Outrage Against Amazon’s Handling of comiXology

By: Nicole D’Andria Remember when Amazon acquired comiXology (the most popular online digital comic book store) and I said I was optimistic about it? Yeah, this is why I’m always cautiously optimistic. Apparently, to avoid paying any transaction fees to Google or Apple, Amazon has changed the comiXology app. In the recent update, many users were upset to find out that you can no longer buy comic books using the iOS app. Instead, you must buy comics using the website and they will sync to the app when it’s opened.…

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Amazon Acquires comiXology

By: Nicole D’Andria The website comiXology, considered your number one stop for digital comics, with 50,000 comics from major publishers like Marvel and DC Comics and others, has just been purchased by Amazon. For those who haven’t heard about the “little” company known as Amazon, they sell physical books and e-books, owns AbeBooks (a search engine and payment platform for used-book stores around the world), they have a games division in Seattle, a TV and movie studio in LA and have a Kindle Publishing program—to name just a few of…

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