SDCC: Seven Seas and ComiXology Announce Digital Distribution Agreement

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even Seas Entertainment, publisher of New York Times bestselling manga, announced a distribution agreement with comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform with more than 40,000 comics and graphic novels.

To mark the occasion, thirteen full-length graphic novels have been made available for download from Seven Seas Entertainment across comiXology’s entire platform including iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web.

Right now, manga fans across the globe can experience these Seven Seas Entertainment titles through the power of comiXology’s Guided View™ reading technology and those reading on iPads with the Retina Display will get to experience these graphic novels in stunning high-definition with CMX-HD.

The launch titles are:

Amazing Agent Luna Vol. 1 story by Nunzio DeFilippis & Christina Weir; Art by Shiei
Amazing Agent Luna Vol. 2 story by Nunzio DeFilippis & Christina Weir; Art by Shiei
Amazing Agent Luna Vol. 3 story by Nunzio DeFilippis & Christina Weir; Art by Shiei
Arkham Woods story by Christopher Rowley; art by Jhomar Soriano
Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends Vol. 1 story by Yomi Hirasaka; art by Itachi
Hollow Fields Vol. 1
story & art by Madeleine Rosca
Jack the Ripper: Hell Blade Vol. 1 story & art by Je-tae Yoo
Dance in the Vampire Bund Vol. 1 story & art by Nozomu Tamaki
Dance in the Vampire Bund Vol. 2 story & art by Nozomu Tamaki
Dance in the Vampire Bund Vol. 3 story & art by Nozomu Tamaki
The Sacred Blacksmith Vol. 1 story by Isao Miura; art by Kotaro Yamada
Vampire Cheerleaders/Paranormal Mystery Squad Vol. 1 Written by Adam Arnold; Illustrated by Shiei and Comipa
Vampire Cheerleaders/Paranormal Mystery Squad Vol. 2 Written by Adam Arnold; Illustrated by Shiei and Ian Cang

“Since its inception, Sevens Seas’ commitment to bringing the best in original and licensed manga has been evident by how many titles they’ve had chart on the New York Times bestsellers list,” said comiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger. “Seven Seas publisher Jason DeAngelis has a great eye for talent, whether it’s licensing and translating material from Japan and Korea or creating new content. We’re very excited to help bring Seven Seas Entertainment’s catalog to new and old fans across the globe on comiXology.”

“Seven Seas’ launch on comiXology marks the first time we’re offering licensed manga from Japan in digital form,” said Jason DeAngelis, publisher of Seven Seas Entertainment. “We’ve long admired comiXology’s user friendly platform and are thrilled to add our manga catalog to comiXology’s topnotch reading experience.”

This debut of thirteen initial titles will be quickly followed by more of Seven Seas’ back catalog and fans will see new releases coming out same-day-as-print in the future.

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