Mike Jasper is proving to be an excellent resource for digital comics information – not only has he given some excellent sales information for In Maps & Legends, but also he has provided some information on formatting comics on the Barnes and Noble Nook. This time round he gives some insight into the creation of comics for the Kindle which came third in his sales figures. Very interesting for me as I got a Kindle for Christmas!
So I figured Iâ€™d cover how we created issues ofÂ IN MAPS & LEGENDS for the Kindle as well. Relax â€” Kindle formatting is WAY easier than Nook formatting. Just wanted to get that outta the way first.
WhileÂ Amazonâ€™s Kindle was the breakthrough ereader in many ways, its biggest drawback for comics creators is that it only displays in black and white. Urgh!
However, Amazon provides a handful ofÂ free, downloadable Kindle apps that let you read Kindle ebooks without actually buying a Kindle.
And guess what? Your comic will be in COLOR on those apps.
Check the whole article out here