Comic-Con: iPads are mainstream, but there's still digital drama
I've been reading comics on and off since I was a kid, and I went to college in San Diego, yet I never attended San Diego Comic-Con International until the release of the iPad.
Indie comics news: TMNT/Ghostbuster meet, ComiXology DRM-free and Lara Antal
IDW and BOOM! Studios plan major license crossovers including "TMNT/Ghostbusters", " Star Trek / Planet of the Apes " and "Angry Birds Transformers"! Both IDW and BOOM! Studios are third party publishers who rely on a great deal of licensed properties as well as some samples of creator owned features.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Yosemite Beta Launches; DRM-Free Comixology; Search Giants vs. the EU
From the release of Mac OS X Yosemite Beta to an EU summit on the "right to be forgotten," here's what you missed.
Morning Roundup: Comixology to offer DRM-free comics. Gallery of Horrors Bundle
The Gallery of Horrors Bundle We have a fantastic lineup of authors in this pay-what-you-want collection, chosen to represent so many aspects of the horror landscape.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Madefire's Digital Comics Come to Android
Back in 2012, a Bay Area startup called Madefire introduced "motion books"--digital comics which melded simple animation and sound effects with traditional graphic storytelling elements such as panels and word balloons.
Comixology Serves Up DRM-Free Comics
Digital comic book distributor Comixology has a major new deal sweetener for comic lovers.
Digital Comics Platform ComiXology Announces DRM-Free Download Option
Amazon-owned company partners with select publishers to allow customers the chance to back up their purchases locally in PDF or CBZ formats.
ComiXology starts offering DRM-free downloads on (some) digital comic book purchases
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/24/comixology-starts-offering-drm-free-downloads-on-some-digital-comic-book-purchases/ NOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific.
Comixology adds DRM-free option! Excelsior
Unlike some of its stablemates, the Amazon-owned comics platform is to allow authors and publishers to distribute their work without the shackles of proprietary rights-management, writes Cory Doctorow The largest online comics distributor , owned by Amazon, will let you download comics in your library in DRM-free formats like PDF and CBZ, where ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
App review: FBReader-Immersive mode and more
I prefer ereading apps that support immersive mode in KitKat, and I periodically browse for additions to the short list of apps that support it.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Comic book collides with augmented reality to tell a twisted sci-fi story
Digital comics offer some fantastic benefits, but it's fair to say that the format has only scratched the surface of its potential.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Want In-app Purchases Back in ComiXology? There's a Survey for That
When ComiXology pulled in-app purchases from its iPad app after being bought by Amazon , the digital comic experience was ruined for a lot of us.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
6 Great iPad Alternatives to ComiXology for Comic Fans
Shortly after Amazon bought the big name in the digital comic book world, ComiXology, it removed the ability to buy from within the company's iPad and iPhone app .