Over at Robot 6, Ted Adams of IDW talks about the publisher’s digital initiatives and where things stand. While they are seeing new readership from the new digital distribution it hasn’t effected their print sales. Even still IDW is emphatically deciding not to publish digital book day and date with their print counterparts. Ted Adams:

We’re not going to have a universal day and date release for our comic books. I know that it’s something that direct market retailers don’t want to see happen, and wherever we can, we’re going to be respectful to that. As I said before, the direct market is far and away our biggest and most important market.

It is good to see publishers pushing new distributions arms, but sad to see the fear of losing their print sales.  Whether this is an imaginary fear or a reality to deal with remains to be seen.

The full article can be read HERE.

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