Originally Posted by taustin
That isn't actually clear to me, actually. I suspect the actual charge was done by Zinio (otherwise, there wouldn't be much incentive for Discover to be passing it on to them, really).
Looking at the subscription page on the Discover website, it does appear that the initial money goes to Discover, not to Zinio. There are three subscription options on the page; for paper, digital, and combo paper & digital. However, there is only one payment option for all three subscription options.