LibraryPass and Yen Press to publish e-books in libraries and schools


LibraryPass, Inc. announced a distribution agreement with Yen Press to make a selection of their digital catalog available to libraries and schools through the Comics Plus app. With Comics Plus, readers can access thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga through their school or library, with unlimited concurrent access for both online and offline reading.

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Yen Press, which was founded in 2006, has grown into one of the largest and most prolific publishers of original manga and graphic novels in North America, including popular series like Kingdom Hearts, Maximum Ride, and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel. JY was founded as a mid-level printing company in fall 2017 and includes the famous Embarrassing and Courageous graphic novels by Svetlana Chmakova, as well as all new versions of JY, ​​such as Kyle’s little sister through Good Hyung Jeong. They are also a major participant in Free Comic Book Day.

“With an incredible service such as Comics Plus and a management team passionate about serving libraries, we are delighted to team up with LibraryPass,” said Marc de Vera, Director of Sales and Marketing for Yen Press. “For me and others, libraries have been invaluable in developing a love for manga and graphic novels, which of course leads to an ongoing love of reading. We look forward to helping carry the tradition forward. libraries helping people learn the joys of reading through the amazing Comics Plus service that makes the wonderful stories we publish accessible to as many people as possible. “

Yen Press will add over 100 titles at Comics Plus, with dozens of original titles and popular licenses of interest to readers young and old.

“We are delighted to welcome a great selection of Yen Press titles into our growing collection,” said Moni Barrette, Director of LibraryPass Collection Development and Publisher Relations and Internal Librarian. “These titles will further strengthen our wonderful manga offerings, and I know our customers will love to share them with their readers.”

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