Black Mask Studios, the politically uncompromising indie comic book publisher founded by media mogul Matt Pizzolo, 30 Days of Night’s Steve Niles and punk supremo Brett Gurewitz (Epitaph Records) is set to bring it’s cutting edge titles to Amazon’s Kindle Store and ComiXology in a ground-breaking new deal.
Revolutionary comics publisher Black Mask Studios is the brainchild of transmedia renaissance man Matt Pizzolo, 30 Days of Night creator Steve Niles and Epitaph Records founder Brett Gurewitz. Their unique brand of politically savvy and creatively uncompromising comic books will now be available via comiXology and Amazon for the first time. This means we’ll see the digital debut of Black Mask’s breakout hits like We Can Never Go Home, Godkiller, Space Riders, Ballistic, The Disciples as well as the much anticipated Young Terrorists and Sinatoro by Grant Morrison and Vanesa del Rey.
“Black Mask’s reason for existing is to connect visionary, fearless creators with smart, discerning, curious readers, and no one is building opportunities for those connections on the scale that comiXology and Kindle are,” said Matt Pizzolo, co-founder of Black Mask Studios. “Comics have the power to touch the hearts and minds of millions of readers… by building bridges to new audiences, the teams at comiXology and Kindle are bringing these stories to new and diverse readers who might otherwise have missed them.”
“We’re thrilled to be able share Black Mask’s bold brand of comics by cutting edge creators to our worldwide audience,” said Chip Mosher, comiXology’s VP of Communications & Marketing. “Existing fans and newcomers to the Black Mask library will now be able to buy and read all these exciting titles at both comiXology and the Kindle Store!”
Today’s launch of Black Mask sees hits like Matt Pizzolo and Amancay Nahuelpan’s Young Terrorists, We Can Never Go Home, Darick Robertson and Adam Egypt Mortimer’s Ballistic, Pirouette, and Space Riders now available on comiXology and the Kindle Store. Moving forward Black Mask releases will also be available same day as print for upcoming titles. New releases will also include Grant Morrison and Vanesa del Rey’s Sinatoro, Steve Niles and Chris Mitten’s The Disciples, Holly Interlandi and Zoe Chevat’s Last Song, Matthew Rosenberg, Vita Ayala, and Yasmin Liang’s Our Work Fills The Pews, and Tony Patrick and Ayhan Hayrula’s X’ed.