Liquid Comics' mission is to be at the forefront of taking our comic books beyond print into numerous digital platforms," said Sharad Devarajan, CEO and co-founder of Liquid Comics. "We are honored to be able to join the select group of publishers working with Playstation to bring comic books to potentially millions of PSP users around the world. Their platform, significantly enhance our distribution capabilities and provides one of the most visually stunning ways to read a digital comic book.
Liquid Comics comic book titles immediately available for purchase and download through the PSP Digital Comics store include:
RAMAYAN 3392 AD: A futuristic re-imagining of the great Indian epic. Enter a post-apocalyptic world where the last of humanity struggles to fight against the evil hordes of Nark, a dark-continent lead by the monstrous Ravan. Honorable, but inexperienced brothers Princes Rama and Lakshman are duty-bound to take command of the seemingly dormant outpost of Ayodhya. They soon realize no place in the world is safe from Ravan's iron grip and must become warriors to defend their people to the death. In a time when what's left of the world is enshrouded in darkness, these brothers are mankind's last beacons of hope.
DEVI: Created by acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, (Elizabeth; Four Feathers; Golden Age). Tara Mehta, an unsuspecting young woman in the futuristic Asian city, Sitapur is the Devi. She has no idea that she is about to become the centerpiece of a divine battle between the Gods of Light and the demon Lord Bala. Devi is a powerhouse of a story about a young woman battling for survival in a landscape of ancient legends, duty and fate. She walks the line between tradition, destiny and free will. Where will she fall? Between the Divine and the Diabolical there is Devi.
THE SADHU: James Jenson, A British soldier whose family is brutally murdered by a corrupt superior officer, seeks refuge with the Indian mystics known as Sadhus. Years later, now trained in their supernatural arts, Jenson must decide whether to use his newfound powers for inner peace as they are intended, or for revenge against the people who murdered his family.
SNAKE WOMAN: Created by acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, (Elizabeth; Golden Age; Four Feathers). Jessica Peterson is learning first-hand that the cycle of revenge cannot be broken. Without understanding why, she finds herself turning into a creature - a vicious Snakewoman. Her mission - to avenge a centuries old wrong that was conceived half a world away, deep in the jungles of India when a Naga temple was desecrated by foreigners. Terrified by her true nature and hunted by a mysterious organization known only as "The 68," Jessica must confront the monster that lurks inside her before it is too late.
BEYOND: Created by bestselling author Deepak Chopra. Chopra's supernatural thriller about a businessman, Michael Morton who arrives in India with his wife, Anna and son, Ty on a vacation. While Michael is distracted on a phone call with an overseas colleague, Anna and Ty wander through a typically teeming Indian shopping bazaar. Then the inexplicable happens - Ty watches as his mother wanders into a small store but never comes out. She's vanished without a trace. Things then turn even stranger and desperate when Michael hears his wife whispering, crying for his help. Tracking the sounds, Michael and Ty are led on adventure of both physical and metaphysical danger as they stop at nothing to reunite their family.
Liquid Comics will be releasing new comic books through Playstation every week, priced at US$1.99 per issue. Available at: