Dark Horse has finally made the decision to make their entire library of digital comics available on ComiXology. The publisher was the last major holdout from signing a deal and they now join Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dynamite, BOOM! Studios, IDW, Archie, Top Cow and Image Comics -- along with a slew of smaller publishers.More than 800 Dark Horse Comics titles have become … [Read more...] about Dark Horse Digital Comics now on ComiXology
Game development studio Naughty Dog is teaming up with Dark Horse comics for a digital graphic novel called the Art of Naughty Dog. This novel will showcase art from their many different properties.Naughty Dog announced "The Art of Naughty Dog will be available later this year. It will span the history of Naughty Dog and feature hand-picked and never before released … [Read more...] about Naughty Dog and Dark Horse Team Up for Digital Graphic Novel
Image Comics, which has made a strong showing in recent years with such creator-owned titles as The Walking Dead and Saga, was named the Publisher of the Year in the Diamond Gem Awards, sponsored by Diamond Comics Distributors. BOOM! Studios took the Publisher of the Year award for publishers with a market share of less than 4%. The awards were chosen by a vote of comics … [Read more...] about Retailers Name Image Comics Publisher of the Year
Here's what's looking good at the (digital) comics shop this week:All-New X-Men #22.NOW: Written by Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Stuart Immonen, this issue kicks off a six-issue crossover that brings the Guardians of the Galaxy into the world of the X-Men. The continuity folds over in a weird sort of way when a young Jean Grey, who has traveled through time to … [Read more...] about Best New Digital Comics for January 24, 2014
Dark Horse may be losing the license for Star Wars comics at the end of this year, but publisher Mike Richardson promised they were going to give it their best effort right till the end, and it looks like that's what they are doing: Lucasfilm has announced that the final arc of Darth Maul's Clone Wars story will be told as a four-issue mini-series, published by Dark … [Read more...] about Darth Maul’s ‘Clone Wars’ Story Will Be Completed—as a Comic
Marvel and Dark Horse announced today that Disney is taking back the license for the Star Wars comics and will move it over to Marvel in 2015.Dark Horse has had the franchise for over 20 years, during which they not only spun out a series of prequels and sequels that added to the Star Wars universe but also, in the past year, launched two new series: Star Wars, which was … [Read more...] about Breaking: Disney to Move Star Wars Comics to Marvel
Here's a look at some of the most interesting digital comics coming out this week.Amazing Spider-Man #700.4 and #700.5Here's one for traditional Spider-Man fans. Last year Marvel killed off Peter Parker and ended the Amazing Spider-Man series with issue #700; a different Spider-Man (no spoilers here!) lives on in the succeeding series, Superior Spider-Man. But this … [Read more...] about Top 5 New Digital Comics of the Week Dec 17 2013
Diamond Comics Distributors is the exclusive distributor of print comics to specialty comics shops, so their monthly numbers give a pretty good picture of the print comics market.That market is dominated by Marvel and DC, but that dominance slipped a bit this month as both publishers had less than a 30% market share (in terms of dollars). This isn't the first time that has … [Read more...] about November Comics Sales: The Big Two Slip a Bit
The motion-comics platform Madefire announced a new addition to its lineup today: Mike Mignola's Hellboy in Hell. The first episode is available to read on their site, alongside Madefire's motion-comics versions of Transformers, My Little Pony, and Star Trek comics.Madefire has been around since 2011, and over the past year it has made several important strides, signing … [Read more...] about Hellboy Launches on Madefire
Stay away from the mall this Black Friday and scoop up some digital deals for yourself—or your friends.Dark Horse has an amazing deal on Star Wars comics: A megabundle of over 150 single issues for $100. The bundle includes Brian Wood's Star Wars (set in the world of the original movie), the kid-friendly Clone Wars, all three arcs of The Crimson Empire, and all sorts of … [Read more...] about Digital Comics Bargains for Black Friday
It seems like there's a big cross-platform sale every week; this week it's on Geoff Johns's Green Lantern comics, marked down to 99 cents an issue on comiXology, Kindle, and Nook. ComiXology says it's a seven-day sale that kicked off on November 19, so it looks like you'll have till Tuesday night to make your picks.ComiXology also has a sale on comics from the UK publisher … [Read more...] about Digital Comics Bargains for November 23, 2013—Updated!
Just in time for the holiday travel season, we have a ton of great digital comics deals. Load up your e-reader now, and you'll be good until the holiday gift cards come in.Indie publisher Top Shelf is having a big digital sale across all platforms—that's comiXology, Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and Comics Plus. The sale includes steep markdowns on two of the most acclaimed books of … [Read more...] about Digital Comics Bargains for November 15, 2013—Updated!