Amazon Agrees to Acquire Dominant Digital Comics Distributor comiXology April 10: E-tail giant Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire leading North American digital comics distributor comiXology. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed in the official press release.
ComiXology was founded in 2007 and currently offers a digital comic-book library of content from over 75 top publishers, as well as independent creators. The company will retain its New York headquarters after the acquisition; comiXology also has offices in Los Angeles and Paris.