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Scott Hoffman's post apocalyptic comic series Wag,
Next week sees the release of the conclusion, the fifth and final issue of Scott Hoffman's post-apocalyptic comic series Wag, being digitally published by Comixology Originals on Amazon and Kindle and with subscription services Comixology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited and Prime. Wag is the second comic series from newcomer Scott Hoffman (aka Babydaddy of Scissor Sisters with[...]
Founder Of Comixology Launches New Digital Comics Reader, White Dog
When I first reported the news that former Comixology founder David Steinberger and former Head of Content of Comixology Originals, Chip Mosher were up to something at Thought Bubble, I ran the rumour they were starting up a Comixology Killer Well, a) it turned out to be the print comics publisher Dstlry, and b) Amazon[...]
Amazon To Close Comixology App In December
Amazon has messaged North American people still using the Comixology app, that it will be closing in December, and that all users will be migrated to using the Kindle app Here is the letter that readers received earlier today. Hello, Comics fans, We're writing to let you know about upcoming changes to the way that you[...]
Scissor Sisters' Scott Hoffman Reveals A Playlist For His Comic, Wags
The first issue launched last month on the 5th of September, and issue two is also out now from ComiXology Originals Which, yes, is still a thing They'll be sponsoring the upcoming Thought Bubble Festival in Harrogate More about that in a minute. The news was announced at his panel: Music and Comics Collide, moderated by[...]
On Sale
Since ComiXology became totally integrated into Amazon, there has been day-and-date creep there as well Which also varies from country to country but generally means midnight of the day of sale, the comics are available, usually around nine or ten hours before the local comic shops open But then there are international dates to consider[...]
Bad Idea To Shame Amazon Over Digital Comics
And they are doing by aiming the cannon at Amazon. Amazon bought much-loved digital comics publisher Comixology and systematically junked everything people loved about it, turning it into the current unworkable Kindle shell Bad Idea has something to say about all that, Digital comics don't have to suck. Close your eyes, and imagine, if you will, the experience[...]
Nostalgia
Scott Hoffman is to make his comic book writing debut with a new digital comic book series, Nostalgia, drawn by Danijel Žeželj and to be published in five weekly chapters digitally on Comixology Originals, beginning this week It's currently topping the Amazon comics new release chart and the 19th best-selling comic on Kindle overall[...]
Retroverse, Blood Oath & New America - From ComiXology to Dark Horse
Dark Horse Comics will bring the following ComiXology Originals series to print for the first time, in 2024. Retroverse, the horror sci-fi series written by Cullen Bunn with art by John Bivens, Blood Oath, the dark vampire crime story co-written by novelist by Rob Hart and Alex Segura with art by Joe Eisma, New America, a dense, action-packed[...]
Scissor Sisters' Scott Hoffman's Nostalgia Comic With Danijel Žeželj
Scott Hoffman, aka Babydaddy, of the band Scissor Sisters is to make his comic book writing debut with a new digital comic book series, Nostalgia, drawn by Danijel Žeželj and to be published in five weekly chapters digitally on Comixology Originals, beginning with the 13th of June And will, presumably, be published by Dark Horse Comics[...]
Chip Mosher Leaves ComiXology, Bryce Gold Steps Up In His Place
Last June I reported that the then-Program Manager at Comixology Originals, Bryce Gold, had been promoted to head of Comixology Originals at ComiXology With his own experience in micro-press publication as Pyrite Press for years he had been at ComiXology for seven years aas well as being a Professor at the School Of Visual Arts[...]
How To Heroine
Kenny Meyers and Travis Schmeisser are both comic book readers working in the tech industry looking to replicate the offering that Comixology used to give to digital comic book readers, before the Amazon absorption, but do it better That is the Omnibus App They have just launched an iOS App for the iPad right now,[...]
Marvel Comics App Shuts Down In June, Purchases May Be Deleted
Not long after Comixology, the digital comics publisher/distributor bought by Amazon fired much of their staff, and reduced services, the Marvel Comics app which is operated by Comixology, is itself shutting down on the 2nd of June And from the 2nd of May, the ability to purchase comics will be removed from the Marvel Comics[...]
No NFTs For DSTLRY, They Promise, Honest
Earlier today, Bleeding Cool ran a piece on the new comic book publisher from the ashes of ComiXology, DSTLRY, which will publish creator-owned comics from the founders (Bleeding Cool debuted the full list of names) in oversized print and then publish digitally for a limited time, before allowing people to trade digital copies of a[...]
From The Ashes Of ComiXology Rises DSTLRY
This is what ComiXology co-founder David Steinberger, and former ComiXology PR guy Chip Mosher were plotting with creators at Thought Bubble last year They were signing people up for DSTLRY (pronounced "distillery"), a new creator-owned comic book publisher and distributor Consider it the digital Image Comics of the 21st century, with Steinberger and Mosher as[...]
GlobalComix App
The GlobalComix App for iOS and Android will feature: Over 40k+ books in catalog with 25k+ more in pipeline and growing In-App subscription purchase with worldwide access Catalogs from top publishers, indie and webcomic creators Curated recommendations for hundreds of new series, weekly Opt-in to follow creators & publishers for new release notifications Fully searchable personal library collection with reading status filters Filter searches[...]
Image, Vault, Ahoy & Valiant Sign Up To Omnibus Digital Comics App
Kenny Meyers and Travis Schmeisser are both comic book readers working in the tech industry looking to replicate the offering that Comixology used to give to digital comic book readers, before the Amazon absorption, but do it even better That is the Omnibus App They intend to launch an iOS App iPad first, to be[...]
Vault Partners With Kajabi To Create Vault Unbound & Escape Comixology
With the Comixology/Amazon issues still at play, this is one of the first moves by comic book publishers to control their own digital comics future going forward And they intend to build a first-of-its-kind fan community and digital reading experience on the Kajabi platform. Fans will be able to interact with creators and other community members,[...]
Amazon Closes ComiXology Website, Merges Accounts With Amazon
Former Program Manager at Amazon and Comixology, Scott McGovern, has previously been very frank about the circumstances behind the mass firings at Amazon and Comixology in January earlier this year Now he is prepared to be just as candid, or more so, about the omnishambles that went down over the merging of digital comics publisher[...]
Amazon Closes ComiXology Website, Merges Accounts With Amazon
Former Program Manager at Amazon and Comixology, Scott McGovern, has previously been very frank about the circumstances behind the mass firings at Amazon and Comixology in January earlier this year Now he is prepared to be just as candid, or more so, about the omnishambles that went down over the merging of digital comics publisher[...]
Amazon Closes ComiXology Website, Merges Accounts With Amazon
Former Program Manager at Amazon and Comixology, Scott McGovern, has previously been very frank about the circumstances behind the mass firings at Amazon and Comixology in January earlier this year Now he is prepared to be just as candid, or more so, about the omnishambles that went down over the merging of Comixology with its[...]
Marvel Digital App Not Updating In Wake Of ComiXology Layoffs
ComiXology after effects part one… Today is New Comic Book Day, the day of the week where, traditionally, new comic books are released in comic book stores and mirrored by digital distribution But there's a problem for Marvel Comics They have their own app, one that is powered by ComiXology, through which people can buy[...]
Amazon Closes ComiXology Website, Merges Accounts With Amazon
Yesterday saw the news of anywhere between 50 and 100% of ComiXology employees being laid off by Amazon, with reports of three planned waves of redundancy this year, as Amazon further integrates the operations of the digital comic book publisher and distributor into its standard Kindle system, and at an operational level A number of[...]
Amazon Closes ComiXology Website, Merges Accounts With Amazon
And you can read the Top 100 Bleeding Cool Stories from 2022 right here. ComiXology logo LITG: The ten most popular stories yesterday Major Layoffs Reported At Amazon And ComiXology Doctor Who: Bad Wolf Being "The Home of The Whoniverse" Very Promising I Want My No-Prize Over Immortal X-Men #10 (Spoilers) Three-Body Problem Episode 1 Proves Slick But Conventional: Review  A[...]
Amazon Closes ComiXology Website, Merges Accounts With Amazon
Previously it had been suggested to Bleeding Cool in an earlier report that ComiXology had fired half their staff But that may have been an underestimation as other former employees of the digital comic book distributor and publisher owned by Amazon shared their tales of being laid off. ComiXology logo ComiXology Technical Account Manager Mike Isenberg (as of[...]
Amazon Closes ComiXology Website, Merges Accounts With Amazon
This included staff members at the digital comic book publisher and distributor ComiXology, acquired by Amazon and later integrated into the main Amazon site, with reports of up to 50% layoffs. Former ComiXology CEO and co-founder David Steinberger, who sold ComiXology to Amazon, tweeted, "Feeling for the @comiXology and @amazon folks being cut today Super talented[...]
Richard Starkings, Abigail Jill Harding, Tula Lotay's Comixology Plans
Such as plans for ComiXology Originals projects from Richard Starkings, Abigail Jill Harding and Tula Lotay announced at a Thought Bubble panel a couple of months ago. Parliament Of Rooks by Abigail Jill Harding Richard Starkings has a long history in the comic book industry, initially from the days of Marvel UK, and then letting up a lettering[...]
Thought Bubble Friday
Back in November, I went to Harrogate's Thought Bubble comic book convention, sponsored by digital comic book publisher ComiXology Originals, but with two former ComiXology employees, its founder David Steinberger and the former guy in charge of Originals, Chip Mosher And they spent their time taking meetings with comic book professionals, and chatted with their former[...]
Thought Bubble Friday
But previously, there were there officially, as representatives of ComiXology, sponsor of the show However, both have left the company that David Steinberger co-founded and for which Chip Mosher was commonly the most prominent face of the comic book digital publisher and distributor, bought out by Amazon Neither work for ComiXology or for Amazon these[...]
Scott Snyder And Son Launch New Comic At Thought Bubble
He'll be previewing his new Duck 'N' Cover book with Rafael Albuquerque from ComiXology Originals and then Dark Horse But he also has something to announce A new comic book created with his son. Scott Snyder recently announced that he extended his deal with Comixology Originals who, with his publisher Best Jackett Press, are have announced[...]
Scott Snyder Signs New Deal With ComiXology Originals Again For 2023
Spinning out of discussion last night in the New York Comic Con bars is that comic boiok writer Scott Snyder has taken advantage of business meetings held at the show, to sign a new deal with ComiXology Originals for new creator-owned comic books to launch in 2023. In the last couple of years, Scott Snyder has[...]