Press Release In the wake of the successful release of their first collection, The Freshmen Fifteen, as well as the first issue of their comic, Afterman, Old College Comics is proud to announce that their books are now live on Graphicly.com, the digital comic distributor.
Recently, Graphicly announced it was adding the ability for creators to build and distribute their own eBooks through the company to such destinations as Apple iBooks, Amazon Kindle, Barns and Noble’s Nook and so on. While this is great for publishers of any shape and size, it also begs the question, “What is going to happen to the comic book distribution and sales the company was founded on?” The company addressed the situation this morning.
Press Release Already considered a leader in the realm of digital comics, as The Huffington Post reports, Archie has now taken it one step further by integrating digital comics directly onto the Archie Facebook page, giving over one hundred thousand fans access to Archie’s digital library via Graphicly. Archie CEO Jon Goldwater expounds on this new initiative with this, “We want Archie to be available to everyone everywhere. We want to create a one-stop shop — an Archie “superstore” that’ll serve everyone’s needs. That’s the goal. Digital is part of that over-arching plan.”
Press Release Aspen Comics is expanding its accessibility in the digital comics marketplace by now offering their titles through Barnes and Noble’s popular Nook devices and apps, courtesy of their digital distribution partner, Graphicly. The move marks another platform fans of the publisher can seek to purchase Aspen titles while also presenting them to a new audience through Barnes and Noble’s massive online bookstore.
Press Release Publisher Mohawk Media has announced that its Eco Comics range ˆ paperless comic books and graphic novels designed with the specific purpose of having a minimal carbon footprint ˆ is now available via digital comic book platform Graphicly, creating what it anticipates will be an evolutionary explosion for the comic book. Graphicly will carry Eco Comics titles Heroic High, Supplanter, Pirate Queen, and more, via www.mohawkmedia.co.uk/ecocomics
Press Release 12-Gauge Comics is proud to announce that it’s critically acclaimed line of books are exclusively available for download across Graphicly’s digital family of platforms. Immediately available are New York Times #1 bestselling author and 4-Time World Heavyweight Champion Mick Foley’s action-series R.P.M., the gritty crime drama 25 TO LIFE, and breakout hit MAGUS. Country music sensation Trace Adkins’ LUKE MC BAIN, THE RIDE, BOONDOCK SAINTS, BODY BAGS and other 12-Gauge favorites will follow soon. To celebrate today’s announcement, MAGUS #1 is currently available for download free of charge, for a limited time.
Press Release As part of its ongoing commitment to integrate a comprehensive digital strategy into its publishing plan, Archaia announced that all five chapters of the full-color, original graphic novel THE GRAVE DOUG FRESHLEY are now available for download exclusively on the Graphicly digital comics platform. The first issue is being offered for free for readers to sample while subsequent issues retail for $1.99 each. A print edition collecting all five chapters plus extras and bonus material will debut in the fall.