I like the flipbook concept, unless of course I’m stupid enough to pull two copies off the shelf thinking they are different without flipping through the issue first.Â Anyhoo, Image Comics is taking the sold out #1 issue of Chew and packaging it with The Walking Dead #63.Â This isn’t some half issue, or two page preview gimmick, Image is putting the full issue in the book, giving readers 2 comics for the price of one. “As a creator, there’s nothing more satisfying than hearing that a lot of people are interested in reading your book. The flip side of
Iâ€™ve mentioned before that Iâ€™ve been a huge fan of electronic books and digital content for years. I bought one of the first e-readers commercially available, and used it until the batteries were unable to hold a charge any longer.Â The black- and -white interface of the e-readers of yesterday and today are perfect for reading books, but for comics — not so good. Beyond the color issue, what else do e-reader creators, comic book publishers, and retailers need to do to make the transition to digital comics a success?Â Iâ€™ve got a few thoughts on that one.