If you are a big fan of comic books, you are probably familiar with ComiXology. The company allows you to purchase and download digital comic books rather than having to schlep down to the comic book store with the unwashed masses.
Founded in 2007, ComiXology has become a large part of the geek lifestyle and a major player in the comic book world. If you are a comic fans, it is part of your weekly reading. Now ComiXology is being acquired by Amazon.
David Gonzalez is a construction worker and home remodeler. He’s also one lucky guy. He was fixing up his newest home and found an issue of the extremely rare and valuable Action Comics #1 inside a wall.
If you’re really into comic books from Marvel, you may get excited at the thought of Marvel ReEvolution, even if details are still pretty sketchy. ReEvolution is Marvel’s new plan to combine traditional comic books and digital media into one seamless source of content for iPhones, iPads and other devices.
Looks like the Amazon Kindle Fire is already causing some controversy. Amazon recently made a deal with DC Comics to have 100 graphic novels released exclusively on the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet. That’s great news for the Kindle Fire, but not everyone is happy about it.
Redditor jwc1138 came up with an astonishing save the date for his wedding, using his spectacular drawing skills to integrate his and his fiancé’s face into the cover of a Spider-Man comic. Short of wearing a Spidey costume to the wedding, I think it’s the ultimate display of geekiness from an amazing comic book fan.
If there’s a reason why most things that come from Pixar are so geek-friendly, it’s probably because most of the people at Pixar are geeks. Take Angus MacLane. He was the Lead Animator on WALL-E, which was well received by most geeks for obvious reasons (robots).