FORCES BRINGS BORDERLINE TO THE WORLD
Company Enters Comprehensive Deal with Harvey and Eisner Award
winning Creator Eduardo Risso
February 8, 2005, Runnemede, NJ. -- Dynamic Forces today
announced a comprehensive deal with Eduardo (100 Bullets,
Batman) Risso concerning his Borderline property with writer
Carlos Trillo. The deal is the first in a series of licensing
agreements forthcoming from the company, concerning individual
creators and their properties.
“Eduardo is such an incredible talent, and we're very
proud to make this announcement first,” explained DF
President Nick Barrucci. “Eduardo is truly an artist's
artist. We've been friends for years, and putting this deal
together for Borderline is personally very gratifying. Readers
will be amazed by this cinematic epic which spans 600 pages.
For those fans who like gritty crime noir such as Sin City
and 100 Bullets, this is perfect for them!”
The deal allows for Dynamic Forces to handle a variety of
worldwide licensing and merchandising including all media
rights, from film, TV, internet to video game rights for the
property. Negotiations with partners are now commencing for
all available categories.
Borderline has been described by Harvey and Eisner Award winning
creator Risso as a sci-fi post apocalyptic story that openly
shows the miseries and kindness of Humankind. “This
work is very strong and very personal”, Risso explained.
“I am very happy to be working with Nick and his team
at DF to offer this series in the United States and the rest
of the world!”
Look for more information on the release of Borderline in
the weeks to come!
For more information on Dynamic Forces specialty merchandise,
product art, exclusive creator interviews and upcoming releases,
please visit the Dynamic Forces website at www.dynamicforces.com
ABOUT EDUARDO RISSO:
Eduardo Risso was born in Leones, Argentina, in 1959.
He did his first professional work for the daily paper LA
NACION and the magazines EROTICON and SATIRICON. In 1981 he
started working for COLUMBIA editions pencilling series like
EL ANGEL and JULIO CESAR. In 1987 he did PARQUE CHAS, with
writer Ricardo Barreiro. The series is published first in
the anthology magazine FIERRO, in Argentina, then in TOTEM
(Spain), COMIC ART (Italy), and as a hardcover in France,
Germany, Denmark, Belgium and Holland.
In 1988, he again worked with Ricardo Barreiro on CAIN. The
same year he drew FULU, with writer Carlos Trillo. It was
published in PUERTITAS magazine in Argentina as well as Italy,
France, Germany, Portugal and the
After this, he continued his association with Trillo and several
series followed: SIMON: AN AMERICAN TALE (Italy and France),
VIDEO NOIRE (Italy and France), BORDERLINE (Italy), and CHICANOS
(Italy and France).
In 1997 he did ALIEN: RESURRECTION for DARK HORSE and other
works followed by several short stories for the VERTIGO imprint.
He teamed up with Brian Azzarello on the miniseries JONNY
DOUBLE which led to the creation of the multiple Eisner Award
winning series 100 BULLETS.
Currently he draws the hit series 100 BULLETS and recently
completed a highly successful run on BATMAN with the critically-
acclaimed BROKEN CITY storyline.
He has won the EISNER award and the HARVEY award as Best Artist.
ABOUT CARLOS TRILLO:
Trillo is a versatile comics writer who worked with many famous
artists. Trillo wrote his first scenario at age 20 for Patoruzu
magazine. In 1963 he made his professional debut and took
on several editorial jobs. Ten years later, he became art
director of the satirical magazine Satiricon. However, this
magazine was forbidden by the military dictatorship in 1976.
In 1975 he wrote 'Un certain Danari' for Alberto Breccia,
followed by 'Chavez le Fou' for Horacio Altuna. He then expanded
his comics activities and started writing for several magazines
(El Pendulo, Humor, Superhumor). He continued his collaboration
with Altuna with several stories, such as 'Charlie Moon',
'Merdichevski', 'Les Petites Portes de M. Lopez' and 'Slot
Machine'. He also teamed up with artist Domingo Mandrafina
with such titles as 'Histoire sans Paroles' and 'El Husmeante'.
1980s he continued his comics activities, writing for Jordi
Bernet ('Carnage Plus', 'Light and Bold'), Eduardo Risso ('Fulù',
'Simon', 'JC Benedict'), Madrafina ('Peter Kampf', 'Cosecha
Verde') and Juan Giménez ('Gangrène'). In 1992,
he took 'Cybersix' with Carlos Meglia, a series about genetic
manipulated creatures, and 'Spaghetti Brothers', with Mandrafina.
He also wrote 'Chicanos' for Risso, a series situated in the
Spanish ghetto of an American metropolis. After meeting a
CIA agent, Trillo was inspired to create 'Mon nom n'est pas
Wilson', which is illustrated by Walter Fahrer and published
by Casterman from 2000. Carlos Trillo is a master in realism
and social criticism, which makes him one of the best Argentine
Now entering its 13th year of business, Dynamic Forces continues
to break new ground and create new and exciting product from
a variety of licenses and a variety of business partners.
A licensee of DC Comics, Top Cow Productions, Classic Media's
MAGNUS and SOLAR, Revolution Studios' HELLBOY, MGM's ARMY
OF DARKNESS, T2, Hasbro's G.I.JOE, Jim Starlin's DREADSTAR,
Howard Chaykin's AMERICAN FLAGG!, Frank Miller's SIN CITY,
Joseph Michael Linser's DAWN, Mark Millar and JG Jones' WANTED,
Doug Moench and Paul Gulacy's SIX FROM SIRIUS, Tim Truman's
SCOUT, RED SONJA, CONAN and many other industry giants, DF
continues to set the pace in the comic collector and comic
memorabilia markets. Recent product line expansions includes:
action figures, vinyl and poly resin statues, lunchboxes,
trading cards, lithographs, giclees, apparel and much more!