Oh Brave New World…

It looks like the 32-page monthly comicbook magazine is doomed. Digital comics seem to be following the evolutionary model of MP3s, video-on-demand, and e-books.

What can comics shops do to remain successful?

Digital Is The New Direct Market

If all you do is read the headline and the excerpt, I want you to remember this phrase:

“Digital is the new Direct Market.”

Not “digital is the new newsstand”. Direct Market.

Let me explain with some history.