Last week, DC Comics announced that it would be digitally releasing 100 backlist graphic novels exclusively on the Kindle Fire, an Amazon-owned e-reader, including classics like The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen. This decision did not go over well with mega-retailer Barnes and Noble, whose Nook e-reader was excluded by the deal, and has now decided
Amazon let loose its new lineup of Kindle readers today, but the arguably most impressive -- and the most sexy -- is the Fire, an iPad-like $199 multitouch tablet with an emphasis on multimedia entertainment. Though it doesn't pack the power of the $499+ iPad 2, the Fire's free Amazon cloud storage, Flash-supporting Silk web browser and other features might interest those in the market for a tablet. The device's 7" diagonal display may make it less attractive to consumers than th
Musicals: Watch out now, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark reopens to previews on May 12. Never has the term "reimagined" been so welcomed by so many.
Digital: Yen Press is bringing Yotsuba&! to its iPad app... for almost the same price as its print editions.
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DC Comics' Green Lantern franchise is so hot that pieces of it are literally on fire. Retailers received from DC's Senior VP - Sales Bob Wayne urgent instructions to unplug the "Green Lantern Animated Light Up Display" after one store's unit went up in flames. Based on artwork by Jim Lee and Scott Williams, t
It seems like every few months some enterprising inventor devises a new and interesting way of potentially burning down their neighborhood deftly manipulating fire. Until today, however, we hadn't seen a working unit so aesthetically comparable to the hardware sported by Marvel's evil mutant Pyro. J&M S
Every kid experiences rough patches when, on some level, they wouldn't mind if their school burned down (not necessarily to hurt their peers or teachers, but to avoid going to class), but one Irish teen took that desire to the extreme by tapping into Heath Ledger's "The Dark Knight" anarchy and committing arson dressed as the Clown Prince of Crime