Comic Books

Retina iPad mini: How good is it for comic book reading?

I don't know how big the intersection is between gadget nerds and comic book nerds, but based on how many questions we've gotten about how legible and enjoyable comics are on the new Retina iPad mini, I'm guessing it's pretty close to Galactus big. The iPad Air, thanks to its large, 9.7-inch 2048x1536 display, is currently undisputed king of the comic book tablets. The Retina iPad mini, however, includes just as many pixels, albeit crammed down into a 7.9-inch display. That works out to 264 pixels-per-inch (ppi) for the Air, and 326ppi for the mini. That means word bubbles are smaller, lettering is smaller - everything is smaller. But is it too small?

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Latest Marvel Unlimited update means more offline comic books for you!

Marvel has pushed out the "most requested app update yet" to their Marvel Unlimited comic book subscription service. That's no lie either, as a quick look at the changelog will tell you:

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Best iPad app for comic book reading: Comic Zeal

"If you already have comics in a digital format, Comic Zeal is simply the best way to read them on your iPad."

Comic Zeal is currently the best app for reading comics on your iPad. Whether you're a member of the mighty Marvel marauders, a dedicated DC-for-lifer, or someone who prefers the alternative and independent sequential art scene, if you already have your comics in a digital format -- especially if you bought those massive Marvel DVDs containing all the early issues of Avengers, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, X-Men, etc. in PDF -- Comic Zeal should be your go-to reader.

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