Beginning today, ComiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire,Windows 8, and comixology.com, is giving away 12 free digital comic books with the 12 Days of Free Comics. In a December 9, 2013 press release, ComiXology announced plans to feature surprise comics from different publishers every day. To kick off the event the first free comic book is “Batman” #13 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo and is part one of the best selling “Death of the Family” storyline reintroducing the Joker as Batman’s main villain.
The 12 free comics are also available to be gifted to friends, relatives or anyone else that needs to feel the holiday cheer by reading about their favorite characters in sequential art. ComiXology co-founder John D. Roberts said:
“Over the course of these 12 days we’re making holiday giving easier than it’s ever been. These twelve days aren’t just to give back to the fans that have made comiXology so great but also to let those fans share the love of comics with everyone they know.”
The digital revolution is upon us. Never before has there been such access to comic books around the world. With 40,000 comics and graphic novels already available from 75 publishers ComiXology is the leader in the digital comic format and the Guided View gives a reading experience unique to the ComiXology digital platform. ComiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger said in the press release:
“It’s been another banner year at ComiXology and we want everyone to join us in these 12 Days of Free Comics as we give back to the fans that made this outstanding year possible. From launching ComiXology Europe and ComiXology Submit, reaching 200 million downloads less than a year after reaching 100 million, and much more, this year has been great as thanks these free comics are for you.”
Whether you are a new comic reader, a longtime comic reader, or someone just looking to try out digital comic books, ComiXology is allowing you to start now with the 12 Days of Free Comics. Read them, gift them, enjoy them, but don’t miss out.