October 8th, 2012 – New York, NY – This week comiXology – the revolutionary digital comics platform available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web – returns to the Javits Convention Center for New York Comic-Con 2012 (NYCC) to provide fans with a hands on experience of digital comics at comiXolgoy’s booth (#1133) from October 11th – 14th. In addition, comiXology will be setting the stage for some major revelations during NYCC 2012. ComiXology is inviting all NYCC attendees to join co-founders David Steinberger and John D. Roberts for an array of programming during all four days of the convention.
New and old comic book and graphic novel fans alike should come by comiXology’s booth (#1133) for a first-hand look at the digital comics platform. Offering more than 28,000 comic books and graphic novels, comiXology turns reading comics into a revolutionary experience with our patent pending Guided View technology and a buy-once, read anywhere platform that redefines how comics are read on digital devices. ComiXology’s booth will have plenty of iPads with Retina displays where you can see more detail than ever before with comiXology’s CMX-HD format.
ComiXology was most recently in the news with the announcement that comiXology will be shortly reaching 100 million comic and graphic novel downloads. This milestone securely establishes comiXollogy as the market leader in the digital comics and graphic novel space and the go-to platform for newly interested and lapsed comic and graphic novel fans.
What: New York Comic-Con 2012
When: October 11th – 14th 2012.
Where: The Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
Thursday October 11th
2:45 – 3:45 Room 1A01 – Creating Comics The ComiXology Way: From early experiments like Box 13 and Valentine to more recent efforts like Power Play and Marvel’s Infinite Comics, comiXology’s Guided View has ushered in a new era in comic book creation. Join comiXology co-founders David Steinberger and John D. Roberts as they discuss the ins and outs of creating comics using the Guided View tools.
Friday October 12th
1:30pm – 2:30pm Room 1A06 Digital Price Showdown: Join author and futurist Rob Salkowitz (Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture) along with comiXology co-founder John D. Roberts, SVP Sales Publishing David Gabriel of Marvel Comics, publisher Ted Adams of IDW Publishing for a talk that you won’t want to miss.
Saturday Oct. 13th
12:15pm – 1:15pm Room 1A07 comiXology Open Discussion: Everything Digital: Recently hailed by the New York Times as the “iTunes of comics”, here is your opportunity to discover what’s next and ask your burning questions! Join comiXology co-founders David Steinberger and John D. Roberts for an open discussion on…everything digital. All topics are game! Don’t miss out!
Sunday Oct. 14th
1:15pm – 2:15pm Room 1A14 Comicpreneurs: Secrets of Successful Pop Culture Start-ups: Get a rare look behind the scenes as leading pop culture entrepreneurs share their secrets! Join author and futurist Rob Salkowitz (Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture), CEO and co-founder David Steinberger of comiXology, Mike Richardson of Dark Horse Comics, Ted Adams of IDW Publishing and comic retailer Steve Olsen of Little Shop of Comics.
Founded in 2007 with the mission of bringing comics to people everywhere, comiXology revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel world. With the development of the comiXology digital comics platform – with buy-once, read-anywhere availability across iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web – comiXology provides the easiest way worldwide for people to enjoy comics anywhere they happen to be! Regularly ranking as the top grossing iPad app in the entire iTunes App Store, comiXology is one of the leading drivers of the iPad economy. Providing the most digital comics on the most devices, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has been turned into a comic book fan.