DC Reportedly Investigating Amazon Prime Partnership

DC Reportedly Investigating Amazon Prime Partnership

In the race for comic book market dominance, DC may be about to take a big step forward. According to a report by Bleeding Cool, the Burbank-based publisher of books such as Wonder Woman, Justice League, Doom Patrol and The Flintstones is surveying select internet users on their level of interest in a digital subscription service. The report, which cites an unnamed source, states that the survey included questions on prospective price points and exclusivity….

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‘The Legend of Wonder Woman’ #1 review

‘The Legend of Wonder Woman’ #1 review

The Legend of Wonder Woman is a mini-series exploring the origin and backstory of the Amazonian princess, Diana, and how her evolvement as a daughter, a fighter, and a leader brings her to become the fan-favourite character of Wonder Woman. The first issue begins by the telling the origin of the Amazonian people, and their queen, Hippolyta. It tells how the world fell in and out chaos for centuries, before the Gods gave Hippolyta and her…

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Black Mask Studios Launches Digital Distribution With ComiXology & Amazon

Black Mask Studios Launches Digital Distribution With ComiXology & Amazon

Black Mask Studios, comiXology and Amazon have announced a distribution agreement to release Black Mask’s digital library of comic books and graphic novels across the comiXology platform and Amazon’s Kindle Store. Launched in 2013 by Matt Pizzolo (Godkiller, Occupy Comics), Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion, Epitaph Records, ANTI- Records), and Steve Niles (30 Days of Night), Black Mask Studios is a comics publisher and media production company devoted to supporting bold new voices and provocative stories. “Black…

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Marvel and Amazon Reach Deal for Digital Distribution

Marvel and Amazon Reach Deal for Digital Distribution

While the comics print market surges, one of the biggest factors in the growth of the industry is digital comic book sales. Although exact numbers are still a tightly-kept industry secret, what’s plain is that the comic book publishers are making huge gains in the digital marketplace and continue to look for new avenues to deliver their product. The latest development is an arrangement between Disney-owned Marvel Comics and Amazon to offer a back-issue catalogue…

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ComiXology Cuts Out Apple, Kills In-App Purchases on iOS

ComiXology Cuts Out Apple, Kills In-App Purchases on iOS

        With the purchase of ComiXology by online distribution giant Amazon, changes were bound to be coming. The first of those changes went into effect today, as the platform disabled in-app purchases on Apple’s iOS platform. This move was designed to recoup the 30% that Apple skimmed off the top of all purchases made through the ComiXology app, keeping that slice of the pie for ComiXology and the publishers to share instead. As…

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Coffee and Comics: Amazon = ComiXology

Coffee and Comics: Amazon = ComiXology

Welcome to another installment of Coffee and Comics! We hope you had a great Holiday weekend. Or, just a great weekend, in general. Now that things have gotten back to normal, let’s do what we came here to do: get nerdy!  Many have been surprised by several announcements Amazon has made in the last few years. From pre-emptive shipping, the newly minted drone delivery fleet, and the super top-secret space project, Mr. Jeff Bezos has…

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Making of a Monolith: Amazon Acquires Comixology

Making of a Monolith: Amazon Acquires Comixology

        Massive news! Amazon has officially acquired Comixology in all of its forms. This should prove to be a pivotal moment for the entirety of the industry, as Amazon has aggressive plans to bring comics and graphic novels to a larger amount of people. Judging by the size of the company these days, these plans will probably come very soon. What new ways will we be able to see comics? Reading on your…

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Studio Seeks AMAZON Star

Studio Seeks AMAZON Star

In the last few days, rumors have been swirling that Warner Brothers and DC Comics are looking to renew their efforts to bring one of the longest-running properties in comics to the small screen. Despite the abysmal failure of the David E. Kelly-penned Wonder Woman pilot starring Adrienne Palicki, the studio appears to be moving forward, albeit in a different direction, with a show currently code-named “AMAZON.” Entertainment Weekly reported on Thursday that they’d obtained…

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