Media Release — Today comiXology announced the availability of over 1,000 CMX-HD upgraded comics and graphic novels available for the new iPad. That’s less than five days since the initial release of one hundred CMX-HD comics this past Monday in conjunction with delivery of the new iPad. The offering of 1,000 CMX-HD comics and graphic novels is over a tenfold increase in the initial amount available – at no extra cost to comiXology customers.
ComiXology released it’s 3.1 iOS update with the debut of the CMX-HD format this past Monday; meeting the challenge of the new iPad’s resolution with a brand new digital comics format. CMX-HD formatted comics and graphic novels are offered at no additional upgrade cost to comiXology customers who have previously purchased content and with no price increase for new purchases that are made available in CMX-HD.
Previous to this week’s iOS update — which also included new sharing features with Facebook, Twitter and Email integration — comiXology, the world’s largest digital comics platform available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and the Web, was most recently in the news when the company announced that they had crested over 50 million comic and graphic novel downloads to date.
Founded in 2007 with the mission of bringing comics to people everywhere, comiXology — in just five short years — has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel world. From creating the industry leading platform for digital comics to tools and services for brick and mortar retailers, comiXology has lead the charge in exposing new audiences to the rich history and culture of comic books. With the development of the Comics by comiXology digital comics platform — available across iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and the Web— comiXology provides the easiest way worldwide for people to enjoy comics at just the click of a button! Regularly ranking as the top grossing iPad app in the entire iTunes App Store, Comics by comiXology was recently selected as a preloaded app on Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Providing digital comics across multiple platforms, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the earth has been turned into a comic book fan.