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Thursday, February 09, 2012

Viz now available as an App

Viz, the adult comic which started out as a self-published mag with a print run of 200 copies, then later went ballistic with sales of a million, now has its own App. Here's the press release from Rok Global with all the info...

ROK Global PLC, the mobile and web technology, applications and services company, has announced its latest mobile application, a highly innovative iPhone application featuring characters and content from the hugely popular adult comic ‘Viz’, has been launched on the iPhone App Store.

Developed for Dennis Publishing, the Viz Strip Teaser iPhone application will provide customers with all the latest Viz characters and content. One issue is included in the free download, with subsequent issues priced at £1.49.

“Viz is a national institution in the UK so we’re delighted to have been chosen to develop the magazine’s iPhone app which we’re confident will prove very popular indeed.” Said Jonathan Kendrick, Chairman of ROK Global.

ROK Global is the parent company of ROK Comics (, publishers of Team M.O.B.I.L.E. ( and the digital edition of Britain's adventure anthology STRIP Magazine for iPad.

ROK has pioneered many new technologies and services in the rapidly-evolving mobile and web space including high quality mass-market Mobile TV (which can be streamed, live and on-demand, over 2.5G as well as 3G and Wi-Fi) which it licenses to Mobile Operators, revenue-generating applications available direct to consumers via the leading application stores, mobile security technologies which it licenses to law enforcement agencies and multi-language text-to-speech technologies which it licenses to website owners.

Check out for more info and here to obtain the Viz Strip Teaser.

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