The debate over paper and digital comics has mostly died down over time. People either do or don’t but they don’t really talk about it.
Digital vs. Paper is still a touchy subject for some. Hell it’s still a matter or versus rather than options. Dark Horse and Dark Horse Digital are still selling and producing and profiting from the same Baltimore or Conan comics regardless of how you buy them.
I don’t know about you but it’s not super easy for me to get to a comic shop when I want to. And, often, when I do get to my local shop, they don’t always have what I want.
Yes, I could subscribe but I’m not willing to make a financial commitment to multiple comics (most shops require you subscribe to three or more comics to hold a queue at the shop) until I can make a commitment to actually getting the comics.
There are a number of considerations and arguments that I weighed when deciding whether or not to join the Digital Comics/Mobile Comics Movement or hold strong with paper comics.Continue reading »