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Wondercon Full Report: What Was Said (Or Not) At ComiXology’s Ask Me Anything Panel

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent In the wake of Amazon’s announcement to acquire comiXology, at Friday afternoon’s Wondercon Anaheim panel “Comixology, Ask Me Anything,” VP of Communications & Marketing for ComiXology Chip Mosher and Co-founder of …

Could You Have Your Comics Delivered Wednesday By Amazon Drone? ComiXology Talks At WonderCon – Or Rather Doesn’t

We will have a full blown panel report from Michele Brittany later. But there was one thing very clear at the Wondercon ComiXology panel. No one was saying anything. ComiXology boss David Steinberger said that since the sale to Amazon was still …

What Will Happen To ComiXology Submit? Tim Gibson of Moth City Responds To The Amazon Purchase

My first thought, actually, when Bleeding Cool reported the rumor three weeks before the official announcement that ComiXology might be purchased soon by Amazon, was about the Submit platform. I’ve known plenty of creators who have been quite happy with …

Will Attack On Titan Be The New Walking Dead? Many Stores Not Yet Prepared…

Two facts are relevant here. In its first week on sale in Japan, the thirteenth volume of Hajime Isayama’s Attack On Titan manga, sold 1.4 million copies, including 270,000 for the deluxe limited edition version, from a print run of 2 3/4 …

Amazon Glitchwatch – Annotated Sandman Vol 3 61% Off Six Months Before It Goes On Sale

This probably won’t be up for long. Not at this price. But the Annotated Sandman Vol. 3 is currently listed on Amazon for $19.71, compared to the $49.99 cover price. That’s 61% off. Published in October 2014, this is far cheaper than …

How Amazon Buying ComiXology Could Be A New Revenue Stream For Comic Stores

Last week, we heard from retailer Dennis L Barger prophesising doom and gloom over Amazon buying ComiXology (as well as all those print pull list customer details that ComiXology has been harvesting all these years.) But not everyone is so …

Saturday Runaround – The Longest Comic And The Naughtiest Dog

AIRBOY’S FRED KIDA DIES, 93 Fred Kida, an active comic artist for almost 50 years , has died at the age of 93. Mark Evanier writes, Another worthy contender for the title of Oldest Comic Book Artist was Fred Kida, who …

So Amazon Bought ComiXology. What Now?

Bleeding Cool first reported on high level rumours that Amazon was to buy ComiXology in three to six weeks time, three weeks ago (thanks to the New York Business Journal for noting that one). It was fuelled by other rumours …

ComiXology – It’s All About Sharing?

  Business Insider’s Gus Lubin has talked about  buying comics on ComiXology. He says, I used to go to Forbidden Planet in Manhattan every Wednesday to browse new comics. But since my recent discovery of Comics by comiXology, the company that Amazon just bought for …

TOLDJA: Amazon Buys ComiXology

We ran this story three weeks ago, back in March. Now, three weeks later, ComiXology has confirmed it publicly. SEATTLE—April 10, 2014—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon.com today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire comiXology, the company that revolutionized the digital …

One Challengers Of The Unknown Too Few In Deadman Vol 5?

DC Comics has been collecting early stories of Deadman from a variety of DC publications, and is now onto volume 5. That collects stories from Deadman #1-4, Secret Origins #15 and Challengers Of The Unknown #85-87. Unfortunately, it appears to …

A Few Creative Details For Five Years Later, Courtesy Of Amazon

Details have been released for DC Comics – The New 52: Five Years Later Omnibus from Amazon, collecting all of DC’s comics in September in one volume, much as they did with Villains Month, Zero Month and the original New 52 Launch …

Is ComiXology For Sale? Could Amazon Be The Buyer?

Bleeding Cool has been hearing rumours from senior comic book industry figures, who expect a sale to go through for digital comic distributor ComiXology in three to six weeks. ComiXology has an effective monopoly on the digital sale of many …

New Batman: Bruce Wayne Murderers For Old…

Recently, DC Comics published a new trade paperback collection of the Batman comic Bruce Wayne: Murderer? by Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka, Chuck Dixon, Devin Grayson, Kelly Puckett, Rick Burchett, Rick Leonardi, Steve Lieber, Trevor McCarthy, Scott McDaniel, Roger Robinson, Damion Scott and …

David Gallaher And Steve Ellis Adapt It Came In The Mail For Amazon Studios

Right now, It Came In The Mail by Michael Rabb is on Amazon Studios’ trailerboard – with a comic book treatment for the film by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis. If you like it enough (and I do like it) then …

Discounts No More? The Changing Face Of High End Graphic Novels On Amazon UK

A few Bleeding Cool readers who hail from my country have noticed that Amazon UK’s listings for new comic related books in the UK are suddenly at full price. One tells me, “I was following the pricing on the Planetary …

Veronica Mars Joins Amazon Worlds – The Officially Sanctioned Fan-Fiction Publishing Label

The fans are being allowed over the velvet rope and have been given permission to play around with the very fabric of Veronica’s existence.

Holding The Line At $2.99 On Justice League, Action, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, Justice League Dark, Shazam And Green Arrow Vol 1 On Kindle

Today’s Kindle Deal of the Day from Amazon.com for US Kindle owners is eight DC New 52 first volumes titles for $2.99 each. Which works out at about 50 cents an issue. So that’s volume 1 of Justice League, Action …