Start your November off right with loads of links.
In an interview at ICv2, IDW Publishing CEO Ted Adams discusses the growth of digital comics to 10% of the publisher's overall direct market sales, and how contrary to the expectations of some critics, print sales have actually increased 25% as digital sales soared. Read the full interview for more.
At the ICv2 Comics, Media and Digital Conference last evening at Comic-Con in San Diego, ICv2 president and comics analyst Milton Griepp presented his annual white paper running down the sales trends and figures for the comic book market over the last year. Despite challenging economic times for retailers, graphic novel sales are
Popular digital comics retailer comiXology today announced a new initiative whereby traditional direct market retailers -- which is to say, your local comic book stores -- can plug in comiXology's digital infrastructure, inventory and reader to sell digital comics on their own websites. Called the Digital Storefront Affiliate program, the Amazon-like scheme appears to offer brick-and-mortar
In advance of New York Comic-Con, which begins tomorrow, ICv2 hosted a Comics and Digital conference at the Javits Center where ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp presented his annual white paper preview, where he talked about the overall sales and trends in the comic and graphic novel industry.
As a relatively burgeoning corner of the wider comics market, digital content hasn't come close to eclipsing its partner in print, but it's worth noting that what may consider to be the future of comics has at least become a million dollar business