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appleMangaNew York Comic ConSigning

Naruato manga creator, Masashi Kishimoto will appear at the Apple Store in New York to talk up the popular series.

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applecomixologyDigital ComicsFrom the EditoripadNews

Way back in 2010, I was the biggest proponent of Apple’s iPad, but even with the ability to carry 10,000 digital comics in the palm of my hand, the biggest problem was that comic readers were never getting a 1:1 reading experience. Apple solved that today with the introduction of the iPad Pro.

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I love playing Lords of Waterdeep on my iPad – it gives you nearly the same experience as playing the board game with friends, without all the hassle of little tiny pieces.  Playdeck, the company that created the app has announced two new expansion sets for the game that are available now.

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Yesterday the Internet comic fan community erupted as it appeared Apple had banned comiXology from selling Saga #12 through their iOS app. Well earlier this afternoon comiXology CEO David Steinburger released a statement stating it was actually the digital comic provider making the decision. Read his statement and one from Saga writer Brian K. Vaughan after the jump.

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appleDigital ComicsImage Comics

Leave it up to a mega-company to censor content and keep people from getting Sex. As you may have heard, Sex #1 wasn’t available on comiXology or the Image Comics Apps yesterday when it was supposed to be released, and now we know why.

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appleDigital ComicsIDW PublishingPress Release

Press Release It was announced that beginning today and going forward, new weekly single-issue comic titles from IDW Publishing will go live every Wednesday on the iBookstore (iTunes.com/IDWComics). In addition to the 250 graphic novels and collections already available, fans can now look forward to grabbing their favorite new comics on the iBookstore every week, the same way they might have purchased from traditional comic shops or the IDW and Comics Apps (www.AppStore.com).

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appleDigital ComicsMarvelPress Release

Press Release Marvel announced today that more than 80 of its most popular graphic novels, featuring the Avengers, Spider-Man, Wolverine and more of the world’s most popular super heroes, are now available on the iBookstore.

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appleDigital ComicsImage ComicsPress ReleaseRobert KirkmanWalking Dead

Press Release THE WALKING DEAD is a best-selling comic, became an acclaimed television series on AMC, and now Robert Kirkman’s creation expands its pop culture empire as it becomes the first Image Comics title to be available on Apple’s iBooks.

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appleMagic: The GatheringPress Releasewizards of the coast

Press Release Wizards of the Coast announced today that they will be releasing the first official mobile application for Magic – the Magic: The Gathering Toolbox! This new, free app will allow players to build decks, research strategies, and find events, and also serves as an advanced life counter for your Magic games. You can even search and filter all 10,000+ Magic cards, with new card sets automatically added! And, as new card sets get released, players can pay a small fee to update the deck builder with the latest content. The app will be releasing later this month for

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Wow.  Here’s something I didn’t expect to see come across the virtual desk at Major Spoilers – The Steve Jobs Action Figure.  Created by Chinese manufacturer Dragon in Dreams, the action figure depicts the late Apple CEO in miniature form.

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appleDisneyMarvelPress ReleaseSpider-ManStan Lee

Press Release Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) has launched today a new, interactive storybook app for young readers featuring the voice of comic book legend and Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee. “The Amazing Spider-Man: An Origin Story” app provides a new way for DPW’s hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to experience comic stories. Complementing the original book from the Marvel Origins storybook series, the app retells the story of Peter Parker’s transition from teen to Super Hero with music, activities, and more.

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appleDigital ComicsEditorialFeaturedMarvel

“Marvel is canceling titles left and right! What has happened to the House of Ideas!? THE SKY IS FALLING! THE SKY IS FALLING!” Yes, it may indeed be a time to duck and cover if your favorite series is getting axed in February, but it may also be time to look at another option for companies like Marvel.

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appleDevil's Due PublishingDigital ComicsPress Release

Press Release Devil’s Due Digital, Inc. announced today the launch of over 50 series-based apps in the Apple iOS storefront. This number of apps gives Devil’s Due Digital the largest selection of standalone comic apps in the App Store–representing roughly 1,000 downloadable comics in total. Titles in the release include: Star Trek, Arsenic Lullaby, Dracula vs. King Arthur, Penguin Bros., Drafted, Wild Stars, and more.

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appleAvengersDisneyMarvelMoviesTrailer

Press Release Marvel Studios announced today that the trailer for next summer’s most highly anticipated movie, “Marvel’s The Avengers,” has been downloaded over 10 million times in its first 24 hours on iTunes Movie Trailers (http://www.apple.com/trailers), shattering the most-viewed trailer record in the site’s history.

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