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Barnes and Noble has unveiled its new Nook Tablet, a new touchscreen device designed for, among other functions, reading digital books -- including comics. The Nook Tablet will jump out of the gate with a selection of Marvel Comics titles that the publisher said will grow to become the largest collection of its graphic novels (or collected editions, if you prefer) available on any digital platform. Titles availabl
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
For some reason there have always been people eager to read comic books on traditional e-readers like Amazon's Kindle, even with the advent of full-color, multi-purpose devices like Apple's iPad. Those e-reading comics fans will
This week Barnes & Noble announced the NOOKColor, an update of the somewhat divisive black-and-white e-reader tablet the company released in 2009. While the NOOKColor is lighter and cheaper than Apple's iPad, it is in every other way inferior, and, being more expensive than the Amazon Kindle, essentially useless to anyone -- particularly comic book fans.
Going on sale November 19,