IDW teams up with Madefire to Launch New iOS App


IDW has created a new application with the help of a partnership with Madefire in order to open up their catalogue of comics to a wider group of fans. The brand new app store allows access to over 3,500 comics, as well as 15 free trade paperbacks available digitally. Several motion titles (as well as […]


Surveying the tablet comics world: Symbolia, Wormworld, Sequential, Madefire


NOTE: the below is me spitballing at 3 in the morning just to get some dialog going. I invite your comments and corrections. I’ve had this news item floating around for ages and kept meaning to write it up: Symbolia, the journalistic comics magazine for tablets, has wrapped up its final issue. Founded by Erin […]


SDCC ’14: Madefire goes Android in “massive push”


Madefire is on the move with their technology enabling more “motion books” comics, with news of a launch on Android a new store and more. Madefire is making a massive push to scale its cutting-edge digital comics publishing platform today by launching on Android at San Diego Comic Con. Madefire Motion Books that uniquely combine images, sound and […]


Hellboy Comes to Madefire


Madefire and Dark Horse have announced that Hellboy will be coming to the Motion Book service, starting with the current Hellboy in Hell series.


Madefire teams with deviantART for more motion comics


Madefire—the VC-funded IoS-based comics starter— and DeviantART, the 7th largest social network on the internet, have teamed up to share art and technology. Madefire will allow its motion comics technology to be available on DV to present comics, and DV users will use this technology to create new limited animation comics. Todd Allen previewed the […]


Apple features Madefire in iPad mini rollout


The biggest players in the comics space may soon be (or already are) Apple, Google and Amazon, and at least two of them are very bullish on comics, as we’ve been reporting for some time. Apple is specifically keen on Madefire, the new line of original comics available via app. This factoid was touted in […]


On the Scene: NYCC 2012 Day Two: Scott Allie Tells It Like It Is


By Hannah Means-Shannon Well, firstly, Friday was the new Saturday this year at NYCC. What that makes Saturday is yet to be seen. Though both Friday and Saturday passes sold out ahead of time, the energy and sense of a full house closely matched Saturday’s peak in attendance last year. The numbers were clearly reflected […]