Tweet Can you sell “used” digital copies of books and music? You used to be able to via services such as ReDigi which allowed you to upload a digital file while removing it from your computer. However a court has ruled that this resale does not come under the first sale doctrine, since it isn’t […]
Tweet Madefire—the VC-funded IoS-based comics starter— and DeviantART, the 7th largest social network on the internet, have teamed up to share art and technology. Madefire will allow its motion comics technology to be available on DV to present comics, and DV users will use this technology to create new limited animation comics. Todd Allen previewed […]
Tweet On March 21st 2013 at the Union Hall bar, restaurant, and music venue in Park Slope, Brooklyn, comics creator and TRIP CITY co-curator Dean Haspiel and comedian/actress Katharine Heller launched what may be the first of several salon events featuring comics, comedy, prose, and musical performances entitled “NIGHT JOB”. Though it was a new […]
TweetThe Private Eye #1 isn’t about a detective – it’s literally about people looking for privacy from the public gaze. Following a somewhat simplistic central conceit, Brian K Vaughan, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente manage to create an interesting world for the first issue of their new digital-only series. The characters are a little slight, […]
TweetMega surprise! Over at http://panelsyndicate.com you can now buy the first issue of Brian K Vaughan and Marcos Martin’s The Private Eye for any price you want. Much like the Louis CK or Radiohead model, the first issue is available to purchase “at a price of your choosing”. The first issue, coloured by Muntsa Vicente, is […]
Comixology’s reeling servers have forced the end of the Marvel 1st promotions announced at SXSW where Marvel was making 700 of its first and landmark issues available for free from Comixology.
TweetMarvel made the media rounds at SXSW yesterday and most of the announcements were for things off in the future. SXSW is fast becoming Marvel’s mainstream outreach equivalent of SDCC. That’s right. SXSW isn’t really about the Direct Market comics fan. It’s about getting Marvel’s name and their *digital* offerings in the mind set of […]
TweetThis is all just breaking! Marvel are at South By Southwest right now, announcing some new digital projects. The first is ‘Marvel Infinite’ comics, Marvel’s own digital service for comic books. It appears that Marvel will be making 700 of their #1 issues available for free, so new readers can try the first issue before […]
TweetWhile promoting the new Marvel Unlimited App over at Gizmodo, Marvel’s Peter Phillips indicated that Marvel was updating most of his major titles when they were six months old: The comics available through MU are all at least six months old, and while Marvel wouldn’t commit to every title making it into the service, SVP […]
TweetMarvel’s library subscription program used to be called Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited A.K.A. Marvel DCU – an in-joke at DC’s expense that likely flew over the head of anyone who didn’t go to the comic shop on a regular basis. Marvel’s rebranding it and tweaking it a bit. They’re also talking about it ahead of […]
TweetMarvel’s really pulling out all the stops to pimp Guardians of the Galaxy. This time up – a new 4-part bi-weekly “Infinity” digital comic series. ”Infinity” is Marvel’s branding term for the sort a minimal animation effects you see on thing’s like Mark Waid’s Thrillbent or Alex De Campi’s Valentine.
Tweet Well, digitally publishing your comic for mobile and tablets just got as easy as an upload. ComiXology has unveiled its Submit portal, which allows creators to upload their comics and have them transformed to comiXology’s Guided View technology for free. Materials submitted must be approved, but once they are available, comiXology and the creators […]
TweetFor a webcomics platform to reach the ripe age of seven years in the daily-changing world of the internet is a remarkable accomplishment, and for it to keep producing original, fresh, and engaging work even more of a triumph that accounts for its survival. Founded by Emmy award-winning artist and comics creator Dean Haspiel in […]