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Old 07-06-15, 11:09 AM
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Re: Digital Comic Book Discussion and Deals (Comixology, etc)

Marvel Monday is once again on X-Men: Age of Apocalypse; 51 singles at $.99 each.
https://www.comixology.com/X-Men-Age...Sale/page/7299

Archie celebration sale ends 7/13/15, 50% off six collections and 183 singles with code ARCHIE.
https://www.comixology.com/Archie-Ce...Sale/page/7298

Several new foreign language sales.
https://www.comixology.com/comics-sale

New freebie.
https://www.comixology.com/Image-Exp...l-comic/250389
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Originally Posted by Undeadcow
It's odd that Comixology would run a promo code sale on a series that seems to have been abandoned digitally. There are at least 2 digitally unpublished issues that have long had print editions.
Well crap. I didn't notice that and just bought it thinking that there were only 4 issues.

From looking at Wikipedia, it looks like the last issue was released in 2007 and they have two more issues to do to finish the series. They claimed the issues would be out in 2015, but so far there's been no sign of them.

Maybe they'll release 5 & 6 digitally when (if) 7 & 8 get released?
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Old 07-07-15, 06:50 AM
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The San Diego Comic Con sales have begun! This time of year typically ends up having lots of Twitter and podcast freebies, so keep your eyes and ears open.

From Skybound, ending 7/12/15, comes this huge lineup of $.99 singles and heavily discounted collections:
25 free first issues
165 The Walking Dead items
142 Invincible items
130 other Skybound items
https://www.comixology.com/Skybound-Sale/page/7296

A collection sale from DC, ending 7/13/15, 26 collections at up to 80% off.
https://www.comixology.com/DC-Events-Sale/page/7312

Dark Horse also having a SDCC sale ending 7/13/15, 23 books at roughly 62% off.
https://www.comixology.com/Dark-Horse-SDCC-Sale

Newish set of bundles from Viz on sale; the Dragonball bundles include a book that is exclusive to the bundles (curse you Viz!).
https://www.comixology.com/Viz-Bundl...Sale/list/7327
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Re: Digital Comic Book Discussion and Deals (Comixology, etc)

It sucks that Skybound is giving away the first issue of each Witch Doctor series, but isn't putting the rest of the issues on sale.
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Originally Posted by majorjoe23
It sucks that Skybound is giving away the first issue of each Witch Doctor series, but isn't putting the rest of the issues on sale.
It was on sale at least once in the past. If you're patient I'm sure it will be again.
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There is also a 'SDCC Skybound Sampler' collection including many of the freebies in one item - https://www.comixology.com/SDCC-Skyb...al-comic/27531
Originally Posted by majorjoe23
It sucks that Skybound is giving away the first issue of each Witch Doctor series, but isn't putting the rest of the issues on sale.
That does seem odd; I'm hoping for a Wolf-man sale soon myself.

Fingers crossed for another SDCC Comixology Submit bundle this year.

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Dark Horse also having a SDCC sale ending 7/13/15, 23 books at roughly 62% off.
https://www.comixology.com/Dark-Horse-SDCC-Sale
Now seemingly ALL the Dark Horse collections on Comixology are 50% off; it's unclear how long.

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I'm pretty sure they're all on sale in the dark horse app too. How odd. Now I'm conflicted.
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Originally Posted by fujishig
I'm pretty sure they're all on sale in the dark horse app too. How odd. Now I'm conflicted.
Seems easy to me on Dark Horse stuff. Once a year everything they make is a minimum of 60% off on their app/website. No reason to even consider buying their stuff any other time or any other place.
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Originally Posted by fujishig
I'm pretty sure they're all on sale in the dark horse app too. How odd. Now I'm conflicted.
Not just collections apparently, but almost everything is priced like in an annual sale. I wonder if there is a promo code floating around....
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Seems easy to me on Dark Horse stuff. Once a year everything they make is a minimum of 60% off on their app/website. No reason to even consider buying their stuff any other time or any other place.
And minutes later I contradict myself and buy stuff on Dark Horse.
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Sequential gets into the summer sale bandwagon with over 350 collections at 50-90% off.
http://www.sequential.cc

Dark Horse has an as-of-yet unannounced sale on nearly everything. Prices are pretty much the annual sale prices, with non-current singles at $1 and $5 collections. Not sure if there are any discount codes.
https://digital.darkhorse.com/browse/

Huge Marvel sale at Comixology on Infinity singles at $.99 and twenty new collections at a steeply discounted $5 each.
Infinity main event - 24 singles
Infinity tie-in issues - 31 singles
https://www.comixology.com/Infinity-...Sale/page/7360

That Comixology Dark Horse sale I posted yesterday has expanded with 64 additional collections at 40-50% off.
https://www.comixology.com/Dark-Hors...Sale/page/7297
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Originally Posted by Trevor
Not just collections apparently, but almost everything is priced like in an annual sale. I wonder if there is a promo code floating around....

And minutes later I contradict myself and buy stuff on Dark Horse.
Ha! You really do have a problem, Trevor...

And so, apparently do I. I just swore off of DC singles in another thread and am still tempted by stuff like the Doomed trade at a deep discount even though I suspect it's crap, and it collects issues from a crossover so I'll never keep track of it. At least it's not singles.

This is like the fourth time it's been on sale, but is Infinity any good?
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It's cool that Dark Horse Digital discounts their bundles when they have 50% off sales, which makes them the best deal around (usually ~60% without any coupons); i.e. Colder v2 trade is $7.99 (@50% off) on Comixology but the same singles bundled on DHD are $4 - it almost seems passive aggressive.
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...is Infinity any good?
I enjoyed Infinity as a superhero space opera but it is a bit of a mess because Hickman crams in two subplots but really only focuses on one until the last third suddenly veers into a different half-developed subplot. To fully enjoy Infinity you'd probably want to read all the earlier Hickman Avengers issues. Mild spoilers:
Spoiler:
Thanos is mostly teaser with disappointingly limited focus while Hickman obsesses over his surreal "builders" arc to the point of feeling tedious, it's good sci fi but not at all what you'd expect from some of the cover art and marketing focusing on Thanos which is also such a missed opportunity. The premise is a lot more interesting than the execution or conclusion; a novel event but held back by pacing problems.


Most of the Infinity tie-ins are not essential especially Avengers Assemble and Captain Marvel, which are unintentionally comical in directly rehashing the main event script again and again.

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New Mad Max comic is out. Max is in Gas Town looking for parts to rebuild the Interceptor. This one looks to be part 1 of 2 in the storyline.
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I promise to never buy these, but digital variant covers are now a thing.
https://www.comixology.com/SDCC-2015-Variants/page/7301

New French language freebie collection.
https://www.comixology.com/Koma-Vol-...l-comic/209860

The Dark Horse sale was officially announced; 50% off everything in their digital sale. As always, the single issue bundles are your best value. Sale ends Sunday.
https://digital.darkhorse.com

Get a month of Marvel Unlimited for a penny until 7/20/15.
http://marvel.com/penny

Podcast freebie this week is the really neat sounding book Silver #1 with code SILVERPOD.
https://www.comixology.com/Silver-1/digital-comic/39985
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Originally Posted by Trevor
I promise to never buy these, but digital variant covers are now a thing.
https://www.comixology.com/SDCC-2015-Variants/page/7301
This may be the dumbest thing I've ever heard of.
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Originally Posted by fujishig
This may be the dumbest thing I've ever heard of.
I'm sorry. I'll go ahead and buy them.
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New Humble Bundle on Tales from India has lots of new and forthcoming Grant Morrison.
https://www.humblebundle.com/grantmorrison
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I'm just going to treat the digital variants how I treated physical variants: If I like one more than the main cover, I'll buy it instead.
I'm not going to buy up all the variants in a "gotta collect them all" type of thing. I always thought that was silly.
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I'm sorry. I'll go ahead and buy them.
Man you really do have a problem, Trevor...
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I have the Doomed HC, but for $5 for the digital I bit on the deal...great price for a $40 HC, and I can now throw the HC on the huge pile of New 52 Books I will be selling.
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I have the Doomed HC, but for $5 for the digital I bit on the deal...great price for a $40 HC, and I can now throw the HC on the huge pile of New 52 Books I will be selling.
So is it any good?

About the variant covers: from what I've seen, they usually include all the variant covers in the digital issues themselves, which is why this limited time thing seems odd; can you really make a digital item you don't really own some kind of collectible?
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Originally Posted by fujishig
So is it any good?

About the variant covers: from what I've seen, they usually include all the variant covers in the digital issues themselves, which is why this limited time thing seems odd; can you really make a digital item you don't really own some kind of collectible?
Unfortunately, I have no idea, seeing as how I can now read the digital version at my convenience, and immediately sell the HC. It is a sizeable collection of comics, so it may take awhile to read the sucker from cover to cover. I thought Doomed was considered one of, if not the best event crossover story to come out of the Superman family of books over the past couple years.

I think it is a steal at $5 even if you go into the event blind with no idea of whether or not folks though it was decent, or another event in a long string of New 52 Superman event stories that fell flat.
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New SDCC Comixology sale on some books from Humanoids. Nine different $5.99 books for $.99 each. Anyone ever read these titles?
Cape Horn
Sanctum
Screaming Planet
https://www.comixology.com/Humanoids...Sale/list/7436

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