2016 has been a big year for digital comic book apps, with Comixology making their long-awaited entrance, and more and more comic book readers realizing Hoopla may be the single best kept secret in comics libraries. Continue reading “Interview With PowFolio! Digital Comics App Exec David Campiti”
If I’m pro-anything it’s 1) Pro bacon 2) Pro Double Shot Arcade (legit unbeatable 4 foot game) 3) Pro competition in digital comic book libraries.
I’ve written for years now that the best thing that could ever happen to Marvel Unlimited is some comparable digital comics library service (*cough*DCUnlimited*cough*). It’s easy to exist with flaws in a vacuum, but some healthy competition can push you to improve the product in a way that benefits all comic book readers.
We’ve seen some strong steps in this direction in 2016 with Comixology Unlimited, and now for the first time I’ve started exploring Comic Blitz. Continue reading “Comic Blitz Review! Digital Comics Subscription Service Provides Necessary Competition”
Comixology shocked the comics world (and plenty of creators) this week with the announcement of Comixology Unlimited, the digital comics answer to Marvel Unlimited, Spotify, Netflix, and subscription library services.
The promise of a “Netflix for Comics,” spread across various publishers and genres has been the holy grail of digital comics readers about as long as I can remember (I have long-term memory issues). Is Comixology Unlimited the answer to all our comics bingeing prayers?
When I was a boy, we used to walk uphill, barefoot and naked even, right in the snow both ways (!) on our way to the local comic shop. For decades, you really had one option for comic book reading – You pull out your 35 cents (This was never my price, but price increases in the 70’s were outrageous!) and you get your floppy comic book. Continue reading “What’s The Best Service For “All You Can Eat” Digital Comics Today?”
My new favorite digital comic book app, Hoopla, added the entire Valiant Comics arsenal this week, offering yet another reason to check out the library-on-the-go. Continue reading “Hoopla Digital Library Adds Valiant Comics”