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Now that's finally coming to pass.
This Wednesday, readers from anywhere in the world with a 2000 ad pdf collection connection will be able to purchase "AD" and download it from direct links at http: It begin in and hasn't stopped publication at any point in the last 30 years, even in spite of changing owners and parent companies several times.
It introduced seminal comic characters like the ultra-fascist future cop Judge Dredd, the pagan barbarian warrior-king Slaine, the genetically-engineered supersoldier Rogue Trooper, the mutant bounty hunter Strontium Dog, to name but a few 2000 ad pdf collection the hundreds of characters that have passed through the magazine's pages.
While 2000 ad pdf collection comics readers may not be familiar with the characters, they would at least know about the creators - virtually every British comics creator of any significance in the last 30 years has worked for "AD" early in their careers: Even John Byrne drew a Judge Dredd story in the s.
A deal with DC Comics to publish and distribute graphic novel collections had not been as successful as hoped and the rights reverted to the owners of the magazine, the computer games company Rebellion.
The magazine itself, along with its spin-off sister publications "Judge Dredd Magazine" and "AD Extreme Edition," the latter reprinting entire arcs or rare and classic stories from the archives, are currently available from Diamond Distributors, but "AD" has become something of a cult or almost alternate comic in an already overcrowded marketplace.
2000 ad pdf collection this Wednesday, December 19th, the magazine will be available as a digital download for a lower price than the print edition, a week after the release of the print edition in shops in the United Kingdom. What prompted the decision to launch a digital edition of the comic?
Dementer said it was servicing their overseas readership better. Clickwheel, being a leading provider of webcomics for Apple products like the iPhone and the iPod, has been well-placed to develop the interface and software needed to develop the best version of a downloadable edition. The stories have a snarky, more cynical attitude towards 2000 ad pdf collection and authority that has shaped the views of at least one whole generation of readers sincewho learned the joys of questioning authority from the comic.
The stories have always been harder, darker, nastier and snarkier, more fearless in its social commentary than American comics, and that makes it uniquely British. With sales of the comic, and comics in general, lower now than before, there was now a need to reiterate 2000 ad pdf collection "AD" brand.
Fortunately, there has been a great deal of goodwill towards the comic and its characters because of their long history in the cultural landscape.
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The magazine still 2000 ad pdf collection a hardcore readership that buys it every week, and the spinoffs and graphic novel collections continue to sell well. Part of the comic's success has to be its status as a cultural fetish object, a part 2000 ad pdf collection the readers' lifestyle.
The digital edition is aimed at overseas readers who might otherwise have trouble getting a hold of the comics. There is a lot of great stuff coming out of 'AD' right now, but distribution channels are what they are and it's just not that easy for some people that we know would love the comic to get their hands on it.
Now anyone with a computer can get his or her copy anytime, anywhere. Some readers are even scanning and storing the entire runs on DVDs.
Wendt said that they were well aware of the internet piracy taking place, but unlike Marvel or DC, they see no real point in issuing legal writs and cease-and-desist orders to torrent sites, since uploaders will only go to 2000 ad pdf collection sites to post the comics.
With things like this, if you can't stop it completely you need to find ways to turn it around and make it work for you. He does not feel that offering a downloadable edition of a book would cut into the sales of the print edition.
We know that for many fans that experience of holding something in their hands is irreplaceable, and those fans are equally as irreplaceable to us. The digital version of 'AD' is there to reach out to potential new 2000 ad pdf collection who may not be able to readily get the printed edition in their area or to younger readers who are used to getting the better part of their entertainment online.
I know retailers lose sleep at the notion of comics online, but we feel the fans currently enjoying 'AD' in print will continue to do so and moreover we expect that the influx of new readers the digital version reaches will result in some of them opting to read the comic in print, actually increasing 2000 ad pdf collection sales.
It will be followed by the release of the weekly editions with some bonus material, with additional campaigns to raise awareness of the comics.
There are also plans for further expansion, like offering older issues from the archive for sale as digital downloads, and downloadable editions of "Judge Dredd Magazine" and "AD Extreme Editions" 2000 ad pdf collection considered.
The price for the downloadable edition will be somewhat less than the cover price of 2000 ad pdf collection print edition, with various payment and subscription plans being finalized. The difference is our content is downloadable, so you actually purchase the file, whereas with DCU you're essentially renting it.
You can only view the comic at the DCU site and only with an active subscription.