Mobile Comics Year In Review: Comics+

As we come towards the end of the year, I am going to be reflecting on the state of mobile comics and the changes we have had over the last twelve months. I will be looking at distributors, contributors and publishers.

Comics+ started of the year as iVerse Media, but changed their name to appeal more to the comics market.

I have to admit, iVerse/Comics+ started the year as a viably contender to the mobile comics crown, but seem to have faded away as of late, Their updates seem to pass by an announced and don’t seem to have regular updates as much as the opposition. Their saving grace seems to be the fact that their engine is used by IDW Publishing (more on them soon) who are establishing themselves within the market.

With a different storefront and a slightly differennt way of reading Comics+ were a difference to Comixology, adding publishers who were passed over by the bigger apps. I like the swipe style of reading too – it gives a more organic feel to it.

iVerse seem to have more of the younger titles, and have been touting the release of a kids app for titles such as Archie, Sabrina and Sonic the Hedgehog. It seems this may be where iVerse would do well to look at, as titles for younger readers can be hard to find.

Hopefully 2011 will be a turnaround point for iVerse, as I still think they have something to offer – they seem to be resting on their laurels a little too much at this point.

Use my link below to get a $5 coupon on your first purchase on When you buy through my link, I earn a reward too! We both win! Check Out Digital Comics On Comixology Support 3 Million Years by buying through us at no extra cost to you!

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,591 other subscribers

This is 3 Million Years

3 Million Years is your mobile comics blog.

I will endevor to bring the latest news, reviews and commentary in digital comics online, on iOS and Android.

If you are looking for comics on the iPhone, iPad, Android and other mobile devices this is where you get your news!

With news from Comixology, iVerse and other developers and the latest comics from the likes of Marvel, DC, IDW and more you can get all you need from 3 Million Years

Do you want to talk more digital comics to me? You can contact me at the link below...
Contact Me
or go to the contact page and get me through one of the links!

Use my link below to get a $5 coupon on your first purchase on When you buy through my link, I earn a reward too! We both win!
Check Out Digital Comics On Comixology
Don't Forget To Subscribe The Digital Comics Podcast!


Comic Reviews

Review: 2000 AD – Prog 2069

February 23, 2018 Michael Nimmo 0

Some thoughts on this weeks 2000 AD – Prog 2069 JUDGE DREDD: LIVE EVIL by Ian Edginton (w) Dave Taylor (a) Annie Parkhouse (l) A new Dredd arc, with Dredd recovered from his trip to the […]

Comic Reviews

Review: The Consultant #3

February 22, 2018 Michael Nimmo 0

Following Sparrow’s murder, Marcus learns that he is the target of an FBI investigation. In order to throw them off his trail, he is forced to make a decision that will destroy either his business […]

About Michael Nimmo 8808 Articles
Owner of the site, lord of all....