COMIXOLOGY AND HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS TEAM UP TO DEBUT WARRIORS MANGA IOS APP
Experience thirteen manga titles inspired by Erin Hunter’s epic Warriors series now available across comiXology’s entire platform and the Warriors Manga iOS app
April 2nd, 2013 – New York, NY – ComiXology and HarperCollins Publishers announced today the debut of the Warriors Manga iOS App that includes thirteen titles from the Warriors Manga series that will also be available on comiXology – the revolutionary digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web. Warriors’ fans that own an iPad with Retina display will now see more than ever before with comiXology’s high definition file format dubbed CMX-HD!
“Warriors is an amazing series that’s a phenomenon among younger readers. We’re thrilled to present these graphic novels in new and exciting ways with comiXology’s cinematic Guided View reading technology,” says comiXology’s co-founder and CEO David Steinberger. “We’re also excited to help expand the readership of Warriors to a new audience of fans worldwide through comiXology’s international reach.”
“The release of the Warriors Manga iOS App allows Warriors fans to take some of their favorite manga with them wherever they go,” says Corinne Helman, Vice President, Digital Publishing and Business Development. “We’re excited to have our books available on the comiXology platform.”
Here is a list of the Warriors Manga titles being released:
Warriors: The Rise of Scourge Warriors: The Lost Warrior Warriors: Warrior’s Refuge Warriors: Warrior’s Return Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha # 1: Into the Wild Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha # 2: Escape from the Forest Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha # 3: Return to the Clans Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path # 1: Shattered Peace Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path # 2: A Clan in Need Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path # 3: The Heart of a Warrior Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger # 1: The Rescue Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger # 2: Beyond the Code Warriors: SkyClan and the Stranger # 3: The Rescue
These Warriors Manga titles can be purchased, downloaded and read through the Warriors Manga iOS app as well as comiXology’s Comics4Kids iOS app with “parent friendly sync” and the entire comiXology platform.
Warriors is a New York Times best-selling series by Erin Hunter chronicling the fantastic adventures of the four Clans of wild cats: ThunderClan, WindClan, ShadowClan and RiverClan in their forest home.
The Warriors Manga series is the graphic adaptation of the popular novel series, which includes some original stories in the Warriors universe. Originally published in 2007, the Warriors Manga features a host of talented writers and artists including Erin Hunter, Dan Jolley, Bettina Kuroski, James Barry, and Don Hudson.
About HarperCollins HarperCollins Children’s Books is one of the leading publishers of children’s books. Respected worldwide for its tradition of publishing quality, award-winning books for young readers, HarperCollins is home to many timeless treasures — Charlotte’s Web, The Chronicles of Narnia, Goodnight Moon, Where the Sidewalk Ends, the Ramona series, Where the Wild Things Are; and popular new classics—The Graveyard Book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and the Warriors and Fancy Nancy books. Consistently at the forefront of digital innovation, HarperCollins Children’s Books delights young readers through engaging storytelling in all formats, including ebooks and apps. HarperCollins Children’s Books is a division of HarperCollins Publishers, one of the leading English-language publishers in the world and a subsidiary of News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV). Headquartered in New York, HarperCollins has publishing groups in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia/New Zealand, and India. You can visit HarperCollins Children’s Books at www.harpercollinschildrens.com and HarperCollins Publishers at http://www.harpercollins.com/.
About comiXology Founded in 2007, comiXology 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 2011 and 2012. Its new comiXology Submit platform enables independent comics creators to efficiently self-publish and immediately profit from their work. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from the top 75 publishers, plus leading and emerging independent creators, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. The privately held company is based in Gotham City. For more information visit www.comixology.com.