Official Press Release
Major comics publisher brings graphic novels and comics to the Vox Android Tablet
San Diego, CA (November 8, 2011)—Continuing to lead the charge of digital comics, IDW Publishing proudly debuted a collection of graphic novels for the Kobo Vox. IDW’s initial Vox entrée features over twenty complete graphic novels, including award-winning books and works by best selling authors, including Joe Hill, Anne Rice and Peter S. Beagle.
“We’re excited to bring IDW’s graphic novel line to the Kobo Vox,” stated Jeff Webber, IDW’s director of ePublishing. “With the introduction of the Vox, Kobo is proving to be one of the frontrunners in the next generation of eReader tablet technology. We want to ensure our catalog is available to everyone that wants to read digital comics.”
IDW’s rich catalog of top prose authors and comics creators is especially suited for e-readers. Fans of IDW writers such as Steve Niles, Joe Hill, Anne Rice, Max Brooks, Peter S. Beagle, or James Patterson can now find IDW graphic novels right next to their respective prose stories. Award-winning creators like Darwyn Cooke and his acclaimed adaptations of Richard Stark’s Parker books and the first installment of the BLOOM COUNTY: THE COMPLETE LIBRARY are also included in IDW’s diverse Vox line.
IDW’s Vox launch offers something for readers of all ages, from classics like Eric Shanower’s OZ series for younger audiences and Joe Hill’s best-selling LOCKE & KEY series for mature readers.
The initial lineup includes the following titles:
• Bloom County: The Complete Digital Library Volume 1 1980-1981
• Bloom County: The Complete Digital Library Volume 2 1982
• Bloom County: The Complete Digital Library Volume 3 1983
• Code Word: Geronimo
• Dead Space
• Dragon Age
• G.I. JOE: Hearts & Minds
• The Last Unicorn
• Little Adventures in Oz Vol. 1
• Locke & Key Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft
• Locke & Key Vol. 2: Head Games
• Locke & Key Vol. 3: Crown of Shadows
• Locke & Key Vol. 4: Keys to the Kingdom
• The Murder of King Tut
• Mystery Society
• Parker: The Hunter
• Parker: The Outfit
• Star Trek: Movie Adaptation
• TRANSFORMERS 3: Dark of the Moon Movie Adaptation
• True Blood Vol.1: All Together Now
• The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures
• Witch & Wizard: Battle for Shadowland
Visit IDWPublishing.com to learn more about the company and its top-selling books.
About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s Doctor Who; Toho’s Godzilla and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.
IDW’s original horror series, 30 Days of Night, was launched as a major motion picture in October 2007 by Sony Pictures and was the #1 film in its first week of release. More information about the company can be found at IDWPublishing.com.