If you were on the fence about signing up for the ComiXology Unlimited service, the company has added a bit more to the deal by releasing full series, and almost complete runs of popular series.
PRESS RELEASE: Europe Comics and Cinebook will make their comiXology debut today with a new distribution agreement to sell English translations of noted bandes dessinées (BD) on comiXology. Customers will be able to purchase over 45 titles today available digitally for the first time in English on comiXology. Noted titles include longtime fan favorites like XIII, Largo Winch, Lucky Luke, Thorgal and Valerian.
PRESS RELEASE: Cartoon Books, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell Cartoon Books’ digital comics and collections, including the award-winning Bone, on the comiXology platform and expand the distribution of Cartoon Books’ library to Amazon’s Kindle Store . Cartoon Books publishes Jeff Smith’s New York Times bestselling and fan-favorite titles Bone, Rasl and more. Cartoon Books catalog is available today on comiXology and will be available on Amazon’s Kindle Store in the near future.
PRESS RELEASE: VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced an agreement with OverDrive to provide a wide variety of its most popular digital manga (graphic novel) titles at participating libraries in the U.S. and Canada.
With the plethora of digital comic book readers around the Interwebz, it is always great to see a company offer a true, all you can read system. ComicBlitz has previously on been available on iOS, but this week, the company announced plans for Windows and Android devices.
PRESS RELEASE: ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comic shopping & reading platform, announced today that on June 27th new selections will become available on comiXology Unlimited — the new subscription service that allows customers to explore the amazing world of comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month. New selections include Afterlife With Archie, Bee and Puppycat, Gronk, Invincible, Archer and Armstrong, Legends of Red Sonja, Mage and selections from newly added publisher Magnetic Press.
The biggest Marvel event of the year is just beginning to heat up. Before the sparks really begin to fly – go inside the story of the young man at the center of it all in CIVIL WAR II: ULYSSES #1, the brand-new Infinite Comic series debuting TODAY! Join writer Al Ewing along with artists Karl Kesel and Jefte Paolo as they harness the power of the Infinite Comics format to bring you a prequel to the can’t miss comic event of the year!
It was only a matter of time before comiXology introduced a monthly subscription plan for reading digital comics, and the $5.99 price tag seems like a great entry point for those wanting to explore a large selection of comics.
PRESS RELEASE: hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com), the category-creating mobile and online service for public libraries, today announced a new content agreement with Archie Comics, the leading mass market comic book publisher in the world and home to the largest independent library of superhero characters.
During the 20th Annual Webby Awards, Marvel was named as the Best Entertainment Mobile Site and App.
PRESS RELEASE: Eric Powell’s new publishing venture, Albatross Funnybooks, comiXology and Amazon announced today that the new line of self-published comics and graphic novels will be available in the next year on comiXology and the Amazon Kindle Store.
PRESS RELEASE: Seven Seas, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell Seven Seas’ digital manga across the comiXology platform and extend the distribution of Seven Seas’ library to the Amazon Kindle Store.
PRESS RELEASE: Trajectory, Inc. the leading global network for eBook distribution and book discovery solutions, has reached an agreement with DC Entertainment to expand the comic book publisher’s digital footprint to global eBook retailers and libraries in North America and eventually Europe, Asia, South America and additional international markets.