Archie Comics Go Mobile in Local Languages

Mobile entertainment company Nazara Technologies is introducing Archie comic strips in local languages, for mobile users in India.

The mobile user can download Archie comic strips in their choice of language by using their GPRS connection at varied price points from Re. 1 per day, Rs. 10 per week and Rs 30/- per month depending on their operator.

Commenting on the release of Archie’s Comic games, Nitish Mittersain, CEO, Nazara Technologies said, “Archie comics has not lost its popularity in the last sixty years. Even today there are about a million copies of the Archie comic sold every month. With Archie comic strips being made available on mobile the reader will not have to wait for months to see what happens next. We are adding value to the comic’s portfolio by bringing their much-loved Archie comics out in regional Indian languages”.

Jon Goldwater, CEO of Archie Comics Publications said, “We are excited to be working with Nazara and look forward to the many fans of our brand having access through our digital comics”.

Nazara exclusively licenses brands such as numerologist Sanjay B Jummani, Virender Sehwag, GM Viswanathan Anand Stardust Magazine and Cartoon Network comics among others, and develops mobile content based on these brands in keeping with their iconic image.

Published Date: Mar 04, 2010 03:39 pm | Updated Date: Mar 04, 2010 03:39 pm