In advance of Brian Michael Bendis and Steve McNiven's new Guardians of the Galaxy title debuting later this month, Marvel Comics has launched a short series of prologues spotlighting each member of the spacefaring superteam. Written by Bendis and drawn by his longtime Powers and Takio collaborator Michael Avon Oeming, these four bi-weekly shorts will be available for free via the Marvel Comics ap
Marvel's MAX line, the publisher's mature imprint, is making its digital debut. Previously absent from Comixology, it was announced today that the Marvel MAX titles will finally be made available exclusively on the digital comics platform."The MAX line is well
Holidays: It's Christmas for the folks who observe it. We're taking the day off, so enjoy however you spend the holidays!
Gaming: Deadpool wishes you a very merry... something or other... while fans wait for
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The window for buying Christmas gifts is rapidly closing, and we're finally at the point where a lot of shopping is out of the question. Most physical stores have regressed into miniature Bartertowns where ownership of that new LEGO set is determined in the Thunderdome, and
This was a good year for digital comics company ComiXology: Not only did it see the 100 millionth download of a digital comic from the service (and the 2 billionth page published digitally), but the year ended with the company's Comics by ComiXology iPad app being named the third highest grossing iPad app of the last twelve months by Apple.Commenting on the app's high placement, CEO David Steinberger said
How successful has DC's New 52 relaunch been for its digital sales? According to new interviews with the publisher's senior vice president of digital, the answer is "pretty damn successful," with sales up almost 200 percent compared with the same period the year before.
Starting today, ComiXology is opening its doors to new creators with the launch of ComiXology Submit, a portal that will allow creators to submit their work for self-publishing through the digital store.
Submit is currently only available as an invite-
Art: Mondo's 20" x 29" "The Batcave" print (limited to 500) by artist JC Richard will go on sale on Thursday for $50.
Movies: Chinese audiences apparently prefer The Amazing Spider-Man to The Dark Knight Rises, with Spidey opening to $5.5 million as opposed to Batman's $4.5 l
Heavens to Murgatroyd! It's the debut of an Atomics ongoing, It Girl! and The Atomics #1, by writer Jamie S. Rich and artist Mike Norton with covers by creator Michael Allred!
For those of you not initiated in Allred's longstanding Madman mythos, the Atomics are a reformed gang of teenaged mutant street beatniks (you read
Theme Parks: Universal Studios' two theme parks will get their own versions of The Walking Dead Escape from Comic-Con as part of "Universal's Halloween Horror Nights" this fall.
Upcoming: Papercutz will app