New York NY / April 27th, 2011 – comiXology, the leading distributor of digital comics, today announced “Gift This Comic” – a new feature on its Web Store comics.comixology.com, empowering its customers to share their passion for comics with anyone, anywhere at the point of purchase by simply entering the recipient’s email address.
“Comic fans are among the most devoted and passionate group anywhere, “ said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology. “Now they can share their love of comics with their friends and loved ones anywhere in the world and introduce them to a new world of story telling on the iOS, Web and Android.”
With more than 8000 digital comics in the comiXology library across over 50 categories, there is a comic for everyone to enjoy. For example, if a comiXology user is looking for birthday gift ideas for a friend who has an interest in westerns, comiXology has more than 8000 comics to choose from. If he or she is a horror fan, comiXology users can pick from a selection of hundreds of horror-related comics, from vampires to werewolves to zombies and more.
Gift This Comic is easy to use. Upon the purchase of a comic online at comics.comixology.com by a registered comiXology user, the recipient will receive an email informing them of the gift and will be able to enjoy the comic after signing up. Once the friend signs up and receives their gifted comic, it will sync with Comics by comiXology on all iOS and Android devices, ready to be read anywhere.
Since 2007 comiXology has been developing the technological infrastructure to bring comics into the digital mainstream and expose new audiences to the rich history and culture of the industry. Through partnerships with top comic book publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment and Image Comics as well as their own mobile and web apps which hosts over 8,000 digital titles, comiXology has become a leader in digital comic book proliferation. Also focused on creating strong ties with retail stores through its technology solutions, comiXology continues to transform the previously fragmented comic ecosystem into a vibrant and cohesive marketplace.
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