Tuesday, Viz Communications announced new Internet partnerships and the relaunch of 4 of it's websites, www.viz.com, www.j-pop.com, www.pulp-mag.com, and www.animerica-mag.com. They will auction autographed comics and graphic novels with online auctioner giant eBay. Proceeds from the auction will go to the Japanese Community Youth Council.
In a partnership with XOOM.com, Viz offers e-mail through MightyMail, an e-mail platform enabling fans to send messages on letterhead featuring their favorite Viz products. VizMail signed on 1000 members within the first two weeks. A content partnership with Amazon.com is also in the works.