At 2PM Eastern on Sunday, March 10, Marvel announced at the South by Southwest Interactive conference -- among a bunch of interesting new announcements regarding the intersections between digital media and comics -- that they were promoting the digital comics medium, and their own books, by offering over 700 first issues for free through the wildly popular and borderline monopolistic Comixology cloud-based platform.
It's been a few months since ComiXology teased its plan to more broadly open its digital distribution doors to independent comics creators, but starting right now, individuals can submit their own creator-owned material straight to the digital distributor via the ComiXology Submit portal.Submitting to ComiXology requires a user account (the same one users already have set up t
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
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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.
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