Lion Forge Comics, an emerging market leader in graphic publishing has partnered with Madefire, the award-winning standard in digital comics and innovator of the unique Motion Book format to make the publisher’s growing line of diverse titles available on the Madefire App, starting today.
All Lion Forge titles currently available join the Madefire community, including Dreamworks Voltron Legendary Defender, the gripping graphic memoir Lighter Than My Shadow, the award-winning Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven, and the celebrated and inclusive titles in the Catalyst Prime superhero universe! New titles will be available the day of release beginning this Wednesday.
“Madefire offers a premium reader experience and convenient consumer experience with its unrivaled platform. Lion Forge believes that innovation should be harnessed to serve comic book fans and this does just that,” says Lion Forge President, Geoff Gerber. “Additionally, in pursuit of our mantra—Comics for Everyone—we think that digital distribution provides important opportunities for discovery by new readers and strengthens the entire industry, including new readers for print books.”
With a five-star average rating from over 1,100 user reviews, Madefire allows for in-app purchases of new content and never removing readers from the experience. Any purchase made on an individual Madefire account is available to view at no extra cost through Madefire’s cross-platform technology, available on iOS, Android™, Windows, as well as Apple® TV and Android® TV.
An initial selection of Lion Forge titles begins to arrive on the Madefire platform today, adding to their selection of comics, graphic novels and Motion Books published by the best creators and publishers in the industry, including: DC Comics, Archie®, IDW®, Boom®!, Dynamite®, Titan®, Valiant®, and more.
About Lion Forge Comics:
Lion Forge Comics strives to publish comics that everyone—regardless of background or ethnicity—can identify with. The original graphic novel Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven was nominated for three Glyph Awards, as well as the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity. Lion Forge Comics also includes the Roar imprint for young adults and the CubHouse imprint for readers twelve and under. It is also home to the Magnetic Collection of premium and critically acclaimed comics and graphic novels, boasting multiple Eisner Award nominees. From licensed properties, including Dreamworks Voltron Legendary Defender, original work from top independent creators, and the original and all-inclusive Catalyst Prime superhero universe, there is something for every level of comic fan, young and old, across multiple imprints and formats.
Lion Forge Comics—Comics for Everyone. Visit www.lionforge.com for more information.
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Founded in 2011 by Ben Wolstenholme, Liam Sharp, and Eugene Walden, Madefire is a media and technology company, and creator of the award-winning Madefire App. Madefire also provides creators and publishers the cutting-edge publishing platform, “Motion Book Publisher” which enables a digital-first approach to publish cross-platform in multiple formats. Madefire is backed by Toni Schneider (Former CEO WordPress) at True Ventures, as well as Bill Woodward (Former Chairman and co-founder Macromedia) with angel investors including Sina Tamaddon, former Senior Vice President of Applications for Apple Inc. The Board of Advisors also includes Mike McCue, CEO and co-founder of Flipboard; Dave Gibbons, co-creator of Watchmen, the bestselling graphic novel of all time; and Bill Sienkiewicz, widely recognized as one of the greatest innovators of sequential art.
Madefire’s partners and clients include: Blizzard Entertainment, FOX, Apple, BOOM!, DeviantART, Microsoft, TNT, IDW, Archie, Valiant, Kodansha.
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