We just can’t help ourselves! When even the remotest possibility of a merger that would combine Marvel with DC Comics arises, readers on the Internet just go nuts! For instance, a couple of years back there was a chance that the rights to Superman might revert to the families of Mr. Siegel and Mr. Shuster, so speculation ran rampant that they’d take the hero over to Marvel. After all, Marvel’s the one that makes the most money. Well, that didn’t happen, so it’s time for another round of “How Would Marvel And DC Combine?”
Press Release Marvel: Agents of SHIELD, one of the biggest new television series of the year, debuts three, never-before-seen bonus featurettes, available exclusively on iTunes for Season Pass holders at iTunes.com/AgentsOfSHIELD. These featurettes include interviews with the cast of the hit television series, and reveal more details about the exciting world that’s taking Tuesday nights by storm on ABC.
Press Release Asylum Press and Visionborne have joined forces to produce a slate of animated comics based on popular Asylum Press titles for the Apple iPad and other mobile devices. After the successful launch of fan-favorite Fearless Dawn #1, Zombie Terrors is the next in the lineup to be released exclusively through the Visionborne app that uses Airmid technology, a process that converts static 2D art into a vibrant 3D animated format that can be read and “experienced” using a reader app on iOS and Android.
Press Release ComiXology – the revolutionary digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web – announced today that the Comics by comiXology iOS app charted as iTunes’ #3 Top Grossing iPad App of 2012 and is the only app repeated in the top ten in both 2011 and 2012, showing remarkable power in the fickle world of apps by moving from #10 to #3.
Press Release KaBOOM! Studios is proud to announce the launch of the iTunes app PEANUTS COMICS by KaBOOM! The new PEANUTS app allows for fans to have fun, interact with other fans, get the most up to date information, and purchase PEANUTS comics.
Press Release Ape Entertainment and Bolt Creative announced today that Pocket God Comics issue No. 14 is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In “Para-Abnormal Activity,” the last issue before a new story arc begins, the two-tribes crash into a mysterious island while trying to get home from their previous adventure.
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.
Press Release comiXology announced today that they will now be selling over 3,500 of Marvel digital comics through their Web Viewer at comics.comixology.com as they continue to expand their digital presence. Comic fans can now enjoy one of the largest Marvel digital comics’ libraries online whenever they want.
Press Release Arcana Studios, one of the world’s top graphic novel producers, has partnered with MoBaD Media, a mobile app developer, specializing in 3D children’s storybooks and comics, to launch Arcana’s The Gwaii as an interactive mobile 3D App. The award-winning graphic novel was adapted into a mobile app, featuring thirty interactive 3D pages, which can be experienced without any visual aids. The app is available now on iTunes in the iPad App Store for $1.99.
Press Release Titan Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new comics app, featuring Tank Girl and Lenore comics, available on iPhone and iPad for the first time ever! The new stand-alone app allows iPhone, iPod touch or iPad users to explore Titan’s digital comics portfolio, including – for the first time in digital format – Lenore volumes 1& 2 (Roman Dirge), Tank Girl: Bad Wind Rising (Alan Martin & Rufus Dayglo) and Tank Girl: Skidmarks (Martin & Dayglo).
I’ve been spouting on for years that H’wood needs to offer its wares for home theaters on the same day that the film arrives in the traditional theater. When Freakonomics: The Movie is released, you’ll be able to download and watch it in your home before it arrives in theaters.
I got very little sleep last night, when the wee morning launch of the DC Comics App hit iTunes, and gave me one more reason to tout digital comics, the iPad and DC Entertainment. With over 100 digital editions available on launch, it appears we have plenty of reading to keep us busy. But what comics did DC leave out in the launch, and what titles need to appear soon to capitalize on the craze? Take the jump to see our suggestions.
If you’ve been intrigued with the Iron Man: Extremis Motion Comic previews we’ve been running on the site, here’s your chance to get the first episode for free. During May and June, select Marvel titles will include a limited-time free iTunes download of the motion comic. The following books, on-sale in May and June, will feature the exclusive Iron Man: Extremis inserts: AVENGERS #2 AVENGERS ASSEMBLE HANDBOOK AVENGERS PRIME #1 AVENGERS SPOTLIGHT BLACK WIDOW #2 INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #26 IRON MAN NOIR #3 IRON MAN: LEGACY #3 NEW AVENGERS: LUKE CAGE #3 THOR #610 THUNDERBOLTS #144 ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2