Amazon jumps into the comic book business

SEATTLE -- Amazon is diving into the comic book business by opening a new division that will focus on comics and graphic novels.

According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, the new group will be called Jet City Comics.

They will publish issues on Kindle as standalone comics and bundled graphic novels, according to PSBJ.

Some of the authors who will create the comics include George R.R. Martin, the American author whose novels have been adapted into the hit HBO series, Game of Thrones.

The first comic to be released is "Symposium" No. 1

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