Tag Archives: digital

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 …

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 …

Jeff Smith’s Tuki: Save The Humans, For Free Right Now

  After a webpage launch last year that Jeff Smith compares to that of Obamacare, Boneville.com has relaunched, with the full first season of Tuki: Save The Humans caveman webcomic available free. And even the Bones are happy about it. …

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 …

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 …

The Look And Sound Of Marvel’s New Audio Adaptive Digital Comics

This morning, we ran the story that Bleeding Cool first reported on in November, on Marvel moving digital services together into one App, and after being reported by CNET this morning, Marvel has just announced the news on the panel …

Marvel To Integrate Digital Services Into Marvel Unlimited App

This is a story that Bleeding Cool first reported on in November, the move to integrate Marvel’s digital services into one central App… And its news that CNET has just announced, ahead of of today’s announcements at SXSW. We knew …

You Still Have Those Pastel Suits? Miami Vice Goes Digital

Lion Forge Comics is kicking off its new digital comic series based on the hit 80′s television phenomenon Miami Vice. If you are too young to remember the series that featured Sonny Crockett and Ricardo “Rico” Tubbs as a pair …

ComiXology Still In Trouble… So Be Patient

Last year during SXSW, ComiXology came unstuck when a few hundred thousand people tried to download 700 free Marvel comics all at once and the system crashed. This year they went for something more manageable. All was looking good. Until… …

ComiXology Hacked, Sends Out E-Mail Warnings Requiring Password Changes

On the eve of their prominent appearance at SXSW, popular digital comics distributor and publisher, ComiXology, has sent out a number of e-mails regarding loss of information after a hacking incident. The following letter went out to readers, Dear Comics …

A Month Of Marvel Unlimited For 99 Cents At SXSW – Where Is This Leading?

Last year, at SXSW, Marvel gave away 700 free digital comics. And the entire ComiXology system crashed. This time, they are risking their own servers instead. At this year’s SXSW, Marvel will be giving access to their Marvel Unlimited App …

Dan Abnett To Write New Infinite Crisis Comic Launching Digitally From DC In May

As Shack News talks about the announcement from DC Comics that the Infinite Crisis MMORPG game will go to open beta from March 14th, they have an aside for all us comic folk as well. Because, with the undoubted success …

Top Shelf To Offer DRM-Free Graphic Novels

In an email sent out by Chris Staros, Top Shelf Productions is going to be offering up a line of graphic novels DRM-Free on their website. If you are not familiar with the term DRM-Free, it means you can buy …

Diamond Comics Closes Their Digital Distribution Line

One of the surprising stories of late is that digital sales in a number of markets are shrinking in growth or hitting a plateau. Even shrinking. How will that affect digital comics? Well, digital comic distributors are exceedingly stingy about …

Digital Runaround – Marvel SXSW, Dark Horse Free Eve Online, Top Shelf DRM-Free, Fantagraphics On Sequential

Bleeding Cool has been running the news that Marvel is planning to consolidate all its digital app into one easy to handle app. Could SXSW in Austin be the place to do it? Expect better planning than the 300 free …

Injustice Gods Among Us – Not Quite So Digital First?

Injustice Gods Among Us was the comic book that shouldn’t have succeeded the way it did. A spinoff of a computer game it ignited on release, both digitally and in print, and was the real surprise success of the last …

This Is What A French Digital Comic Reader Looks Like

ComiXology are at Angouleme, and are surveying people passing by the booth… and these are the results so far. And they have Jeremy Nguyen writing and drawing an Angouleme diary on the go…

101 Things To Do With Copies Of Deadpool: The Gauntlet You No Longer Want To Give Away

So this ran in yesterday’s Deadpool: The Gauntlet, a comic supplied to retailers for free that reprints the digital strip, and retailers are meant to distribute them to customers for free. Even though the comic is, basically, an ad for …