March 1, 2013
Assembled, Zipped, Transferred And Downloaded: News From Digital
By Tom Spurgeon
* IDW and Monkeybrain will team up
to release some of the digital-forward titles in print form. My understanding is that this is non-exclusive and basically is a deal that the companies have taken to those creators and that there may well be other publishers that do print comics that have run on that site. At any rate, print publication is an important thing for a lot of digital efforts, and it should be interesting to see how this effort unfolds.
* just this morning -- or at least in the last 48 hours -- iVerse announced
a partnership with Viz Media focused on library patrons. I'm not all the way certain how that works, in that I'm not certain of the level of desire for that material from people that use libraries. Libraries are generally interested in the Viz material, that's for sure.
* the episodes for Strip Search
, the reality-style programming from the Penny Arcade
people, have begun their roll-out
* I love this headline
from Johanna Draper Carlson about inducements for participation at the Kodansha site.
* finally, here's more
from Robot 6
on Chris Onstad's hopes and plans for an Achewood
posted 5:00 am PST
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