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Koyama Press is Now Available on comiXology

koyama-press_kickass-annie_logoSmall Press Expo is taking place this weekend and to kick it off it has been announced that Canadian indie comics publisher Koyama Press has come to the digital comics platform comiXology. Twelve of Koyama Press’ comic have come to the service so far and are available for purchase now.

Koyama was founded in 2007 by Annie Koyama and has a mandate to “promote and support a wide range of emerging and established artists.” The Toronto-based publisher’s projects include a diverse range of titles that includes a myriad of genres.

You can check out their diverse comics including Julia Wertz’s Drinking at the Movies and The Infinite Wait and other Stories; Alex Schubert’s Blobby Boys Vol. 1 and 2, John Martz’s A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories, and Comics Class by Matthew Forsythe.

ComiXology Announces More comiXology Unlimited Titles and Those Leaving

comixology unlimitedComiXology is adding new titles to comiXology Unlimited like the sci-fi space adventure Fear Agent by Rick Remender and Tony Moore, Mass Effect: Invasion, based on the popular sci-fi video game series, B.P.R.D.: 1946 a series set in the Hellboy universe about a mysterious organization protecting America and the world from occult threats from the mind of Mike Mignola and more, while select titles are leaving CU — the new subscription service that allows customers to explore the amazing world of comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month — all starting September 6, 2016.

In addition to the titles currently available, selections from the following great series are debuting on comiXology Unlimited September 6:

Archie Meets KISS: Deluxe Edition by Alex Segura and Dan Parent (Archie Comics)
Birthright: Homecoming Vol. 1 and #2-5 by Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan and Adriano Lucas (Image Comics)
Black River by Josh Simmons (Fantagraphics Books)
Bloodshot Reborn: Digital Exclusives Edition #1-3: by Jeff Lemire and Mico Suayan (Valiant Entertainment)
B.P.R.D.: 1946 #1-5 by Mike Mignola, Joshua Dysart and Paul Azaceta (Dark Horse Comics)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10 Vol. 1: New Rules, #1-10 by Christos Gage, Rebekah Isaacs (Dark Horse Comics)
Clockwerx Vol. 1-2 by Jason Henderson, Tony Salvaggio, Jean-Baptiste Hostache and Izu (Humanoids)
Dragon Age: The Silent Grove Vol. 1 by David Gaider, Alexander Freed and Chad Hardin (Dark Horse Comics)
Fathom: Blue #1-5 by Vince Hernandez and Claudio Avella (Aspen Comics)
Fear Agent Vol. 1 by Rick Remender and Tony Moore (Dark Horse Comics)
Flash Gordon: Digital Exclusive Edition #4-8 by Jeff Parker and Evan Shaner (Dynamite)
The Fox #1-5 by Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid (Archie Comics)
Ghost #1-4 by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Chris Sebela, Ryan Sook, and Geraldo Borges (Dark Horse Comics)
Grendel: Hunter Rose Omnibus Vol. 1 by Matt Wagner and various (Dark Horse Comics)
Kabuki Vol. 1 #1-7 by David Mack (Dark Horse Comics)
Key of Z #1-4 by Claudio Sanchez, Chondra Echert and Aaron Kuder (BOOM! Studios)
Locke & Key Vol. 1-2 and #1-6 each by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW)
Lola XOXO: Wasteland Madam #1-3 by Vince Hernandez, Siya Oum (Aspen)
Lost Cat by Jason (Fantagraphics Books)
The Love Bunglers by Jaime Hernandez (Fantagraphics Books)
Mass Effect: Invasion #1-4 by Mac Walters, John Jackson Miller and Omar Francia (Dark Horse Comics)
The Metabarons Vol. 1-2 by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Juan Gimenez (Humanoids)
Princeless: Be Yourself #1-4 by Jeremy Whitley and Emily Martin (Action Lab Entertainment)
Red Sonja: Vulture’s Circle: Digital Exclusive Edition #1-5 by Luke Lieberman, Nancy A. Collins and Fritz Casas (Dynamite)
Sherlock Holmes: Liverpool Demon #1-5 by Leah Moore, John Reppion and Matt Triano (Dynamite)
The Shadow: Midnight in Moscow: Digital Exclusive Edition #1-6 by Howard Chaykin (Dynamite)
Strange Fruit #1-2 by Mark Waid and J.G. Jones (BOOM! Studios)
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Vol. 1-3, Annual 2012, and #1-11 by Alex Milne, James Roberts, Nick Roche, John Barber, Tim Seeley and more (IDW)
Wild’s End #1-3 by Dan Abnett and I.N.J Culbard (BOOM! Studios)
Wynonna Earp #1-2 by Beau Smith and Lora Innes (IDW)

This month marks the first of titles leaving the program. Those titles include:

Baltimore: The Plague Ships Vol 1 and #1-5 by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden (Dark Horse Comics)
Before the Incal Vol. 1-2 by Alexandro Jodorowsky and Zoran Janjetov (Humanoids)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Vol. 1-5 by Joss Whedon (Dark Horse Comics)
Cape Horn Vol. 1 by Christian Perrissin and Enea Riboldi (Humanoids)
Conan #0-22 by Kurt Busiek, Michael William Kaluta and Cary Nord (Dark Horse Comics)
Higher Earth #1-2 by Sam Humphries andFrancesco Biagini (BOOM! Studios)
Metal Hurlant Collection 1 Vol. 1-2 by Geoff Johns, Ryan Sook, Jerome Opena and various (Humanoids)
Retroworld Vol. 1 by Patrick Galliano, Bazal and Cedric Payravernay (Humanoids)
Transformers: Robots In Disguise Vol. 1-7 and #1-27 by John Berger and various (IDW)
Wolf Vol. 1 and #1-4 by Ales Kot and Matt Taylor (Image Comics)

ComiXology Unlimited launched in June 2016.

comiXology Debuts More Unlimited Titles

comixology unlimitedComiXology announced new selections available today on comiXology Unlimited — the new subscription service that allows customers to explore the amazing world of comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month. New selections include this year’s breakout miniseries Faith by Jody Houser and artists Francis Portela and Marguerite Sauvage, Conan/Red Sonja by Gail Simone, Jim Zub and Dan Panosian, Severed by Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft and Attila Futaki, Princeless an Amelia Bloomer Project honoree by Jeremy Whitley, Rosy Higgins and Ted Brandt, Carbon Grey by Paul Gardner, Khari Evans, Hoang Nguyen, Mike Kennedy, and Kinsun Loh, Black Market a series about the superhero body part trade by Frank Barbiere and Victor Santos and more. This month also brings new selections from comiXology’s Submit program!

ComiXology Unlimited is available on the comiXology app for Fire Tablet, Android, iOS and on the web. Individuals can start your 30-day free trial.

In addition to the titles currently available, selections from the following great series are debuting on comiXology Unlimited today:

Archie 1000 Page Jamboree: Part 1-3 by various (Archie Comics)
Ash and the Army of Darkness #1-4: Digital Exclusive Edition by Steve Niles and Dennis Calero (Dynamite Entertainment)
Black Market #1-4 and Vol. 1 by Frank Barbiere and Victor Santos (BOOM! Studios)
BOOM! BOX 2014 Mix Tape #1 by Ryan North, Noelle Stevenson, Jake Lawrence and various (BOOM! Studios)
Burning Fields #1-3 by Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel, and Colin Lorimer (BOOM! Studios)
Carbon Grey #1-3 and Vol. 1 by Paul Gardner, Khari Evans, Hoang Nguyen, Mike Kennedy, and Kinsun Loh (Image Comics)
Clive Barker’s Nightbreed #1-4 and Vol. 1 by Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko and Piotr Kowalski (BOOM! Studios)
Conan/Red Sonja #1-4 by Gail Simone, Jim Zub, Dan Panosian and Randy Green (Dark Horse Comics)
Danger Club #1-4 and Vol. 1 by Landry Q. Walker and Eric Jones (Image Comics)
Dark Engine #1-5 and Vol. 1 by Ryan Burton and John Bivens (Image Comics)
Egos #1-4 and Vol. 1 by Stuart Moore and Gus Storms (Image Comics)
Faith Issue #1-4 and Vol. 1 by Jody Houser, Francis Portela and Marguerite Sauvage (Valiant)
Princeless: The Pirate Princess #1-4 by Jeremy Whitley, Rosy Higgins and Ted Brandt (Action Lab)
Proof #1-5 by Alexander Grecian, and Riley Rossmo (Image Comics)
Roche Limit #1-5 and Vol. 1 by Michael Moreci and Vic Malhotra (Image Comics)
Severed #1-7 and Collected Edition by Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft and Attila Futaki (Image Comics)
Todd, the Ugliest Kid On Earth #1-4 and Vol. 1 by Ken Kristensen and M.K. Perker (Image Comics)
Trish Out of Water #1-5 and Vol. 1 by Vince Hernandez and Giuseppe Cafaro (Aspen)
Undertow #1-5 and Vol. 1 by Steve Orlando and Artyom Trakhanov (Image Comics)
Wolf #1-4 and Vol. 1 by Ales Kot and Lee Loughridge (Image Comics)
World of Archie Comics Double Digest #46-51 by various (Archie Comics)

Additional titles debuting on comiXology Unlimited today include these indie selections:

Atomic Robo & The Ghost of Station X by Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener (Tesladyne)
Changing Ways: Mutation Vol. 1 by Justin Randall (Gestalt Comics)
The Deep: Here Be Dragons #1-3 by Tom Taylor and James Brouwer (Gestalt Comics)
Neomad Vol. 1 by Stu Campbell (Gestalt Comics)

ComiXology Unlimited launched in June and gives individuals access to thousands of digital comics and graphic novels for one low price.

ComiXology Unlimited Exclusives Series for Comic-Con

ComiXology are adding some full series and almost complete runs to ComiXology Unlimited (CU) for exclusive access during Comic-Con International 2016. CU members will be able to borrow all of Dark Horse‘s Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, almost the entire run of BOOM! StudiosGiant Days, the entire Sheltered series from Image Comics, the entire first season of Oni PressKaijumax and get up-to-date with Dynamite‘s Red Sonja only from July 21st -24th.

ComiXology Unlimited is the new subscription service that allows customers to explore the amazing world of comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month. The following will only be available during Comic-Con:

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight: Vol. 6-8, #26-40
Giant Days #5-14
Kaijumax Vol. 1, #1-6
Sheltered Vol. 2, 3, #6-15
Red Sonja #7-18, Vol. 2 & 3

To start your free 30-day trial of ComiXology Unlimited today just visit comixology.com/unlimited.

Cartoon Books Renews with ComiXology, Expands to Amazon’s Kindle Store

Bone Out From BonevilleCartoon Books, comiXology and Amazon have announced an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell Cartoon Books’ digital comics and collections, including the award-winning Bone, on the comiXology platform and expand the distribution of Cartoon Books’ library to Amazon’s Kindle Store. Cartoon Books publishes Jeff Smith‘s New York Times bestselling and fan-favorite titles Bone, Rasl and more. Cartoon Books catalog is available today on comiXology and will be available on Amazon’s Kindle Store in the near future.

This is the latest in a string of announcements by comiXology that renews distribution through the digital comics platform and also expands it to Kindle.

SDCC 2016: comiXology Announces Trading Cards, Panels and Signing Schedule

ComiXology has announced its exclusive 2016 Comic Con International promotion giveaway: “Comic Book All Stars” collectible trading cards. Each of the 26 cards will spotlight a photo or self-portrait by fan-favorite comic book creators like The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, Love & Rockets cartoonists Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, acclaimed Ms. Marvel writer G. Willow Wilson, and the national ambassador for young people’s literature, cartoonist Gene Yang. Each card includes a redemption code for a free title on comixology.com that has been handpicked by the spotlighted creator.

The “Comic Book All Stars” collectible trading card set features the following creators:

Brian Azzarello, writer: American Monster (AfterShock Comics)
Brian Michael Bendis, writer: Powers (Marvel Comics)
Marguerite Bennett, writer: Insexts (AfterShock Comics)
Amanda Conner, artist: Painkiller Jane (PaperFilms)
Katie Cook, writer/artist: My Little Pony (IDW Publishing)
Kelly Sue DeConnick, writer: Bitch Planet (Image Comics)
Matt Fraction, writer: Sex Criminals (Image Comics)
Kieron Gillen, writer: The Wicked + The Divine (Image Comics)
Simon Hanselmann, writer/artist: Megahex (Fantagraphics Books)
Gilbert Hernandez, writer/artist:  Love And Rockets (Fantagraphics Books)
Jaime Hernandez, writer/artist:  Love And Rockets (Fantagraphics Books)
Jody Houser, writer:  Faith (Valiant Entertainment)
Robert Kirkman, writer:  Outcast (Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment)
Hope Larson, writer:  Goldie Vance (BOOM! Studios)
Tula Lotay, artist: Supreme Blue Rose (Image Comics)
Jeff Lemire, writer: Descender (Image Comics)
Shawn Martinbrough, artist: Thief Of Thieves(Image Comics/Skybound Entertainment)
Jamie McKelvie, artist:  The Wicked + The Divine (Image Comics)
Mike Mignola, writer/artist: Hellboy (Dark Horse Comics)
Dustin Nguyen, artist: Descender (Image Comics)
Tsutomu Nihei, writer/artist: Knights Of Sidonia (Kodansha Comics)
Stan Sakai, writer/artist: Usagi Yojimbo (Dark Horse Comics)
Scott Snyder, writer: Batman (DC Comics)
Babs Tarr, artist: Batgirl (DC Comics)
Willow Wilson, writer: Ms. Marvel (Marvel Comics)
Gene Yang, writer/artist: The New Superman (DC Comics)

ComiXology is exhibiting at booth #2547 and will be hosting ten panels this year at the show and during every panel a limited supply of trading cards, as well as Kindle Fire HD devices, will be given out to lucky attendees. The “Comic Book All Stars” collectible trading cards will also be available at designated times during the convention at the comiXology Booth. The company will be announcing creator signings and card drops via social media and its Tumblr closer to the convention.

Below, please find a complete list of the panels, signings, events and happenings comiXology is participating in this year at Comic-Con International ’16 as well as glimpse at the comiXology SDCC exclusive trading cards and a checklist to help fans keep track as they collect them. Feel free to share with your readers.

Thursday, 7/21/16

11:30-12:30pm – Marguerite Bennett signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

12:00pm1:00pm The ComiXologist Traveling Podcast Party – Room: Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego Central Public Library

Speakers: Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Young Avengers), and Hope Nicholson (Publisher Bedside Press)  

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

1:00-2:00pm – Tsutomu Nihei signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

2:30pm-3:30pm ComiXology Ask Me Anything – Room: 8

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder and CEO), Chip Mosher (comiXology Senior Director Communications)

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

4:00pm-5:00pm Essential Deserted Island Comics –  Room: 28DE

Speakers: Chris Roberson (co-creator iZombie, writer Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953), Jamal Igle (Molly Danger, Supergirl), Frank J. Barbiere (Avengers World, The Revisionist), and Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly, Manga Comics Manga)

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

6:30pm-7:30pm Comics PR & Marketing 101 – Room: 8

Speakers:  David Hyde (Founder Superfan Promotions), Hunter Gorinson (Valiant Director of Marketing, Communications & Digital Media) and Hope Nicholson (Publisher Bedside Press)

Moderated by: Chip Mosher (comiXology Senior Director Communications)

8:00pm-11:00pmComiXology Co-Sponsors the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Comic-Con Welcome Party
Location: The Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Friday, 7/22/16

10:30-11:30pm – Gene Yang signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

11:30-12:30pm – G. Willow Wilson signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

12:30-1:30pm – Matt Fraction signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

2:00-3:00pm – Hope Larson signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

2:30pm-3:30pmHow to Start a Comic Book Company – Room: 8

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology CEO and co-founder), Ross Richie (Founder & CEO BOOM! Studios), Dinesh Shamdasani (Valiant Entertainment CEO & Chief Creative Officer), Mike Marts (Editor-in-Chief AfterShock Comics), Alvin Liu (Publisher Kodansha Advanced Media), Jimmy Palmiotti (Co-founder Paperfilms), Joe Glass (Principal Queer Comix) and Hope Nicholson (Publisher Bedside Press)

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

4:00-5:00pm – Shawn Martinbrough signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

6:00pm-7:00pmComic Book Secret Origins: How the Industry’s Best & Brightest Began – Room: 9

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology CEO and co-founder), Denis Kitchen (Cartoonist/Publisher/Agent, The Best of Comix Book), Derf Backderf (Cartoonist, Trashed, My Friend Dahmer), and Ed Luce (Cartoonist, Wuvable Oaf)

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

8:00pm-10:30pmComiXology co-sponsors the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
Location: Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront, 1 Park, San Diego, CA 92101

Saturday, 7/23/16

11:3012:30pm – Stan Sakai signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

1:302:30pm – Simon Hanselmann signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

2:303:30pm – Tula Lotay signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

3:00pm-4:00pmComiXology Unlimited – Room: 29AB

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO)

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

5:00pm-6:00pmComics 101: Making Sense of the World of Comics – Room: 28DE

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology co-founder & CEO), G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel), Calvin Reid (Publishers Weekly), Frank J. Barbiere (Avengers World, The Revisionist), Deb Aoki (Publishers Weekly, Manga Comics Manga)

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

Sunday, 7/24/16

11:00am-12:00pmGuide to Illustrating Comics – Room: 24ABC

Speakers: Derf Backderf (Trashed, My Friend Dahmer), Megan Levens (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10), Denis Kitchen (Cartoonist/Publisher/Agent, The Best of Comix Book), Cara McGee (Over the Garden Wall), Shannon Wheeler (The New Yorker, Too Much Coffee Man).

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

12:301:30pm – Katie Cook signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

2:00pm-3:00pmComiXology Ask Me Anything Special Sunday Edition! – Room: 29AB

Speakers: David Steinberger (comiXology CEO and co-founder), Chip Mosher (comiXology Senior Director Communications)

Moderated by: Tia Vasiliou and Matt Kolowski (The comiXologist Podcast Crew)

3:304:30pm – Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie signing Comic Book All Stars SDCC Exclusive Trading Card giveaway at comiXology booth #2547

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comiXology Unlimited Expands with New Titles

comixology unlimitedIn may, the comics world was shaken up with the announcement of comiXology Unlimited, a new service with allowed unlimited curated reading for $5.99 a month. Its been a month since that announcement and comiXology has announced the next round of new comics being added to the service.

In addition to the titles available at launch, selections from the following great series are debuting on comiXology Unlimited this coming Monday, June 27th:

Afterlife With Archie #1-3 by Roberto Aquirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla (Archie Comics)
Aliens: More than Human #1-4 by John Arcudi and Zach Howard (Dark Horse Comics)
All New Soulfire #1-2 by J.T. Krul, V. Ken Marion and Kyle Ritter (Aspen Comics)
Amy Devlin Mystery Vol. 1: Past Lies by Christian Weir, Nunzio DeFilippis, and Christopher Mitten (Oni Press)
Archer & Armstrong: Wrath of The Eternal Warrior #5-9, Vol. 2 by Fred Van Lente and Emanuela Lupacchino (Valiant Entertainment)
Bee and Puppycat #1-4, Vol. 1 by Natasha Allegri and Garrett Jackson (BOOM! Studios)
Chaos: Digital Exclusive Edition #1-6 by Tim Seeley and Jim Terry (Dynamite Entertainment)
District 14: Season 2 Vol 1 and 2 by Pierre Gabus and Romauld Reutimann (Humanoids)
El Niño: The Guayas Delta Vol. 2 by Christian Perrissin and Boro Pavlovic (Humanoids)
God Hates Astronauts #1-5 by Ryan Browne (Image Comics)
Grimm Fairy Tales: Ascension #2-5, Vol. 1 by Patrick Shand and Butch Mapa (Zenescope Entertainment)
Grimm Fairy Tales: Inferno #2-5, Vol. 1 by Ralph Tedesco and and Gabriel Rearte (Zenescope Entertainment)
Gronk: A Monster’s Story Vol. 1 by Katie Cook (Action Lab)
Harbinger: Renegades #5-10, Vol. 2 by Joshua Dysart, Phil Briones and Matthew Clark (Valiant Entertainment)
Invincible #9-13, Vol. 3: Perfect Strangers by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker (Image Comics)
Krazy & Ignatz: 1925-1926 & 1939-1940 by George Herrimann (Fantagraphics Books)
Legends of Red Sonja #1-5 by Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Nancy Collins, Devin Grayson, Marjorie Liu, Leah Moore, and Jim Calafiore, Tula Lotay, Carla Speed McNeil, Phil Noto (Dynamite Entertainment)
Mage: The Hero Discovered #1-8, Vol. 1 and 2 by Matt Wagner (Image Comics)
The Mice Templar #1-7, Vol. 1 by Bryan J. L. Glass, and Michael Avon Oeming (Image Comics)
Mind the Gap #1-5 by Jim McCann, Rodin Esquejo, Sonia Oback (Image Comics)
The Sixth Gun: Sons of the Gun #1-5 by Cullen Bun and Brian Hurtt (Oni Press)
Steve Ditko Archives Vol. 2: Unexplored Worlds by Steve Ditko (Fantagraphics Books)
The Technopriests Vol. 1 and 2 by Aexandro Jodorowsky and Zoran Janjetov (Humanoids)
Vampirella Archives Vol. 1 by Frank Frazetta and various (Dynamite Entertainment)
The Zombies That Ate the World: In the Name of Love Vol. 2 by Jerry Frissen and Guy Davis (Humanoids)
Zombie Tramp vs. Vampblade #1-3 by Jason Martin and Dan Mendoza (Action Lab Entertainment)

The following titles from Magnetic Press will also debut on June 27th on comiXology Unlimited:

The Adventures of Basil & Moebius #1-4 by Ryan Schifrin, Larry Hama, Adam Archer, Lizzy John, and others. (Magnetic Press)
Daomu: Complete Edition by Xu “Kennedy” Lei and Ken Chuo (Magnetic Press)
Meka #1 by JD Morvan and Bengal (Magnetic Press)
Naja #1-2 by JD Morvan and Bengal (Magnetic Press)
Luminae #1-2 by Bengal (Magnetic Press)
Poet Anderson #1 by Tom DeLonge, Ben Kull, and Djet (Magnetic Press)
Super-Ego #1-4 by Caio Oliveira and Lucas Marangon (Magnetic Press)
Zaya #1-3 by JD Morvan and Huang-Jia Wei (Magnetic Press)

comiXology Launches comiXology Unlimited, a Digital Subscription Service

comixology unlimitedAfter much speculation and rumors, comiXology has announced they’re entering the world of digital comics as a subscription with comiXology Unlimited. The service provides users a 30-day free trial, and will cost $5.99 and is a “Netflix for comic books.” They enter a market which already has a few other options including ComicBlitz and Scribd, though neither features the potential selection comiXology brings. The service does not include comics from Marvel or DC Comics. Marvel has their own service Marvel Unlimited.

The service focuses on comics from everyone BUT the big two and like Netflix, comiXology Unlimited will eventually cycle titles in its catalog, though starts with thousands of issues from dozens of different series.

ComiXology Unlimited has a focus to help (new) readers find new titles including recommendation tools such as search filters, home page curation, introductions to various publishers, and even editorial guides.

ComiXology Unlimtied exists within the site which allows individuals to still purchase comics and then filter to what’s available through the service.

We’ll have further updates as more information becomes available.

Below is the list of some of the books available in the launch:

Adventure Time by Ryan North, Braden Lamb, Shelli Paroline and various (BOOM! Studios)
Aliens by Mark Verheiden, Sam Kieth, Peter Milligan and various (Dark Horse Comics)
Archie by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples (Archie Comics)
Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama (Kodansha Comics)
Atomic Robo by Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener (Tesladyne)
Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro (Image Comics)
Bloodshot by Duane Swierczynski, Manuel Garcia and Arturo Lozzi (Valiant Entertainment)
The Boys by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson (Dynamite Entertainment)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Joss Whedon and various (Dark Horse Comics)
Chew by John Layman and Rob Guillory (Image Comics)
The Complete Peanuts by Charles Schulz (Fantagraphics Books)
Conan the Barbarian by Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan (Dark Horse Comics)
Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima (Kodansha Comics)
Fatale by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips (Image Comics)
Ghostbusters by Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening, and various (IDW Publishing)
G.I. Joe by Chuck Dixon, Robert Atkins and various (IDW Publishing)
Grimm Fairy Tales by Ralph Tedesco, Joe Tyler and various (Zenescope Entertainment)
Godzilla by Duane Swierczynski, Arthur Adams, Simon Gane and various (IDW Publishing)
Hellboy by Mike Mignola (Dark Horse Comics)
Hip Hop Family Tree by Ed Piskor (Fantagraphics Books)
The Incal by Alexandro Jodorowsky and Moebius (Humanoids)
Lazarus by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark (Image Comics)
Letter 44 by Charles Soule and Alberto Alburquerque (Oni Press)
Lone Wolf and Cub by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima (Dark Horse Comics)
Love and Rockets by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez (Fantagraphics Books)
Locke & Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW Publishing)
Lumberjanes by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson and Brooke Allen (BOOM! Studios)
My Little Pony by Katie Cook and Andy Price (IDW Publishing)
Outcast by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta (Image Comics)
Pretty Deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios (Image Comics)
Princeless by Jeremy Whitley and various (Action Lab Entertainment)
Red Sonja by by Gail Simone, Jenny Frison, and Walter Geovanni (Dynamite Entertainment)
Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
Serenity by Joss Whedon, Brett Matthews and Will Conrad (Dark Horse Comics)
Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Oni Press)
Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky (Image Comics)
Spawn by Todd McFarlane (Image Comics)
Star Trek by Mike Johnson, Stephen Molnar, Joe Corroney and various (IDW Publishing)
Poorcraft: The Funnybook Fundamentals of Living Well on Less by C. Spike Trotman and (Iron Circus Comics)
Transformers by John Barber, Andrew Griffith, Marcelo Matere and various (IDW Publishing)
The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá (Dark Horse Comics)
Usagi Yojimbo by Stan Sakai (Dark Horse Comics)
The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard (Image Comics)
The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie (Image Comics)
Wonderland by Raven Gregory and Sheldon Goh (Zenescope Entertainment)
Wuvable Oaf by Ed Luce (Fantagraphics)
X-O Manowar by Robert Venditti and Cary Nord (Valiant Entertainment)
…and many more.

Valiant Renews with comiXology and Expands to Amazon

4001_001_COVER-A_CRAINIt was announced today that Valiant Entertainment is the latest comic publisher to renew their deal with comiXology and expand distribution to the Amazon Kindle Store. Valiant Entertainment publishes such fan-favorite titles as A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong, Bloodshot Reborn, Divinity, Faith, Harbinger, Ninjak, Rai, X-O Manowar, and more.

Today’s announcement coincides with the announcement that 4001 A.D. #1 (of 4)  has sold out and receiving a second printing that returns to shelves June 29th.

The publisher also held their 2016 Summit where seven new series were announced. The company has consistently focused on easy entry for new readers and new series such as a Faith ongoing, Generation Zero, Britannia, Savage, Bloodshot USA, and Divinty III are focused on not just being that, but also diverse in storytelling and characters.

 

Eric Powell’s Albatross Funnybooks Coming to comiXology with an Exclusive Debut

HillbillyEric Powell’s new publishing venture, Albatross Funnybooks, comiXology and Amazon announced today that the new line of self-published comics and graphic novels will be available in the next year on comiXology and the Amazon Kindle Store.

Albatross Funnybooks will publish all new original content, with the majority coming from the fertile mind of Eric Powell, who is best known as the creator of The Goon. Their debut title Hillbilly #1 is currently available for pre-order on comiXology and Kindle. Check out this original 8-page story exclusively on comiXology here.

Fans that pre-order Hillbilly #1 on comiXology and Kindle will be notified by email upon its release and that book will be automatically added to their comic and e-book library to read.

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