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The Big List Of Digital And Mobile Comic Websites

BY: Nick Defina November 10, 2010 Digital Comics, Mobile Comics
The Big List Of Digital And Mobile Comic Websites

The comic book industry over the course of time has gone through many transitions. Those transitions have helped readers access more of their favorite comic books and graphic novels. Many people fail to realize that Digital Comics have been with us for quite sometime in one form or another.

Here’s a brief history lesson about Digital Comics to start off with:

“The first digital comic was Shatter, written by Peter Gillis and illustrated on the computer by Mike Saenz. Shatter appeared simultaneously as a one-shot special and as a backup feature in First Comics’ Jon Sable title in 1985. It was published in its own 14 issue series from 1985-1986. Shatter was serialized in the British computer magazine Big K from the March 1985 issue.

Shatter was initially drawn on a first-generation Mac using a mouse and printed on a dot-matrix printer. It was then photographed like a piece of traditionally drawn black and white comic art, and the color separations were applied in the traditional manner. Shatter artist Mike Saenz went on to create Iron Man: Crash, the first digital graphic novel in 1988.”

Mobile Comics are a new form of Digital Comics which provide quick access to your comic book library on the go. With mobile devices things have become more interactive with your books, interactive transitions, page flipping, and even videos have been incorporated to give you that unique experience.

Desktop Comics or Digital Comics have evolved as well with platforms providing unique player experiences and viewers. Digital Comics have also come to adapt through Adobe Air Applications, PDF formats and CBZ formats which are some of the most popular.

These days there are a lot of places where you can buy or get Digital Comics for free. I have created Big List below of all the good websites have found so far where you can start building your Digital Comics Collection.

Digital Comics For Your Desktop

Before viewing comics on your desktop you will need some software. These Comic readers accept PDF, CBZ and Zip files we recommend the following programs to help you achieve the best viewing experience for your desktop.

Adobe Reader


Comic Rack

Here are some of the best platforms where you can purchase or find great free Digital Comics for your desktops and laptops. is a place for all people that, like us, love the art and story telling that lives within the pages of a comic book or graphic novel, and enjoy nothing more than sharing that enthusiasm with their friends. It’s available as an Adobe Air Application.

WOWIO opened on the web in 2006 as an eBook destination for readers with the goal of making eBooks available to as many readers as possible, including copyrighted works from leading publishers. Our continually expanding library of titles includes over 35 eBook categories, from comics to classics. Ebooks are available in PDF format/Ebook.

Myebook aims to revolutionize the way we create, publish and share ebook content online. Built on a feature-rich social platform, complete with powerful, browser-based, builder software, and a slick reader environment, there’s never been an easier way for anyone and everyone to ‘get it out there’. Comics are provided through a Flash flipping book experience.

Scribd is the world’s largest social reading and publishing company. We’ve made it easy to share and discover entertaining, informative and original written content across the web and mobile devices. Our vision is to liberate the written word, to connect people with the information and ideas that matter most to them. Comics are available in a PDF format.

My Digital Comics
MyDigitalComics’ groundbreaking association with online print retailers Discount Comic Book Service (DCBS) and InStockTrades also allows fans an immediate opportunity to buy print versions of their titles at a price point sure to excite readers! Comics are available in a PDF format.

Drive thru Comics is a digital comic’s retailer that offers a broad range of comics for fans to download. Many publishers offer a free download of a comic, too! Comics are available in a PDF format.

Literate Machine
Literate Machine is a community for the creators and fans of digital comic books, e-books, magazines, artworks and other digital media. Literate Machine is useful for distribution of free digital products, sales of commercial digital products, and promotion of other products. Comics are available in a PDF format.

Eagle One Media
Comics available to you in a matter of moments wherever you are in the world! Legally download and own the content! PREVIEW the first couple of pages of each comic for FREE! Purchase at a fraction of the cost of printed published versions and no worries about shipping! As little as 99¢ in easy to use PDF formats that simply utilizes Adobe Reader to navigate.

Issuu is the leading digital publishing platform delivering exceptional reading experiences of magazines, catalogs, and newspapers. Comics available online as a Flash flipping book experience.

Amazon Kindle
Is an e-book reader. More precisely, it is a software, hardware and network platform developed by (subsidiary Lab126) for the rendering and displaying of e-books and other digital media. Comics are available in Kindle format.

Long Box Digital Comics
Up and Coming platform that aims to break all barriers of digital comics proving to be the ITunes of Comic book apps. Coming soon!

If you know of any other Digital Comic websites that we haven’t mentioned please don’t hesitate to comment below and we will update the post with your inclusion.

With new smart phones being released monthly and new applications being released daily for those smart phones it can be hard at times to keep track of your applications and all of your comic books. Here’s a great list of comic book applications that are compatible with Android, Windows Mobile and Apple OS.

Mobile Comics For Your Smartphone or Tablet is a place for all people that, like us, love the art and story telling that lives within the pages of a comic book or graphic novel, and enjoy nothing more than sharing that enthusiasm with their friends. Available on the iPhone OS and soon be on Android and Windows 7.

Iverse Comics
iVerse Comics is a digital comic company that produces digital long form comic books for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Available on the iPhone OS and soon on Android.

Since 2007 comiXology has been developing the technological infrastructure to bring comics into the digital mainstream and expose new audiences to the rich history and culture of the industry. Through partnerships with top comic book publishers (Marvel, DC and 35+ independent publishers), their own mobile and web apps, hosting over 4000 digital titles, comiXology has become a leader in comic book proliferation. Available on the iPhone OS.

Robot Comics
Robot Comics publishes and produces mobile comics for hand-helds such as Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch, Google’s Android, Nintendo DSi and Amazon’s Kindle. We offer titles specifically designed and formatted to be read on e-devices.

Introducing Panelfly, the new standard in mobile comics for the iPhone and iPod Touch platforms. Panelfly is an all encompassing comic resource, offering users an inline mobile store, complete library functionality, sequential panel navigation, bookmarking capabilities, and a unique page index menu. Available on the iPhone OS

Go Comics
Is also connected with Uclick providing a variety of titles from many different publishers a great manga section as well for more information visit

Providing a vast amount of different titles for purchase. They currently have 2 books in the top 20 paid books section.

Madcap Studios
Digital Comics by Madcap Studios brings Comic Books to life in a way never before possible! Unlike other apps, Digital Comics is not a simple image viewer. It was built as a Comic Reader from the ground up, with innovative features like automated viewing that make reading Comic Books better and easier than ever. Available on the iPhone OS

Ave Comics

They have developed a reader that works on various smartphones (iPhone, Android, Windows7, BlackBerry…), tablets (iPad, Android, Win7…), portable consoles (PSP, Nintendo DS…) and also for desktop viewing.

*Just Added*

PlayStation Digital Comics
PlayStation Network digital comics is available for all PSP models by downloading the latest firmware (6.20) and selecting the ‘Digital Comics’ icon under the ‘Extras’ column on PSP’s XMB menu. .

Digital Comics has helped the comic book industry grow. Not only has it reached the current generation of comic book readers but the new generation of kids on their cell phones and smart phone devices. People have access to comic books at their fingertips like never before. New technology and platforms are popping up every couple of months. In a years time this list may double. Having more comics accessible in more places is a great thing. We are going through a major evolution in comics and I think it is just the beginning.

If you know of any other mobile comic outlets please don’t hesitate to comment below and we will update the post with your inclusion.

About the author

Nick Defina wrote 58 articles on this blog.

Nick Defina is the President and co-founder of Septagon Studios Inc. (est. 2003) and Work In Comics (est. 2009) Has an undying passion for comics since the age of 7. He has grown with a diverse background and knowledge of the industry. He’s a self taught webdesign enthusiast and social network addict. He contributes to both the Work In Comics Blog and Septagon Studios Comic Blog. His focus has always been independent comics and small press publishing.


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