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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Mar 2014 11:40 a.m. PST

…ComiXology in One Year.

"ComiXology announced today that, a year after launch, the creator-direct portal Submit now features 1,000 titles from 26 countries around the world, making Submit ComiXology's No. 3 source of content released in the past year. The digital comics house launched Submit a year ago at SXSW, and marked its first anniversary by breaking the program down by the numbers on a panel today.

It's success is no surprise: Submit is coming into a market primed for an easy answer for creator-oriented digital comics publishing. Self-publishing comics has never carried the stigma it does in the prose world, but it's an arduous process, and it can be prohibitively expensive, especially in print. Digitally, comics publishing has lagged a few years behind prose, and even now, there aren't many comics-specific creator-oriented resources.

Submit sidesteps that. Beyond giving independent creators distribution via ComiXology, Submit offers a convenient middle ground between working with a publisher and going it alone. Creators submit their work through a fairly simple portal; ComiXology curates submissions and adapts the work to its signature Guided View mode; and the creator and the platform split any profit from sales through ComiXology. It's also non-exclusive, which means creators can offer their titles through other platforms like Gumroad…"
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chuck05 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian10 Mar 2014 3:45 p.m. PST

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