Well, here’s a shoe that just dropped. Selected Marvel titles are now available on the comiXology Unlimited platform, their all you can read service. You can see the whole list below. That leaves DC as the only publisher not participating in the service, which is more of a sampler than the Netflix of Comics that no one has been able […]
Spotlighting free comics on ComiXology, how about RASL #1 by Jeff Smith. A follow up of sorts to Bone, his beloved classic all ages fantasy, Rasl is a little more overtly darker, the story of an art thief named Rasl who uses something called “The Drift” to steal priceless artifacts from other dimensions.
These comics are not free for everyone, but if you have an Amazon Prime membership – and many of you do just so you can watch Mozart in the Jungle and The Man in the High Castle – you also have access to a number of free ebooks for your Kindle via the new Kindle Prime […]
Okay this is a little unusual: AfterShock and comiXology are teaming to offer limited-time exclusive digital connecting covers for several titles. These digital variants will only be available until May 11th and in a surprise twist, the artist is none other than AfterShock SVP, Digital-Creative Mike Zagari, who has a parallel career as an indie cartoonist. Gabe […]
Comixology Sunday! If you’ve never been introduced to Mike Mignola’s sardonic demon, the Hellboy Sampler will do just that, All stories are written by Mignola, with art by him, Fabio Moon (below) and Cameron Stewart. And exar fun pages by R. Sikoryak. Hellboy the franchise is known for always having awesome art, as you can […]
Hey it’s the big game today, in case you hadn’t noticed. Sports comics have had a checkered past in the US – NFL Super Pro? – but in Japan, sports manga are a respected genre that has spawned such masterpieces as Takehiko Inoue’s Slam Dunk! and Real. Viz Media put together a Sports Manga Essentials, available for free download […]
Cheating a little here for ComiXology Sunday, but here’s a 16 page handbook created by the CBLDF about banned comics (including Drama and Bone), how to fight banning and other actions. Maybe a little inspiration for those who wish for it. It’s a free download here.
Here’s another basic comics shelf no brainer: Astro City, the fictional superhero universe created by writer Kurt Busiek, artist Brent Anderson and cover artist/designer Alex Ross. Something of a conceptual spin-off of Marvels by Busiek and Ross, Astro City takes place in the titular city, in a world where superheroes are commonplace, and follows […]
Back in October, Back in October, digital giant ComiXology announced they would start producing original comics and the first of these has debuted! Adventure Time Marshall Lee Spectacular is an all-ages collab with BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network Enterprises. The anthology features three stories about Vampire King, Marshall Lee along with an original song and a cover by Fábio Moon (Daytripper.). […]
Black Friday is here (with Small business Saturday and Cyber Monday to follow) and a lot of cybersales are running including quite a few at ComiXology which has discounts on Secret Wars, Marvel trades, a Buy One, Get One Free sale on DC and Vertigo, and huge Image sales and MORE. Most sales run until Cyber […]