Digital comic book startup Madefire has just closed a new $5.2 million round of funding, the company told VentureBeat today.
Digital comic book startup Narr8 is rolling out a new version of its storytelling platform for the iPhone today, the company revealed to VentureBeat.
Digital comic book startup ComiXology is partnering with one of the biggest publishers of children’s books, Scholastic, the startup announced yesterday at San Diego Comic-Con.
If you’re bummed out about missing all the new digital comic book news and discussion coming through the pipeline this weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, check out this comic series about the show.
Here are seven such companies that are turning the world of digital comics on its head.
Digital comics startup Madefire announced a new publisher partnership that will bring its motion book technology to a handful of independent and licensed comic book series today, including Star Trek, Transformers, and The Darkness.
Archie Comics is becoming the first comic book publisher to make digital versions of its comics available for free through a new monetization model. The deal with mobile ad firm Tapjoy will allow comic book makers to take advantage of the virtual goods model that has proven so lucrative for developers of mobile games.
Amazon Publishing is launching its own imprint for original digital comic books and graphic novels called Jet City Comics.
Digital comic book startup ComiXology is now offering its customers the ability to subscribe to monthly and bi-weekly comic series through its website, the company announced today.
In its first attempt to evolve the medium of comic books on tablets and smartphones, DC Entertainment has unveiled two new digital comic formats that require more than just passively flipping pages to finish a story.
Digital comic book startup ComiXology has removed 56 comic books from its iOS app store this past week because they contained content that didn’t meet Apple’s guidelines.
Loyal Marvel fans (aka True Believers) that prefer using Android tablets like the Nexus 7 or a Samsung Galaxy Tab have reason to be excited today, as the comic book publisher’s Marvel Unlimited digital comic book subscription service.
Along with the growing movement of people who like to read comics on tablets, there is an equally enthusiastic group that actually wants to make their own digital comics.
Yesterday, creator Brian K. Vaughn informed the world that issue #12 of his and Fiona Staples’ hit comic book series Saga was rejected by Apple due to explicit content and subsequently would not be available for sale within any of ComiXology’s iOS apps.
Meet Fully Dressed Superheroines, a posse that covers it up, looks comfortable enough to get any job done, and provides powerful role modeling for young girls without giving them body image complexes.
For South by Southwest, it’s kind of ridiculous that companies spent gobs of money on promotional materials, free booze, fancy parties, and advertising — and all of it was pretty much secondary to show-stealing meme kitty Grumpy Cat.
Digital comic book store ComiXology crashed today after Marvel announced its promotion to give away 700 books for free through the service, (and dispelling all rumors that Dr. Doom or Loki were responsible for the crash.)
Combining peanut butter and chocolate is as powerful a match as digital comic books and the iPad — especially when those comics are made by Marvel.
With its usage in the U.S. at an all-time high, digital comic book startup ComiXology announced plans to launch the service into Europe, the company tells VentureBeat.
If you read digital comics, the chances are pretty great that you prefer to do so on a particular device. For me its the iPad, and I rarely bother with anything else, even if I want to. But with the latest update to the ComiXology platform, that may change.
DC Comics has doubled its digital comics sales in 2012, with nearly a 200 percent increase compared to the same period last year, the company tells VentureBeat.
Digital comics startup ComiXology is adding popular children’s book series Diary of a Wimpy Kid to its digital store and releasing Wimpy Kid-branded app today.
Digital comic book reader Emanata just rolled out a new store within its iPad app, which allows independent creators to sell their work.
Editor’s Pick Ya know that beautifully drawn zombie comic you and your friends created that’s like, so much better than The Walking Dead, but failed to sell a single issue at the local comic book shop? ComiXology might be able to help.
Madefire, a startup focused on bringing digital comic books to a new level of storytelling, release a new iPhone app today along with some free comics from top notch creators.
With the large amount of time people spend of Facebook every month, it’s no wonder that publishers are gravitating towards the giant social network with Facebook apps featuring their content.
Marvel Entertainment’s new Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) super-hero game will be free to play, the company announced yesterday at a San Francisco event with game development partner Gazillion.