Marvel Expands Exclusive Digital Comics Agreement With Amazon

Amazon's domination of digital comics distribution continues with Marvel's new deal to sell single issues through Kindle.Last April, Amazon took steps to own the comic book industry's digital transition by purchasing comiXology, the leading platform for buying and reading digital comics. Today the company has gone a step further, at least where one of the two largest U.S. publishers is concerned: More than 12,000 of Marvel's single-issue digital comics will now be available in the Amazon Kindle Store and on the Kindle platform worldwide.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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