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This March, comiXology dominates SXSW Interactive with a whole host of activities including: sponsoring the SXSW Geek Stage; a special panel; happy hour; free comics offered throughout the event; and handing out $150,000 worth of $5 Amazon Appstore credits toward comiXology content at comiXology’s SXSW Gaming Expo booth #125 & 127.

AbDBov0“SXSW Interactive brings together some of the biggest names in video games, comics and entertainment and we’re proud to power the stage that will see them strut their stuff,” said comiXology co-founder & CEO David Steinberger. “We’ve also got some great things for our fans including our awesome – and free to attend – panel as well as a free happy hour, booth giveaways and more!”

From March 7th through the 9th, comiXology will sponsor the SXSW Geek Stage where all the big announcements are made and comiXology will be covering the events live as they happen on their social channels. ComiXology will also be having their own panel on the Geek Stage and making an announcement that is sure to excite new and current comics fans. The comiXology panel will be topped off with a happy hour following.

In addition, comiXology will also be giving out a select amount of free digital comics and graphic novels before and after the events happening on the Geek Stage. If that wasn’t enough, comiXology and Amazon Appstore will be handing out $150,000 worth of $5 dollar gift credits to purchase comics on comiXology’s Amazon Appstore Android App!

Here is a list of all the comiXology events and giveaways at SXSW Interactive:

SXSW Geek Stage powered by comiXology:

Friday, March 7 – 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday, March 8 – 9 – 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
SXSW Gaming Expo – Palmer Events Center, Exhibit Hall 1
900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Get a front row seat and hear the latest on comiXology’s social channels throughout the weekend. (Free digital comics and graphics novels too!)

Follow the action on comiXology’s Twitter, Tumblr & Facebook.


ComiXology: Take Comics Further
Saturday, March 8 – 4:30PM – 5:15PM
SXSW Gaming Expo – The Geek Stage

Free & open to the public! Top grossing digital comics platform comiXology electrifies the SXSW GEEK Stage in this not-to-be-missed event! Join comiXology’s David Steinberger (co-founder & CEO) & John D. Roberts (co-founder) and moderator Chip Mosher as they unveil the next big thing for digital comics and graphic novels.

Happy Hour:

SXSW Happy Hour Presented by comiXology
Saturday, March 8 – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
SXSW Gaming Expo – Near The Geek Stage

Right after the panel, enjoy a Texas-size beer with the comiXology crew as they celebrate another year at SXSW!

Booth & Giveaways:

ComiXology SXSW Gaming Expo Booth #125 & 127
Join us at Booth #125 & 127 where we’ll be giving demos of the comiXology platform, and we’ll also be giving away $5 gift credits good for digital comics purchases on the Amazon appstore.

With over 45,000 comics and graphic novels from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s immense catalog and unique Guided View reading experience is available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, and on – making it the best digital platform for comic and graphic novel fans worldwide.

About comiXology
ComiXology has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View™ reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become one of iTunes top grossing iPad apps in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from the top 75 publishers, and including independent creators as well, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. A privately held company, comiXology is based in New York City, with offices in Los Angeles and Paris. For more information, visit

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