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 […]

Digital Comics Best-Sellers: Injustice: Gods Among Us continues to steamroll the competition

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As it’s the time of the month when he sales charts come out, usually someone stands up and says “WHY ARE THERE NO DIGITAL CHARTS?!??!?” and it’s true, we don’t know the numbers, but it’s easy to make a snapshot chart from the top in-app purchases and other automatically generated lists. Brigid Alverson has been doing just that n a weekly basis for Good E-Reader

Exclusive Interview: Joshua Hale Fialkov on The Bunker

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TweetThe launch day of The Bunker, a new comic from Joshua Hale Fialkov and Joe Infurnari is finally here! Make sure you don’t miss out, and while we’re all excited over this new epic comic, lets sit down and have a chat with Fialkov himself.

The Sequential Graphic Novel App Is Now Available Worldwide

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TweetSequential, the graphic novel app store which launched in the UK earlier this year, is now available globally. Panel Nine announced the launch last week, also noting that they’ve added a number of other publishers and creators to their steadily-growing list of graphic novels.

Exclusive Advance Review: The Bunker by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Joe Infurnari

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TweetWhat is The Bunker? A brand new comic from the writer of I, Vampire, The Ultimates, Tumor and last week’s Hunger that is guaranteed to get your mind racing. Fancy getting early access? Read on…

Thrillbent Launch Their Digital Comics Store TODAY

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TweetThrillbent have today launched their digital comics store, through which fans can buy collected editions of various Thrillbent comics DRM-free. The company, co-founded by Mark Waid and John Rogers, have made a number of strides forward over the last year or so, and amongst the various comics available will be Insufferable, Aw Yeah Comics, and […]

Marvel offers FREE digital Rocket Raccoon comic by Bendis, Bigerel and Doyle

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Tweet Playing up on all the excitement over the now filming Guardians of the Galaxy movie, and the already hot Wolverine movie, Marvel is offering a few free digital Infinite Comics through their Marvel Comics App. Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket Raccoon  is a new adventure for “everyone’s favorite Guardian of the Galaxy” by Brian […]

SDCC13: Marvel’s House of Ideas Isn’t Just Made of Cards

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TweetBy David Nieves Arune Singh, Ryan Penagos (Agent M), TQ Jefferson, Brian Michael Bendis, Axel Alonso, Ron Perazza and C.B. Cebulski talked to fans about Marvel Comics in the digital age showing why they are the House of Ideas.

INTERVIEW: Jen Vaughn On Joining Monkeybrain, Dirty Limericks, and Hugh Dancy

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TweetAvast ye all! Thar be… no, no. Every time I try to write in Medieval style, it just comes off sounding like pirate talk. Today Monkeybrain announced five new titles which are all available right now. However, the one we immediately honed in on was AVERY FATBOTTOM: RENAISSANCE FAIR DETECTIVE #1, by Jen Vaughn. How […]

Amazon Sales Chart: Hyperbole and a Half and the Kindle dominate

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Here are the Top 50 Comics & Graphic Novels on Amazon Friday morning. See About the Amazon Top 50 Lists for more information on how this list is compiled.

Amazon launches its own comics imprint, Jet City Comics

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Tweet I’d been hearing about this in whispers for a little while now, and just in case its recent activities hadn’t tipped you off that Amazon had an interest in graphic novels, this makes it official. Amazon is publishing comics. They’re launching with the kind of fantasy/SF book friendly line-up reminiscent of surviving GN efforts […]

Monkeybrain is one year old and here are some previews

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TweetWas it only a year ago that Monkeybrain, the digital imprint headed by Chris Roberson and Allison Baker, launched and set off a whole digital first craze? It was indeed. A year later the imprint seems pretty well estbalished at Comixology and print editions of such much lauded features as Bandette are on their way. Here’s […]