When Nintendo dropped its beefy DSi XL in 2010, I had high hopes that comics could flourish -- or at least make some headway -- on one of gaming's most iconic portable gaming platforms. While that didn't necessarily pan out in North America, my hopes haven't faded. Nintendo sent ComicsAlliance a 3DS so that we c
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.
This morning, Marvel Comics announced that Matt Fraction and Carmine Di Giandomenico's "Invincible Iron Man Annual" #1, an 80-page monster featuring Matt Fraction's definitive retelling of the origin and Marvel Universe history of archenemy the Mandarin, will be released day-and-date on the Marvel Comics iPhone/iPad app alongside the printed copy.
This is a Big Deal.
As a matter of fact, this will be the very first of what is almost unquesti
IDW's got a pretty strong foothold in the mobile comics market having adapted much of its content for digital gadgets like the iPhone, Sony PSP and the iPad over the past few years and today it takes another step in expanding its distribution announcing new comic book applications on Blackberry devices
Marvel's Icon imprint has been getting a fair amount of attention in the digital space lately by announcing that a few of its biggest titles, "Powers" by Brian Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, along with Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' "Criminal" and "Incognito" will join Mark Millar and John Romita Jr
Even though there's already plenty of new original comics content rolling out of places like Boom! Studios and Kingdom Comics, Disney's old school comic strips are finding new life on mobile electronic devices such as Apple's iPhone and iPod touch, along with Sony's PSP in a new digital initiative, "Disney DigiComics
As much as I love the idea of buying and reading comics on the (rumored) upcoming Apple Tablet, Gizmodo gets it a bit wrong with the headline "Apple Tablet Will Restore Comic Books To Former Glory."
Yeah, the Longbox digital distribution platform looks pretty rad and I'm looking forward to its release. Yeah