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Public libraries and schools exceed half a billion digital book loans in 2021

CLEVELAND, January 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As the pandemic lingered in 2021, librarians and educators enabled readers around the world to borrow 506 million ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines, a 16% increase from to 2020. By emphasizing equity of access to books for all, libraries have achieved all-time record circulation while reducing the average cost […]

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Best digital comics app for kids

The Avengers had their Endgame. The Flash, Arrow, and DC Super Hero Girls have completed their current seasons. Do not be afraid, true believer! Comics and graphic novels transport your children’s favorite heroes on new adventures! Unfortunately, not all of them are suitable for young readers. But we have found the best digital kids cartoon […]

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Black Sands Publishing launches the Digital Comics app

Black Sands Entertainment, an African American-owned publisher and media company focused on content for African American consumers, launched the Black Sands Publishing app, a digital comic book platform, over the week -end of May 1st. The BSP comic book app was built on the business model, gaming features, and vertical scrolling display of app-based digital […]

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Everything you need to know about digital comics

Comics. If you are of a certain age, you might remember their ubiquity, as they were sold in supermarkets, bodegas and newsstands. If you’re a little younger you might remember comics like those periodicals that exist in dedicated stores or as paperbacks in Barnes & Noble. Sadly, neither comic book stores nor Barnes & Noble […]

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Tapas sees big payouts for digital comics

Digital comics delivered through mobile devices are starting to make significant creative and commercial strides. Last year, Webtoon, owned by Korean tech giant Line, saw dramatic growth in user numbers and revenue, thanks to large investments to attract new customers. It was no coincidence: Tapas, a small American mobile comic book startup, also announced impressive […]

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DC Universe Infinite digital comic service launches this week

DC’s subscription-based digital comic service DC Universe Infinite will launch on Thursday, January 21, and DC has revealed many details, including an extensive comic book library from DCU, Vertigo, Black Label and Milestone Media libraries. The service was announced in September to replace the DC Universe streaming platform, which is shutting down as its shows […]

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What is Comixology? Everything you need to know about Amazon’s digital comics platform

ComiXology is a leading digital distributor of Amazon-owned comics, graphic novels, and manga. JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP via Getty Images ComiXology is a cloud-based digital comics distributor featuring over 75,000 comics from major publishers like DC, Marvel, Image, BOOM, IDW, and more. ComiXology offers a two-tier subscription model, including a free option and an unlimited tier costing […]

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What is ComiXology? Amazon’s digital comics platform, explained

ComiXology is a cloud-based digital comic book distributor featuring over 75,000 comics from major publishers such as DC, Marvel, Image, BOOM, IDW, and more. ComiXology offers a two-tier subscription model, including a free option and an unlimited tier at $ 5.99 per month after a 60-day trial. You can read comics through ComiXology on multiple […]

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Free BOGO Digital Comics: Avengers, Star Wars, more

ComiXology closes the week with a purchase, a, a free sale on select Marvel digital graphic novels. Everything here will become a permanent part of your library, with a collection of readings from the Avengers universe as well as Star Wars titles and more. You can dive into the whole listing here to shop on […]

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GlobalComix Launches Digital Comics Subscription and SuperFan Program

Just in time to deliver holiday gifts, GlobalComix is ​​launching a digital comic book subscription, GlobalComix Gold, and a SuperFan program to delight fans of indie comics, graphic novels and manga. With GlobalComix Gold, subscribers have unlimited access to all the comics, graphic novels, and manga they can consume for $ 7.99 per month while […]

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Bibliotheca Cloud Library receives tons of digital comics

The biblieca cloud-based library system is very popular and they just announced a partnership with LibraryPass which provides unlimited and simultaneous access to ComicPlus’ entire catalog of over 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels and manga. The two-pronged agreement includes a distribution agreement that makes ComicsPlus immediately available to library customers through the stand-alone LibraryPass app, […]

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DC Universe moves to an all-digital comic book platform – Cinelinx

After much speculation, Warner Bros. formalized it. All of the original DC shows will transition to HBO Max as DC Universe transforms into a full comic book service. If you’re wondering what’s going on with DC Universe after the launch of HBO Max, which seems like the best place to stream all original series… you […]

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All digital comics released this week by mainstream publishers

| All of the major comic book publishers have released digital comic book versions of new titles this week because they are still unable to publish them in print. There are exceptions for Archie’s General Market titles, collections already sold in the Book Market, and original graphic novels such as DC’s Alt-Hero released today. Small […]

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Digital coronavirus comics will suffer the same fate as print, but should they?

When theaters across the country closed, studios began to figure out which films to postpone and which films to release digitally early. It may not be the best medicine, but it is the only one available. But what about comics? Recently, Diamond Comics distributors halted weekly shipments. Now that comic book companies must postpone printed […]

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Dark Horse won’t release new digital comics next week

| With Diamond shutting down and no comic book shipping to local comic book stores, even the ones that are still open, next week, the world is waiting to see what will happen in the first week without new comics. As the direct market is poised to suffer, one question remains unanswered: what about publishers? […]

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9 comixology tips for mastering digital comics

Amazon-owned, New York-based Comixology burst onto the scene in 2007 with an innovative idea: to bring digital comics to mobile devices. Comixology isn’t the only company making the move, but it has become the most successful, with thousands of American comics, manga, paperbacks, and graphic novels available for purchase. In fact, Comixology even serves as […]

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Comixology celebrates DC through the ages with inexpensive digital comics!

Add these DC classics and collections to your digital library now with these great deals from Comixology! welcome to Daily deals, our ongoing review of the best deals and offers for CBR fans to get the most bang for their buck when it comes to comics, collectibles, electronics, apparel, and anything else we find that […]

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Digital comics only represent 9% in North America

Digital comics are easy to buy, but they have not been accepted by Canadian and American readers. Only 9% of comic book sales are sold through Amazon-owned comiXology and other distribution channels and only generated $ 100 million in 2019. 90% of physical comics are sold in bookstores and stores in comics. ICv2 estimated the […]

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The Hidden Cost of Marvel’s Incredibly Cheap Digital Comic Book Sales

Marvel Comics launched a new digital comic book sale yesterday, one that sees around 300 graphic novels discounted to 99 cents each on Comixology and the Amazon Kindle store. It’s pretty much the best deal fans are likely to find these days. But while the prospect of being able to buy critically acclaimed books like […]

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DC is moving its digital comics library to the Madefire app, including today’s new titles

| Madefire publishes and distributes digital comics with a focus on their Motion Book technology. They just announced a deal with DC Comics for a major expansion of the service, bringing tens of thousands of back catalog DC comics to the platform and agreeing that new and regularly updated titles from DC will appear. . […]

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Scribd removes thousands of digital comics from its ecosystem

Scribd no longer offers digital comics on its platform and has removed over a thousand single issues and graphic novels. The company found it economically unfeasible to pay the significant royalties for every comic book read, and decided to simply suspend the service, rather than try to keep it running. The following statement was released […]

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The best way to read your digital comics

Comic shops, wherever you are. Photo: Stephen R. Clark The days are getting shorter, September is fast approaching and you are still behind on your summer reading. Our free time is suddenly so much more valuable, so tablets are a great way to take a virtual library with us wherever we go. Comics, graphic novels […]

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Amazon’s ComiXology aims to revive digital comics market with ‘unlimited’ plan

Titles from some of the most popular comic series and creators are part of the new subscription plan.… [+] Image via Amazon/Comixology. If you enjoy watching comic book-themed TV series like AMC’s The Walking Dead Where Wynonna Earp thanks to subscription video services, there’s now a comparable way to get acquainted with the comics themselves […]

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In the age of digital comics, we are all comic book fans

With the Age of Ultron A box office-ripping Marvel movie, it’s easy to forget that the comics weren’t always easy to get to or well-regarded. Modern comics have come a long way. Gone are the days when it was considered an anomaly to see someone reading a comic in the subway, in a park or […]

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Digital Comics, Digital Payments

In theory, digital distribution should make the process of selling self-published comics easier. In many ways, he did. Creator KC Green, best known for his comic gun show, recalled the auction of sketchbooks on eBay and original pages on Etsy. At first, he didn’t factor in the cost and effort of shipping physical copies. “I […]

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Amazon buys digital comics retailer Comixology

Comixology, the leading digital comic book distributor, set up a camera to record fan impressions of its comic book reader app and store at Comic-Con in San Diego in 2012. Seth Rosenblatt/CBS Amazon.com is getting into comics in a big way as the mega-retailer on Thursday announced plans to buy a digital comic book reader […]

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DC sells digital comics through Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble

In a move that could give the small but growing digital comics business a boost, DC Comics has signed deals to sell comics through online stores owned by Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Previously, comic book readers could only purchase digital copies of the issues to read on tablets or other digital devices through […]