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Preview: Tally Marks #1

Tally Marks #1

Writer/Artist: Natalie Nourigat
Price: $0.99
Pages: 30
Rating: all ages

Natalie “Tally” Nourigat is drawing her way through Europe. These comics collect the highlights from her travel sketchbooks, including caricatures of everyday people, environment studies, sketches from her imagination, and short comics. This first issue includes travel sketches from Brooklyn, the French countryside, and Florence. Don’t miss Tally’s impressions of Brooklyn skaters, Michelangelo’s David, geriatric beach-goers, and giant French slugs.

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It’s new comic day tomorrow! Stick around here to find out what’s coming out, plus San Diego Comic-Con news continues!

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Bleeding Cool – Ms Marvel #1 Has Sold More In Digital Than In Print Form – There’s more than just the two mentioned here.

Forbes – Comic Con Fans Are Ready For Some Female Superheroes – An interesting read.

 

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Talking Comics – Faction #1

SDCC 2014: Sam Wilson Spreads His Wings in the All-New Captain America: Fear Him Infinite Comic

This October, ahead of the highly anticipated new series All-New Captain America, get your first taste of Sam Wilson as the new Sentinel of Liberty in All-New Captain America: Fear Him, the groundbreaking new 6-issue Infinite Comic series specially designed for mobile devices! Bridging the gap between Sam taking up the shield in Captain America #25 to the debut of his new series in November, this genre-defining Infinite Comic chronicles Sam Wilson’s first high-flying adventure as Captain America! Fan-favorite scribe Dennis Hopeless and rising star artist Szymon Kudranski craft an all-new adventure that will define Sam Wilson’s new patriotic role and the man he will become!

In an interview with Marvel.com Hopeless said:“

We’ll mostly be dealing with the psychological implications of picking up the shield. Sam has to figure out what kind of Captain America he wants to be and what parts of his own personality he can bring to the role.

ALL-NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA: FEAR HIM INFINITE COMIC
Written by DENNIS HOPELESS
Art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
On Sale in October!

SDCC 2014: DRM-Free at ComiXology

comixology small imageToday during their panel at San Diego Comic-Con, comiXology unveiled a new DRM-free backup feature that allows customers to download and store copies of their books.

The first wave of participating publishers making their books available as DRM-free backups include Image Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, Zenescope Entertainment, MonkeyBrain Comics, Thrillbent, and Top Shelf Productions. In addition, creators and publishers that are self-publishing through comiXology Submit are now able to choose to make their books available with a DRM-free backup.

To obtain the DRM-free backups of their books, customers can go to the “My Books” section of comixology.com on their desktop computers and click the button that appears next to their books. Books and series from participating publishers will be available for backup starting today. Backups are available in high definition PDF and CBZ.

Customers will continue to enjoy all of their purchases – whether available as a DRM-free backup or not – on the comiXology platform in comiXology’s exclusive cinematic Guided View reading experience, anytime and anywhere.

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Preview: Heartbreakers #4

Heartbreakers #4

Writers: Script: Anina Bennett; story: Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan
Artist: Paul Guinan
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Price: $0.99
Pages: 10
Rating: 15+

Therese Sorenson and her clones have been hiding out on Jupiter’s moon Ganymede for a few years, undetected. But a chance encounter at a trading post in the Asteroid Belt leads to the discovery of the Heartbreakers’ secret base.

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100 books for 10 Bucks from comiXology Submit

comixology small imageComiXology is celebrating their 5-year anniversary of delivering digital comics to fans across the globe by offering 100 books from their comiXology Submit self-publishing program for just 10 bucks U.S. — a savings of 94% off the cover price.

Debuting at San Diego Comic-Con in 2009, comiXology’s digital comics platform offers over 50,000 books from more than 75 publishers, providing the widest selection of digital comics in the world.

The comiXology Submit self-publishing platform allows independent creators and cartoonists to upload at no cost their comic books and graphic novels for sale on comiXology.

Creators and cartoonists interested in submitting works can visit http://submit.comixology.com.

Comic book and graphic novel fans interested in discovering works by independent creators and cartoonists on comiXology are invited to visit http://www.comixology.com/submit.

Pay 99 Cents to Read 15,000 Marvel Comics Online

SDCCMU99C_shareableMarvel might be physically at San Diego Comic-Con, but it doesn’t mean the comic publisher has forgotten about the folks who can’t make the show. For the next week, Marvel is allowing folks to purchase a month’s worth of access to their Marvel Unlimited digital service for 99 cents.

Use the promo code SDCC14 and you’ll get a month’s access to 15,000 comics for less than a dollar.

The comics can be viewed on PC and Mac, as well as iOS and Android devices through a Marvel Unlimited app. Readers can download up to 12 comics at a time for offline reading. Newer comics tend to be added to the Unlimited archive after 6 months, so you’re not getting the latest releases. But for a dollar, there’s more than enough to read.

Typically, a subscription to the Marvel Unlimited service costs $69 a year or $9.99 a month.

Skybound and Humble Bundle’s Walking Dead Package

humble bundle walking deadHumble Bundle actually has two comic packages running today. Earlier we posted about the IDW/Transformers one, but Skybound is also in on the action with a package packed with comics from The Walking Dead and a few of their other series like Ghosted and Invincible.

Humble Bundle works by having individuals pledge whatever amount they want, split between various things. In this case it’s Humble Bundle, Skybound, and three different charities, Penny Harvest, Rett Syndrome Research Trust, and Indie Cade Foundation. You can give it all to one, just a few, or split among them all.

This has some interesting tiers too. If you pledge $40, you get a t-shirt, and volume 20 of The Walking Dead. For $65, you get a limited edition Negan figure.

This is a great way to get all kinds of cool stuff, and support a charity!

Preview: The Fallen #3

The Fallen #3

Writer: Alex De-Gruchy
Artist: Michael Montenat
Colorist: Ron Riley
Letterer: Dave Acosta
Price: $0.99
Pages: 18
Rating: 17+

The group of murderous supervillains leaving a bloody trail across California meet the flying man who has been watching them and others. There will be more death to come.

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Valiant Entertainment and Visionbooks Partner for Animated Digital Comic Books

visionbooksVisionbooks has announced a new partnership agreement with award-winning comic book publisher, Valiant Entertainment. Launching today with the release of X-O Manowar #1-4 on the Visionbooks app, relive the best-selling first story arc of Valiant’s alien-armored Visigoth hero as realized by Visionbooks’ groundbreaking digital animation process.

Visionbooks transforms two-dimensional comic books into a digital animation experience. By combining traditional comics with cutting-edge technology, Visionbooks creates dimensional action like explosions, smoke, weather, character conflicts and action, all within static comic panels.

From New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti and Eisner Award-winning artist Cary Nord, X-O Manowar is the acclaimed series that relaunched Valiant’s publishing line in 2012 to critical and commercial success.

You can check out the first issue totally free of charge right now.

In addition to Valiant Entertainment, Visionbooks’ current partnerships include: Asylum Press, Arcana, Real Interface Studios, A.P.N.G. Enterprises, Vanquish Interactive, Pavesio and Cavalletto.

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