The Nook Gives You the Digital Comics Experience on the Cheap

by Bruce Lidl
 
Currently, the barrier to entry for the world of digital comics is not particularly high, as anybody with either a smartphone or a connected computer can buy and view comics from a variety of online retailers. However, to really get the best experience of digital comics, many would recommend consuming them primarily on a tablet device of some kind, with Apple’s iPad as the iconic exemplar. A big, bright screen with a very high resolution, combined with a powerful processor and a very mature operating system, reading comics on the iPad has been touted as a prime use case of the device almost since its debut in spring 2010. And comiXology’s Comics app has played a central and massively successful role in feeding those tens of millions of iPads with graphic content, presented cleanly and slickly.
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