Wednesday’s Review Slate: Skybreaker, Liberator and Tom Strong

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TweetThis week’s review slate once more races backwards and forwards through time – we’ve got Skybreaker #3, which came out a short while back, along with an issue of Liberator that had bunnies on the front cover, as well as Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril #1.

Thrillbent Launch Their Digital Comics Store TODAY

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TweetThrillbent have today launched their digital comics store, through which fans can buy collected editions of various Thrillbent comics DRM-free. The company, co-founded by Mark Waid and John Rogers, have made a number of strides forward over the last year or so, and amongst the various comics available will be Insufferable, Aw Yeah Comics, and […]

Marvel offers FREE digital Rocket Raccoon comic by Bendis, Bigerel and Doyle

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Tweet Playing up on all the excitement over the now filming Guardians of the Galaxy movie, and the already hot Wolverine movie, Marvel is offering a few free digital Infinite Comics through their Marvel Comics App. Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket Raccoon  is a new adventure for “everyone’s favorite Guardian of the Galaxy” by Brian […]

Celebrate Bandette’s Eisner Success with a Free New Story

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TweetBandette creators Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover had a great time at the Eisners, winning the Eisner for Best Digital Comic. And to celebrate, another edition of their Bandette: Urchin Stories series has been made available online for free. Drawn by Erika Moen, you can find the two-page story here. This series stands alongside the main […]

SDCC’13: Heidi’s Friday Podcast with Tony Isabella, Comixology and more

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Tweet Live from San Diego Comic-Con, it’s More To Come! Heidi’s podcast from Publishers Weekly Comics World brings you special coverage from San Diego Comic Con. Interviews fresh from the convention floor, with new episodes daily during the con! In today’s episode, Heidi interviews veteran Marvel and DC comics creator Tony Isabella and Andy Grossberg […]

SDCC #13: DC Digital’s Panel – Scooby Doo, Pia Guerra, Vampire Diaries, and Teen Titans

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TweetDC’s digital comics have been receiving a lot of praise recently, and their new announcements at SDCC have shown an increased focus in digital-first comics. At the DC Digital panel today they announced a number of books and stories – from Wonder Woman appearing in Smallville Season 11 through to a Batman & Robin/Scooby Doo […]

INTERVIEW: Jen Vaughn On Joining Monkeybrain, Dirty Limericks, and Hugh Dancy

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TweetAvast ye all! Thar be… no, no. Every time I try to write in Medieval style, it just comes off sounding like pirate talk. Today Monkeybrain announced five new titles which are all available right now. However, the one we immediately honed in on was AVERY FATBOTTOM: RENAISSANCE FAIR DETECTIVE #1, by Jen Vaughn. How […]

Amazon Sales Chart: Hyperbole and a Half and the Kindle dominate

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Here are the Top 50 Comics & Graphic Novels on Amazon Friday morning. See About the Amazon Top 50 Lists for more information on how this list is compiled.

The beautiful, starry adventures of… Astro Dog!

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Tweet I’ve been meaning to flag up Paul Harrison-Davies‘ new web-comic, Astro Dog since its launch on June 28th. I know of Paul’s work from his contributions to great British comic anthologies ink + Paper and Solipsistic Pop, and his unqiuely coloured artwork is really, quite simply, lovely, and recognisable off the bat. Astro Dog, a beautiful silent comic […]

Amazon launches its own comics imprint, Jet City Comics

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Tweet I’d been hearing about this in whispers for a little while now, and just in case its recent activities hadn’t tipped you off that Amazon had an interest in graphic novels, this makes it official. Amazon is publishing comics. They’re launching with the kind of fantasy/SF book friendly line-up reminiscent of surviving GN efforts […]

Monkeybrain is one year old and here are some previews

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TweetWas it only a year ago that Monkeybrain, the digital imprint headed by Chris Roberson and Allison Baker, launched and set off a whole digital first craze? It was indeed. A year later the imprint seems pretty well estbalished at Comixology and print editions of such much lauded features as Bandette are on their way. Here’s […]

Digital comics make up 15% of Image Comics sales, 27% of revenue

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Tweet Wired has more info on Image’s big digital news today including charts and graphics. Basically, Image publisher Eric Stephenson isn’t afraid of no pirates since, as we’ve seen digital has been additive, not killing print sales but sending them up industry-wide. “Over the last several years, we’ve learned the answer to the big question, […]

The Nook Gives You the Digital Comics Experience on the Cheap

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Tweetby Bruce Lidl   Currently, the barrier to entry for the world of digital comics is not particularly high, as anybody with either a smartphone or a connected computer can buy and view comics from a variety of online retailers. However, to really get the best experience of digital comics, many would recommend consuming them […]

Dark Horse Digital Announces Sabertooth Swordsman

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Tweet“There’s only seven kinds of story”, people say. “There’s no new stories to be told”, they moan. And then one day Dark Horse announce a comic called Sabertooth Swordsman and suddenly the world is a finer place. From the creative team of Damon Gentry and Aaron Conley, this will be a six-issue series released exclusively […]

Panel Nine Launch ‘Superhero-Free’ Graphic Novel App, Sequential

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TweetAs the comic industry whirls with the sound of a hundred new digital projects being launched every day, one of the most promising and exciting new launches is Sequential, an app offering a marketplace to buy comics from publishers like Blank Slate and SelfMadeHero – and entirely shunning the output of ‘mainstream’ super hero comics.

Alternative Comics now available on comiXology

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TweetResurgent Alternative Comics has just teamed up with comiXology to release their titles digitally. Five books—Karl Stevens’s Failure, Steve Cerio’s Pie, Sam Henderson’s Magic Whistle series including the Humor Can Be Funny collection and 2012’s twelfth issue of the long running humor comic—will be available to start. “Alternative Comics has an extensive, hilarious and thought-provoking […]