Marvel Offers Digital Extras for Comic Book Fans

Next month, Marvel Comics will release a new application to add content enhanced with augmented reality to some of its comic books. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fans hope Marvel comic book improves Native representation

Native American comic book fans hope a new Marvel anthology by Native artists and writers will jump-start authentic representation in mainstream superhero fare Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-08-29 15:14:44 UTC ]
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Marvel joins Madefire's digital comic book collection

Madefire's digital comic book platform is a good way to spice up stories that you may have read countless times, but its catalog has always had a conspicuous gap: namely, there were no Marvel comics. That ends today. Madefire has added Marvel to its... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel Unlimited Offers Digital Comics Access for 99 Cents

In a reprise of a similar promotion at last year’s SXSW Interactive, Marvel is marking its appearance at the annual tech festival with an introductory offer of 99 cents for a month’s access to Marvel Unlimited, its e-comics subscription service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ka-Pow! Marvel Opens Massive Comic Book Images Archive And API To Fans, Developers

The home of Captain America, Spider-Man, and many other beloved comic book heroes is setting them loose on the world. Hulk fans: happy.What's the sound of 8,000 beloved comic book characters storming the globe? We're about to find out.Read Full Story     Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How One Afro-Latina Comic Book Artist Is Changing The Marvel Universe

Natacha Bustos didn't see Black or brown characters in the comic books she read growing up. Now, she's the one creating powerful superheroes like "Moon Girl" in hopes of inspiring young girls of color. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-28 12:49:38 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books Offering Extra Discount to Indies

Effective immediately, Chronicle Books is giving indie retailers an extra 5% discount and 90-day dating on its standard 10-unit minimum. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man W... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-03 00:25:00 UTC ]
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'Captain Marvel': Will Brie Larson's superhero go higher, further, faster than comic book storyline?

Carol Danvers did not have any superpowers when she made her Marvel Comics debut, but she was always meant to be a star. She’ll soon be seen soaring on the big screen in “Captain Marvel,” out March 8, as the first female superhero to headline her own movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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9 sports books that offer something for every fan

Whether an exhaustive new profile of Babe Ruth, the reflections of basketball great Bob Cousy, or a retrospective of the heyday of women’s bike racing, there’s plenty to choose from in this grab bag of books. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Best of Stan Lee’s Marvel Comic Books

From the first hundred issues of Fantastic Four to the genesis of the Incredible Hulk, these comics define some of the very best of Stan Lee's canon. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazing Marvel comic book covers from the Golden Age of Stan Lee

Lee created or co-created a stable of superhero characters that drove the comics industry for decades and continues to drive Hollywood profits today. To celebrate the life and work of Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics pioneer who passed away at the age of 95 today, we rounded up some classic covers... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Fans, New Books: Change Comes to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Comic-Con featured the usual mobs of fans searching for movie and TV stars but the show also reflects ongoing change in the fan community, and publishers are presenting a broader selection of titles aimed at women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The comic book fan, the auction plan, and the 1.9m Lego Batman

An oversized action hero is on the hunt for a new home after being deemed too large for his current living quarters. Continue reading at Stuff

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Marvel fires artist Ardian Syaf over religious references in X-Men comic book

Marvel sacks X-Men artist Ardian Syaf after he hid religious references in a current issue of the comic. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic book publishers dismiss Marvel exec's comments as 'rubbish'

Comic book publishers have slammed the recent comments made by a Marvel executive who blamed the inclusion of more diverse and female characters for its declining sales as “ill-judged” and “a load of rubbish”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Filipino Superman fan undergoes 26 surgeries to look like the comic book character

Filipino man Herbert Chavez, who calls himself Superman's biggest fan, has already undergone 26 painful plastic surgery procedures to transform his Asian face into a carbon copy of his idol. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel Expands Exclusive Digital Comics Agreement With Amazon

Amazon's domination of digital comics distribution continues with Marvel's new deal to sell single issues through Kindle.Last April, Amazon took steps to own the comic book industry's digital transition by purchasing comiXology, the leading platform for buying and reading digital comics. Today... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For TV shows based on books or comics, fans are a mixed blessing

During a recent talk show chat, "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams revealed she had listened to fans' online opinions when crafting her scrappy Arya Stark character, originally written as a left-handed swordswoman in George R.R. Martin's book series. "The fans are so die-hard; they're... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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