Wrapping up Tech Thursday in comics news, Comic Blitz, a standalone app that offers streaming comics, has upped it’s offerings since its launch, just after New York Comic Con. Starting today the app is available globally for iPad. In addition, they’ve added several publishers to the line-up
Comic Blitz launched a few weeks ago offering all-you-eat streaming comics for $9.99 a month. They offer comics from Valiant, Dynamite Action Labs, Graphic Universe and more. This weeks new offerings include Divinity and Imperium and Quantum & Woody Must Die from Valiant; The Misadventures of Grumpy Cat from Dynamite, Aspen’s Idolized and the family friendly Skyward from Action Lab.
In addition in recent days the company added #Paperfilms, (comics from Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Connor, Frank Tieri, Justin Gray and Patrick Wedge,) Arcana Studios, AsylumPress, and Blue Juice Comics & Books.
According to ComicBlitz CEO Jordan Plosky, international demand for the service has been strong, so going global at such an early date seems like a strong move.
The race to create the Netflix of comics is on and ongoing. Comic Blitz is a strong contender. Developing.
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