Fransland Studios was founded by Francis Lee to develop a range of multi media  projects based on his creation TALES OF MIDNIGHT.

He brings a wealth of experience to FRANSLAND Studios from across a wide range of disciplines, from his time working in the Music Industry, the Computer Games Industry and the Comic Book and Pop Culture Memorabilia industries.

Drawing on his own experience and skills as a former Martial Arts instructor Francis used that knowledge to help him write and create the characters in his TALES OF MIDNIGHT story.

Taking TALES OF MIDNIGHT to comic conventions up and down the country, Francis soon gained legions of fans across the UK for his comic, as people of all races and genders found themselves attracted by the look and feel of his characters .

It wasn’t long before word of TALES OF MIDNIGHT started to make its way outside the UK and Francis found himself being approached by the Singapore based publisher of PLAY Imaginative, who saw the potential for TALES OF MIDNIGHT.

He granted them a license to publish TALES OF MIDNIGHT regularly in the pages of the internationally distributed monthly PLAY Times magazine.

This opened up TALES OF MIDNIGHT to a huge international audience, which resulted in a global awareness and fan base

Blue chip companies like the collectables giant CORGI also saw the commercial appeal of his superhero characters and negotiated deals to produce officially licensed TALES OF MIDNIGHT merchandise like these superb statues.


The Night … Just Got Darker


To raise awareness even further for TALES OF MIDNIGHT among the many millions of Sci Fi fans around the world, Francis produced and directed a series of exclusive interviews with key actors from classic Sci Fi Movies and TV series like STAR WARS … DOCTOR WHO … STAR TREK … BLAKES SEVEN … and BABYLON 5. Interviews which are now showcased on THE DARK SIDE OF THE FORCE .COM

Still as passionate now about TALES OF MIDNIGHT as when he first created it, Francis still continues to appear at comic book and film conventions all over the world to meet fans and sign autographs.

His latest trip was to the USA at the UNICON comic convention in LAS VEGAS to spread the word about PHASE BLUE the first range of NFTs due to be released by FRANSLAND Studios.

Francis plans to carry on attending conventions around the world, where he will to continue to tell fans all about TALES OF MIDNIGHT

Francis Lee started life in the Music industry as a Mobile Disco DJ he went on to become Capital Radio’s Young DJ of the year.

Following his love of music he worked at EMI Records, CBS Records and WEA Records, where he achieved two Silver Discs and a Gold Disc for sales and marketing achievements at WEA Records.


Francis made the move into the computer games industry working for the acclaimed computer games label BEYOND Software, starting in the sales division before moving up through the ranks until he finished up as Publisher of the company.

He eventually left BEYOND to launch his own computer games company and Record Label DESTINY which he ran until he finally found the opportunity to fulfil his boyhood dream of opening and running his own comic book store.

He then created TALES OF MIDNIGHT and the rest is history

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