Labor day is one of the more bittersweet holidays. On the one hand, it represents an extra long weekend of fun in the sun, family barbecues, and poolside relaxation. On the other hand, it’s the end of summer. For our luckier readers, that means very little. For those of us in the Northeastern United States, […]
Looking for some summer reading? Dynamite has a big sale on ComiXology, with ALL Dynamite single issues for just 99 cents — ending tomorrow so get on over there. Dynamite Entertainment offers fan favorites and iconic characters including Vampirella and Red Sonja, John Carter, Dejah Thoris, The Spirit, Preacher creator Garth Ennis’ A Train Called Love, multimedia […]
Not everything that happens to Comic-Con happens AT Comic-Con, as evidenced by the news announcement just passed across to The Beat by ComiXology’s Chip Mosher. This year saw ComiXology launch “ComiXology Unlimited”, a subscription service which allows readers to keep up with digital copies of their favourite comics. And, with SDCC here, they’ve decided to […]
If you’ve been craving more amazing Euro-comix in your life. Comixology just made that dream come true. Europe Comics, the collective of French language publishers, and the much-under appreciated Cinebooks, are debuting today on the Comixology platform. You can see the lineup below and there’s some gold in there, both classic and contemporary, from Spirou to The Survivors to XIII.
Well it’s been a while since we had some of these but they never get tired: comic book creator collectible cards, coming courtesy of Comixology. And they come with free comics! Collect em all! Card will be given away at all 10 of Comixology’s panels and given away at various times at the booth. There […]
For years we’ve been wondering when a streaming comics model would be introduced that really opened up comics to the popular Netflix model of reading. There have been many attempts, but Comixology just hit a slam dunk with Comixology Unlimited, a $5.99 a month streaming service that offers everything from The Walking Dead to Attack […]
Back in the long ago days of the TokyoPop original English manga explosion, one of my favorites was a book called I Luv Halloween by Keith Giffen and Benjamin Roman, a world building comedy about a Halloweentown where people could be very naughty indeed. Giffen has gone on to many other things, like helping reinvent […]
Over the last few weeks, Comixology’s role within parent company Amazon has gotten much stronger: Amazon is now part of the CX logo, you can log in to Comixology with your Amazon account, and as a couple of people pointed out, purchasing a book from Comixology is now linked directly from the main entry for a book. In the past, the options were for print, audio and Kindle, but the digital buy button now is a single link for Kindle and Comixology.
By Bruce Lidl The digital comics landscape has settled down significantly in recent months. Since Amazon’s acquisition of ComiXology in April 2014, it has become essentially the de facto standard for digital comics and now distributes just about every publisher around. Unless a real industry-wide Netflix-type subscription model ever takes off, it is hard to see […]
It’s a great time for buying spooky comics on the cheep, and Comixology is getting in on the action with a 50% off Halloween sale for Submit, their creator owned comics portal. Among the books available, theindie comics anthology Sleep of Reason, John Carpenter’s Asylum, the indie vampire comic Day Black and many more. There’s […]