Atlantis Studios Releases Fallen Star: Legacy

Atlantis Studios announced today the digital release of Fallen Star: Legacy, a special “one shot” comic in the popular Star Runner Chronicles series. Legacy is the first official sequel to Fallen Star (2020) the graphic novel which introduced readers to Aurora Palmer, a teen with mysterious abilities who risked everything to uncover the remarkable truth behind her origins.

In Fallen Star Legacy, Aurora uncovers a powerful artifact that is linked to her alien heritage. As its power increases, she is faced with mystery that could change forever her understanding of her destiny on Earth and impact her friends at Madison High.

“We’re going back to the early days of Aurora’s adventures”, explains creator James Watson, “Aurora is still coming to terms with the events of Fallen Star. This story sets up an important discovery that will have a long-term impact on the series moving forward.”

Fallen Star: Legacy is available digitally from the Star Runner website, or via Amazon Kindle. It will be available in print February 2023.

The series has also been optioned for development into a live action feature film Aurora: The Star Runner Chronicles, through a joint venture with New South Independent and Third Shift Media.

About Atlantis Studios

Atlantis Studios is a Virginia-based sequential arts studio specializing in science fiction, fantasy, and action-adventure comics and graphic novels. Since its creation in 1997, Atlantis Studios has created, published, or produced over 200 published works, many of them exclusively for clients in the film and television industry.

The Star Runner Chronicles is a six-volume graphic novel series that will continue to roll out digitally and in print over the next few years. This star-spanning series is written by James Watson and features top-notch artwork from leading professionals in the industry.

Series website: https://starrunnercomics.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarRunnerComics

Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarRunnerComic

Press inquiries: info@atlantisstudios.net

Rising Star #4: Released in Print and Digital

Atlantis Studios announced today the print and digital release of Rising Star #4, the final chapter of the latest Star Runner Chronicles series. Rising Star continues the storyline that began with Fallen Star (2020) and Dark Star (2021), following Aurora Palmer a teen with unexplained origins who risks everything to uncover the remarkable truth behind her ultimate destiny.

In Rising Star #4, Aurora returns from her first trip to deep space, just as a horde of mechanical invaders power up their ultimate weapon of planetary destruction. Having been betrayed by the ruthless Pinkerton, Aurora and her friends realize that it’s up to them to stop the invading alien army, even against overwhelming odds.

“The future of the earth is at stake in this episode”, explains series creator James Watson, “so Aurora must apply everything she’s learned from her friends and her first trip to the stars. She must decide for herself what is worth defending, and what sacrifice she is willing to make for it.”

The Rising Star series is available digitally from the Star Runner website, or from Amazon Kindle. It is available in print through Previews.

The series has also been optioned for development into a live action feature film Aurora: The Star Runner Chronicles, through a joint venture with New South Independent and Third Shift Media.

About Atlantis Studios

Atlantis Studios is a Virginia-based sequential arts studio specializing in science fiction, fantasy, and action-adventure comics and graphic novels. Since its creation in 1997, Atlantis Studios has created, published, or produced over 200 published works, many of them exclusively for clients in the film and television industry.

The Star Runner Chronicles is a six-volume graphic novel series that will continue to roll out digitally and in print over the next few years. This star-spanning series is written by James Watson and features top-notch artwork from leading professionals in the industry.

Series website: https://starrunnercomics.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarRunnerComics
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarRunnerComic

Press inquiries: info@atlantisstudios.net

Rising Star #3: Released in Digital Format!

Atlantis Studios announced today the digital release of Rising Star #3, the latest chapter of the new four-part Star Runner Chronicles series. Rising Star continues the story that began with Fallen Star (2020) and Dark Star (2021), about normal teen Aurora Palmer who risks everything to uncover the remarkable truth behind her origins and find her ultimate destiny.

In Rising Star #3, Aurora and her boyfriend Scott find themselves adrift in deep space. They are rescued by a handsome captain from Aurora’s Homeworld, who has a surprising history with Aurora’s family.  Back on Earth, her friends Kristine and Monica uncover the truth behind an alien artifact that could mean the complete destruction of Earth!

“In this episode Aurora gets everything she ever dreamed of.” explains series creator James Watson “but when that happens, she must face some hard choices about what’s really important to her.”

The Rising Star series is available to download directly from the Star Runner website, or from Amazon Kindle.

The series has also been optioned for development into a live action feature film Aurora: The Star Runner Chronicles, through a joint venture with New South Independent and Third Shift Media.

About Atlantis Studios

Atlantis Studios is a Virginia-based sequential arts studio specializing in science fiction, fantasy, and action-adventure comics and graphic novels. Since its creation in 1997, Atlantis Studios has created, published, or produced over 200 published works, many of them exclusively for clients in the film and television industry.

The Star Runner Chronicles is a six-volume graphic novel series that will continue to roll out digitally and in print over the next few years. This star-spanning series is written by James Watson and features top-notch artwork from leading professionals in the industry.

Series website: https://starrunnercomics.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarRunnerComics

Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarRunnerComic

Press inquiries: info@atlantisstudios.net

Atlantis Studios Releases Animated Trailer for Star Runner: Rising Star

Atlantis Studios announced the release of an animated trailer for Rising Star, the latest chapter in its epic science fiction series, the Star Runner Chronicles. The trailer was produced in partnership with Atlanta-based Third Shift Media and highlights its action-packed storyline. It showcases artwork from the series, and features the voice talent of actress Jessica Belkin (American Horror Story, Pretty Little Liars)

Rising Star is the third book of a trilogy that began with graphic novels Fallen Star and Dark Star, both released nationally in 2021. The series follows the adventures of Aurora Palmer, a rebellious teen girl born with strange, unpredictable powers. When the government investigates her mysterious origins, Aurora risks everything to uncover the truth behind her destiny.

“In Rising Star Aurora is stronger and more confident”, said series creator James Watson, “She is ready to embrace her destiny, but everything goes wrong when an old enemy returns to stop her. The animated trailer showcases the drama of the book’s opening act, when she must make a desperate choice to save her friends, a choice with tremendous consequence for the rest of the story.”

The Star Runner Chronicles is available digitally through Amazon Kindle and the Star Runner website, and to retailers through Diamond Comics and Ingram.  The series is in development by Georgia-based Third Shift Media and New South Independent for live action feature film release.

Series website: www.StarRunnerComics.com

About In New South Independent and 3rd Shift Media

The joint venture between New South Independent (Gabrielle Pickle and Megan Messmer) and Third Shift Media (Ryan Dennett-Smith) has come together to cultivate and produce strong independent feature films. With a combined portfolio of over 20 years in the media business, the joint venture is a highly-talented creative team focused on developing entertainment for the international market.

Email: info@ssshift.com or newsouthindependent@gmail.com

About Atlantis Studios

Atlantis Studios is a Virginia-based sequential arts studio specializing in comics and graphic novels for science fiction, fantasy, and action-adventure licensed properties. Since its creation in 1997, Atlantis Studios has created, published, or produced over 200 published works, many of them developed exclusively for clients in the film and television industry.

The Star Runner Chronicles is a graphic novel series, inspired by classic science fiction for young adults, such as books by Alexander Key (Escape to Witch Mountain) and Madeline L’Engle (A Wrinkle in Time). It is available digitally and in trade paperback format at: www.StarRunnerComics.com

Email: info@atlantisstudios.net

Star Runner Comics Print Editions Available

Atlantis Studios announced today the availability of back issues of the direct market Star Runner Chronicles: Fallen Star and Dark Star comic series on its website and Amazon.

Released in 2021 and 2022, the first six issues of this science fiction saga have generated a worldwide following. The Star Runner Chronicles follows the adventures of Aurora Palmer, a rebellious teen girl with a mysterious past and unpredictable powers she cannot control. Aurora learns she must uncover the truth of her past in order to achieve her incredible destiny.

“We’re hearing from retailers that books sold out quickly” explains series editor James Watson, “So we’re pleased to offer back issues through our website and through our partnership with Amazon, which until this point has focused primarily on digital editions for Kindle. Each issue will be packed and shipped in mint condition to preserve their value.”

Print editions of Star Runner: Fallen Star and Dark Star can be ordered directly for just $5.95 each from the Star Runner website, or from Amazon.

About Atlantis Studios

Atlantis Studios is a Virginia-based sequential arts studio specializing in comics and graphic novels for science fiction, fantasy, and action-adventure licensed properties. Since its creation in 1997, Atlantis Studios has created, published, or produced over 200 published works, many of them developed exclusively for clients in the film and television industry.

The Star Runner Chronicles is a graphic novel series, inspired by classic science fiction for young adults, such as Alexander Key (Escape to Witch Mountain) and Madeline L’Engle (A Wrinkle in Time). It is available digitally at: www.StarRunnerComics.com

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarRunnerComics

Email: info@atlantisstudios.net

 

Rising Star #2: The Star Runner Chronicles Continues!

Atlantis Studios announced today the release of Rising Star #2, the second issue of the ambitious four-part continuation of the Star Runner Chronicles saga. Rising Star is the second sequel to the story that started with graphic novels Fallen Star (2020) and Dark Star (2021), about Aurora Palmer, a rebellious teen girl with strange, unpredictable powers, and a desire to understand her alien origins.

In Rising Star #2, Aurora’s is close to achieving her long-awaited goal of flying the starship that was buried on her family farm. When the test launch is interrupted by a mysterious army, she finds that an old enemy has returned, and her friends are in mortal danger. Scott and his father are taken hostage, and Aurora realizes that there may be only one way to escape!

“In this episode, Aurora begins trapped by her enemies, surrounded and outnumbered” explained series creator James Watson about the new comic “She must make hard choices to ensure her friends are safe, but it means risking everything, taking a leap of faith into a new world she’s only dreamed of.”

The Star Runner Chronicles is a six-volume graphic novel series on sale digitally and in print through retail outlets. It follows its heroine Aurora from the halls of high school, to inner rings of the Galaxy, and ultimately, to her destiny in the stars. This star-spanning series is written by James Watson and features top-notch artwork from leading professionals in the industry.

The series has also been optioned for development into a live action feature film Aurora: The Star Runner Chronicles, through a joint venture with New South Independent and Third Shift Media.

Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarRunnerComics

About Atlantis Studios

Atlantis Studios is a Virginia-based sequential arts studio specializing in comics and graphic novels for science fiction, fantasy, and action-adventure licensed properties. Since its creation in 1997, Atlantis Studios has created, published, or produced over 200 published works, many of them developed exclusively for clients in the film and television industry.

The Star Runner Chronicles is a graphic novel series, inspired by classic science fiction for young adults, such as books by Alexander Key (Escape to Witch Mountain) and Madeline L’Engle (A Wrinkle in Time). It is available digitally and in trade paperback format at: www.StarRunnerComics.com

Email: info@atlantisstudios.net