Disney Publishing Worldwide debuted its new Disney Comics App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, now available in the App Store. The app gives readers instant access to Disney's collection of comics, short stories and graphic novels, ranging from classic adventures starring Mickey Mouse to brand new comics from Toy Story and Cars 2.
The launch collection includes more than 50 comics for readers of all ages and features Disney classic characters like Donald Duck; Disney-Pixar comics featuring Toy Story’s Buzz and Woody; Disney Channel-inspired content including High School Musical; and feature film-based comics based on Tron: Legacy and Tangled.
The app will launch in the U.S. and more than 80 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Additional markets will launch later this year. Disney Publishing will release two new titles each week following the launch.
“Comics are a tremendous part of our heritage and we see great potential and interest in bringing our extensive catalog of Disney Comics to mobile devices,” says Russell Hampton, president of Disney Publishing Worldwide. “We create over 25,000 original comic pages each year and it’s critical that we deliver this content to our readers around the world. We have over one billion Disney comic readers today, and our Disney Comics App will further broaden that audience.”