148Apps 2013 wrAPP Up - the dynamic duo of Digital Comics and iOS

2013 has been a year of incredible to comics thanks to the overwhelming success of digital comics, and largely thanks to place that asked for their new home - the iPad.


Comic purists who like their comics bagged, boarded and boxed may disapprove, but there is no doubt that digital comics have revitalized the industry in recent years as more comic and more people embrace the platform on your tables. Some of the ways and reasons to go digital this year are shown below.

What better place to start that with the largest store of comics in iOS: Comixology.? With DC and Marvel titles (sharing content from their respective applications), Valiant, image and a plethora of indie publishers - thoughtful collections, frequent discounts and generous gifts are a great Avenue to discover new and lesser-known works. Digital format is also often the only way to read comics from discontinued or issues that they would cost a fortune to buy from online retailers.

20131220-155109.jpgComics have often been thought of as a perfect medium between literature and film, and technology view Comixology guided only reinforces this idea. Deliver the content in a frame by frame format not only allows reading in smaller devices, but actually builds suspense in contrast to the comic readers have previously experienced. Mostly because there is no opportunity to have a look sassy offal - surprise - page background panels.

20131220-155113.jpgComiXology introduces a lot of exclusive digital each week, and the most successful of these has been injustice; the version of weekly comic of the successful video game, at the low price of only $0.99 per item. Being directly appropriate for the ratio of the iPad screen and with some memorable moments, injustice has topped the lists of each week and no doubt will continue when it returns on 2014. In addition, Marvel launched infinite comics while that DC released DC2; with digital comics in another realm on the platform literally mixing frames in one another and bring a new sense of movement to the work of art. You really need to be seen to be appreciated. Some of the titles that take advantage of this technique include Wolverine: Japan-Most wanted, Batman 66', city of moth and Bunker.

The next stage in the evolution of the comic industry is ready, as DC and Marvel will soon release a series of digital comics featuring soundtracks that adapt to the speed of reading and serve to improve the environment for some segments. Arkham comics origins recently announced will even feature multiple options lines of history. With innovations like these, the way in which we read and comics of the experience will be even more immersive and personal.

20131220-160608.jpg20131220-160715.jpgMarvel launched its unlimited service earlier this year, effectively introducing the Netflix of digital comics. Signing up for a monthly or annual subscription, users get access to more than 50 years of espalda-catalogos - to new volumes of Marvel now!, as well as a host of collectibles, you candy and exclusive offers. For anyone wanting to research the history of your favorite Marvel character, unlimited service is the absolute best place to start.

2013 was a great year for fans of the comic, and it was largely thanks to the success of digital comics. With the comic printed with digital redemption codes, it seems that they are here to stay. The original iPod revolutionized the way they listened and had led to our music, iPhone revolutionized the way we use our phones, and now the iPad has done the same with how read, collect, and organize our comic books. For anyone in the guide about how to start your collection of comics, there is no better time than now.

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