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Newsarama.com : Hey, That’s My Cape! – Digital Comics Redux

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Published on: April 26, 2012

A nice article over at Newsarama – see, people are mving to digital!   Back in January, I wrote a column titled Dreaming In Digital [Comics]. In it, I discussed my first real foray into the digital comics world. Well, it’s now four months later and I’ve been reading my comics digitally for the duration.[…]


Newsarama.com : BATMAN Digital-First Comic Announced

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Published on: April 13, 2012

  Batman, the character that currently supports no less than four ongoing print series for DC Comics, is also going to be leading the way digitally come June 2012. The company announced on USA Today’s website this morning that a new digital-first series, referred to only as “Batman digital” so far, will launch in June as a[…]


Newsarama.com: Mad On iPad For April Fools!

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Published on: March 30, 2012

This in from Newsarama.com John Ficarra, VP and editor of MAD, thinks the magazine’s new app just might be the sales boost that “saves the struggling iPad.” Then again, “it may be just the thing that kills it altogether.”       “Another thing is, a lot of people have said over the years they wouldn’t[…]


Newsarama.com : Marvel Digital Exec Talks INFINITE COMICS, AR and the Future

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Published on: March 29, 2012

More on AR and Digital Comics from Marvel! Earlier this month at the interactive portion of the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, Marvel announced a multi-faceted digital initiative called “ReEvolution” — meant to move the needle on not just the way digital comics are presented, but an attempt to bridge the worlds of[…]


Blog@Newsarama » Marvel Hits End of March Target for Same-Day Digital

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Published on: March 29, 2012

Back in November, Gizmodo reported that Marvel would be releasing all of their comics digitally the same day as print — “day and date,” as the mostly non-sensical idiom goes — by the end of March. Well, it’s now March 28, and the final New Comic Book day of the month, so how are they[…]


The Walking Dead #1 For Free

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Published on: March 7, 2012

Like The Walking Dead? Either as a comic or on TV? Then give issue #1 a try from free from Newsarama!  

Blog@Newsarama »The Real Shape of Digital Markets Begin to Emerge…?

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Published on: February 14, 2012

Some interesting information from the DC sales regarding the digital vouchers. Brian Hibbs has all manner of interesting information from talking to DC executives at the recent ComicsPro meeting: The redemption rate on the combo pack for the digital codes in JUSTICE LEAGUE? It was just 20% on issue #1, and it has dropped to[…]

Newsarama.com : Its No Lie: PINOCCHIO: VAMPIRE SLAYER A Digital Hit

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Published on: January 31, 2012

Pinocchio: Vampire is brilliant and highly recommended – here is an excellent interview about it from Newsarama:   With their story of Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer, artist Dusty Higgins and writer Van Jensen have won loyal readers over by utilizing the classic tale of the small puppet to portray his revenge on a horde of bloodsucking[…]

Blog@Newsarama » DC EVP Nixes More Digital Debuts

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Published on: December 14, 2011

If DC’s Justice League Beyond going digital first before seeing print in next year’s ongoing Batman Beyond series made you hopeful that the publisher was considering a push towards more digital debuts, EVP Sales, Marketing and Business Development John Rood has some bad news for you on the latest edition of the Word Balloon podcast:[…]

Blog@Newsarama | Three Thoughts On The Announcement of Avenging Spider-Man‘s Digital Expansion

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Published on: October 27, 2011

    Here’s Marvel’s VP of Sales and Marketing, David Gabriel, from the announcement of more free digital download codes in future Avenging Spider-Man issues: Based on initial orders of over 100,000 units for the first issue—and the steady increase in orders since we’ve begun promotion on this plan—we knew that including a code for[…]

Newsarama.com : COMIXOLOGY Quietly Solidifies Its DIGITAL Market Lead

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Published on: October 22, 2011

    With a few surprisingly quiet announcements last week, comiXology made two moves that give the company a significant advantage in the digital comics marketplace. And the company made a huge impact in September. Four Wednesdays in a row, “Comics by comiXology” was the top-grossing iPad app in the entire App Store.   On[…]


Blog@Newsarama » Marvel To Offer Free Digital Copy In All $3.99 Books?

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Published on: October 7, 2011

    Well, this is interesting: That free digital copy to be included in every print edition of Avenging Spider-Man #1? If it’s successful, it’ll be the start of a plan by Marvel to include a free digital download code in every $3.99 book, apparently: Will these eventually be in all $3.99 books? We’d like[…]


Newsarama.com : GRAPHIC.LY Targets New Comics Readers Through FACEBOOK

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Published on: October 7, 2011

Some more details about using Graphicly on Facebook from Newsarama!   Facebook has revolutionized the way marketers promote products to mainstream audiences. And now, digital comics have joined the fold, as digital comic distributor Graphic.ly makes yet another move toward marketing comics to a mainstream audience.     Graphic.ly, the distributor and e-reader software company,[…]

Blog@Newsarama » What Price Digital Comics? No, Seriously: What Price?

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Published on: October 5, 2011

    I wrote about this earlier today for Time’s Techland blog (Look at me, crossing the streams of my writing gigs), but as I was doing so, I couldn’t stop thinking about the digital comics world: Multiple publishers and digital booksellers are facing a staggering seventeen class action lawsuits over the pricing of digital[…]

Newsarama.com : DC’s Senior VP of Digital on KINDLE FIRE & Graphic Novels

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Published on: October 4, 2011

    Last week, DC Entertainment took its digital presence a step further by offering 100 digital graphic novels exclusively on the new Kindle Fire, the newly announced e-reader from Amazon. “Amazon has demonstrated they know e-books, and they know how to deliver them in a compelling way to mass audiences,” said Hank Kanalz, DC’s[…]

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