Tag Archives: comics

SEAM digitizes Philippine comic books

(12 January 2017) SEAM (Southeast Asia Materials Project) has digitized two Philippine comic book titles from the mid-20th century, Espesyal Komiks (Oct. 1952 – Mar. 1961) and Pilipino Komiks (Dec. 1949 – Dec. 1962). Many of the comics in these two Tagalog-language publications were produced by Francisco Coching (1919-1998). One of the most influential comic […]


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Public libraries leverage Boopsie mobile app to reach young community members

(24 November 2015, Sunnyvale, CA)  Boopsie, Inc., the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, today reported the impressive effect that integration of its digital comics and graphic novels subscription can have on circulation and usage of the resources that are popular with readers of all ages. The last 10 years have seen an explosion […]


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Alexander Street Press adds 50 series of EC Comics

(27 May 2014, Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street Press has entered into an agreement with EC Comics to add more than 50 key series—a total of 400 issues—from the celebrated publisher into the recently launched online collection Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: Volume II. “EC’s amazing line of horror, crime, fantasy, and romance […]


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The very best book, comics, and manga apps: Top 23 picks

(19 March 2014)  The OEDb website has updated its most popular post and added a section with its favorite Comic Books and Manga apps. OEDb has picked the best of the best in reading apps. These are the ones with the largest libraries, best features, and the most bang for your buck. Check them out […]


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Independent comics archives explode at Alexander Street Press

(4 December 2013, Alexandria, VA)  Hundreds of thousands of pages of underground and independent comics are now available from Alexander Street Press with the launch of the digital collection Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: Volume II. The second volume expands on the coverage of the celebrated first edition, which won the 2011 […]


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