British comic legend Eddie Campbell’s Bacchus established his reputation as “the most natural storyteller in comics”. A mythical, masterful, wide-ranging yarn, this 10 volume epic is now available digitally in 5 hefty volumes for the first time from Top Shelf’s DRM-free digital store and also the Sequential iPad app.
Congratulations to Matthew Inman’s The Oatmeal for scooping the best digital/webcomic prize at the Eisner Awards 2014, presented at the San Diego Comic Con 2014. This superb collection of pop culture memes, quizzes, and stories is one of the most shared sites on the internet with a huge and dedicated following.
One of the main complaints about the ComiXology platform, when it came to buying and reading your digital comics (at least before the Amazon buy out) was the fact that your comics weren’t yours to download and back up on your PC. Well, today during their panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego that is about to change thanks to ComiXology DRM-free backups being made available, allowing readers to download and store copies of their favourite digital comics.
It may be a bit of a wait for all you hardcore Cap fans, but it’ll be worth it, as this October, ahead of the highly anticipated new series All-New Captain America, you can get a first taste of Sam Wilson wielding the shield in all-new Captain America: Fear Him Infinite comic, the latest 6-issue digital-first mini series from Marvel Comics!
Ahead of San Diego Comic Con, MonkeyBrain Comics have unveiled two ore fantastic titles that will be available exclusively from ComiXology this week – Heartbreakers #4 and The Fallen #3, we take a first look!
IDW Publishing have announced a digital comic collection for San Diego Comic-Con that is “more than meets the eye”. Thanks to a partnership with Humble Bundle, Transformer fans can pay what they want for a batch of 48 fantastic digital comics while also supporting a child-focused charity in the Transformers Humble Bundle presented by IDW Publishing.
ComiXology, the world’s leading digital comics platform, celebrates their 5-year anniversary this week by offering 100 books from their comiXology Submit self-publishing program for just US$10 (for UK readers that’s £6.99 and for our European readers that’s €8.99) all of which adds up a savings of 94% off the cover price.
New motion books on the Madefire platform this week feature: Injustice: Gods Among Us Episode #36 and Year 2 Episode #16.
Digital comics are on the rise, it’s official! This week pop culture experts, ICv2.com have released an eye opening analysis of growth in the digital comics market with digital comics sales growing to a staggering $90 million in 2013.
It’s time for a new Carl and Dave web comic #22 – The Unknown by Jimmy Holmes
For more information about Carl and Dave and to get a first look at future episodes visit CarlandDave.co.uk
Maverick Aussie webcomic creator Sutu, the brains behind award winning webcomics Nawlz and NEOMAD, has launched a Kickstarter for his latest augmented reality series Modern Polaxis. The story features a paranoid time traveller whose world we see via his private journal that is packed full of hidden information that can only be revealed via the AR app.
Demons and the occult are at the heart of the Mortifera comic app, the latest hit crowd-sourced series to be turned into an animated motion book and hit the iTunes Store as an iPad app. We take a fantastic look at this new interactive adventure.