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After 75 years, The Dandy comic published for last time, digital only from now on

After 75 years, The Dandy comic published for last time, digital only from now on

By 4 December 2012

Exactly 75 years to the day it first hit newsstands, the print edition of famed British comic The Dandy has bowed out with its last ever issue. The 3,610th issue is packed with strips featuring 75 of the title's most memorable characters and a pull-out... >>

The Dandy digital edition pictures and hands-on

The Dandy digital edition pictures and hands-on

By 4 December 2012

The Dandy is dead. Long live The Dandy. Although it has called an end to the print edition of the 75-year-old kids' comic, publisher DC Thompson has shown that it's willing to embrace the digital age. While The Dandy will no longer be found in newsagents... >>

DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year

DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year

By 8 November 2012

Comic book publisher DC Comics has announced deals with the three major digital book retailers, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple, to add its monthly titles to their stores. Although the brand already has a healthy library of eBook versions of its graphic... >>

Steve Jobs tribute comic now available on... Android

Steve Jobs tribute comic now available on... Android

By 4 November 2011

A comic book dedicated to the life Steve Jobs has now been released digitally, and is available on Android as well as iOS devices. The Bluewater Productions publication, Steve Jobs: Co-founder of Apple, can be downloaded through Comixology's Comics application... >>

Artists use Apple Macs, writers use PCs

Artists use Apple Macs, writers use PCs

By 12 October 2011

Mike Carey, the British comic book author behind American titles The Unwritten, X-Men: Legacy and the superb Lucifer series, has revealed to Pocket-lint that, in his trade at least, a majority of artists use Macs, while writers use PCs. Speaking exclusively... >>

Cut the Rope set for digital comic series

Cut the Rope set for digital comic series

By 21 July 2011

Cut the Rope, the highly addictive sweet and rope based smartphone game, is set to get its own digital comic book adaptation, based on lead character Om Nom. ZeptoLab, the apps' designers, have signed a licensing agreement with Ape Entertainment that... >>

New TV Wonder Woman Adrianne Palicki revealed in costume

New TV Wonder Woman Adrianne Palicki revealed in costume

By 21 March 2011

A picture of the star of NBC's reboot of Wonder Woman, Adrianne Palicki, in full costume has been gifted to the world, and while it retains some of the characteristics from the original TV series outfit, there are distinct alterations - most likely for... >>

Become a comic book star with Apple gaming

Become a comic book star with Apple gaming

By 16 August 2010

Apple has filed for an interesting patent that would see the Cupertino based giant introduce a comic book style history of your gaming endeavours. The patent application contains the following paragraph: "In accordance with one disclosed embodiment, data... >>

Wallace & Gromit iPhone comic a success

Wallace & Gromit iPhone comic a success

By 23 December 2009

Wallace & Gromit are the latest to report success via Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch, with good news for their "Wallace & Gromit 1: The W Files" e-comic. In celebration of the duo's 20th anniversary the first ever digital comic had been... >>

PSP gets digital comic store in the US

PSP gets digital comic store in the US

By 17 December 2009

Hot on the heels of Sony Computer Entertainment announcing that PS Home is getting Sodium One, the company has also announced that its handheld console, the PSP, is getting a digital comicbook store. It'll be population with content from several leading... >>


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