ComiXology Charts as #1 Top Grossing Non-Game iPad App in the Entire iTunes App Store for 2013
January 13th, 2014 – New York, NY – ComiXology – the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform available across iPhone, iPad , Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, and the Web at www.comixology.com – announced today that their Comics by comiXology iOS app charted as iTunes' #1 Top Grossing non-game iPad App for 2013, ranking #11 overall.
“In a billion dollar marketplace with competition between over a million apps, it's gratifying to rank as the Top Grossing non-game iPad App in the entire iTunes App Store,” said comiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger. “This past year has been a great year for comics and comiXology!”
ComiXology also revealed today that they have served over 6 billion pages of comic books and graphic novels – up from 2 billion pages this time last year– since the inception of the platform just over four short years ago.
Also, in looking at the chart as a whole, comiXology is pleased to be powering all three Top 100 ranking book apps in an environment where game apps dominate taking 79 out of 100 spots. Thus comiXology represents an astounding 14% of the non-game apps in the entire 2013 iPad Top 100 Grossing list.
The company's rank in this year's Top Grossing iPad Apps chart sees comiXology beating such well-known brands as The New York Times, Minecraft, Pandora, People Magazine, The New Yorker and even The Wall Street Journal.
With over 45,000 comics and graphic novels from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology's immense catalog and unique Guided View reading experience is available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, and the Web—making it the best digital platform for comic and graphic novel fans worldwide.
ComiXology has 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 grossing iPad apps in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from the top 75 publishers, and including independent creators as well, comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. A privately held company, comiXology is based in New York City. For more information, visit www.comixology.com.