comiXology Acquires PopShopOnline

New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2009 — comiXology, makers of Comics by comiXology digital comic app for the iPhone, announces the acquisition of PopShopOnline, the leading provider of comic book retailing e-commerce sites.

comiXology.com provides information on new releases and connects comic fans with local retailers who can fulfill their “pull lists.” Its Comics by comiXology app enables iPhone users to view their comic books in vibrant color and connect with local retailers via the app’s Retailer Locator feature. PopShopOnline powers brick-and-mortar retailers’ web sites, including content management and online fulfillment.

“The acquisition of PopShopOnline demonstrates our continued dedication to the comic book retailer market,” said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology.com. “This strengthens our unique position in the online and digital comics market, being able to connect consumers, publishers and retailers unlike anyone else.”

“comiXology was the clear choice when deciding what to do with the PopShopOnline service,” said Lee Bissonnette, creator of PopShopOnline. “I know these guys are uniquely positioned to expand the offering, treat my clients right and grow it to the next level in a way that no one else could. I look to see PopShopOnline become bigger and better because of their ownership.”

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