digital comics

Morning Links: B&N Revenues Down. Hoopla Adds Digital Comics

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 26, 2015 // 4 Comments

B&N Reports Revenues Down Across the Board (Ink, Bits & Pixels) According to the press release (which was also filed with the SEC as the 10-K report), the company saw a net loss was $19.4 million in the 4th quarter, compared to $36.7 million in the same period last year. For FY2015 [...]

Grant Snider’s latest lovely tribute to reading

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

  The reading-friendly work of comic artist Grant Snider has appeared before multiple times in Teleread, but no apology for linking to the latest reading advocacy strip on his website, “A Reader’s Manifesto.” And you can see from the content just how in favor of reading he [...]

Katie Green, pacing, ebooks and the graphic novel debate

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

One of the most interesting and relevant debates for TeleRead readers to emerge out of the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2014 on its first day came up on the course of a panel on graphic novels, featuring  Katie Green and Matilda Tristram, both British graphic novelists noted for using [...]

Comic book shop advocate pushes for windowing of digital comics

By Chris Meadows
May 2, 2014 // 8 Comments

The Southgate, Michigan News-Herald has a story about a local comic book shop owner, Dennis Barger, who has formed a nationwide “Comic Book Retailers Alliance” to advocate for print comic book shops. His rhetoric should sound familiar to anyone who’s watched e-books “kill” print [...]

Dark Horse Comics Available on Google Play

By libertyc
March 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

At the risk of angering Dan with yet another article featuring the company that begins with the letter “G,” I wanted to let you know about some new comics available on Google Play. Over 400 Dark Horse volumes are available in any country where Play books are available. To sweeten the [...]

Updated: Marvel offers over 700 Issue #1 comics, if you can get them

By libertyc
March 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

As part of their SXSW2013 celebration, Marvel is offering over 700 first issue digital comics, for free. Yes, this includes X-Men, Avengers, Spider-Man and other popular characters. You can “buy” them from either Marvel’s Digital Comic store or through Comixology. Proof that this [...]

Despite high-resolution tablet displays, comic book fans still prefer print

By libertyc
April 2, 2012 // 5 Comments

Ars Technica’s Charles Jade has a fairly long piece looking at what the new double-resolution retina display on the iPad 3 might mean for comics. Most interestingly, it has some comparison screenshots of comics at the old and new resolutions. While the resolution doesn’t make too much of a [...]

Digital comic resources: Marvel introduces Infinite Comics

By Paul Biba
March 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

  That’s the title of an article in Comic Book Resources: Marvel easily stole the digital thunder this week with their announcement of the digital-only Marvel Infinite Comics line and their Marvel AR augmented-reality app at SXSW. DC saw not one but two issues of their relaunched [...]

Marvel to bundle free digital comic downloads with all $3.99 flagship titles

By libertyc
March 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

The idea of throwing in a free e-book copy with purchase of a printed book is one that a lot of book fans have long said they’d like to see publishers try. Well, now one is—though it’s a comic book publisher. Marvel has posted an article on its news blog announcing that, starting in June [...]

Digital Comic Sales Triple in 2011 & Yale U. Adds New Content to Comic Series

By libertyc
February 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

From ICv2: ICv2 has released its estimate for the digital comics market in 2011: $25 million.  That’s over triple the sales in the channel in 2010, when ICv2 estimated the digital comics market at $8 million.  That’s a total for the English language market, as sales are not restricted by [...]

Dark Horse begins selling digital Star Wars comics

By libertyc
July 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

At San Diego Comic Con, CNet reports, Dark Horse has announced it will be publishing Star Wars comics digitally, going along with its other digital comic selections. It currently has more than 50 Star Wars comics available purchase through its on-line store at digital.darkhorse.com. The comics will [...]

DC digital comics not favorably priced

By libertyc
July 17, 2011 // 1 Comment

My friend Eric Burns has recently started blogging again on Websnark, his blog that largely covers webcomics and comic books. In a post today, Burns looks at DC’s plans for same-day digital availability of every issue of every book starting with its “reboot” later this year, the “New 52”. [...]

Comic shops to have a digital presence with Diamond/iVerse Media

By libertyc
February 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

From the press release: Imagine a future where readers and fans can visit their local comic shop to buy not just physical copies of new comics, but also digital editions that aren’t available anywhere else, and can be viewed in multiple platforms including iPhone, iPad, web, and others. That [...]

DC announces iPhone, iPad digital comics app

By libertyc
June 23, 2010 // 2 Comments

Well, that didn’t take long. Following in the footsteps of Marvel, DC is coming out with its own iPad and iPhone digital comics app. Price points for the comics will range from 99 cents to $2.99, with $1.99 being the standard digital price for $2.99 print comics. DC will also be offering a [...]

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