Vector 37: State of the digital comics

Vector 37: State of the digital comics

Jason Snell, of Macworld, PCWorld, TechHive, Greenbot, and The Incomparable joins Rene to talk about Apple — and other tech companies — as entertainment, Amazon's comiXology acquisition, Marvel Unlimited, and digital comics in general.

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Rene Ritchie

Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, Vector, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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Vector 37: State of the digital comics

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Marvel Unlimited has completely taken over my reading list since I can finally catch up on a bunch of their major storylines (House of M) and characters like Deadpool who got big after I stopped reading. When I was initially buying comics I stayed away from X-Men and a few of their titles since I wanted to read everything from the beginning and my paper route earnings didn't really make that feasible. The question that I've had about digital comics is around the concept of sharing since borrowing a couple of comics or trades was a way to get a taste without a major investment. I think leveraging the existing users of Marvel Unlimited and/or Comixology is the best way to expand the user base and enabling them to "share" either a couple of comics or part of a trade with someone else. It could even be a page count limit per month. Marvel Unlimited really needs to enable the user to save all the comics in a crossover event at once rather than adding every single issue manually. I'd also like to string together all the available comics of an entire event so it makes it easier to leap from title to title. Even just including the next issue in the event in the suggested comics list for the exit panel would be better than it is now.