When 2010 comes to a close, there's no question what the biggest comics news story of the year will be: digital comics. It's the only story that stands a good chance of affecting every publisher; no matter who you are or what you publish from superheroes to manga to art comix, the iPad and the pending flood of affordable tablet computers will let you sell all of it to a brand new audience. This may be the most
Since comics first moved to the internet, there's been a lot of discussion about how the digital world could potentially change the way people make and read comics. A new iPad and iPhone comic titled "The First Witch" is trying a new experiment: using the screen as a window into the comic book world, where the scene changes as you physically move your device around.
The comic was
When it comes to Marvel action games, the iPhone's been a pretty scare locale for the House of Ideas' heroes save for a few "Iron Man" movie tie-ins. The publisher will get a pretty significant boost in inventory on September 2, however, with the release of Gameloft's "Spider-Man: Total Mayhem
While Japan's achievements in the field of life-size fictional robot replicas are the standard by which the rest of the world gauges their artistic worth (at least, in my unhealthy, mecha-centric opinion), the nation seems to be setting a dangerous virtual reality precedent with a new augmented reality app that skips actual robo-buildage for mere simulation. Have they not seen "Inception?!"
The upcoming iPhone app from Yahoo is designed to allow those who visit t
Up until today, whatever plan DC Comics had for dipping their toe into the world of digital comics was completely unknown. When questioned at conventions, their answers rad from the reasonable ("Wait and see") to the ridiculous ("You can't read digital comics when a plane is taking off"). Many fans, journalists, and retailers starte
The big DC Comics announcement about digital distribution is finally here, with comics by the publisher of Batman and Superman arriving on the iPad, iPhone, iTouch, and PlayStation network. The leap to digital distribution was due in no small part to the work of DC Co-Publisher and noted c
The wait is over: DC Comics announced their plans for digital comics distribution today, with comics now available on the iPad, iPhone, iTouch, and the Playstation Network. Their partners include not
While Boom! Studios isn't exactly new to mobile comics on digital devices having had certain titles (like "Hexed") available since 2009, the publisher is making significantly more consolidated headway in the digital space today with an all-new branded app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch via comiXology.
Drama: After taking his irritation with the new Marvel X-Men/vampire storyline to the mattresses (and the internet forums) yesterday, Mark Millar has now taken down the post, apparently after a conversation with Marvel Publisher Dan Buckley.
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