Among all the various passions, it’s hard to think of any that have loyalists more passionate than comic book fans. And that’s exactly why the past decade or so has been a bit awkward. As all content has been shifting away from print variations, “comic books” seem ripe to also move beyond the “books” aspect and embrace online. That transition is exactly what Graphic.ly has been working on.
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With the advent of the iPad, the digital age of comics may finally be blossoming. The iPad as a reading device works best with visual media such as graphic novels and standard comic books. One of the best early apps on the iPad, for instance, is the Marvel Comics reader, which was developed by ComiXology, which also offers a general comics reader app for both the iPad and the iPhone with 1,700… → Read More
Will digital books will ever match printed ones for sheer reading pleasure? What about comic books and graphic novels? I think it depends on what device you are reading them. One of the most visually stunning apps on the iPad, for instance, is the Marvel Comics reader. You just swipe from page to page, and when you tap on a frame it becomes larger and moves forward. The swiping gives the comics… → Read More