Cool press release from ComiXology. Though I only took French in High School I’m tempted to check out some of these, just browsing the publishers offerings shows some really interesting looking stuff. I’m hoping that this means we’ll have The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc–Sec.
ComiXology Press Release:
Over 700 French Language Titles From
Delcourt Group (Editions Delcourt, Soleil Productions & Tonkam)
Now Available to ComiXology Fans in The US & Canada
December 18th, 2013 – New York, NY – Over 700 French language titles from Delcourt Group (Editions Delcourt, Soleil Productions & Tonkam) are now available in the U.S. and Canada through comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, and www.comixology.com. This release of French language comics, and Bande Dessinée for the US and Canada is something no comics fan will want to to miss.
Whether you speak French yourself, have been looking for a fun way to learn, or are just curious, visit comixology.com today to see all of our latest French language content!
“Just as we were excited to launch these French language titles through comiXology in Europe now we’re just as thrilled to be able to digitally debut these books in the US and Canada,” said comiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger. “And to read these wonderful French Bande Dessinée and comics with comiXology’s cinematic Guided View reading technology is a great experience for any comics fan.”
“ComiXology has helped bring the great Delcourt and Soleil library of Bande Dessinée and comics to digital and now they are helping us debut in the US & Canada, we couldn’t be happier,” said Delcourt Group’s founder and publisher Guy Delcourt. “They are unmatched in the digital comics space and we could think of no better way to present our BD and comics than through comiXology’s simply amazing platform.”
Delcourt Group, the 2nd largest publisher in France, now features on comiXology a library of over 700 titles including popular French Language series such as Lanfeust, Trolls de Troy, Les Légendaires, La Rose Écarlate, Noob, Prométhée, Le Chant des Stryges and many more.
The expansion into France started this past January, when comiXology announced the formation of comiXology Europe, a division headquartered in Paris, France. Since then comiXology has signed more than 40% of French comic publisher in France, including Aelement Comics, Akileos, Ankama, Éditions Ça et Là, Glénat, I Can Fly, Indeez Urban Éditions, Panini & more.
With over 40,000 comics and graphic novels from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s immense catalog and unique Guided View reading experience is available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web—making it the best digital platform for comic and graphic novel fans worldwide.
ComiXology has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology’s Guided View™ reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become one of iTunes top 10 grossing iPad apps in both 2011 and 2012. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from the top 75 publishers, and including independent creators as well, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. A privately held company, comiXology is based in New York City. For more information visit www.comixology.com.