ComiXology Comics iconComiXology 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!

Captain Midnight 1As you’ll know from this weekend’s Sunday Digest, Dark Horse Comics’ Captain Midnight is a smartly written Golden Age throwback superhero adventure from writer Josh Williamson. But what makes him different other ‘man out of time’ stories and a certain flag wielding Avenger? To get the lowdown we contacted Josh to find out the secrets behind Dark Horse‘s doer of daring deeds.  

This week’s Sunday Digest features must-read books like Michael Avon Oeming’s The Victories from Dark Horse, The Steam Engines of Oz from Arcana Entertainment and Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

The brilliant Jill Thompson is a woman of many talents. Not only is she the writer and artist of the fantastically successful Scary Godmother and Beasts of Burden series from Dark Horse; she’s also the designer of ring outfits and T-shirts for WWE superstars like current WWE World Champion Daniel Bryan; And she’s the creator of her own iPad app JilliJill – which distributes her weird and wonderful comic stories to a new generation of tablet savvy fans. Curious how she manages to find time in the day, we caught up with Jill and asked her just what the future holds for comic creators like herself in this new digital world…