Eric Powell’s new publishing venture, Albatross Funnybooks, comiXology and Amazon announced today that the new line of self-published comics and graphic novels will be available in the next year on comiXology and the Amazon Kindle Store.
Albatross Funnybooks will publish all new original content, with the majority coming from the fertile mind of Eric Powell, who is best known as the creator of The Goon. Their debut title Hillbilly #1 is currently available for pre-order on comiXology and Kindle. Check out this original 8-page story exclusively on comiXology here.
“I’m thrilled to have Albatross books available through comiXology and Kindle!” said The Goon creator and Albatross Funnybooks founder Eric Powell. “I feel digital comics are an essential format for reaching today’s readership.”
“We’re huge fans of Eric’s comics and it’s so great to see him publishing his own work,” said comiXology’s Senior Director of Communication, Chip Mosher. “We’re all over the moon to be able to offer this pre-order of Eric’s new book Hillbilly #1 on both comiXology and Kindle and look forward to supporting Albatross Funnybooks in its debut year.”
Fans that pre-order Hillbilly #1 on comiXology and Kindle will be notified by email upon its release and that book will be automatically added to their comic and e-book library to read.
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With over 75,000 comics, graphic novels and manga from more than 75 publishers, comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world. ComiXology’s immense catalog and cinematic Guided View reading experience make it the best digital platform for comic fans worldwide.