Silvestri’s Cyber Force now available free on LINE Webtoon


LINE Webtoon is a popular digital comics platform, based in Korea, that came to the US last year. As previously announced, they’re bringing Marc Silvestri’s Cyber Force to the platform, starting today, with free downloads. .

Cyber Force was one of the original Image Comics titles, and follows a group of cybernetically enhanced do gooders who have adventures while being rendered in Silvestri’s fine line style.

Black Mask goes on Comixology and Kindle


  Add Blask Mask to the list of publishers who will be available on both ComiXology  and Amazon’s Kindle Store. Starting today you can read titles such as We Can Never Go Home, Godkiller, Space Riders, Ballistic, The Disciples and upcoming titles  Young Terrorists and Sinatoro by Grant Morrison and Vanesa del Rey.  Black Mask launched a […]

Europe Comics brings more Euro-comics to English in digital


The Comixology-Delcourt team-up to bring some of the finest French language comics to the English speaking world via digital is just the start. Europe Comics is another digital initiative, this one launched by Mediatoons, licensing agent for Média-Participations, publisher of Dargaud, Dupuis and several other imprints, and Izneo, the French Comixology. The website is a […]

Marc Silvestri and Michelle Phan team with LINE Webtoon


And another new business venture for SDCC Week: LINE Webtoon is a digital comics service, powered by NAVER, Korea’s biggest search engine. They have a pretty huge library of Korean content, and have been in tyhe us for about a year—but now they are adding original English language materials, starting with a digital relaunch of CYBERFORCE by Marc Silvestri and Matt Hawkins, and a new comic written by YouTube fashion and beauty maven Michelle Phan. The Enchantress is a 26-chapter story “delving into a near-future world of oppression, where elemental magic and ancient alchemy in the hands of one hero may save humanity. ” Random quotes from PR:

Delcourt bringing comics to US via Comixology


First big announcement of the week: Delcourt, the biggest independent comics publisher in France, will release a line of their book in English for the first time via Comixology. The initial line of books includes books by Charlie Adlard (The Curse of the Wendigo) Pénélope Bagieu (Josephine), Alfred (Some Prima) and much more. A total […]

Image partners with Trajectory for digital distribution to libraries


The Beat’s head is beginning to spin a little bit from the flurry of digital comics announcements that are flying fast and furious in advance of ALA and SDCC. One thing we do know: getting digital comics into libraries is a smart move, and as DC just partnered with Hoopla, so Image Comics has just […]

Marvel re-ups with Comixology for singles and expands to Kindle


While there’s been some shifting around and experimentation with other platforms for some publishers, it seem Marvel will makes theirs Comixology, at least where digital comcs are concerned. They’ve just announced a renewal of their agreement to sell Marvel digital comics, with an expansion to the Kindle platform for the first time:

New IDW / Top Shelf Comics Humble Bundle offers some great comics


The Humble Bundle model of “bundling” digital comics for a pay what you want price (while offering a percentage to charity) has had a pretty big impact on both comics readers and publishers over the past year, generating over $4 million in sales for ebook last year. You can see why publishers would be hep […]