ComiXology had a hell of a day at SXSW, not only did they sponsor the Geek Stage at the SXSW Gaming Expo, but during their panel comiXology co-founders David Steinberger and John D. Roberts announced the availability of the top 100 books from the Submit program for only $10 – a savings of over $300.
In the year since its launch comiXology’s Submit platform has further democratized comic book distribution, bypassing publishers and allowing any independent creator a chance at getting their comics or graphic novels in front of the impressive digital audience.
ComiXology at their panel also released some statistics about the first year of Submit:
- #3 in overall content released for the past year
- #6 in all downloads released for the past year
- #10 in gross revenue among all releases for past year
- 1007 submission available for sale
- 47,347 in pages released
- 26 countries represented
- 6 out of 7 continents represented; including Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, South America, & Australia except Antarctica.
I feel like we all need to come together a figure out a way to get a submission in from Antarctica…. then we can move on to the moon.