Europe (July 19th, 2016) – Europe Comics, the newly launched pan-European comics and graphic novel digital venture, uniting 13 European comics industry players, is glad to announce the signing of two new distribution agreements, with Comixology and OverDrive.
As of today, six Europe Comics titles are already available on Comixology – the largest comics platform in the US, with more being added gradually. OverDrive, the biggest digital library distributor in the world already contains the entire Europe Comics catalog, and new releases are added regularly. OverDrive, the biggest digital library distributor in the world has recently integrated the entire Europe Comics catalog to its offer, with new releases added regularly.
The Europe Comics titles were already available through iTunes, Google
Play, Kobo and the biggest European comics platform – Izneo.
About Europe Comics
Launched in November 2015 by a coalition of nine comics publishers, two rights agents, and an audio-visual company, from eight different European countries, Europe Comics is working towards the creation of a pan-European comics catalog, available in English and digital format, a website with comics information for readers and professionals, and a series of author tours and events across Europe and the USA.
OverDrive is the leading digital distribution platform, supplying the industry’s largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks, streaming video and periodicals to 34,000 libraries and schools worldwide. We support all major computers and devices, including iOS®, Android™, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (U.S. only). OverDrive delivers all digital media on a single platform, and offers innovations such as OverDrive Read, the breakthrough EPUB and HTML5 browser-based reading experience, and Read-Along eBooks. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and is owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten.
ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), is a revolutionary, cloud-based digital comics platform. With content from over 125 publishers as well as thousands of independent creators from around the world, comiXology provides an unrivaled library of comic books, graphic novels, manga and bandes dessinées. The company’s first in class innovations include the exclusive Guided View technology which provides an immersive and cinematic reading experience and a monthly subscription service. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Seattle, Los Angeles and Paris.