[dropcap]S[/dropcap]cribd today announced that it is expanding its leading global subscription reading service to include unlimited access to more than 3,500 comic books from IDW Publishing and Top Shelf Productions. This offering represents the first time IDW and Top Shelf digital comics have been made available in one unlimited digital subscription service.
IDW and Top Shelf’s entire digital backlists will be available via Scribd’s subscription service with all new issues becoming available as early as a month after initial print release. Fans will have an exciting new avenue in which to enjoy IDW favorites from TRANSFORMERS to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, MY LITTLE PONY to Star Trek, along with hit series such as Locke & Key and 30 Days of Night just to name a few. Top Shelf fans new and old will have access to acclaimed series such MARCH and acclaimed graphic novels by creators Alan Moore, Jeff Lemire, Eddie Campbell and more.
As a special offer to IDW fans Scribd is offering a free 2-month trial. This promotion runs from 2/10-2/17 so sign up today!
IDW and Top Shelf have been considering subscription models for comics for some time. Scribd came to us with the perfect opportunity to offer the entire catalog to fans and new readers. Time for some binge-reading! – Jeff Webber, IDW Vice President of Digital Publishing & Business Development
Readers will have the ability to browse comics in a variety of ways, allowing long-time fans to dive deep and find what they love and new readers to explore comics:
• By Character – Character pages allow readers to follow their favorite characters through their series and guest appearances.
• By Series – Readers can browse by title and read entire series from start to finish.
• By Curated Collection – Readers can browse over 100 expert-curated collections of comics.
The addition of comics and graphic novels, along with other recent eBooks and audiobook deals, increases Scribd’s library to more than one million titles, representing the largest unlimited-access offering of eBooks, audiobooks, and comics globally.