Special Marvel Edition #16 featuring The Hands of Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu

How I Got Used to digital comics “Guided View” – and it’s all down to Shang Chi, Master of Kung Fu!

I was away on a long course for a full week recently, so began reading quite a lot of comics digitally again. US publisher Marvel had a large and outrageously priced sale recently and I picked up loads of old favourites. At 69p for a trade that can often be twenty odd quid in aContinue reading How I Got Used to digital comics “Guided View” – and it’s all down to Shang Chi, Master of Kung Fu!

Comics Clock Tower - Photo: Giuseppe Abbà. Web: vimeo.com/giuseppeabba

Lakes International Comic Art Festival: The ComiXology Clock Tower Line-Up!

The countdown to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival has begun and alongside some 70 creators as guests, there’s an amazing line-up of comics artist, writers publishers and more in the Comics Clock Tower – or rather, the ComiXology Clock Tower, thanks to sponsorship from the top digital comics distributor. This year’s exhibitors are: Iqbal Ali,Continue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival: The ComiXology Clock Tower Line-Up!

Tapastic Home Page - 2014

ICv2 delves into Digital Comic Subscriptions, asking if they’re gong “Netflix”

For a while in the late Aughts, the Apple iTunes Store model was the predominant way to buy digital content: individual items from an enormous catalog, priced to buy one at a time. Then along came Netflix, with unlimited access to a more curated selection for a monthly price that adds up to a fractionContinue reading ICv2 delves into Digital Comic Subscriptions, asking if they’re gong “Netflix”

ComiXology Logo 2016

ComiXology announced as another major sponsor for Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced a new sponsor for 2016 in comiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform. ComiXology will be supporting several activities at this year’s Festival (14th-16th October). Festivalgoers will be treated to free digital comics downloads featuring the work of some of the event’s guests. Full details will be announced nearer to theContinue reading ComiXology announced as another major sponsor for Lakes International Comic Art Festival

ComiXology Unlimited Launch Image

ComiXology Unlimited, Digital Comics Subscription Service, Launched in US

ComiXology, the digital comics platform that Amazon acquired in 2014, has announced the launch of ComiXology Unlimited, a Netflix/Amazon Prime-styled service offering access to thousands of titles from nearly a dozen comics publishers on a monthly subscription. Currently only available in the US, the new subscription service includes comics from Image, Dark Horse, IDW Publishing, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment,Continue reading ComiXology Unlimited, Digital Comics Subscription Service, Launched in US