Comic book conventions have become big, bloated masses of multimedia entertainment. Movies, books, television, video games and every other form of mass media entertainment overshadow the comic books for which the conventions are named. This past weekend, the folks at Reedpop, who run the New York Comic Con in October, put on Special Edition NYC, a stripped down show that was exclusively about comic books.
After last week’s article about Comic Book Readers, my friend Stugots thought it was interesting that there were these different apps that would allow him to read comic books on his iPod Touch, but until now had only used the Marvel Comics app. He wanted to know if it was possible to upload comics to [...]
With the higher resolutions and better screens with our portable devices, the visual mediums have become more prevalent. Comic books are a century old medium of storytelling that tells stories of mythology, history, and of course spandex. While Marvel and DC dominate the comic book market, they don’t control the digital market yet.