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Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology

Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology

By Chris Crum April 10, 2014

Amazon announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire digital comic company comiXology. The site lets you buy and/or subscribe to digital comic books. It also offers a free comics section. It’s not hard to see why Amazon would …

‘The Wolf Among Us’ Out Today on iOS ‘The Wolf Among Us’ Out Today on iOS

Telltale Games has announced that its latest adventure game, The Wolf Among Us, will be released for iOS devices today. The first episode of the game will be available on Apple’s App Store later today. The Wolf Among Us is …

‘The Witcher’ Comic Books Coming Early Next Year ‘The Witcher’ Comic Books Coming Early Next Year

Video game comic books are beginning to become quite the trend. Even unproven games such as Ryse: Son of Rome are getting their own comics before they are even released. Today, though, Dark Horse Comics announced one of the most …

James Spader Cast as Next ‘Avengers’ Villain James Spader Cast as Next ‘Avengers’ Villain

After the Joss Whedon-directed The Avengers proved a hit with audiences, all eyes have been focused on Marvel for details on what fans can expect from the next Avengers movie. At Comic-Con this year Whedon revealed the title for the …

New Star Wars Comic to Adapt Lucas’ First Draft New Star Wars Comic to Adapt Lucas’ First Draft

Many Star Wars fans would argue that the screenplays for the newest Star Wars movies could have used a few more drafts, but almost all of them would consider changes to the original Star Wars movie to be sacrilege. It’s …

Amazon Publishing Launches Jet City Comics Imprint Amazon Publishing Launches Jet City Comics Imprint

You’re never spoiled for choice when it comes to comic publishers, but it is pretty hard to compete on the level of DC and Marvel. Amazon thinks it has what it takes, however, with its new imprint. Amazon Publishing announced …

New Batman Mythology is Coming to Comics New Batman Mythology is Coming to Comics
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The Associated Press is reporting that Batman will be getting some new backstory in an upcoming story arc to be written by Scott Snyder. Though key elements of Bruce Wayne’s past will not be changed (his parents will still have …

Superman And Batman Come Together In New Comic Superman And Batman Come Together In New Comic

Superman and Batman have an interesting dynamic together that’s been explored numerous times in DC fiction over the years. One of the best examples was when Batman and Superman teamed up in World’s Finest to take down a partnership between …

Peter Parker Death Has Fans Divided Peter Parker Death Has Fans Divided
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Peter Parker, otherwise known as Spider-Man, dies in the latest issue of the long running comic series. It’s not too surprising either as both Marvel and DC have been killing off characters to only resurrect them in later reboots and …

Superman Planet Found: Krypton Pinpointed by NDT Superman Planet Found: Krypton Pinpointed by NDT
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Just weeks after his alter-ego Clark Kent quit the Daily Planet, Superman is getting help from a real-life astrophysicist to pinpoint the location of his home planet. In an Action Comics #14 story titled “Star Light, Star Bright,” famous astrophysicist …

Little Nemo Celebrated with a Google Doodle Little Nemo Celebrated with a Google Doodle
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Today, Google is treating us to a fantastic Doodle celebrating the 107th anniversary of famous American cartoonist Winsor McCay and his strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. McCay was born in 1869 (although this date is debated) in Spring Lake, Michigan. …

A Closer Look At The New Bill Gates Comic A Closer Look At The New Bill Gates Comic
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As recently reported, the new Bill Gates comic from Bluewater Productions is available. Having had a chance to peruse it, I can now offer you a closer look, in case you’ve yet to pick one up. The comic begins “sometime …

Science Proves (And Disproves) Spiderman Science Proves (And Disproves) Spiderman
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Everybody loves superheroes because it lets us suspend our disbelief and wonder – could that really happen? In most cases, the answer is unfortunately no. There’s no way we could accrue the disposable income and rock hard body to become …

Bill Gates Comic Hits Stores, Google Comic Coming Bill Gates Comic Hits Stores, Google Comic Coming

Bluewater Productions announced that its new Bill Gates comic, ““Bill Gates: Co-Founder of Microsoft,” is now available in stores and online. The description says: He has been called the sultan of software and the master of the modern PC. Follow …

Geek Mashups Make Puppies Go Awwww Geek Mashups Make Puppies Go Awwww

Mashups, versus, and what ifs are what drive the typical comic lovers conversations and arguments. But what happens when the mashups that you contemplate and argue about are so cute that you want to snuggle them to death? The odds …

What If Darth Vader Was A Good Father? What If Darth Vader Was A Good Father?
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Ever wish that George Lucas would go further into a what if scenario about Vader being a good father and not the deadbeat not there dad that he was? In his defense he didn’t really know that Luke and Leia …

$130 Check That Bought Superman Sells For $160,000 $130 Check That Bought Superman Sells For $160,000

On March 1, 1938 Detective Comics Inc. cut a check to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster for the amount of $412, which featured a $130 line item for the ownership and rights to Superman. Yes, that Superman. That historic check …