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Digital Comics Aren’t Phasing Out Paper Comic Books

Original image from Power Play

Have no fear the industry believes that digital comics are not going to phase our your beloved paper versions. They actually believe that digital comics can help paper sales. From providing back issues, convenience, and availability it gives new and old readers alike the ability to read their favorites even if they can't get to their local shop.

“People like to handle comic books. They like to read comic books,” said Adams, who's worked on Batman and Superman stories. “They like a stack of comic books in the bathroom or next to their bed. They like that.”
“People don’t really think about that,” Adams said of using digital comics as a way to catch up. “You don’t have to wait for the trade edition. You can read the trade edition on the Internet, and get a hard copy.”
And like the image above it can help the independent and self published companies who don't have the funding to complete with the two big dogs; Marvel and DC.

“It allows us to immediately put our stuff out without having to go to a Marvel or DC,” Ridlen said. “(Print and digital) can coexist hand in hand. It’s just a preference on what someone has.”

Read more: http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/jun/16/never-fear-digital-comics-arent-phasing-out-paper-/#ixzz2WO4ECKC4

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