Dark Horse Comics has announced that Mass Effect: Redemption – telling the back-story of Mass Effect 2, is available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Mass Effect: Redemption is the fifth title to arrive in Dark Horseâ€™s ever-growing stable of comics available on the iPhone platform. Other titles available now include Gerard Wayâ€™s smash hit Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite, Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, Terminator: Death Valley, and multiple titles the critically acclaimed line of Star Wars comics. The first issue will hit iTunes February 3rd, just in time for the release of second issue of the series. â€œWe’ve been trying
Dark Horse Comics has announced Hellboy: Seed of Destruction and Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite are now available for digital download via the iTunes store for viewing on the iPhone and iPod Touch. The first impressive issues of Hellboy and The Umbrella Academy are now available through the iTunes Store, with subsequent issues available soon. Seed of Destruction is available as four issues at $0.99 each, or as a bundle of all four issues for $3.99. The first issue of Apocalypse Suite is available for free, with issues #2â€“#6 only $0.99 each, or a bundle of all six issues for $4.99.
Press Release As of September 1st, Archie Comics “Freshman Year #1” is the most downloaded comic in iTunes History! Jon Goldwater, co-CEO of Archie Comics said, “As the Digital medium expands to include more forms of entertainment; we want Archie Comics to be at the forefront of new media. We are delighted to find our fans are already there and waiting for us. We announced the Archie Digital Comic for iTunes in May and in less than four months our first offering Archie Freshman Year #1, has become the most downloaded comic on iTunes. It is incredible!”
I think we’re going to see a lot more announcements like this before the end of the year. The press release contains a lot of market speak and sales pitch pull quotes, but it is interesting regardless. Press Release Today at Comic-Con International, Iconology Inc. announced the launch of its Comics by comiXology App on the App Store. The Comics by comiXology App is a digital comic store, library and reader for iPhone and iPod touch that is launching with over 100 titles available from twenty popular comic publishers and many independent comic writers. “The stunning display and innovative multi-touch
Press Release Star Trek: Countdown, the official prequel to the new Star Trek movie being released by Paramount Pictures on May 8, 2009, is going to mobile devices!Â The four-issue mini-series is now available on Appleâ€™s iPhone and iPod touch, and Googleâ€™s Android Mobile Devices through iVerse Mediaâ€™s digital distribution technology.Â Visit IDWPublishing.com for more information about Star Trek: Countdown. From director/producer J.J. Abrams (Mission: Impossible III, Lost and Alias), producer Damon LindelofÂ (Lost) and screenwriters and executive producers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, MI: III) comes a new vision of the greatest space adventure of all time, Star
Press Release Owners of Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch devices have been downloading millions of games, utilities, books, and tools from Apple’s recently launched iTunes App Store. Starting later this year millions of iPhone/iPod Touch owners will have the opportunity to download digital comics from established industry professionals and studios, as well as new and rising comic book stars through iVerse Media.
For those of you who were wondering when Marvel would up its catalogue of titles offered through its online digital comics service, the answer is now. The company has added 500 new issues to the line that span the range from the 50s through the early 2000s. Older issues will keep fans feeling nostalgic like Amazing Fantasy, Tales to Astonish, Tales of Suspense and Strange Tales, while those looking for more recent comics can read new digital comics of Young Avengers, New Avengers and much more. All of these and a ton more have been digitized for your reading pleasure.
It’s looking to be a slow day for news and reviews, so I thought I’d take a moment to throw in a few shameless plugs for Major Spoilers. Don’t forget, voting is still open for the Major Spoilers Top 10 Trade Paperback list. You’ll have to head over to the Major Spoilers Forum to cast your vote. Only 19 votes? Come on guys, I know there are more of you who want to weigh in on this issue. There’s only one more week to go in the Major Spoilers Hero Drive. Subscribe or download the Major Spoilers podcast and for
Tokyopop and GoComics have announced an agreement where the two companies will work together to bring many o Tokyopop’s titles to mobile phones. To kick off the event, GoComics will be branding the Tokyopop content under the GoComics Mobile Manga banner as well as a spin-off Tokyopop section. â€œOur Mobile Manga is a great user experience and satisfies discriminating creators, editors and fans alike. A major reason for this is GoComicsâ€™ commitment to quality, simplicity, and an artistic adaptation that preserves the manga pacing while converting pages into a panel-by-panel format,â€ said TOKYOPOP Director of New Product Development Jeremy Ross.