digital comics


Wattpad Worlds Biggest Prose Site Bought by Webtoon Parent Naver

Wattpad, World's Biggest Prose Site, Bought by Webtoon Parent Naver

Wattpad, the free publishing app that boasts 90 million readers worldwide, has been bought up by Naver, the South Korean Internet Conglomerate who also owns Webtoon, the digital comics app arguably the world’s most successful comics publisher Webtoon has over 72 million monthly users worldwide.[caption id="attachment_1326244" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wattpad logo[/caption]On Tuesday, Deadline reported that Wattpad’s[...]

Tapas Launches Tapastry the Tapas Creator Community

Tapas Launches Tapastry, the Tapas Creator Community

Tapas, the leading digital publishing platform of webcomics and novels, has launched Tapastry,  the community side of the platform for all creators to share their stories and find their audience. The Tapas creator community contributed to the naming pool and ultimately decided on 'Tapastry.' Tapas creators Sera Swati and Miqin originally submitted the name. Just like countless individual […]

Tapas Launches 5 New Fantasy Action Comics Series

Tapas Launches 5 New Fantasy Action Comics Series

Tapas is kicking off the new year with the launch of five new Action Fantasy series. The prologues of the four series dropped. The series is 'Wait for Free' with new episodes available each week for free in the library tab of the app, or readers can unlock episodes using Ink. Tapas Action Fantasy Month […]

DC Comics Closing ReadDC.com Digital Comics Browsing

DC Comics Closing ReadDC.com Digital Comics Browsing

ComiXology and DC Comics has informed their digital comics customers that the DC Digital Comics Shop at ReadDC.com, operated by comiXology, will be closing on January 14th, 2021 The service can still be accessed via the DC Digital Comics app on iOS or Google Play, but no longer through DC's website Readers will be able[...]

The Beginning After the End: Tapas Offers Free Reading Day for Series

The Beginning After the End: Tapas Offers Free Reading Day for Series

Tapas, the popular digital publisher of webcomics and novels, is celebrating the holiday season by inviting readers to spend "FREE Reading Day" on Thursday, December 10, with the #1 Action Fantasy series, The Beginning After the End. The FREE Reading Day is an opportunity to binge the beloved series before its return for season four […]

Tapas Media launches Original Content Division Studio Tapas

Tapas Media launches Original Content Division Studio Tapas

Tapas Media, the leading US-based digital comics publisher with more than six billion views, has launched Studio Tapas, a new division dedicated to producing and publishing original webcomics and novels Studio Tapas has access to a catalog of more than 70 Originals owned by Tapas Media Studio Tapas has an additional 30 originals in production for[...]

True Beauty: Webtoon Hit Gets Live Action TV Series Adapt on Viki

True Beauty: Webtoon Hit Gets Live Action TV Series Adapt on Viki

True Beauty, the popular Webtoon series is getting a live-action South Korean TV series that will be simulcast to the US on Rakuten Viki, a leading streaming service for Asian content. True Beauty, will be exclusively available to U.S. viewers on December 9th.  The Webtoon has more than five million followers and the new, live-action, […]

Webtoon Expands Media Empire with Webtoon Studios More Deals

Webtoon Expands Media Empire with Webtoon Studios, More Deals

Deadline reported that Webtoon, the world's most successful digital comic publisher, is expanding with a newly launched production division, Webtoon Studios. The new production arm will pair up the publisher's massive library of titles and creators with entertainment platforms, including film, television, interactive entertainment, licensing, and merchandising. "Today marks a huge step for Webtoon," CEO […]

Tapas Announces Annual Inksgiving Event for November

Tapas Announces Annual Inksgiving Event for November

Digital comics publishing platform Tapas, the home of diverse online comics as Sarah’s Scribbles, Fangs, Ghostblade, and Silent Horror, announced Inksgiving, a special event for Thanksgiving.[caption id="attachment_1292894" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tapas Inksgiving, key art from Tapas[/caption]In November, Tapas will celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with their 3rd annual Tapas Presents Inksgiving event beginning Friday, November[...]

Jujutsu Kaiden: Viz Unlocks First 7 Chapters of Manga Online for Free

Jujutsu Kaiden: Viz Unlocks First 7 Chapters of Manga Online for Free

Viz Media announced a new Jujutsu Kaisen special event by unlocking the manga series' first seven chapters free to read on the Shonen Jump website and app for a week starting October 2nd in order for fans to get ready for the brand new anime premiering in the same month. As the official synopsis reads: […]

Yen Press Launches New That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Manga

Yen Press Launches New That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Manga

Yen Press has launched a new manga series, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Vol. 1: The Ways of the Monster Nation. The new manga series is a spinoff from the That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime light novel, which has been one of Yen's biggest hits that also spawned a hit anime […]

UK Drop 20% VAT Sales Tax On Digital Comics Will ComiXology Follow

UK Drop 20% VAT Sales Tax On Digital Comics, Will ComiXology Follow?

It happened in the week after Amazon-owned ComiXology decided to stop subsidising the cost of UK and European digital comics by a) making the exchange rate closer to what it actually was, b) not absorbing the cost of sales taxes and c) adding something on top to make up for all the money they had[...]

Yen Press to Release Fruits Basket Spinoff Manga Digitally

Yen Press to Release "Fruits Basket" Spinoff Manga Digitally

As Season 2 of the hugely popular Fruits Basket anime premieres, Yen Press announced that it will publish new Fruits Basket manga content on digital platforms. New chapters of the spinoff series Fruits Basket: The Three Musketeers and Fruits Basket Another will be released around the same time as their Japanese release. Series creator Natsuki […]

AWA Studios Premieres New Science Fiction Comedy Comic ET-ER

AWA Studios Premieres New Science Fiction Comedy Comic "ET-ER"

AWA Studios, the upstart new publisher on the block with an impressive pedigree of editors and creators, launched a new comic series this week. ET-ER is a Science Fiction comedy series about a hospital with a secret Emergency department that treats aliens in medical distress. The first issue is written by Jeff McComsey, drawn by […]

Von Allans Wolfs Head Hits ComiXology

Von Allan's Wolf's Head Hits ComiXology

Wolf's Head, the ongoing comic book series by Ottawa comic book creator Von Allan, has finally come to digital comics platform ComiXology Allan revealed the news in a press release, marking an expansion for the book to a worldwide audience The first issue is available now, with the next nine to become available when processed. ‘Wolf’s[...]

All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

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[...]

Marvel Unlimited Adds Classic Spider-Man and Silver Surfer in April

Marvel Unlimited Adds Classic Spider-Man and Silver Surfer in April

Marvel Comics has revealed the recently-digitized classic comics are coming to their Marvel Unlimited digital binge-reading subscription service. Ten issues of Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man, are hitting Marvel Unlimited in April. Marvel is also adding ten issues of the 1987 Silver Surfer series to the service. Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #32-41, will be […]

Jonathan Hickman Comics Featured in Latest Humble Bundle

Jonathan Hickman Comics Featured in Latest Humble Bundle

Superstar comic book writer Jonathan Hickman is the mastermind behind 2019's relaunch of the X-Men at Marvel. Hickman's House of X and Powers of X changed the trajectory of the X-books for the foreseeable future, bring the franchise back to prominence after years of neglect. If you've ever read any of his tweets or interviews, […]

The Dawn of X Finally Comes to Marvel Unlimited in April

The Dawn of X Finally Comes to Marvel Unlimited in April

If you haven't subscribed to Marvel's binge-reading digital comics service, it's hard to say no to all of that for just $9.99 a month Party like it's 2019 with Marvel Unlimited's April offerings Check out the press release and the lineup of the newest comics hitting the service below.[caption id="attachment_1191092" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover to[...]

Heres the Third Digital Wave of Dynamite Free First Issues

Here's the Third Digital Wave of Dynamite Free First Issues

A new round of free Dynamite first issues hits the web this week. An industry-wide shutdown has halted most comic book publishing in the direct market, though collections continue to be published in bookstores and comic book retailers that remain open. The entire industry, and its community of fans, however, are stuck in a state […]