Trajectory™, Inc. and Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. today announced they have entered into a multi-year agreement to bring printed comics into digital marketplaces around the world. As part of the agreement, Trajectory will produce digital comics through its facility in Beijing and distribute the digital editions through its vast network of eBook retailers, library and school distributors on six continents.
“We’ve identified a significant amount of demand around the world for English language comics. Comics are a key component of pop culture and the world has its eyes on America,” said Jim Bryant, Trajectory CEO. “We are delighted to be delivering these great stories to readers of all ages around the world for them to view and interact with on their phones and tablets.”
Trajectory has established a global network of eBook and app retailers. Through a single onboarding site maintained by Trajectory, publishers can simply upload their files and designate where they would like the digital edition of their titles distributed.
Diamond Comic Distributors resides at the nexus of Comics and pop-culture. As the world’s largest comic distributor of English-language comic books, graphic novels and related pop-culture products, Diamond offers a multi-channel platform of publishing, marketing and fulfillment services for comic publishers.
“We are committed to providing the highest level of service to our comic publishing partners and digital distribution is a natural extension of their existing business models. Trajectory is an ideal partner considering its vastly efficient production capabilities and its global eBook distribution network. It’s a simple one stop shopping solution for our publishing partners,” said John Wurzer, Diamond VP of Purchasing. “In addition, we look forward to working with Trajectory to find meaningful ways to connect digital readers to print comics and comic book specialty shops.”
ABOUT TRAJECTORY, INC. -Trajectory is a Marblehead, MA based intelligent network connecting publishers to retailers, libraries, mobile carriers and readers around the globe. Trajectory has established relations with every leading eBook retailer and library distributor around the world including Amazon, Apple, Barnes and Noble, Bokus, Chapters Indigo, Google play, Kalahari, Kobo Books, Tesco Books, Whitcoulls, W.H. Smith, scribd, Entitle, Overdrive, 3M Cloud Library, EBSCO, Gardners, Ingram and hundreds more.