Amar Chitra Katha, the comic book brand that started in 1967 quickly became a household name in India. The Comic series started by Anant Pai, was created to impart the knowledge of Indian mythology and history to Indian kids.
By the late 1970s, it was selling 5 million copies a year and had a peak circulation of about 700,000 a month. India Book House started to bring out at least one comic book a month by 1975, and sometimes as many as three.
Digital comic sales have been rising year on year and today stands at $100 million according to industry figures. Apart from ala carte sales, the subscription business in digital is also growing.
With an eye on the future, ACK approached Papertrell for building their digital platform. With Papertrell, building an online store for books was incredibly simple, the team released the store within a couple of weeks and since the first month of being on Papertrell platform ACK has experienced 250% growth in their sales figure and the numbers are being sustained.
Papertrell platform streamlines the ebook library and enables the readers to complete purchase and get the book online. The ease of use makes papertrell a popular choice of online book selling platform.