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DC Universe Readership up 35% and New Titles Will Be Added

DC's streaming service — DC Universe — has seen readership go up to 35% between February and April of 2020 according to a press release put out by the company. To entice new subscriptions, and to keep old subscribers happy, DC now also boasts 23,000 comics for fans to read on their platform. DC offers […]


All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All major comic book publishers have pulled digital comics versions of new titles out this week, as they are still unable to publish them in print. There are exceptions for Archie's general market titles, collections already sold into the book market, and original graphic novels such as DC's Alt-Hero out today. Smaller publishers are less […]


Magdalene Visaggio, Claudia Aguirre are Lost On Planet Earth This Week

Magdalene Visaggio and artist Claudia Aguirre are collaborating on an all-new, five-part comic book mini-series, Lost on Planet Earth, debuting digitally this Wednesday, April 15th on ComiXology Originals. Just as Visaggio's sci-fi series Vagrant Queen launches as a TV show on Syfy, so she has a new sci-fi comic book launching this week. And she is […]


AWA Studios Launches Digital Version of Comics With WEBTOON

AWA Studios announced a free digital version of their comic titles this week. The inaugural title is The Resistance, the company's flagship title by J. Michael Straczynski and Mike Deodato Jr. The comic will be available to read on the publisher's website and on WEBTOON and Tapas. AWA are converting their comics into a vertical […]

As We Head Into the Next Decade, Is It Time to Rethink Digital Comics?

As We Head Into the Next Decade, Is It Time to Rethink Digital Comics?

Ah, the new year. A time for change. For examining the past and looking forward to the future. For cranking out think-pieces on a holiday to fill an article quota. The perfect time to talk about comics' greatest failure: digital comics. When digital comics were first introduced to the superhero comics industry over a decade […]

Have a Load of Hulk Issues Disappeared From Marvel Unlimited For You?

Have a Load of Hulk Issues Disappeared From Marvel Unlimited For You?

I am getting conflicted but genuine reports on this one. That Marvel Comics has pulled hundreds of issues of the Hulk comic book from their digital all-access comic book service, Marvel Unlimited. I am asked, Hi, are you aware that Marvel Unlimited has removed some issues from its catalogue? Many issues of the Incredible Hulk, […]

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Ryan Benjamin to Launch His New Comic Spark Through Graphite App – Joined by Nick Seluk's Heart and Brain and Scott Kurtz' PVP

You may have read on Bleeding Cool about the Graphite Comics app, a free-with-ads-or-pay-with-no-ads digital comics distributor. And now, it seems, a publisher in its own right. Today Graphite is are publishing their first Graphite Original Series, Spark, created by Ryan Benjamin. Artist on the likes of Ghost, Suicide Squad, Grifter, WildC.A.T.s, Iron Man, Black Panther vs. Deadpool […]

Graphite Comics Takes Two From Webtoon

Graphite Comics Takes Two From LINE Webtoon – Jin Kim and Jimmy Deoquino

We've talked a lot about Graphite Comics, the new digital comic book distribution that's free with ads, or premium without. And how they have been attracting a lot of big books from the non-Big Two. And now they are upping their staffing game, hiring Jin Kim from Webtoon as Director, Creator Strategy and Growth. Webtoon […]

LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

Yesterday's recent LibraryCon Live!, a live streaming event from Library Journal and School Library Journal was an attempt at a deeper look into the diverse world of comics in libraries. A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics. Here's how it looked on […]

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Disneyland's Pixar Pier Opening Summer Of 2018

Disney's California Adventure is getting quite the makeover! Next summer, Paradise Pier will be renamed Pixar Pier, and the California Screamin' Coaster will be re-imagined into an Incredibles coaster: the Incredicoaster. California Screamin' will close January 8th, so get your last few rides in while you can. In a press release from today, Disney had […]

Batman Vs. Two-Face: Burt Ward On Adam West And Fighting Bruce Lee

As both a comic book and television geek for most of my life, I've noticed that for a long time there were two camps when it came to Batman: the bright, cartoony, "BAW! POW! ZAM!" crowd; and the Tim Burton/Frank Miller, "it looks like midnight even at 2 p.m." cowled vigilante crowd — and being […]

Disney's 'Movies Anywhere' Digital Service Adds Four Major Studios

Disney's received a huge boost to Movies Anywhere today, with studios Fox, Sony, Universal and Warner Bros. coming aboard the digital movie download service in time for it's U.S. launch. While Movies Anywhere is owned by Disney, representatives from each of the participating studios will make up an advisory committee that will work directly with the […]

Ryan Murphy/Sarah Paulson Shop 'Nest' Prequel Series Ratched To Netflix

It's been a very busy week for Ryan Murphy: promoting American Horror Story: Cult, which premiered on FX Tuesday night; and releasing the first teaser trailer for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story during Cult's premiere episode. It's enough to drive a man…well, considering Murphy's next project, maybe I'll stop right there. Deadline:Hollywood […]

Steven Soderbergh Talks Mysterious New Interactive HBO Project 'Mosaic'

You can tell that writer/director Steven Soderbergh is one of those people that when they say they're going to "take a break," what that usually means is that they're "only" going to work on 12 projects at the same time instead of the usual 18-24 projects. So when Soderbergh came out of "retirement," the filmmaker moved […]

Brown Sugar To Make Amazon Channels A Bad Mother…Shut Your Mouth!

Are you a fan of influential '70's "blaxploitation" films like Dolemite and Cleopatra Jones (…if you're not, then you should probably stop reading this and get some serious help)? Are you a Amazon Prime member?  If you answered in the affirmative to both of those questions, then things are about to get really groovy for […]

Godzilla And Hello Kitty Team Up To Celebrate Netflix's 'Monster Planet'

Proving to be one of the more interesting cross-promotional ideas in recent years, Sanrio is teaming-up four of it's most popular characters with "The King of Monsters" Godzilla to commemorate Godzilla: Monster Planet, Polygon Pictures' upcoming three-film franchise project inspired by Toho's long-running Godzilla franchise that found a home at streaming giant Netflix. The Sanrio/Godzilla […]

J.K. Rowling's Pottermore Offers Fans Immersive Virtual Hogwarts Experience

If you're a fan of author J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe, then you should know about the importance of today's date. September 1st is the "19 years later" day in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows when Harry and Ginny Weasley joined their son Albus Severus Potter on Platform 9-3/4 as he sets off to […]

'Justified' Producers Tap Elmore Leonard Detroit Novels For TV Series

So it looks like Carl Beverly and Sarah Timberman will be making a return trip to the world of Elmore Leonard, as the Justified executive producers have optioned three of the late author's Detroit novels as the source material for a new television series to be marketed to cable and streaming networks. Working through their […]