Some amazing news dropped this afternoon for fans of Aftershock Comics (who isn’t, right?), with the announcement that the rapidly growing company will be releasing their output digitally on Comixology and Amazon’s Kindle Store.

The new partnership will allow fans to get their virtual hands on the company’s stellar output, which includes the newly released American Monster by Brian Azzarello; our review of which you can read here.

The official press release is as follows:

AfterShock Comics Digitally Debuts Inaugural Slate from
Industry’s Top Creators on ComiXology and Amazon’s Kindle Store

January 20, 2016 (New York, NY) – AfterShock Comics, comiXology and Amazon today announce a distribution agreement making AfterShock Comics’ growing slate of edgy, new titles from top creators including Garth Ennis, Paul Jenkins, Brian Azzarello, Marguerite Bennett, David Hine, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Jordan for sale on the comiXology platform as well as Amazon’s Kindle Store. Today’s debut sees the addition of comics such as Replica, InSeXts, SuperZero, Dreaming Eagles and American Monster, available on both comiXology and the Kindle Store.

“Since our official launch less than a year ago, AfterShock has experienced incredible traction and acclaim through our inaugural titles from some of the industry’s most celebrated creators,” said Mike Marts, AfterShock’s Editor-in-Chief. “We’re extremely proud of our growing content library and excited to offer AfterShock’s current and future titles to a much wider audience through this partnership with comiXology and Kindle.” 

“We believe that AfterShock Comics is doing great things with their expanding line-up of original titles from top comics creators, so we’re thrilled to share these hot new series with our avid comiXology and Kindle comics fans,” said comiXology’s co-founder and CEO, David Steinberger. “From suburban suspense and WWII aerial adventures to sci-fi detective stories, Victorian erotic horror and more, AfterShock Comics has an incredibly diverse line-up of comics that we’re sure has something for everyone to enjoy!”

Today’s digital debut of AfterShock Comics on comiXology and the Kindle Store sees all the following titles available, with the addition of Strayer #1 on January 27th:

• American Monster #1
• Replica #1-2
• InSeXts #1-2
• SuperZero #1-2
• Dreaming Eagles #1

As if that wasn’t enough to get fans excited, AfterShock has also announced a highly-anticipated project with industry veteran Mark Waid (The Flash; Captain America) for CAPTAIN KID.

CAPTAIN KID tells the story of a middle-aged comics fan who transofmrs into a teen super-hero. If it happened to you, would you ever change back?

Co-written by Waid’s longtime collaborator Tom Peyer, Captain Kid will be released this summer.

So now you have no excuse not to check out some of the finest comics on the shelves today. As always, let us know what you think of the news in the comments.

MDAVThe Writer of this piece was: Martin Doyle
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