Tweet Try downloading the DC Comics via the regular comiXology app. ComiXology’s David Steinberger promises an update via Twitter: we’re updating the app with apple now, we have found a bug with early iPods and iPhones.
Quietly in the night, with no fanfare, coming in on little cat feet, DC Comics has launched an application for iPhone and iPad. The app was developed by ComiXology, which also launched the Marvel and Boom comics apps, and the DC version has a similar interface.
Initial offerings include free comics: several stories from Batman Black & White, including one by Ted McKeever, Bayou from Zuda, and a preview of today’s Superman #700. Paid offerings — priced at the Marvel standard of $1.99 — include the first issues of Sandman, Unwritten, Fables and The Losers, issues of Fringe, and a bunch DCU issues, including all four issues of Justice League: Generation Lost — the first three issues are priced at $1.99, while issues 4 — arriving in stores today — is priced at cover price of $2.99.
Tweet Brian Hibbs has another retail-focused take on digital which begins: I had kind of hoped I was done talking about digital, for at least a little while, but I think there are still bits that people are confused enough about that staying on the topic for another month might make some sense. Bad news, […]
TweetWhile we’ve been ranting and complaining and what not it has been an epochal week in digital comics publishing with so much crap going on, we are just going to link like crazy. The week started off, of course with BOOM! Studios making two big announcements. First, they joined Marvel with their own iPad/iPhone comics […]
TweetYesterday’s installment of Cup O’ Joe was an especially timely one, with Marvel’s new Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada explaining a few things. For instance, of his new title, he reminded us that Avi Arad, the film exec much responsible for improving Marvel’s film profile in Hollywood, was the previous holder of the COO title; […]
Tweet It’s coming fast, kids. IDW recently announced a four-week window for digital comics releases, and Marvel today announced their first day-and-date release of a comic, the INVINCIBLE IRON MAN ANNUAL #1 by Matt Fraction and Carmine Di Giandomenico. While the story concerns the origin of the Mandarin, in future days, this issue may be […]
Tweet It is coming. And nothing will be the same. At least for bloggers, who will not be able to speculate endlessly about Apple’s expected announcement of an iTablet-like device on Wednesday. The device — a larger, even more readable version of the existing iPhone technology — is expected to have huge ramifications for the […]
Tweet Is that an iceberg dead ahead? NO, it’s an E-READER, and they are coming right at ya, especially at the Consumer Electronics Show, currently underway in Las Vegas. At Steve Ballmer’s keynote last night, Microsoft unveiled its Slate device, which was cute and touchable, but not the fold over Courier everyone has been lusting […]
Tweet If we had to guess, we’d imagine that when actor-musician-model Tyrese Gibson wanted to join the infectiously lively world of graphic novels, he wasn’t aware that part of this world is nitpicking bloggers, commentators and message board fans who fact check every utterance. But in a long interview at CBR, he and collaborator Mike […]
TweetA stunned world woke up to the news that now you can read Marvel Comics on your iPhone, via the four platforms best known for their comics offerings: Comixology, iVerse, Panelfly and Scrollmotion. A story on Marvel.com talks to EVP, Marvel Digital Media Ira Rubenstien. Marvel digital comics availability on the iPhone Apps system joins […]