A few more details on the Comixology/Amazon deal


The Beat just participated in a conference call with Comixology CEO David Steinberger and Amazon’s vp of digital content David Naggar, and while details are at Publisher’s Weekly, everyone sounded very chipper about Amazon’s planned acquisition of Comixology. “Comixology is in a better place than ever for the diversity of our content ad the diversity […]

Amazon buys Comixology


Well, we’d been hearing something is up and it is. Amazon has acquired Comixology. People have been discussing this possibility for a while, and we’ll have more details shortly. The move was announced by both Comixology and Amazon. As seen below Amazon will acquire Comixology in Q2 for an undisclosed purchase price. Comixology will remain […]

All the Lumberjanes #1 covers by Fink, Corsetto, Buscema etc


Lumberjanes is a new comic from Boom! that came out yesterday and seems aimed squarely at the Adventure Time/Tumblr/Cutecore comics audience, with a story by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooke Allen and Shannon Watters. And to back it up there are no fewer than 12 variant covers for various stores and events. And here they […]

Manga sales are still pretty big


attackontitan_13.jpg While American comics publishers are usually secretive about the print runs, apparently Japanese publishers aren’t quite as stingy with numbers. It was just announced that #13the latest volume of Attack on Titan, the international mega hit, had a print run of 2.75 million—a record for Kodansha and a LOT more than the 40,000 print […]

QMx releases DC Bombshells posters by Ant Lucia


DC has been doing themed variant cover months such as the recent Steampunk on, and in June it’s Bombshells based on artist Ant Lucia’s popular figurines which recast DC heroines as WWII pin-ups. I just report the news, folks. And you know, different strokes. ANYWAY, collectibles company Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx), is releasing posters based […]