motorcyclesamurai coverWhen we spoke to him back in July, Motorcycle Samurai creator Chris Sheridan described the prologue of his new book as a western with Elvis and Bruce Lee as the hero and anti-hero. Well, this week at the New York Comic Convention, the first full issue of this intriguing mash-up is released by Top Shelf Comix and is also a prominent part of ComiXology’s new Guided View Native roll out. Keen to find out more about what was in store for this first full issue, we caught up with Chris and he’s given us an exclusive look inside this awesome title.

At this weekend’s New York Comic Con, ComiXology, the world’s leading digital comics platform celebrates 200 million-download milestone and introduces exclusive new Guided View-authored content, which makes reading digital comics an immersive adventure with every swipe of the finger, or click of a mouse.

Amidst the opening of New York Comic-Con 2013, news arrived that Avatar Press, publisher of Garth Ennis’ groundbreaking horror series Crossed, announced an exclusive digital distribution agreement with ComiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform with more than 40,000 comics and graphic novels that have seen over 200 million downloads to date. The multi-year exclusive agreement covers Avatar Press’ English Language single-issue catalog.