Comics on iPhones?

For those of you who missed it, we got a chance to interview uclick’s Douglas Edwards and Jeff Webber about their program to sell comics on iPhones for $0.99 an issue. uclick has long been making comics content available for various mobile platforms, and Edwards is no stranger to interactive media, having arrived at uclick […]

McFarlane confirms layoffs

In an open latter on the boards, Todd McFarlane has confirmed layoffs at McFarlane Toys and comments on the state of his business: Hey Gang: Todd McFarlane here. I thought I’d drop in and take the time to answer some of your questions. I’ve been doing that over on the comic book boards since […]

Nick Mag’s first Comics Awards

Nickelodeon Magazine has announced the nominees for its first ever Comics Awards. Now through Dec. 31, kids can vote online at or by mailing in the Nick Magazine Comics Awards ballot available in the December 2008 issue or at select comic retailers and children’s libraries.  Winners will be announced in Nick Magazine’s April 2009 […]

DC Month-to-Month Sales October 2008

by Marc-Oliver Frisch Any signs yet of the financial crisis affecting the periodical direct market in October? No, not really. Thanks to several high-profile books that weren’t published in September coming out again, DC Comics’ average periodical sales jumped back up, as expected. The publisher’s DC Universe line continued to be dominated by the blockbuster […]