Marvel Signs Exclusive Single Issue Digital Comics Deal With ComiXology
New York — It’s just gotten easier to consume Marvel Comics. In a deal announced today, Marvel Entertainment announced it will exclusively distribute single issue English-language digital comics worldwide with ComiXology, the largest digital comics platform.
The deal between ComiXology and Marvel Entertainment, one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, reinforces Marvels 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 innovationand 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 Marvels 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.
In addition, starting today, Marvels digital comics will be available through comiXologys Digital Storefronts for brick-and-mortar retailers.
Were extremely proud that Marvel has chosen comiXology as its partner, said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology. Our expanded relationship will foster increased innovation and accelerate plans for more points of distribution and reading. Im more than thrilled.
The comiXology-powered Marvel Comics app launched in 2010 and has remained one of the top grossing apps in the iTunes store. As the first major comics company to offer single issues for digital purchase and featuring the largest library of digital comics, Marvel continues to be the industry leader in digital innovation.
You can download the Marvel Comics app right here and experience the greatest comics books in the world, featuring the Avengers, Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Wolverine and more!
Marvel Entertainment, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. In teaming with Comixology, Marvel joins the industry leading platform for digital comics. The ComiXology digital comics platform is available across iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and the Web .