Major Comic Pirate Site, Hank Scorpio, Closes Down

indexHank Scorpio was one of the major comic book piracy sites in the industry. It didn’t host any files, but it linked to a series of download sites such as Hotfile,  SendSpace and the like.

Named after the Simpsons character, hat set it apart from others of its ilk was that Hank Scorpio was incredibly user friendly and provided a simple but visually appealing user interface. The week’s comics were displayed in with large cover images in a grid, resembling a comic book stand. The user then clicked on each cover and was presented with a series of download links, from which they could choose.

But last week, the owner closed it down, saying;

 

Robin Has A Way To Take Out Superman In Justice League Vs Teen Titans Trailer

macgyver

MacGyver Reboot Film To Exist Alongside New Television Show

Steve Oliff’s One-Of-A-Kind Akira Colour Guides From $40 Each

Wrath Of The Villains – First Teaser For The Return Of Gotham

besson

Luc Besson Shares On-Set Photos From Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Marvel Had Twice DC’s Marketshare In January, But Walking Dead Outsold Secret Wars

Ghost In The Shell To Add Michael Pitt

Saga Appears On The Big Bang Theory Over *That* Cover… (Art Ops UPDATE)

The Time Masters Offer Rip Hunter A Way Out In Legends Of Tomorrow Preview

12512324_997966530241035_3013661541653842136_n

“Up Yours Angoulême!” – The Cry From 100 Women Making Comics As The New London Exhibition Opens