Earlier this week, Scribd stealth released a “Comics Unlimited” wing to their Netflix for books subscription service. According to Scribd you can “Browse more than 10,000 comics and graphic novels from Marvel, IDW/Top Shelf, Valiant, and more.” It’s an exciting addition to the digital comics landscape, and as you’d expect, I have a lot of thoughts. [Read more…] about Scribd Unlimited Comics Review: Is It Worth It? What Are the Best Comics?
I can’t totally decide how embarrassed I should be by this, so I’ll just come out and say it: I’ve had the hardest time figuring out a good way to read comic book PDFs on my tablet. Ok, Ok, I hear you, my grandma’s calling and she’d like to offer some help with getting me on the internet, I get it. But when you rule out the tedious and time-consuming practice of manually loading PDF files onto a device, what’s the best way to read comic book PDFs (on the go) on your tablet? [Read more…] about How to Read Comic Book PDFs (Offline) on Your Tablet
In another effort to assert their dominance as a foreward-thinking, digitally savvy comic publisher, Image Comics recently announced Dropbox integration with their digital comics shop.
Here’s what that means for you and how you can quickly and easily connect your Dropbox comics to a free comic book reader on your tablet or smartphone. [Read more…] about How to Read Comics from Drop Box
Update: There is a more recent version of this post for deciding on a tablet for comics in 2016.
More often than not, decisions involving comic books don’t create too much financial stress. There are obvious exceptions (Nic Cage’s copy of Action Comics #1 comes to mind), but generally speaking a $2.99 (or, gasp!, $3.99) comic won’t break the bank.
This all gets thrown out the window when we start considering the device you want to use to read your digital comics. Do you stick to a laptop/desktop? Do you invest in a sleek 10 inch tablet? What about a mini tablet to save a few dollars? And what about the Kindle or Nook e-reader devices? What’s the best device for comic book reading? [Read more…] about What Tablet Device Should You Buy For Your Digital Comic Books?
When someone talks about digital comics now, they are very likely talking about digital comics as read through one specific reader: Comixology.
While it’s through Comixology that you’ll find the latest and greatest from Image, Marvel, and DC, there are plenty of instances where the app just won’t have what you’re looking for.
This is how I found Kobo. [Read more…] about Monday Morning Comic Rack: Why I’m Using Kobo for Digital Comic Reading