Last Breath is a Kickstarter funded comic featuring the story of a man trapped 238,900 miles from home with oxygen running short while his planet–and possibly his family–is being torn to shreds before his very eyes. The Kickstarter launched this week with the goal of $5,000 to fund its completion and printing and you can visit the page here.

A huge congratulations to Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover the Eisner award winners of Best Digital Comic for the outstanding Bandette, published by Monkeybrain Comics.

And also well done to Becky Cloonan who’s self published, The Mire won for Best Single Issue (or One Shot)

Click here for a full list of the Eisner Award Winners 2013

Anounced to day at SDCC digital comics giant ComiXology have surpassed 180 million downloads of comic books and graphic novels worldwide.  What’s more, the rate of downloads has dramatically risen since last autumn, when ComiXology crossed the 100 million download threshold.

This morning in the midst of Comic-Con International 2013 Seven Seas Entertainment, publisher of New York Times bestselling manga, announced a distribution agreement with ComiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform with more than 40,000 comics and graphic novels.

As you’ll know from reading our in-depth interview with founder Chris RobersonMonkeyBrain Comics launched on July 2, 2012 with six titles and a simple dream: to make good comics. Twelve months and more than two dozen new titles later, they are well on their way to making that dream a reality, with new digital releases on ComiXology every week, and print collections coming out from publishers like IDW, Image, and Dark Horse. This week they are set to launch not one, but FIVE new titles and we’ve got a fantastic sneak peak at all of them!

Top Shelf ComiX have unveiled three fantastic new digital titles – including a first ever digital release for Alan Moore’s controversial Lost Girls – as well as anouncing a huge “Cyber-con” digital comics sale featuring discounted version of the Eisner award nominated Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland and the Pipedream Comics Top 10 Digital Comics shortlisted, The Underwater Welder.

Dynamite Entertainment have announced a hug collection of titles to be revealed this weekend at SDCC including a new mini series from Tony Lee about a Battlestar Galactica’s cult hero, an ongoing series from Steve Niles based on Ash and The Army of Darkness, Japanese classic Robotech and the continuation of NBC’s hit TV series Heroes.