Black Mask Studios, the politically uncompromising indie comic book publisher founded by media mogul Matt Pizzolo, 30 Days of Night’s Steve Niles and punk supremo Brett Gurewitz (Epitaph Records) is set to bring it’s cutting edge titles to Amazon’s Kindle Store and ComiXology in a ground-breaking new deal.
One of the great things about ComiXology’s Comics app is that you can load up your iPad with great digital comics and read them at your leisure and in places where you don’t need a network connection. However we’ve been finding recently that this isn’t always possible with the Comics app signing us out just when we needed it most. But if you’re finding you can’t read ComiXology Comics offline too, then don’t worry, there is a solution!
Part of Rob Liefeld’s Extreme Studios from the 1990s, this series about resurrected government agents has been given a second life and lives up to all the 90s cliches. But is this the ultimate parody of an easily mocked sub-genre or should this be one series that stayed as 90s nostalgia?
ComiXology are the undisputed kings of digital comics with millions of titles available from the world’s biggest publishers every week, as well as the very best independent titles released via their digital publishing arm ComiXology Submit. But what if you are looking for titles which aren’t available on the Amazon-owned giant or are after a platform where you can download your purchases in a format of your choice to read on another device? Well help is at hand as we rundown 10 great ComiXology alternatives for fans of digital comics!
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Leading French comics publisher Delcourt and ComiXology are to set to release 150 exclusive new English language versions of some of their biggest titles as CEO David Steinberger declares – “[This] marks the beginning of the ‘French Invasion’ of comics in the English language market.”
The bi-annual Image Comics Expo 2015 has created a niche for itself as a pre-Comic Con warm up as the comic publishing behind The Walking Dead and Saga have announced a raft of exciting new creator-owned titles including new offerings from Mark Millar and Greg Rucka and Bryan O’Malley, as well as Brian K Vaughan’s digital hit The Private Eye making it’s print debut.
According to market analysts Comichron and ICv2, the comics industry hit a 20 year high for graphic novel and comic book sales in 2014, with digital comics now comprising a whopping 10% of the US and Canadian market. The report, published by Comichron’s John Jackson Miller and ICv2’s Milton Griepp estimate total comics and graphic novel sales to consumers in the U.S. and Canada reached $935 million in 2014, a 7% increase over sales in 2013 – and the highest it’s been since the heady days of the mid-1990s!
Every month we discover loads of great indie comics which cannot always review in full on the site. So here’s a round-up of some of the best new indie digital comics which we’ve been checking out this month including Jon Lock and Nich Angell’s Big Punch Magazine, Metazoa, Creepy Scarlett and web comic A Song For Heroes!
Not content with just producing some of the world’s best cutting edge digital comics, today Mark Waid and John Rogers’ Thrillbent have announced that award-winning writer/artist Terry Moore, will be bringing his long-running masterpiece Strangers In Paradise to the site beginning Friday, July 3.
David Lloyd’s digital exclusive comics anthology Aces Weekly Volume 17 debuts on July 6th with a new collection showcasing some of the brightest talents from across the globe. We have an exclusive look at all the titles in offer, with comments from the creator of V For Vendetta himself.