The Association of Magazine Media

MARVEL PARTNERS WITH ZINIO TO BRING THEIR ICONIC COMIC COLLECTIONS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS TO ENTHUSIASTS AROUND THE WORLD

NEW YORK, NY, September 10, 2018 — ZINIO, the world’s first and largest digital magazine newsstand and leading technology platform for digital magazines, today announced a new partnership with Marvel Entertainment. Through this partnership, a catalog of Marvel comic collections and graphic novels titles will be sold across ZINIO’s global distribution network.

The partnership will expand the reach of Marvel’s brands to ZINIO readers and ZINIO’s newsstands, spanning over 30 countries and 15 million registered users. Available immediately, Marvel’s comic collections and graphic novels will be distributed through ZINIO’s award-winning iOS and Android apps, ZINIO’s online newsstands and global partner network.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Marvel to bring their world-famous characters and brand to our 15 million magazine enthusiasts. I’m certain they will enjoy discovering and exploring the ever-expanding Marvel Universe.” said Rolf Rohwer, ZINIO’s Executive Vice President for Product Management.

The initial batch of 350 Marvel titles join ZINIO’s extensive catalog of 6,000+ magazines from the world’s leading publishers, and can be discovered via ZINIO’s newly added ‘Comics & Manga’ category, created especially for comics fans.

“Marvel is always working to provide our fans with new opportunities to experience the Marvel Universe, and ZINIO’s digital platform is a perfect fit to increase access to some of our most popular characters and stories,” said Mark Annunziato, Marvel’s Director of Strategy and Business Development. “We look forward to working with ZINIO to reach new readers around the world.”

To access Marvel content, download the ZINIO mobile app on your iOS or Android device or visit www.ZINIO.com.

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing, and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com/corporate/about/ © 2018 MARVEL

About ZINIO

ZINIO brings innovation and inspiration to the world of magazine publishers and consumers by delivering the ultimate digital reading experience on any device. As pioneers of the digital publishing industry for over a decade, ZINIO leads the digital magazine market in breadth of content and accessibility on any platform.

For magazine publishers, ZINIO Pro converts print magazines to digital content through a SaaS platform that transforms PDF to XML, offering publishers complete flexibility in managing and delivering their content in branded, native magazine applications for tablet, smartphone and desktop, in searchable article databases, or through the growing network of ZINIO distribution partners.

For magazine consumers, ZINIO operates online newsstands and award-winning iOS and Android apps in more than 30 languages, providing the broadest selection of digital magazines accessible on any platform that can be read online or offline, synced across multiple devices and searched via archival content.

The company has delivered 500 million digital magazine editions across more than 6,000 titles from 1,300 publishers in 200 countries to over 10 million customers. Headquartered in New York City, the company has offices in San Francisco, Barcelona, London and Ho Chi Minh City. For more information, visit www.corp.zinio.com.

Press Contact: Monica Hong, mhong@zinio.com

Date: 
Monday, September 10, 2018