Becky Cloonan’s highly- anticipated comic Demeter is now available on comiXology. Cloonan’s new, self-published comic book will be available through comiXology Submit, comiXology’s portal for comic creators that makes their independent works available on comiXology’s buy once, read anywhere digital comics platform, and instantly accessible to a worldwide audience of fans.
An award-winning cartoonist and illustrator, Cloonan made history in 2012 for becoming the first female artist to draw the Batman main title in the caped superhero’s 70-plus year history. In addition to illustrating works for publishers including DC Comics, Tokyopop and Vertigo, Cloonan has successfully self-published print versions of her own original comics. Cloonan’s comics The Mire and Wolves have consistently been the two top-selling books on comiXology Submit, and have been available since the portal launched earlier this year.
“With comiXology Submit, we further comiXology’s mission to bring the best, most diverse content to comic fans everywhere,” said John D. Roberts, comiXology co-founder. “Demeter is the work of an undeniably original artist with a singular vision. It’s fantastic to be able to make Becky’s great work easily accessible to her legions of fans across the globe, through the power of self-publishing made possible by comiXology Submit.”
“It’s been a joy to work with the team at comiXology to release my newest comic,” said Cloonan. “They have made it incredibly simple to bring Demeter to my readers in a way they never could have seen it before. There are a lot of steps involved with self-publishing, and comiXology Submit streamlines the process making my work instantly available for anyone to enjoy.”