Digital comics platform Graphite Comics has just announced some major additions to its collection. According to a press release, Dark Horse, Valiant, Humanoids, and Impact Theory have all signed on to offer their comics on Graphite. Series such as Hellboy, The Witcher, Aliens, Umbrella Academy, The Incal, The Metabarons, The Twilight Man, Bloodshot, and Neon Future are named as amongst the Graphit library that now numbers more than 25,000 comics, putting it on par with Marvel Unlimited in terms of size.
Check out the press release below, sent out by Dark Horse and so a little Dark Horse centric.
SANTA MONICA, CA (December 13, 2019) — Graphite Comics, Inc. announced today the arrival of four new publishers to their popular freemium streaming comic book platform, Graphite. World renowned publishers Dark Horse, Humanoids, Valiant and Impact Theory will join over 500 other publishers and content creators already active on the platform, adding to Graphite's existing library of over 25,000 comic books, webtoons, webcomics and manga.
Among the most well-known titles releasing on Graphite are Hellboy, The Witcher, Aliens and Umbrella Academy from Dark Horse, The Incal, The Metabarons, and The Twilight Man from Humanoids, Bloodshot from Valiant, and Steve Aoki's Neon Future from Impact Theory.
"At Dark Horse, we are always interested in reaching new readers. Graphite's technology and approach to the digital subscription space are unique, and I've been impressed by Michael Eng and his team. We anticipate that working with Graphite will expand our readership greatly in the years to come," said Mark Bernardi, Dark Horse's Vice President of Trade and Digital Sales.
"Humanoids has always embraced innovation, both in content and distribution, and it is therefore fitting to do so in the digital landscape, especially with partners like Michael and Graphite who are bravely breaking new ground in this area of publishing" said Alex Donoghue, COO of Humanoids.
The new publishers join an already impressive roster including BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing, Legendary, Aspen, Dynamite, Papercutz, Top Cow, Markosia and Tidalwave, as well as hundreds of independent artists who self-publish creator-owned content on the platform via Graphite's Upload system.
"We're thrilled to welcome these amazing publishers to the Graphite family," said Michael Eng, CEO and co-founder of Graphite Comics, Inc. "Our goal from day one has been to build the biggest and best digital home for the best content available in the comic book industry, and adding Dark Horse, Humanoids, Valiant and Impact Theory is a giant step forward in achieving our vision, to say the least."