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Old November 24 2011, 09:34 PM   #181
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Re: Digital comics are they worth it ? disscussion and comments:

both comixology and digital dark horse you don't have to pay any kinda service fee at all. just sighn and start buying comics.

@ admiral young I was refering to pre-season 8 and before Idw got hold of angel.
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Old November 24 2011, 09:44 PM   #182
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I've come to love digital comics there cheaper and you don't have to by boxes or bags and boards.
Yeah, I mean that's what really sucks about collecting comics is the whole... collecting part.

I don't collect comics, I read them, so I'm with Timothy.
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Old November 25 2011, 01:25 AM   #183
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Well, I read them too. And when I'm done reading them I like to have them and keep them and collect them. Not have it "out there" somewhere in cyberspace where it's not really mine.
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Old November 25 2011, 01:44 AM   #184
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Hell, it's even hard to appreciate the artwork in something unless you're holding it in your hands. Would a full-page or two-page spread/splash page have the same impact on a small screen as opposed to a book you can actually hold.
It does for me. All I really need to be able to appreciate something visual is to see.
Then there's the whole issue of how assured are you of getting to "keep" your collection forever when it's only assessable from a server somewhere that may or not depend on a stream of money to maintain?

I buy a comic book for $4 it's mine forever. I buy a digital copy I only have it so long as I maintain my account at $5/month or whatever the rate is.
I'll admit, that is my one concern with comixology, but I don't see where it's really any worse than when I pay to go see a movie or rent something online.
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Old November 25 2011, 11:14 PM   #185
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DC have just released a load of graphic novels in the Amazon Kindle store (including Bat and Vertigo stuff) (I've also released my latest digital comic in the Amazon Kindle store, but I'm not as well known).

You don't get charged for having an Amazon account.
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Old November 30 2011, 04:30 AM   #186
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I buy a comic book for $4 it's mine forever. I buy a digital copy I only have it so long as I maintain my account at $5/month or whatever the rate is.
I'm not sure about other services, but Comixology does not charge any type of monthly fee and the app is free.

I do however understand the concept of wanting paper vs. a digital copy. I guess it all depends on how you define ownership. An analogy would be photos on your PC vs. having them in print in your hands. Which is "more" of an ownership? The answer largely depends on your perspective (I don't think there's a "right" way to feel about this, it's personal).
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Old November 30 2011, 04:46 AM   #187
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Does anyone know if they're going to be doing a digital version of Flash Gordon: Zeitgeist?
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Old November 30 2011, 05:50 PM   #188
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they just put it up it's under dynamit entertainment issue #1 is going for $.99.
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Old December 1 2011, 09:39 PM   #189
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Read the second issue of Batman: A Death in the Family today, and so far I'm still really enjoying the arc. My Rating: 8/10
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Old December 1 2011, 11:20 PM   #190
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well good news digital dark horse will be getting an andiod app soon and there comics wiil be coming out on same day release starting next week.
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Old December 4 2011, 11:40 PM   #191
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^ And Dark Horse will be doing same-day digital release at a lower price than physical copy price on day of release. This has gotten some shop owners so upset that they are pulling Dark Horse off their shelves completely.
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Old December 4 2011, 11:57 PM   #192
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wow that kinda sucks for phyiscal readers. but they got to realize there will be two types of customers one who love physical comics and books and who have the room and those who love to read comics and don't have the room to keep them. that's why I went digital. I still pick up a few physical comics because some of my companies have yet to get to the same day release ie dynamite entertainment with there warlord of mars series and it's spin off's and vertigo with american vampire.
other than that I went digital form.
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Old December 5 2011, 06:41 PM   #193
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Well there's no printing or shipping costs, so it should be cheaper digitally. Well done Dark Horse.
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Old December 5 2011, 06:48 PM   #194
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Well there's no printing or shipping costs, so it should be cheaper digitally. Well done Dark Horse.
totally, now if we can get some book publishers to lower there digital books that would be awesome.
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Old December 6 2011, 02:37 AM   #195
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^Actually, this whole Dark Horse pricing thing seems to be a false alarm...
Dark Horse retail partners and fans,
You may have been surprised by our recent announcement regarding digital pricing.

We apologize for the confusion and concern surrounding Dark Horse's recent announcement of simultaneous release in print and digital. We want to make it clear that nowhere in our announcement (see below) did we indicate that our same-day digital pricing would be less than that of our physical books. Due to some miscommunication, there has been widespread speculation based on our current pricing model.

To clarify: We have chosen to release all new single-issue comics digitally for the price of $2.99 for the first month, dropping to our standard digital pricing of $1.99 after that.

Dark Horse values our retail partners and is grateful for the twenty-five years of business we've done together. We have considered the retail community in all of our digital decisions and look at direct-market shops as crucial to our continued success. With that in mind, Dark Horse will make every effort to keep our comics retailers strong in a changing market.

We continue to value everyone who both buys and sells Dark Horse products, and thank you for your support. All of you are the reason we are here today.

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