|By PR Newswire||
|August 29, 2013 06:42 PM EDT||
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the biggest comic book giveaway in history, www.NewKadia.com , the world's largest online comic book store, is giving away comic books worth $30,000 in September.
NewKadia will select 300 people (10 per day) at random to win a $100 Gift Card. The card can be used for any of NewKadia's 698,000 back-issue comic books. No purchase is necessary. Contest rules and entry instructions are at www.NewKadia.com/Win.
The contest celebrates the 10 millionth shopper to NewKadia.com, who visited August 18, according to NewKadia's CEO, Jim Drucker, citing data provided by Google Analytics and Alexa, a subsidiary of Amazon.com.
"Blockbuster comic book super-hero movies have reignited interest in back-issue comic books and traffic to NewKadia.com verifies that," said Drucker. The privately held NewKadia.com, Inc. opened January 1, 2000 and its website, www.NewKadia.com is now the world's most visited online-only comic book store. Over 1.1 million people shop at NewKadia.com each year.
NewKadia's 698,000 comics weigh 43 tons. If piled on top of one another, they would reach 6,013 feet high -- four times the height of the Empire State Building. If placed end to end, they would stretch 110 miles, the distance from New York to Philadelphia.
NewKadia has 9,200 different titles and 110,000 different comic books for sale. They include most issues from the Silver age, Bronze age and Modern age of comics. The best-selling comic book is Amazing Spider-Man comic books. X-Men comic books, Fantastic Four comic books, Mad Magazine, Batman comic books, Avengers comic books Classics Illustrated comics, Daredevil comic books, Superman comic books and Wolverine comic books round out NewKadia's top seller list.
Media Contact: Jim Drucker, NewKadia.com, 610-277-3000, firstname.lastname@example.org
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