"What if superheroes were real?" is obviously a heavily mined premise for countless expressions of American comics' most enduring genre category. Less common is the premise, "No, I mean, what if superheroes were really real?" put forth by Jay Faerber in many of the comics he's written over the last decade, most especially the multi-volume Noble Causes and its spinoff Dynamo 5, which detail the personal lives of a dynasty of heroes. Faerber's fascination with the intersection of real people and fantastical powers continues in Anti-Hero, a new digital-first work for Monkeybrain whose first issue imagines how a superhero's lifestyle would impact the stability of his family, with an added twist: what happens when that superhero's secret identity is compromised by an opportunistic street criminal?
Dark Horse Comics' digital store is celebrating its second anniversary this weekend, and it's kicking off the party with a bang.
As of today, 38 single issues and eighteen collections from Dynamite Entertainment are available through Dark Horse Digital, with more to come each week, according to a news release from Dark Horse. Dynamite's upcoming comics
Like most of you, I've got a to-read stack that kills me every time I look at it. Friends laugh at it, small children cry at it, and the police keep giving me the stink eye. I've also got a to-read list for those things that I want to read in digital form, but haven't yet
While the advent of ComiXology has made several classic comics available to read digitally, the migration of comic strips to the digital world has been comparatively slow. That's now changed, as Universal Uclick's GoComics has launched a free app that enables you to read many classic comic strips on your tablet and phone for free, including Peanuts, Doonesbury, Garfield, The Boondocks and more. But the most notable inclusion may be Calvin and Ho
Comic creators looking to sell their self-published or indie comics in Amazon's Kindle store now have a way to make it happen with the new Kindle Comic Creator, a tool the e-commerce giant quietly rolled out last week.
From the looks of it, the tool is j
Audi and Marvel have launched a crowd-sourced Iron Man 3 digital comic book that gives fans the chance to decide the fate of Tony Stark, Pepper Potts and, well, their Audi R8 after Blizzard attacks them on U.S. Highway 101. Called "Steer The Story," the interactive comic (set outside the IM3 movie continuity) supp
Earlier this week writer Brian K. Vaughan transmitted a press release stating that the latest issue of his and Fiona Staples sci-fi comic Saga would not be available for in-app purchase via ComXology or anything else in Apple's App Store for iOS devices, citing "two postage stamp-sized images of gay sex." Specifically, the artwork depicted graphic oral sex between men, including several ejaculations. While ComicsAlliance chalked the apparent banning up to the App Store's consistently inconsistan