ComiXology announced that it has acquired PopshopOnline, the leading provider of comic store e-commerce sites. ComiXology already provides connections between fans and retailers through its Website and iPhone app. Comixology.com provides info on new releases and allows users to create pull lists, which can then be fulfilled by local retailers (see “Comixology’s Online Pull List”). PopshopOnline powers Websites for brick and mortar retailers, including content management and online fulfillment.
ComiXology also offers a retailer locator through its Comics by comiXology iPhone app, which allows users to purchase and view comics on the iPhone or iPod Touch.