No tricks, gimmicks, or skill necessary for this contest, folks. Dark Horse was kind enough to give us 20 codes that will get you a free digital copy of “X” #1. “X” is a new ultra-violent series from the minds of Duane Swierczynski and Eric Nguyen that follows the brutal exploits of the titular vigilante hero (review here).
All you have to do is head to the comments section and write “X”. The first twenty people to do so will be rewarded with a free copy. READ MORE
Well that was quick. This was just previewed yesterday and the new comic from BKV and Marcos Martin is already available to download digitally for whatever price you are willing to pay in English, Spanish or Catalan through their site, Panel Syndicate. They recommend you pay 99 cents, but I leave generosity up to you. READ MORE
Alright so Image’s Black Kiss II is a really sexual book. There are disturbing images, questionable content matter, and full on, doggy-style screwing. Initially, the book was held by UK Customs due to the adult content of the book. “Black Kiss II” #1 sold out in the first week. Bleeding Cool reports that, unfortunately, UK fans won’t be getting any more of the dirty mag any time soon… or will they? READ MORE
Mark Waid has been writing in the comic industry for over 25 years, delivering some of the most memorable runs for major publishers. Waid recently announced that, while he loves working with print comics, he would be starting his own website, offering free original comics on a weekly basis. Waid and John Rogers launched their new site, Thrillbent, this week, and you can already read two digital comics, no matter what electronic platform you are using. Waid wrote, “Thrillbent was created because John Rogers and I believe strongly that comics can and will be a thriving mass medium in the digital age if–IF–they’re created for modern media devices and not exclusively for printed pamphlets that are overpriced, uninviting to new readers, and abominably distributed in only a relative handful of storefronts nationwide.” This is a bold move in an effort to gain new readers, and a huge step forward in the comics industry. Check out more details below. READ MORE
With the lament of Dark Horse Comics’ official digital comic app on the horizon, the publisher is offering their fans a way to not only get involved with the project, but rewarding them with free swag! Inside you can get all the details on the the publishers’ latest plans for bringing all of the most exciting stories in their catalog to readers fingertips worldwide, and how you can get in the running for a free iPad, 1 of 5 free digital comics, and a $100 Dark Horse Digital Store gift card! Read on for the skinny…