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DIGITAL COMICS: 100 Words features Gaiman/Lee collab

ComiXology has announced that 100 words, the collaboration project between Neil Gaiman and Jim Lee is now available as a digital download. “From The Sandman and Black Orchid to Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?, Neil Gaiman has provided some of the most memorable stories of the comic book industry,” said Jim Lee. “This was a unique opportunity for the two of us to collaborate together and I’m thrilled that the story is now available for even more fans in this format.” The seven-page poem can be purchased for a mere 99-cents through the DC App storefront.  Before you get…

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Seven Suggestions to Stimulate Digital Comic Growth

Just over a year ago, Steve Jobs got up on stage and presented to the world the iPad. From the moment it was unveiled, I knew the way we consume comic books would be changed forever. By the time the god-device arrived in April, a slew of digital comic apps were ready, and my digital collection began to bloom. But as we approach the one year anniversary, it’s time to look ahead at ways the industry can attract more readers to the digital format and enhance the reading experience for those already on board.

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DIGITAL COMICS: ComiXology announces program for retailers to sell digital comics

Press Release comiXology, the leading distributor of digital comics, announced today the industry’s first Digital Storefront Affiliate program for retailers. The program will empower comic book merchants to prosper from the sale of digital comics with a comiXology-powered store and reader. Leveraging comiXology’s technology will provide retailers the foundation for future digital initiatives as the program evolves.

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DC Gets a digital store front, too

When it comes to digital comics and online purchasing comiXology created a great way to wrap a publisher’s brand and offerings around their engine. DC Comics announced the launch of the DC Digital Comics Store today, that runs off the comiXology engine.  The online store allows readers to buy only DC comics through their comiXology account, which means you can read DC books on any computer with web access. While the announcement of the store isn’t that big of a deal, the bigger item that many comic book readers are not aware of, is the fact that you can purchase…

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Farscape gets digital

Press Release Today BOOM! Studios premiered their entire collection of FARSCAPE comics on the BOOM! Studios Comics App, powered by the comiXology platform. FARSCAPE makes its digital debut with over 40 issues, including recent releases from the two ongoing series: FARSCAPE and FARSCAPE: SCORPIUS. The entire library of BOOM! Studios’ FARSCAPE comics will be available exclusively on the BOOM! Studios Comics App for the next 30 days. Widely recognized as one of the greatest sci-fi series in television history, the multi-award-winning FARSCAPE made its comic book debut from BOOM! Studios in the winter of 2008. The FARSCAPE comic series have…

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NYCC’10: Win an iPad from ComiXology and Zenescope Entertainment

Press Release Zenescope Entertainment is raffling off loads of prizes Friday and Saturday, October 8th and 9th at the New York Comic Con.  The raffle is being co-sponsored by digital comics provider COMIXOLOGY .  Fans who come by Zenescope’s booth 2335 can win a variety of great prizes including an Apple iPad on Saturday that comes with a Comixology code for a multitude of free Zenescope digital comic downloads.

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Cover Girl available on ComiXology

Cover Girl, a series by Kevin Church, Andrew Cosby, Mateus Santolouco and Rafael Albuquerque is available today on the ComiXology app for iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone, and via the ComiXology site for reading on your computer.  Why is this a big deal for me?  When it was originally released, I actually missed an issue or two, thus throwing off my interest for the series.  Before you jump up and scream, “BACK ISSUE BIN MUTHER-EFFER!” I did try to find the back issues, but as BOOM! Studios titles were not high on many shops lists of must have titles at…

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DC Comics FINALLY comes to the iPad and iPod Touch – Thumbs nose at Marvel with Day and Date release

It came as a big surprise this morning that DC Comics FINALLY got around to offering up their creating a digital comics application for the iPad and iPhone (and iPod Touch).  The application is by ComiXology, the same group that puts out the very well done ComiXology, Marvel, and BOOM! Studios Apps. While DC may be late to the game in getting their digital comic application out, it actually beat Marvel in one important area. UPDATE: Press Release After the Jump!

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Box 13 gets sequel

A couple of weeks ago, the Major Spoilers Crew took a look at the Box 13 series from ComiXology.  At the time I pondered if there would be a sequel, and shout outs to David Ghallaher returned cryptic answers.  Now we know the reason. Box 13: The Pandora Process will be available on the ComiXology mobile and web app, with the series continued by Gallaher and Steve Ellis. Hunted by both the police and the mysterious group, investigative reporter Dan Holiday and assistant Olivia race to find the other victims of cruel childhood experimentation. Each thrilling chapter brings Dan closer…

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BOOM! One more company goes to the iPad

If you had your iPad open over the weekend and were checking out the just released apps, chances are you saw and downloaded the BOOM! Studios App for the device.  The BOOM! Studios Comics app for both the iPad and iPhone (and iPod Touch) is created by the people behind the ComiXology and Marvel Apps.  It’s very well done, and the company is celebrating the release of the FREE app with several launch titles, including 28 Days Later, Die Hard and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? “While comic-based movies are thriving on the big screen, the reality is most…

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