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

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Tweet 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, […]

All New Marvel Now .Now books get free digital collections

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Tweet 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 […]

Process: Jeremy Rock on making “animated transition” comics

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Tweet 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 […]

ComiXology now offering gift cards

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Tweet 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 […]

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

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Tweet 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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TweetPaul 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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TweetDigital 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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TweetI 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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Tweet 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, […]

NYCC ’13: Comixology offers signings and giveaways

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Tweet  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 […]

Lost Neil Gaiman strips offered via Knockabout and Sequential

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Tweet Okay this is a win win for everyone. Knockabout Comics and the digital graphic novel app Sequential are offering a FREE digital download of a bunch of “lost” Neil Gaiman comics, including collaborations with Bryan Talbot, Dave McKean, and others. For every download, a donation of $0.50 will be made to the charity Malaria No More, with […]

Comings and goings: former HBO Go Exec DiBartolomeo joins Comixology as CTO

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Tweet HBO Go co-founder Jeff DiBartolomeo has joined Comixology as chief technology officer. In case you hadn’t figured out that a) ComiXology hs the income for a significant hire and b) digital comics are a frontier medium. DiBartolomeo said other companies had asked him “to recreate what we did at HBO Go, but I didn’t […]

Marvel adds perks for Comics Unlimited Plus plan at $99 a year

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Tweet Marvel’s been offering all-you-can-eat access to its digital comics for $69 a year, but they’ve just announced Marvel Unlimited Plus, which adds a new level of perks like special Marvel events at cons and exclusive toys. All for $99 a year. Which is pretty cheap, all things considered. ·         Instant Access To Over 13,000 […]

INTERVIEW: Adam P. Knave and DJ Kirkbride on the Ascent of Amelia Cole

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TweetThe first trade of Amelia Cole, one of the launch titles for digital comics publisher Monkeybrain, is published today through IDW. This marks another successful journey from digital to print, as another creator-owned digital property now finds itself available on bookshelves round the world. It’s been quite the year for Monkeybrain – but also quite […]