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Pat Mills “Requiem Vampire Knight” continues on Comixology – DownTheTubes.net

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Published on: October 6, 2014

Millsverse – Pat Mills new e-comic publishing imprint – has just released Requiem Vampire Knight Volume 4: Vampires Ball on Comixology. In this fourth digital volume of the stunning story drawn by Olivier Ledroit, first published in print in France by Nickel Editions, Black Sabbat (Aleister Crowley on Earth) visits the Arch Hierophant at the Great[…]

Sleepy Hollow Digital Comics Offer Prologue To TV Series :: Geek

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Published on: September 16, 2014

Sleepy Hollow returns Monday, Sept. 22 for its second season, but BOOM! Studios has created new digital comics that serve as prologues to the series and can now be viewed on Sleepy Hollow’s Facebook page and BOOM!’s Tumblr page. According to Hollywood Reporter, these are the first of five planned releases. Bad Robot’s Mike Johnson[…]

Top Shelf launched its annual $3 sale | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources

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Published on: September 10, 2014

Top Shelf has kicked off its annual $3 graphic novel sale, with prices slashed on more than 180 titles, with many offered for as little as — you guessed it! — $3. Some even go for just $1. For instance, hardcovers like The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol. III): Century and March: Book One are half-priced, while Essex County is just $10. Incredible[…]

ComiXology To Change Everything By Offering DRM-Free Options To Comics Publishers – Bleeding Cool

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Published on: July 22, 2014

An interesting idea…!   ComiXology, recently purchased by Amazon, is the largest distributor of digital comic books in the USA, Canada and the UK. It does pretty well in other countries too. But, after the sale to Amazon, and the ending of exclusive contracts with a number of publishers, there is the possibility of other[…]

Read Give My Regards to Black Jack for Free » Manga Worth Reading

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Published on: August 1, 2013

Digital Manga has made the first three volumes — not chapters, volumes — of Give My Regards to Black Jack by Shuho Sato downloadable for free, or you can read them online. The next two volumes are just a dollar each. Digital Manga says that this is the series “in its entirety”, but the reference sites I[…]

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SDCC: ComiXology CEO David Steinberger Looks Ahead and Pushes Back on DRM – Comic Book Resources

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Published on: August 1, 2013

ComiXology announced its Comics app at Comic-Con International in San Diego four years ago, back when the iPad was just a rumor. A lot has changed since 2009, and comiXology has evolved quickly to adapt to, and often shape, the changing market of digital comics. At Comic-Con International 2013, CBR News checked in with CEO[…]

DC Digital: best-kept secret or worst-covered gem? | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources

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Published on: May 16, 2013

It’s always a great feeling when you find good comics in a place you weren’t suspecting. But as a reader, fan and journalist, I was surprised at how good the DC Comics digital titles are. But why? DC has put out great books, and continues to do so now with some of its New 52[…]

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Mark Millar is wrong about digital comics | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources

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Published on: May 1, 2013

Here’s Mark Millar explaining why he doesn’t want his creator-owned comics to be released in digital the same day as print: Digital comics are like TV rights to me in that they’re the tertiary phase of all this. These are for the most casual, mainstream readers or viewers and much cheaper than the primary or[…]

Marvel Signs Up To Diamond Digital – Bleeding Cool

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Published on: April 26, 2013

At the Diamond Retailer Summit this weekend at Chicago, naturally one of the groups presenting to retailers was Diamond Digital, who allow comics stores to sell digital codes for comics direct to the consumer. While they have many publishers, the Big Two, Marvel and DC haven’t been involved. Well, Marvel has now agreed to make[…]

Diamond’s Previews To Drop To 99 Cents Digitally – Bleeding Cool

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Published on: April 26, 2013

Diamond Comic Distributors have been talking at their retailer summit in Chicago about their plans for their regular monthly catalogue Previews, currently selling for $3.99 digitally, through comic book stores. That price is set to drop to a mere ninety nine cents. When asked why they didn’t just offer the catalogue for free to increase[…]

Spirou Launches New Digital Comic, Spirou Z, And It’s Remarkable – Bleeding Cool

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Published on: April 25, 2013

Spirou, the long standing French comics anthology, that was first published in the same week as Action Comics #1, has created its own separate digital comic spinoff. Spirou Z  (the name influenced by Dragonball Z) is aimed at a family audience and has been created by many leading French and Belgian comic creators specifically for the[…]

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The lesson of the comiXology blackout | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources

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Published on: March 14, 2013

The crash of comiXology’s servers over the weekend brings home a nagging detail to digital comics that deserves renewed attention: the lack of a file for consumers to keep. The current model for most digital comics providers is to offer access to files through a proprietary reader available through their apps or websites. It’s essentially[…]

SXSW 2013: Marvel Infinite Comics | Marvel.com

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Published on: March 11, 2013

Today at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, Marvel announced the addition of weekly Infinite Comics to their publishing slate. These comics treat mobile devices as a new canvas and that take advantage of the technological opportunities inherent in them. Fans have gotten a taste of this format before with the AVENGERS[…]

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Forbidden Planet: New Star Wars Miniatures Game

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Published on: February 18, 2013

Here’s something special from Forbidden Planet! Remember – if you buy through the links here, or using the search function at the bottom of the post, or the one on the right of the main page, you support 3 Million Years at no extra cost to yourself! Always wanted to follow – or even BE[…]

EXCLUSIVE! Mark Waid talks Marvel Infinite, Thrillbent 2.0, the future of digital comics and Kingdom Come the iPad app! | Pipedream Comics

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Published on: February 13, 2013

Having written some of the finest comic stories of all time (Kingdom Come, Flash, JLA, Daredevil, Superman), superstar comic writer Mark Waid turned his back on print in 2012 and declared his allegiance to the world of digital. Over the past 12 months he has established himself as the true godfather of digital comics, thanks to[…]

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