Kindle Fire to Get Exclusive DC Comics

Amazon has quietly pulled off another exclusive content deal this week with the Kindle Fire. DC Comics has agreed to offer 100 digital comic titles only on the Kindle Fire.

It’s an impressive selection of titles and it includes such well known works as V for Vendetta and Watchmen as well as  Y: The Last Man,Planetary, Superman for All Seasons, and many other comics starring DC’s main stay characters like The joker, The Flash, Green Lantern, and more.

“We’re thrilled to work with the leader in digital books to bring many of the world’s most beloved and best-selling graphic novels to Kindle readers,” stated Jim Lee, co-publisher of DC Entertainment. “We’ve learned from the success of DC Comics – The New 52 that making our graphic novels available whenever and wherever our readers want is critical to the future growth and health of our publishing businesses–both in print and digital format.”

Watchmen and a few other titles are up for pre-order now, and more will be released in the coming months.


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