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CBeebies Mag Goes Digital, complementing print edition

BBC Worldwide Digital Entertainment & Games, in collaboration with Immediate Media, has launched a digital version of their best-selling weekly pre-school title, CBeebies Magazine, on the Apple Newsstand on iPhone and iPad, priced at £2.99.  A free five-page sample is available here on iTunes. Aimed at children aged 3 to 6 years old, this is the first pre-school magazine app ... Read More »

ROK Comics expands its audio comics range

ROK Comics digital audio comic title "Houdini Adventures"

ROK Comics has announced the expansion of its audio comics range, with Team M.O.B.I.L.E., Houdini now on sale for iPad, iPhone and Android devices – and many more titles in the works. All ROK Comics titles deliver great comic content, enhanced by a fully authored audio soundtrack and other features that only digital comics can fully exploit, including animation and, ... Read More »

2000AD available through the App Store

This won’t be announced until later in the week but 2000AD has popped up on Apple’s Newsstand app which is designed for newspapers and magazines. While you can buy digital progs, Megs and graphic novels through Clickwheel or the 2000AD shop, you do have to seek them out and this development makes the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic available on one of ... Read More »

Morris Heggie talks digital future for Beano, Dandy?

Phil Shrimpton, Beano and Dandy collector – as featured by BBC News Phil-Comics Auctions (www.phil-comics.com) is the brainchild of Brighton-based Phil Shrimpton who has a large collection of Beano and Dandy comics and started trading them through the website. The site was recently given a plug by BBC News, with Phil talking enthusiastically about the DC Thomson titles past and ... Read More »

David Lloyd’s Aces Weekly, digital comic – details announced

(Updated 4th August): Bambos Georgiou, the editor of David Lloyd‘s new digital comic, has been in touch with more news about the project featuring an amazing line up of creator-owned strips. “The on-line magazine is called Aces Weekly,” he reveals. “Creators contributing are David Lloyd, Kyle Baker, Mark Wheatley, JC Vaughn, John McCrea, Phil Hester, David Hitchcock, Steve Bissette, Dan ... Read More »

Digitally Infinity! Panel Nine releases iPad-based comics magazine

Digital graphic novel publisher Panel Nine has launched a free preview issue of INFINITY — a new magazine devoted to digital graphic novels and comics. The magazine contains a roundup of digital comics news, features and reviews delivered via Apple’s Newsstand service for the iPad, including a terrific interview with comic creator PJ Holden, talking at length about Murderdrome, the ... Read More »

Diamond launch digital comics service, linked to comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors and iVerse Media have partnered to create Diamond Digital, a unique initiative that lets your local comic book shop retailer sell digital comics and graphic novels for Apple and Android devices directly to you. Diamond and iVerse describe it as an easy way to purchase digital comics for your reading pleasure on the go and, at the ... Read More »

Egmont kick off digital Classic Comics titles with ‘Roy of the Rovers’

Roy of the Rovers 2012 - Come on England art

Egmont has launched its new digital Classic Comics imprint with four iBooks collecting some classic Roy of the Rovers stories. Egmont says it will be distributing a broad programme of iBooks and e-comics, and with a huge amount of comics material in its archive, the possibilities are broad given their ownership of material from titles such as Battle, Misty, Whizzer ... Read More »

STRIP Magazine price drop for digital edition

The digital edition of STRIP Issue 5will include alternate content tothe print edition STRIP Magazine fans waiting for the arrival of the print edition of Print Media’s adventure anthology – victim to ongoing import issues – may be interested to know that Issue 5 for iPad is being worked on now by ROK Comics and should be submited to Apple ... Read More »

David Lloyd to launch weekly creator-owned digital comic

An all new sequential art magazine will soon be available exclusively through on-line subscription and was devised by David Lloyd, co-creator of V For Vendetta. It will be published as an 18-page weekly and form into seven issue volumes. There will then be a break in publication before the next seven issue volume begins its weekly release. Contributors lined up ... Read More »

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