Drawn & Quarterly, comiXology and Amazon announced today a distribution agreement to sell Drawn & Quarterly’s digital comics and graphic novels across the comiXology platform as well as Amazon’s Kindle Store. Today’s debut sees such internationally renowned and bestselling Drawn & Quarterly titles as Lynda Barry’s One! Hundred! Demons; Guy Delisle’s Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City; Rutu Modan’s Exit Wounds and Anders Nilsen’s Big Questions available on both comiXology and the Kindle Store.
“It is fitting that on our 25th anniversary, D+Q moves forward with our list digitally with comiXology and the Kindle Store,” said Drawn & Quarterly Publisher Peggy Burns, “ComiXology won us over with their understanding of not just the comics industry, but the medium itself. Their team understands just how carefully we consider the life of our books. They made us feel perfectly at ease and we look forward to a long relationship.”
“Nothing gives me greater pleasure than having Drawn & Quarterly’s stellar catalog finally available digitally on both comiXology and Kindle,” said David Steinberger, comiXology’s co-founder and CEO. “D&Q celebrate their 25th birthday this year, but comiXology and Kindle fans are getting the gift by being able to read these amazing books on their devices.”
Today’s digital debut of Drawn & Quarterly on comiXology and the Kindle Store sees all the following titles available:
- Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story by Peter Bagge
- The Freddie Stories by Lynda Barry
- One! Hundred! Demons! by Lynda Barry
- Ed the Happy Clown by Chester Brown
- I Never Liked You by Chester Brown
- The Playboy by Chester Brown
- Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy Delisle
- A User’s Guide to Neglectful Parenting by Guy Delisle
- Goliath by Tom Gauld
- You’re All Just Jealous of my Jetpack by Tom Gauld
- Marble Season by Gilbert Hernandez
- Letting it Go by Miriam Katin
- Exit Wounds by Rutu Modan
- Jamilti and Other Stories by Rutu Modan
- The Property by Rutu Modan
- Big Questions by Anders Nilsen
- Dogs and Water by Anders Nilsen
- Don’t Go Where I Can’t Follow by Anders Nilsen
- Daybreak by Brian Ralph
The Kindle Store gives readers access to millions of books on the most popular devices and platforms, including Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, iOS, Android and more.
With over 75,000 comics, graphic novels and manga from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s immense catalog and cinematic Guided View reading experience make it the best digital platform for comic fans worldwide.
About Drawn & Quarterly
Drawn & Quarterly recently celebrated its 25th birthday, an anniversary that was feted internationally in The New York Times, The Globe & Mail and The Guardian. D+Q has published many North American luminaries of the medium including Adrian Tomine, Lynda Barry, Julie Doucet, Chris Ware, Kate Beaton, Chester Brown, Jillian Tamaki, and Seth, as well as international authors including Tove Jansson (Finland); Guy Delisle (France); Tom Gauld (UK); Astrid Lindgren (Sweden); Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Japan); Rutu Modan (Israel); Shigeru Mizuki (Japan); and many more cartoonists from across the globe. The company’s dedication to high production values, editorial integrity, and artist friendly policies has led to it being described by Time as “the most elegant comics publisher in North America.”
ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), 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 operations in Seattle, Los Angeles and Paris. For more information visit www.comixology.com. About Amazon Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.