10/09/2013 02:03 EDT | Updated 12/08/2013 05:12 EST

Comixology adds publisher Avatar to its digital comics storefront

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Add Avatar Press to digital comics purveyor Comixology's expanding storefront.

The privately owned Comixology announced the addition Wednesday ahead of the start of the annual New York Comic Com, with Avatar joining some 75 publishers, including Marvel, DC, Zenescope, Valiant and Image, along with independent creators.

The Rantoul, Ill.-based Avatar Press' titles include Max Brooks' "Extinction Parade," Jonathan Hickman's "God Is Dead," Kieron Gillen's "Uber," several titles from writer Warren Ellis, along with Alan Moore's "Neonomicon."

Since its founding in July 2007, Comixology has grown to include more than 40,000 comics and graphic novels with more than 200 million downloads on tablets using Apple's iOS and Google's Android, as well as computers and electronic readers like the Kindle Fire.