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  • May 19, 2011
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A reminder that e-reading doesn’t just encompass prose: Although one commenter points out it’s actually been on-line for two years now, the Comics Beat blog (and BoingBoing) just noticed that the entire 6500+ page collection of Wendy and Richard Pini’s ElfQuest comic book series is posted online for free reading. Published beginning in 1978, ElfQuest…

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  • May 18, 2011
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ComiXology and Archaia Entertainment announced today that Days Missing, Archaia’s latest title, is now available through comiXology. Days Missing tells the story of hidden pages from history, where a being named The Steward has shaped the course of human development through his interactions and interference with mankind.  The Steward’s powers of time and intellect have…

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  • May 17, 2011
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Dan & Tom Heyerman, the artists behind the webcomic Pants are Over Rated, thought it would be fun to show their take of what a grown up Calvin would look like. Calvin is 30 something, and he’s married to Susie Derkins. They have a daughter named Bacon. In the first strip, Bacon has a nightmare…

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  • July 15, 2010
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The next reader off the rank in the four-reader death match, is the touchscreen tablet big-daddy: the iPad. After my initial excited unboxing of the Apple tablet, and then a few sync dramas (I imported the US version) that maaaay have been my own dopey fault, I’ve now had a couple of months of use…

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  • June 4, 2010
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via eBookNewser WOWIO, a website with digital media content and eBooks, has a lot of big news today. The site raised $1.7 million in private financing and is acquiring WEvolt, a social networking platform that brings together book creators and fans. On WEvolt, artists can create profiles to share and raise money for their work….

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  • May 28, 2010
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Whoa. Never having been to an Apple launch before – yeah, so shoot me – I wasn’t quite prepared for today’s shenanigans at my local Apple store. Here in Brisbane, Australia, I went down to my local shopping centre (Westfield Chermside, if that means anything to you) and found about 500 people queued outside the…

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  • May 23, 2010
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Getting excited yet? The iPad goes on sale on Friday, and some of those who pre-ordered early have already received an email telling them that their baby has already shipped (although in the US that didn’t bring an early delivery). [UPDATE] Direct from the “Uh, DUH!” Department, The Australian is “reporting” that the iPad and…

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  • April 28, 2010
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via TechCrunch by Erick Schonfeld 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…