Comixology was the #1 grossing non-game app on iPad in 2013 with four billion comics pages served

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ComiXology sent out a little horn tooting this morning, but it was deserved. The Comics by comiXology iOS app charted as iTunes’ #1 Top Grossing non-game iPad App for 2013 and ranked #11 overall.   They also released some new stats: they have served over 6 billion pages of comic books and graphic novels – […]

The week in Submit 1/8/14: Blastosaurus etc.

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Comixology’s Submit portal has become one of the biggest digital publishing programs on the web and probably in comics; creators upload their comcis, and Comixology digitzes them for the Guided=View and the two split the proceeds. Pretty simple. Every week or so there’s an announcement of the new comics available via Submit and here, without […]

Six days in and Matt Bors’ new Nib line-up owns 2014 already

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When prize winning editorial cartoonist Matt Bors got a paying job at Medium, an internet start up funded by Twitter’s Ev Williams, the whole world of comics celebrated. But now he’s launching actual comics content every day of the year for The Nib, Medium’s comics hub, which Bors edits. And it’s AWESOME. A great line-up of cutting edge, diverse voices—just like comics can be.

Hellboy Comes to Madefire

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Madefire and Dark Horse have announced that Hellboy will be coming to the Motion Book service, starting with the current Hellboy in Hell series.

31 Days of Winter Festivals: comiXology gives away free comics in 12 Days of Free Comics

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Okay might have gotten carried away with all the holiday flash up there but the short version is that yesterday kicked off 12 Days of Free Comics at Comixology. Firts up was Batman #13 by Snyder, Capullo and Glapion which is a good jumping on point a darned good start. See what he fuss is about, as […]

All New Marvel Now .Now books get free digital collections

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We’ve lost track of just where Marvel is in their rolling reboot. We’ve had Marvel Now, All New Marvel Now and soon, no doubt, Marvel Now: Electric Bugaloo. There’s also All New Marvel Now .Now “Jumping on” issues. Hey anything to make it comprehensible. But anyway, the new All New Marvel Now rollout will include […]

Process: Jeremy Rock on making “animated transition” comics

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Has anyone come up with a definite name for those “swipe” comics? Many use comiXology’s Guided View, but there are other methods. Anyway, they are increasingly popular, and learning how to make them is becoming an actual comics skill set. Jeremy Rock, artist on Thrillbent’s The Eighth Seal, has a process post on these comics […]

ComiXology now offering gift cards

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Okay just in time for Cyber Monday and Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and I ate too much Sunday, comiXology has just announced they are making gift cards available in denominations from $10 to $500. Seems like a pretty nifty gifty. “Shopping for friends, family and loved ones is hard, especially if they’re comic […]

Fialkov and Infurnari’s The Bunker is Coming to Oni Press

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Back in August I was raving about this completely addictive creator owned comic from the Marvel maestro and indie hotshot team, and it seems as if Oni Press agree – in Feburary 2014 they will publish The Bunker #1, collecting the first five chapters of the hit digital series.

INTERVIEW: Paul Duffield Announces ‘The Firelight Isle’

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Paul Duffield has been working on a huge new project for a long time now, following the finale of his co-created web series Freakangels with Warren Ellis. But today we can exclusively reveal his next big work – The Firelight Isle, a webseries which will debut online and then subsequently be published through David Fickling […]

DAREDEVIL to go digital with Infinite comic by Waid and Krause

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We interrupt this celebration of Halloween for some actual comics news! Eyes were red with tears when it was announced that Marvel was ending the much liked DAREDEVIL series by Mark Waid and a host of A+ artists with issue #36. But It was suspected something was up and SOMETHING IS. The book will return as a weekly Infinite comic!

INTERVIEW: Entering the Digital World of Tapastic

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Digital comics have been growing at a tremendous rate over the past years, with initiatives like Thrillbent gaining prominence on top of individual projects like Dinosaur Comics, or Dr McNinja. People are trying new things with content and accessibility, as well as community – which is where Tapastic comes into play.

Facebook Demographics: What do digital comic readers look like?

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During New York Comic Con, comiXology released an infographic with some of the funnier details from their recent user survey. While the exact numbers and results weren’t released, some nuggets slipped out about who exactly their digital comic customer is.

NYCC ’13 Panel Recap: From Creator to Consumer

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I have a number of panel recaps to write up for you all, so you should expect them to occupy the next few days on the site – and we start with a panel from the ICv2 conference held before the convention opened. Called ‘Comics First!’, the majority of the focus of the conference was […]

Mark Waid: print is okay after all

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Over at 13th Dimension Mark Waid has posted an editorial called: How I Fumbled the Ball in which he walks back some of his previous comments on print vs digital: Several years ago, at a conference for comic book publishers and industry stalwarts, when Comixology was still an ‘upstart’ and iPads were still a toy, I […]

NYCC ’13: Comixology offers signings and giveaways

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  Free stuff and signings with Doug Braithwaite, Larry Hama and more! Take comics further this New York Comic Con 2013 at the comiXology booth (#1928) with a host of exclusive giveaways, signings, offers and panels happening all convention long.  ComiXology has produced in conjunction with Image Comics, IDW Publishing and Valiant a series […]