Is Subscription the Future for Digital Comics?

The subscription model is changing how consumers get music, movies and TV shows, and now a number of services are trying the model on digital comics. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Comics to Launch Digital Subscription Service

DC Universe, an online subscription service that will offer access to live action films, animation, digital comics, and merchandise, will go live in the fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What Scribd’s Growing Pains Mean for the Future of Digital Content Subscription Models

Netflix earned more than $5 billion in 2014. No wonder companies want to be “the Netflix of” other kinds of digital media — ebooks, magazines, music.   That’s not easy to pull off when you don’t ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Solutions Industry: Then, Now and the Future: Digital Solutions in India 2015

Over the last decade, publishers have seen many external factors impacting their business models. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Comic-Con 2013: A look at past comic books and a glimpse of the genre's future (+video)

Gerard Jones, author of 'Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book,' explains the origins of comic books, the hardships they went through, and where they are apt to go next.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows from the 1980s and 90s. Under the agreement license ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Zestworld Launches Digital Comics Venture with $9 Million in Funding

Zestworld announced it has raised $9.37 million in new funding to create a digital comics publishing and distribution platform for a newly assembled stable of veteran popular comics creators. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ventris says digital iteration of LBF is a sound investment for the future

Having assumed the reins at London Book Fair during one of the most testing times in its history, Andy Ventris is under no illusions as to the size of the challenge that lies ahead for the fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Sands Publishing Launches Digital Comics App

The new Black Sands Publishing digital comics app is the latest move by a Black-owned publishing venture that has used social media and crowdfunding platforms to sell its books and to raise more than $1 million over the last year to fund its plans for growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tapas Sees Big Gains for Digital Comics

Digital comics delivered via mobile devices are attracting impressive traffic and generating revenue for artists and publishers. Tapas, a small U.S.-based mobile comics startup, reported impressive recent growth, and announced plans to partner with traditional print publishers like Scholastic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Does DC Have a Future in Comics?

Early in 2020 DC parted ways with longtime DC universe copublisher Dan DiDio. That turned out to be the first act of a major housecleaning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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After Digital Conferences, Booksellers See Hybrid Future

Following the recent slate of virtual regional bookseller conferences, both organizers and participants anticipate that in-person gatherings will make a return someday and will be part of a hybrid model that includes enhanced virtual programming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DC to Launch DC Universe Infinite Comics Subscription Service

DC Comics announced that DC Universe, a video on demand streaming service offering DC films, TV shows, comics, and online community, will be transformed into a digital comics subscription service in January 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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When Experience Counts: How Bustle Digital Group Is Future-Proofing Its Business

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When Experience Counts: How Bustle Digital Group Is Future-Proofing Its Business

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Vortex247 Showcases African Digital Comics

Vortex247, a Lagos, Nigeria-based African-centric digital comics platform, is developing the next generation of talent and content aimed at the African continent’s rapidly-expanding mobile-digital consumer base. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wednesday is usually New Comic Book Day but, with everyone on lockdown due to coronavirus, this week’s selection was a little light. The main distributor, Diamond, ceased shipments both to and from its warehouse — a seemingly logical move given that... Continue reading at Engadget

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Digital Subscription Is Booming in Sweden. Is It Sustainable?

Publisher revenues from digital subscription services surged 36.2% last year over the year prior. But can the trend last? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Media India: Google Highlights Data, Subscription Products for Publishers

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