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Role Reversal for Epic! and Andrews McMeel

  Epic, the digital reading platform and library for kids, is teaming up with Andrews McMeel Publishing, home to Big Nate and Calvin & Hobbes, to produce a line of children’s books. Under the new arrangement, AMP will publish print editions of Epic Originals digital books, a content line that Epic debuted in March.   […]

Posted on: Jun 6, 2019,  Section: Books, Children's Books, eBooks, Publishers, Universal Press, Web Sites, Comments: Comments Off on Role Reversal for Epic! and Andrews McMeel

Dan Collins is going to hell for the third time

Dan Collins has released his third e-book in the Cartoons That Will Send Me Straight To Hell series. His e-book business appears to be growing in the number of titles and distribution outlets. Dan tells me this latest book is selling in 14 different e-book sellers. Click the cover image below to go to Amazon […]

Posted on: Feb 19, 2015,  Section: Cartoons, eBooks, Comments: 1 Comment

Mark Parisi releases ‘Cartoons Your Cat Doesn’t Want You to See’ ebook

Off the Mark cartoonist Mark Parisi has a new eBook out perfectly themed for cat-lovers. The book is entitled Cartoons Your Cat Doesn’t Want You to See. Even if you’re not a cat-lover, Mark’s an ace cartoonist. From the book: Mark uses his zany sense of humor to illuminate the mysteries of the feline species […]

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014,  Section: Books, Comic strips, eBooks, Comments: 6 Comments

Universal Uclick to release Calvin and Hobbes ebook collections

Andrews McMeel Publishing and Universal Uclick have announced that they will be releasing for the first time three Calvin and Hobbes ebook collections. The ebook collections include The Essential Calvin and Hobbes, The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes, and The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes. All three will be available on November 12, 2013 for $12.99. The […]

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013,  Section: Books, Comic strips, eBooks, Comments: 7 Comments

Oyster Books seeks to do to books what Netflix did to movies

Having mixed thoughts about the announcement of this new service called Oyster which hopes to do to books what Netflix did to movies – a flat monthly fee for unlimited access to a vast collection of books. As a reader, this excites me as I spend more time in books these days than I do […]

Posted on: Sep 6, 2013,  Section: Books, eBooks, Comments: 1 Comment

Apple found guilty of ebook price fixing

This week a U.S. District Court has found that Apple Computer “facilitated a conspiracy” to fix ebook prices when it rolled out its iPad in 2010. From Time.com: ?The plaintiffs have shown that the publisher defendants conspired with each other to eliminate retail price competition in order to raise e-book prices, and that Apple played […]

Posted on: Jul 12, 2013,  Section: eBooks, Technology, Comments: Comments Off on Apple found guilty of ebook price fixing

DC Comics puts all comic books on Kindle, iBook and Nook stores

DC Comics has announced that it has put it’s entire line of comics on the three major ebook platforms: Kindle Store, iBookstore and the Nook Store. From the press release: “As e-readers and tablets continue to explode in popularity it’s important for us to offer consumers convenience and choice in how they download digital comics […]

Posted on: Nov 8, 2012,  Section: Books, Comic Books, eBooks, Comments: Comments Off on DC Comics puts all comic books on Kindle, iBook and Nook stores

Cartoonist Studio releases first three ebooks

The Cartoonist Studio has announced that its publishing arm Crazy Goat Publishing is three ebook graphic novels by Kory Merritt. Kory was the 2007 Locher Award winner and creator of The Lost Side of Suburbia of which these ebooks are from. The first ebook released is “Heckbender,” which features a child-eating monster. The second, “No […]

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012,  Section: eBooks, Graphic Novels, Comments: 3 Comments