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Google Granted Patent For Social Media Comics

On the last day of 2013, Google was granted a patent for “Self-creation of comic strips in social networks and other communications”, which means; Communications to be shared on social networks and other electronic modes of communication are presented in …

Today, The 50th Anniversary Of Doctor Who Gets The Google Doodle. Not The Assassination Of JFK. (UPDATE For US Readers)

It’s a funny old world, isn’t it? Games galore… but no War Doctor? Mark updates: Appears not to have rolled out in the US yet. Try google.co.uk for now. Dan updates: I was able to play it last night but …

Kids Comics Go Dark… Lilith Dark!

Nick Moore writes for Bleeding Cool: I first met comics creator Charles Dowd on Google+ after he invited me to moderate his Comic Book Community which has fast become the biggest on the service. Turned out he didn’t just like …

Now You Can Explore Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley With Google Street View

Now, can we have all of Disney World on Street View, please? And can Muppet Vision 3D play in full when you “go” inside it?

X-Men Jokes And Middle Aged Men Being Better At Being Young Than The Young – It’s The Internship Trailer

Shawn Levy re-teams Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson for another manifestation of mid-life crisis.

The Google Doodle Red Riding Hood Comic Book For Christmas

Celebrating Grimm’s Fairy Tales, today’s Google Doodle is a twenty-odd “mini-page” comic book telling the story of Red Riding Hood. Here it is in full. I think it’s rather lovely.

The Top 10 Most Searched For Movies On Google And Yahoo In 2012

Fifteen films across two top ten lists. What was the most searched for film of 2012?

Google Street View Enters A Comic Shop

As Google Street View extends itself into areas not reachable by car, and into buildings of businesses who say it’s okay, one early adopter of the invasive face-shy cameras is a comic shop. Comics, Toons N Toys of Tustin, California …

The Microsoft Product Placement That The Walking Dead Rejected

There must be plenty of scope for product placement on The Walking Dead. Many items of commerce could just be left in a street, or in an abandoned house, or wherever, really. It’s set in a world where characters might …

Netflix Ditch Qwikster, Keep DVD And Streaming Under Same Roof, And Yahoo Forget Hulu

It’s been less than a month since Netflix announced plans to divide their streaming and disc-by-mail services entirely, keeping their customer’s streaming queues at the Netflix site and setting up something called Qwikster for DVD and Blu-ray orders. Today, a …

Jim Henson Gets An Interactive Google Doodle On What Would Have Been His 75th Birthday

As I’m in England, I’m also in the wee small hours of  Saturday. But in some of the world, it’s still Friday September 24th, 2011. It’s the 75th anniversary of the birth of the late, great Muppet master, Jim Henson. …

When Dr Google Unmasked Spider-Man

From Botgirl Questi; There are a number of comic book writers who work or have worked under pseudonyms, including Oscar Jiminez, Frank Quitely, Jamie Delano, Howard Mackie, Gail Simone, Chuck Austen, Milx, Batt, Jimmy Broxton, Gerhard, Bryan Talbot and Stan …

What If Roger Hargreaves Had Created The Fantastic Four?

Yesterday we celebrated the 76th birthday of creator of the Mr Men, the late Roger Hargreaves, with Google. Paul Shinn decided to join in with the celebrations…

Google Says Happy Birthday To Mr Men Creator, Roger Hargreaves

What a great way to celebrate the birthday of the late great Roger Hargreaves, creator of the Mr Men and the Little Miss books. 16 Google doodles. Roger Hargreaves died in 1988, aged 53, with a number of childen’s books …

When Paul Levitz Spoke To Google. For An Hour. Without A Moustache.

Paul Levitz spoke to Google employees earlier this month about DC Comics and the Legion of Super-Heroes. And yes, he has no moustache. He seems to have shaved it last last year. And it’s stayed off. My favourite paragraph? After …

Google Celebrates Will Eisner’s 94th Birthday With The Spirit Google Logo

If it’s March 6th where you are visit Google and you’ll see a Google logo featuring Will Eisner’s The Spirit and done in the style of his famous opening title pages. The search engine giant also invited Scott McCloud to …

The Apple Vs Google Digital Comics Showdown

Lost amidst all the recent statement-issuing and clarifications over the New York Times’ piece on Apple’s App Store guidelines and what they mean for the future of ebooks (and by implication, comics) was what this all might also mean for …

Google Developing Comic Viewer in Partnership with Manga Site?

Details are sparse at the moment, but Ken Akamatsu of free manga download site J-Comi has announced that his company is developing a comic viewer in partnership with Google which will include integrated translation, commenting, and advertising support. Still in …