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DC Comics brings graphic novels to Amazon's Kindle Fire

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DC Comics has announced plans to release 100 of its digital graphic novels to Amazon's Kindle Fire.

The publisher is bringing its bestselling titles, including Watchmen, All-Star Superman, and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, exclusively to the e-reader.

"We're excited that DC Entertainment has made 100 of their graphic novels available for customers to read exclusively on our just-announced Kindle Fire," said Russ Grandinetti, vice president of Kindle Content.

"Some of these graphic novels, including Watchmen, the bestselling - and considered by many to be the greatest - graphic novel of all time, have never been available before in digital format, and we think customers will love them."

DC made its entire line day-and-date digital following the launch of its 'New 52' initiative on August 31. Its titles are currently available for a range of digital platforms, including iOS, Android and desktop computers.

Jim Lee, co-publisher of DC Entertainment, said: "We're thrilled to work with the leader in digital books to bring many of the world's most beloved and best-selling graphic novels to Kindle readers.

"We've learned from the success of DC Comics - 'The New 52' that making our graphic novels available whenever and wherever our readers want is critical to the future growth and health of our publishing businesses - both in print and digital format."

The Kindle Fire was unveiled earlier this week. Amazon has confirmed that the e-reader will debut in the US on November 15, priced at $199 (£127).

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