Marvel Comics inks deal with comiXology on digital single issues
Marvel Comics and comiXology have announced that English-language single-issue digital editions of their comics will go on sale exclusively through comiXology. Marvel’s characters include the Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man and many more.
The content will be available via the Marvel apps available for Apple iOS and Android, and the new web-based Marvel Comics Shop, all powered by comiXology. Marvel comics can also be found on the comiXology platform available on Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and comixology.com. As of today, Marvel’s digital comics are also available through comiXology’s Digital Storefronts for brick-and-mortar retailers. You can find a list of digital storefronts here.
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- Matt Price
From Marvel and comiXology:
New York, NY—May 8, 2012—Today Marvel Entertainment, one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, announced it will exclusively distribute single issue English-language digital comics worldwide with comiXology, the largest digital comics platform.
This multi-year agreement reinforces Marvel’s commitment to bringing its unparalleled library of popular characters and acclaimed stories to fans with a dedicated commitment to technology partner comiXology.
“As the industry leader, Marvel is committed to growing the comics market through digital innovation—and bolstering our existing partnership with comiXology continues that,” explained Peter Phillips, SVP & General Manager, Marvel Digital Media. “This agreement is a huge win for current and future fans of the Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man and Marvel’s entire library of exciting characters.”
Marvel fans will enjoy continued access to single-issue digital comics via the Marvel apps available for Apple iOS and Android, as well as the new web-based Marvel Comics Shop, all powered by comiXology. Marvel comics can also be found on the comiXology platform available on Apple iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and comixology.com.
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