Madefire on Apple TV

Madefire comics part of Apple TV revamp, gets launch slot in new App Store

International computer giant Apple – the makers of iPads, iPones and more – has  just announced an App Store for its new Apple TV 4, and its launch partners not only include a lot of games, content readers and video viewers – but a Madefire app to bring comics to your screens… the only digital comicsContinue reading Madefire comics part of Apple TV revamp, gets launch slot in new App Store

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Amazon buys Comixology, what now for independent comic creators?

I’ve just seen the news that Amazon.com is acquiring comiXology, the US company that developed a cloud-based digital comics platform. In a statement, David Naggar, Amazon’s VP, content acquisition and independent publishing said “Amazon and comiXology share a passion for reinventing reading in a digital world. “We look forward to investing in the business, growing theContinue reading Amazon buys Comixology, what now for independent comic creators?

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 GreatestContinue reading 2000AD available through the App Store

Beano, Dandy go digital via Apple’s ‘Newsstand’

DC Thomson have announced The Dandy and The Beano have just gone digital through Apple’s recently-launched Newsstand service, with The Beano currently in the Top Ten in the service’s charts First published in 1937 and 1938 respectively, the two national comic institutions join Commando in the App store, all delivering digital, enhanced versions of theContinue reading Beano, Dandy go digital via Apple’s ‘Newsstand’

iPads to order in UK, but which Comic Reader is best?

The prices and release date details for the most hyped and anticipated gadget this year, the Apple iPad, which features a number of digital comic products were announced for the UK this week. The device has been much touted as an ideal comic reader and, indeed, Apple itself is promoting the device as a comicsContinue reading iPads to order in UK, but which Comic Reader is best?