Media Release — BOOM! Studios, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell BOOM! Studios’ digital comics and collections on the comiXology platform and expand the distribution of BOOM! Studios’ library to Amazon’s Kindle Store. BOOM! Studios publishes such fan-favorite titles as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Lumberjanes, Adventure Time, and more.
Today’s announcement coincides with the launch of BOOM! Studios’ latest comic series from their popular BOOM! Box imprint Goldie Vance #1 written by Hope Larson and illustrated by Brittney Williams. This debut joins BOOM! Studios’ entire catalog on comiXology and in the Kindle Store, which include such hits as Giant Days, Steven Universe, and Klaus.
“We’re very happy to continue offering BOOM! Studios’ library of amazing comics and graphic novels to comiXology and now Kindle’s worldwide audience,” said President of Publishing and Marketing Filip Sablik. “At BOOM! we’re always striving to attract new readers to the medium of comics, creating new entry points for diverse audiences with series like Lumberjanes, The Woods, and Giant Days. Goldie Vance is our latest BOOM! Box offering; this jubilant series about a new teen detective is perfect for fans of Lumberjanes!”
“BOOM! Studios has been a long-time supporter of comiXology and we’re happy to share BOOM!’s huge library of titles around the world through comiXology and Kindle,” said comiXology’s Senior Director of Communication, Chip Mosher. “From horror to sci-fi and even all-ages adventures, BOOM! Studios produces fun and thoughtful comics that excite readers – which is exactly the kind of content we love bringing to comics fans everywhere.”
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 150 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 BOOM! Studios
Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates New York Times best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic books and graphic novels. BOOM! Studios is comprised of four distinct imprints: the “Studios” imprint is home to The Woods, Grant Morrison’s Klaus, and Big Trouble in Little China; imprint “BOOM! Box” publishes Lumberjanes, Steve Jackson Games’ Munchkin,and Giant Days; All-Ages imprint “KaBOOM!” publishes Charles Schulz’ Peanuts; Jim Davis’ Garfield; and Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time. And the “Archaia” imprint is home to Mouse Guard, Cow Boy, and numerous Jim Henson Company properties. Since 2013, BOOM! Studios has had a unique first-look feature film relationship with 20th Century Fox and since August 2014 BOOM! has had a similar first-look relationship with Fox’ television studio to develop properties for the small screen.
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.
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