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If you've looked up to Google Play and DC Comics and shouted "save us money" without hearing any whispered responses, there's a reason: they were waiting. Today, DC Entertainment announced that it's brought a whole slew of its comics and Vertigo graphic novels to Google's online storefront in the form of collected editions. This "extensive lineup" is available now and includes Watchmen, Sandman and a chunk of the recent DC Universe. ComiXology is getting the same deal, but unlike Google Play's previously sparse selection, a lot of what's listed after the break was already available within the digital comics app. It may not be as comprehensive of an offering compared to what's available on other marketplaces, but hey, it's a start.

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DC ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUES DIGITAL DOMINANCE WITH NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL AND COLLECTED EDITION DISTRIBUTION ON COMIXOLOGY AND GOOGLE PLAY

Publisher has Broadest Digital Distribution Reach in Comics Industry

Extensive Line of Bestselling Titles Including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Sandman and DC Comics – The New 52 Collections Available for Download Today

Burbank, CA – Oct. 8, 2013 – DC Entertainment, the #1 comic book publisher in the U.S. and home to iconic Super Heroes including Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, announced today an extensive line-up of graphic novels and collected editions are now available for download from comiXology and Google Play. This expansion in distribution brings bestselling DC Comics and Vertigo titles, including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Sandman, Y the Last Man and an assortment of DC Comics – The New 52 collections, among many others, to an even broader audience of digital readers.

"This expanded distribution furthers DC Entertainment's goal to offer our readers convenience and choice," stated DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee. "ComiXology is a clear leader in delivering digital comics, while Google is one of the biggest mobile content brands in the world. We're very excited to bring bestselling DC Comics and Vertigo graphic novels to their customers."

Broad digital distribution has remained a cornerstone of DC Entertainment's business, leading to extensive growth in both digital and print sales over the past three years as digital availability attracts new readers and comic fans alike. DC Entertainment has the widest digital distribution of any comic book publisher and was the first publisher to make its entire line available same-day digitally with the launch of DC Comics – The New 52 in Sept. 2011. That launch is widely seen as reinvigorating the comic book industry.

Visit comiXology.com or Google Play to download the latest graphic novels and collected editions from DC Entertainment. The full list of graphic novel titles now available on comiXology and Google Play includes:


All Star Batman & Robin
All Star Superman
American Vampire Vol. 1-5
Animal Man Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Aquaman Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Batgirl Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Batman & Son
Batman and Robin Series
Batman Earth One
Batman Inc Vol. 1 (Deluxe)
Batman Inc. Vol. 1 (New 52)
Batman Knightfall 1-3
Batman RIP
Batman The Complete Hush
Batman Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Batman Year One Deluxe
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Batman: Dark Victory
Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Batman: Night of the Owls (New 52)
Batman: The Black Mirror
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes
Batman: The Dark Knight Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Batman: The Killing Joke
Batman: The Long Halloween
Before Watchmen Series
Blackest Night
Catwoman Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Daytripper
Death of Superman
Dial H Vol. 1 (New 52)
Earth 2 Vol. 1 (New 52)
Fables Vol. 1-18
Fables: Werewolves in the Heartland
Final Crisis
Flash Rebirth
Flashpoint
Green Lantern Rebirth
Green Lantern Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Identity Crisis
Infinite Crisis
Justice League Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Kingdom Come
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 1-2
Nightwing Vol.1- 2 (New 52)
Punk Rock Jesus
Red Hood and the Outlaws Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Sandman Vol. 1-10
Superman Earth One (Vol. 1-2)
Superman Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Superman: Action Comics Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Superman: Birthright
Superman: For Tomorrow
Superman: Last Son of Krypton
Superman: Secret Identity
Swamp Thing Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Teen Titans Vol. 1-2
The Flash Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Vol. 1-2
The Joker
Unwritten Vol. 1-7
V for Vendetta New Edition
Watchmen
Wonder Woman Vol. 1-2 (New 52)
Y the Last Man Vol. 1-10

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