If you like reading comics digitally like I do, but you are reading your digital comics on a Kindle, you are missing out on one of the best features of the medium – Guided View. Today, Amazon and comiXology have announced Guided View finally comes to Kindle.
Episode 279 kicks off with my interview with Dinesh Shamdasani, Valiant’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer.
Last October, comiXology Originals was announced a new digital comics program for original comics available only on comiXology and Kindle. Valiant Entertainment has its first original mini-series hitting the service this week – Valiant High.
PRESS RELEASE – ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comic shopping & reading platform, today announced comiXology Originals, a new program featuring exclusive comic content on comiXology and Kindle. The comiXology Originals debut lineup includes titles from BOOM! Studios, Valiant Entertainment and the legendary Harvey Kurtzman all available for pre-order today. ComiXology Originals titles will be digital only and exclusively available for comiXology and Kindle customers.
ComiXology got a lot of people excited when it released a series of trading cards featuring comic book creators at the San Diego Comic Con. The digital comics distributor is doing it again at next week’s New York Comic Con.
If you were on the fence about signing up for the ComiXology Unlimited service, the company has added a bit more to the deal by releasing full series, and almost complete runs of popular series.
PRESS RELEASE: Europe Comics and Cinebook will make their comiXology debut today with a new distribution agreement to sell English translations of noted bandes dessinées (BD) on comiXology. Customers will be able to purchase over 45 titles today available digitally for the first time in English on comiXology. Noted titles include longtime fan favorites like XIII, Largo Winch, Lucky Luke, Thorgal and Valerian.
PRESS RELEASE: Cartoon Books, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell Cartoon Books’ digital comics and collections, including the award-winning Bone, on the comiXology platform and expand the distribution of Cartoon Books’ library to Amazon’s Kindle Store . Cartoon Books publishes Jeff Smith’s New York Times bestselling and fan-favorite titles Bone, Rasl and more. Cartoon Books catalog is available today on comiXology and will be available on Amazon’s Kindle Store in the near future.
PRESS RELEASE: ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comic shopping & reading platform, announced today its exclusive 2016 Comic Con International promotion giveaway: “Comic Book All Stars” collectible trading cards. Each of the 26 cards will spotlight a photo or self-portrait by fan-favorite comic book creators like The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, Love& Rockets cartoonists Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, acclaimed Ms. Marvel writer G. Willow Wilson, and the national ambassador for young people’s literature, cartoonist Gene Yang. Each card includes a redemption code for a free title on comixology.com that has been handpicked by the spotlighted creator.
PRESS RELEASE: ComiXology, Amazon’s premier digital comic shopping & reading platform, announced today that on June 27th new selections will become available on comiXology Unlimited — the new subscription service that allows customers to explore the amazing world of comics, graphic novels and manga for just $5.99 a month. New selections include Afterlife With Archie, Bee and Puppycat, Gronk, Invincible, Archer and Armstrong, Legends of Red Sonja, Mage and selections from newly added publisher Magnetic Press.
It was only a matter of time before comiXology introduced a monthly subscription plan for reading digital comics, and the $5.99 price tag seems like a great entry point for those wanting to explore a large selection of comics.