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Dynamite Digital is now accepting Bitcoin payments | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources

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Published on: September 17, 2014

Dynamite Entertainment has announced it will now accept the much-discussed virtual currency Bitcoin as payment on its recently launched online storefront for DRM-free digital comics. Created in 2009, Bitcoin is an online payment system that allows one person to send online payments (in units of digital cash called bitcoin) directly to another without the involvement[…]


Big Shiny Robot | ‘House In The Wall’ Hits Thrillbent Tomorrow

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Published on: June 20, 2014

Thrillbent Comics will be releasing their next digital endeavor for download via their app, tomorrow. James Tyneon’s “House In The Wall” will release twice monthly. The horror tale focuses on a young woman who had been “sleep walking through life”. The only thing in her life that seems to be reality is a spectral home[…]

Madefire Motion Books app brings digital comics to life on Windows 8 – The Fire Hose – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

Categories: Digital Comics
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Published on: June 18, 2014

The Madefire Motion Books app – now available for Windows PCs and tablets – takes standard digital comics and transforms them into interactive experiences by adding motion, sound and depth. For a limited time, enjoy exclusive Transformers content only on Windows 8 devices, in addition to other favorites like Batman, DC Universe and Star Trek.[…]


Mark Millar Admits He Was Wrong On Digital Comics

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Published on: March 4, 2014

I like Mark Millar’s work, and his attitude was a little disappointing  regarding digital comics, which I felt was short sighted. Well I commend him for coming out and admitting he was wrong about them! Which is good for us all!   As always, it’s the economy, stupid. I looked at two and a half years worth[…]


Mark Waid Puts Daredevil On The Road In A New Marvel Infinite Comic!

It looks as if Mark Waid isn’t quite finished with Daredevil yet!   Over at Marvel.com they have an interview with Mark Waid discussing his next venture with the Man Without Fear on the road. And it’s going to be an Infinite Comic – just like Nova, Iron Man and Wolverine before! Then they talk[…]

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[…]


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

Categories: Digital Comics, Links
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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[…]


Digital Comics Sales Rise – Again, Print Sales Rise….

Categories: Digital Comics
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Published on: July 15, 2013

ICv2 have released some figures about comic sales over the last few years – including digital sales! I think there is some interesting reading there. I recently looked at the figures for 2000AD print sales and digital sales as supplied to me and made the comment that digital doesn’t seem to be hurting print. Now[…]


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[…]

Graphic India bets on digital comics with homegrown superheroes, can it create a niche? « Internet « Techcircle.in

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Published on: April 26, 2013

Mumbai-based Graphic India, which creates comic characters and super heroes for offline and online worlds, is looking to tap into the 500 million-strong youth population in India to grow its business, a top executive of the firm told Techcircle.in. Graphic India, which raised an undisclosed sum in January from CA Media, the Asian investment arm[…]

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[…]


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[…]

Marvel Unlimited: Marvel’s Spotify for Comics Is Out Now for iOS

Categories: iPhone & iPad Comics
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Published on: March 8, 2013

There’s one thing every comic fan has been yelling about for years: Why isn’t there a subscription service that lets you pay for an all-you-can-eat monthly dose of comics? Marvel just did it. Marvel Unlimited, formerly MDCU, is on iPads and iPhones now. Marvel Unlimited is a new app, separate from the Marvel app already[…]

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