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?
Continue reading “Comixology Unlimited Review! Is It Worth It? What Should You Read?”
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?”
It’s clearer than ever that tablets are the perfect digital comic book reading option. There’s also no doubt that digital comics services like Comixology and Marvel Unlimited have made it easier than ever to obtain vast resources of digital comics.
What’s less clear is what type of tablet or e-reader you should consider for your comics consumption. Do you invest in a sleek 10 inch tablet? What about a mini tablet to save a few dollars? Could you stick to a laptop or desktop? And what about non-Apple or Android options like Kindle, Nook, or Windows Surface? Continue reading “The Best Tablets For Reading Comics: 2017 Edition!”
I spend a lot of time talking about the wonders and tribulations of Marvel Unlimited, but a reader question reminded me this week that Marvel’s app game is potentially confusing. On one hand you have the official Marvel Comics app, and on the other you have Marvel Unlimited. What’s the difference between the two? How do they interact? And how could these two apps synchronize in the future to completely revolutionaize and monopolize the digital comics landscape? Continue reading “Question of the Week: What’s the Difference Between the Marvel Comics App and Marvel Unlimited?”
Important Update – 2/23/13 – Since writing this post, Marvel has introduced a new Beta Reader that makes reading MDCU comics on iOS a concern of the past. If you want to learn more about that option (which again, is still in Beta and not necessarily available to everyone yet), I’ve written about it here and here. Otherwise, all of the following how-to is good as gold. Continue reading “How To Read Flash-Based Marvel Digital Comics On Your iPhone or iPad”