Barnes & Noble today announced a partnership with DC Entertainment to bring its bestselling line-up of graphic novels to the award-winning NOOK Tablet.
DC Comics Blog has an article today announcing a partnership with Barnes & Noble to bring DC's bestselling line-up of graphic novels featuring iconic DC Comics and Vertigo characters to the award-winning NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color, as well as Android tablets via the NOOK for Android app.
Barnes & Noble is also introducing Zoom View, an all-new NOOK Comics feature designed for NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color. Zoom View allows readers to focus in on individual panels in graphic novels and comics. Zoom View will be immediately available on all DC Entertainment titles. Be sure to check out more information about this at the end of this article.
Jim Lee, Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment said:
[quote]"Our goal is to reach the broadest possible audience and this new partnership with Barnes & Noble brings Batman, Superman and many other iconic DC Comics and Vertigo characters to the millions of NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color readers. The new Zoom View feature makes our comics even easier to read, and emphasizes the graphic and artistic storytelling that is paramount to our art form."[/quote]
Jim Hill, VP eBooks for Barnes & Noble added:
[quote]"Barnes & Noble is committed to offering NOOK customers a wide selection of digital graphic novels, and we're excited to offer DC Entertainment's fan-favorite collections on NOOK, The new Zoom View feature makes the reading experience even more interactive, and takes these graphic novels to a whole new level of entertainment."[/quote]
More titles will be added every month and can be purchased at [url]www.nook.com/dccomics[/url], or directly on NOOK Tablet, NOOK Color, and Android tablets via the NOOK for Android app.
DC Entertainment's graphic novels are also available in Barnes & Noble retail locations.
DC Entertainment titles that are available immediately include:
Graphic novel titles from DC COMICS – The New 52, including Justice League, Vol. 1: Origin, Animal Man Vol. 1: The Hunt, Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls, Justice League International Vol. 1: The Signal Masters, Catwoman Vol. 1: The Game, Green Lantern Vol. 1: Sinestro, Stormwatch Vol. 1: The Dark Side, Green Arrow Vol. 1: The Midas Touch, Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Blood, and Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 1: Faces of Death.
Other best-selling graphic novels including Watchmen, All Star Superman Vol. 1 and 2, Fables Vol. 1-15, The Sandman Vol. 1-10, Superman Earth One, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 1-2, V for Vendetta, Batman: Hush, and Batman: Year One, among many others.
Per the article, Zoom View requires an update to the current NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color software. The free software update, version 1.4.3, is available for download today at [url]www.nook.com/support[/url]. A free over-the-air (OTA) update requiring no action from customers will begin rolling out to customers via Wi-Fi starting today also.
Source: DC Comics
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