Launched in 2007, ComiXology is the leading digital comic book provider with more than 5,000 digital comic books available on its platform. In 2010, the company was the top grossing book app on the iPhone with 1 million app downloads.
The Marvel and DC Comic Book apps, powered by comiXology, were also in the top ten grossing book apps for the iPad. In addition, comiXology ended the year with a 1,200% year-over-year increase in comic sales during the Christmas period (December 25th -28th).
ComiXology has the largest digital library of comics in the market and is the most downloaded and used platform in the industry. With more than 40 publishers on board and its Guided View Self-Authoring platform set to launch in 2011, comiXology is expecting thousands of new titles to come.
ComiXology also continued to preserve the rich history of print comics in 2010 by offering a suite of out-of-the-box web solutions for brick and mortar comic book retailers to optimize their presence online. Today, more than 200 retailers worldwide have integrated comiXology’s Retailer Tools into their operations, some reporting 20% increase in sales. This tools help them keep better track of inventory and enables users to develop Pull Lists, pre-orders, from local comic shops.