A.N. Group LLC Acquires Rights to Graphic Story Legend The Rook
San Juan Capistrano, CA, January 08, 2010 --(PR.com)-- A.N. Group, LLC has announced the
acquisition of the intellectual property rights to The Rook, the popular graphic story series created by
W.B. DuBay and Budd Lewis.
A.N. Group, LLC a Native American owned firm and a recent entry in the exploding field of media
property rights acquisitions, is pleased to announce its intent to bring this classic time-traveling hero from
the pages of comics and print to television, film and gaming.
The Rook, also known as Restin Dane, is a descendant of the time traveling scientist from H.G. Well's
classic novella, The Time Machine.
The Master of Time finds himself alongside iconic figures of history and legend when his exploits take
him from the eras of long lost lore to the fantastic and infinite possibilities of futures yet-to-unfold.
Time traveler, chess master and a man of science, romance and courage, The Rook fights to right history's
wrongs while exploring his own fascinating historical roots and saving those he loves from the ravages of
“Every man, woman and child has wondered, and even desired, to travel through time to change certain
courses of events in their life,” explains David Steinberg, A.N. Group Vice-President in charge of
development. “The Rook is a compelling figure to whom everyone can relate through imaginative tales of
fantasy, love and loss.”
The Rook may find himself seeking audience with Alexander the Great one moment and working
alongside Sherlock Holmes to catch Jack the Ripper the next. The series contains all the ingredients for
great film, TV and gaming.
“This is an inexhaustible cache of classic, yet still fresh material for expansion and downloadable
content,” claims Steinberg. “It makes The Rook an ideal platform for virtually all media, both new and
For more information on The Rook or licensing information, Mr. Steinberg can be reached at