ComiXology Launches Comics by comiXology 3.0

Accelerated app speed and load times with redesigned user interface provides new discoverability options for comics on demand

New York, NY - August 25th, 2011 – Comic fans everywhere now have new special powers with comiXology’s launch of Comics by comiXology 3.0 – a major upgrade of its award-winning digital Comics App for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Comics by comiXology 3.0 builds on its success by empowering readers with a new sleek user interface and store, bolstered comic discoverability paths, and increased speed – getting users from opening the app to discovering comics they’ll love in record time.

Expanding its library of partners and content weekly, comiXology 3.0 gives users the ability to explore, discover and read more than 12,000 digital comic and over 600 free comics from more than 30 publishers, including Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Using Comics by comiXology 3.0, fans will now be able to leverage dedicated, weekly updated featured screens for publishers, series, genres and creators to explore and discover great comics.

Comics by comiXology 3.0 launches nearly instantaneously with access to an on-demand comic store, dramatically reducing app load times and allowing users to get directly to reading or browsing comics.

Purchasing and downloading comics through comiXology has never been easier than in 3.0.

For the first time,readers can pause and restart individual downloads to prioritize downloading. In addition, comics now continue to download in the background, allowing users to queue up comics that will complete downloading whether or not the app is open. “Purchases” now has its own tab so users can always find their comics for quick and easy download without cluttering the “My Comics” area.

“With the help of tons of user feedback from our loyal fans, we thought long and hard on how we focus our development efforts, “ said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology.  “We’ve always said we focus first on a quality reading experience, and second on discoverability of comics. Comics 3.0 is a fantastic step in how our customers can discover new comics while creating a great performance boost for earlier devices that have struggled under the weight of our 12,000 comics.”

New features and benefits of 3.0 include:

  • Completely redesigned application
  • Near instant launching
  • Separate “Purchases” area that displays all owned comics
  • New series groupings in store and “My Comics”
  • Discover comics at much faster speeds
  • Pause and prioritize downloads
  • Background downloading
  • Improved “Instant Search”
  • Buy or continue reading the next issue at the end of a comic

Comics by comiXology 3.0 will also include many mainstay features that have made it an iPad Hall of Fame app, like comiXology‘s patent-pending Guided View™ Technology with a wide variety of viewing options and preferences, enabling them to set transition speeds, page orientations and much more.

Comics by comiXology 3.0 Demo from comiXology on Vimeo.

About comiXology
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, IDW Publishing, Archaia Entertainment, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment and Image Comics as well as their own mobile and web apps which hosts over 12,000 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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