Magnetic Press debuts digital first series through comiXology
Magnetic Press announced a distribution agreement with comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform to digitally debuted their lineup of acclaimed and award-winning graphic novels as serialized chapters across comiXology’s entire platform including the Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows 8 and the Web at www.comixology.com.
To celebrate this announcement Magnetic Press is launching with the first chapters of their upcoming print graphic novels Naja and Super-Ego. Naja tells the tale of a female assassin who feels no pain in search of the mysterious person who wants her killed and is written by JD Morvan with illustrations by Bengal. Super-Ego is a series created, written & illustrated by newcomer Caio Oliveira, recounting the madcap adventures of a psychotherapist dedicated to treating members of the superhero community.
Follow-up titles will include Zaya, by writer JD Morvan and artist Huang-Jia Wei as well as Meka, also by Morvan and Bengal with additional titles scheduled to debut in the fall.
“While we love books, and pride ourselves on the physical quality of our print presentation, we are even more excited to get these stories into the hands of fans, regardless of their preferred platform or device,” says Mike Kennedy, Publisher at Magnetic Press. “At the end of the day, the stories are what matter, and comiXology’s Guided View technology will add an entirely unique cinematic quality to the reading experience.”
“We’re thrilled to debut these outstanding Magnetic Press series as exclusive digital firsts on comiXology,” said comiXology’s VP Communications & Marketing Chip Mosher. “With our worldwide reach comics fans around the globe will be able to experience Magnetic Press’ budding lineup wherever and whenever they want!”
With over 50,000 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 Kindle Fire, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows 8 and on www.comixology .com – making it the best digital platform for comic and graphic novel fans worldwide.
For more information, please visit www.magnetic-press.com.
About Magnetic Press, Inc
MAGNETIC PRESS is a new publishing label built to help creators both new and established from around the world share their stories with an English-language market. Our team has decades of experience producing and releasing award-winning material for companies such as Archaia, Dark Horse, DC, Boom Studios, Viz Media, White Wolf, Electronic Arts, Namco, Microsoft, Fox, and Lucasfilm.
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 a top ten grossing iPad app in 2011 and 2012 and the top grossing non-game iPad app in 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from over 75 publishers – and independent creators as well – comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. ComiXology is based in New York City, with an office in Los Angeles. For more information visit www.comixology.com.