With Emanata, users can browse all types of free comics as well as purchase premium stories within the app to directly support the artists they like. The app’s new built-in news feed makes it even easier to follow specific creators and keep up with their latest work. The reader can also use in-app social tools to share memorable works with friends via email, social network, and on the Web.
“Tablet devices are the natural platform to showcase great art and storytelling. We want to provide a dedicated place where the independent artists can find new audiences, and for the connoisseur of comic books to discover something unexpected and edgy,” said George Chen, CEO of Emanata.
Emanata’s growing indie artist community is vibrant due to a number of industry veterans with their own successful IPs joining early including Malachi Ward and Eisner Award nominee, Erin Mehlos. On Emanata, all artists retain complete control over the rights to their work and can choose to offer their content either as a free download or earn revenue by selling chapters and individual stories via in-app purchase. Publishing content is completely free, allowing artists to reach a new audience and grow their readership.