The biggest digital comic book distributor in all of digital comics land, Comixology, just took a relatively unprecedented move for a platform its size. Customers will now be able to download DRM-free backups—meaning when you buy a book, you'll finally get to own it, too.
Amazon is buying Comixology, one of the major players in digital comics. This is huge acquisition for Amazon which revolutionized the way we consume regular books with the Kindle. Can it lend some of that mojo to the world of comics as well?
Well, this is a weird little thing that could be a very big deal. Image Comics—home of series like Invincible and The Walking Dead—just said it's going to sell its own comics as DRM-free PDFs. You buy a digital comic straight from Image, and you download a PDF than you're free to give to whomever you want. It's the…
This is one of those times when you see the news and think to yourself, Wait, they just got that? Comixology—the biggest digital comics distribution platform and the service that powers the official apps of Marvel, DC, Image, and other publishers—finally has subscriptions. It also got the digital version of graphic…
Hey, look, free stuff! Marvel is taking another shot at giving away more than 700 #1 issues of its comics through its digital service. That's thousands of dollars of comics, for free.
Comixology, the biggest provider of digital comic books and the engine behind the Marvel and DC apps, just announced it's got a new automatic bookmark feature called Continue. That's great—and it's about time.
So you want to write comics? Comixology, the largest distributer of digital comic books, is going to be taking submissions from anyone in the world to publish comics right alongside Marvel, DC, Image, and all the other big time companies.
Reading comics on the new iPad's retina screen is about to get a lot better. New comics from Marvel, DC, Image, and other major comic publishers are all available in retina-level resolution, and back issues and indie comics should follow suit very shortly.
Before donating 11 bucks to your local cinemaplex to watch Michael Cera awkward his way through Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, you might want to experience the original graphic novels in their interactive iPad glory. It looks pretty sweet.