Tweet§ The Nook app has just launched a whole new Comics section with 8000+ graphic novels! To celebrate the arrival of NOOK Comics on the NOOK for iOS app, customers can receive a free DC Comics 2013 Superman Sampler, which includes excerpts from Superman: Last Son of Krypton, Superman: For Tomorrow, Superman: Earth One, and [...]
Tweet§ Amazon has released the Kindle Comic Creator—pretty much you just dump in your comics and Bam! Out comes something you can load onto a Kindle. § Image’s Eric Stephenson reveals some metrics on just how good their year was: Our first quarter in 2013 is right around double our first quarter in 2012, both [...]
§ It’s been kind of hard to concentrate on comics with all the horrible things going on in Boston. Fleen blogger Gary Tyrell is also a trained EMT, and he gives some emergency basics in this post. Worth a read, and keep sending good thoughts out for a better, saner world.
Tweet§ Steve Bissette has begun writing a a history of WaP!, a pros-only newsletter from the ’80s—spearheaded by Steven Grant and Frank Miller—that created quite a stir at the time. The history is tied up with much of the creator unrest of the era. The first chapter is much concerned with Dave Sim, Diamond and [...]
Tweet§ J. Caleb Mozzocco looks at the remains of WildStorm in the New 52 with a focus on Stormwatch, and he has some sharp words for the overall art style: What I found most interesting in this portion of the book is how many artists were involved with these designs: Hamner (Jenny, Adam, Apollo, Midnighter, [...]
Tweet§ Well, THIS is obscure and mysterious. A mere 34 miles north of San Diego lies the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, a 1500-seat amphitheater, conference center and museum. Apparently they just nailed down a budget and want to ramp up their events including a comics exhibit to draw hipsters crowd during Comic-Con: Center [...]
Tweet§ Wired talks to Shannon Wheeler and Jake Parker about comiXology’s new Submit program, where indie creators can submit their work to be carried on the app for a 50/50 revenue share. GeekDad: For both of you, how does this compare to traditional print publishing of your comics? Jake, I know Missile Mouse was published [...]
§ Now this is what I call marketing a graphic novel. Rep. John Lewis, who is co-authoring March, the history of his actions in the civil rights rights movement will be appearing at Book Expo America at an authors breakfast along with “Bridget Jones” author Helen Fielding and “Outlander” author Diana Gabaldon, and moderator Chris Matthews.