Do Comic Book Apps Risk Being Bad Animation?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

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By Edward Nawotka

In our lead article we look at a conversation at the London Book Fair about the future of comic books in the digital age.

As more and more publishers translate comics into apps, the question of how to re-imagine the format becomes all the more important. Without new thinking, do comic book apps risk resembling little more than cut scenes from old live-action Batman episodes?

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For reference, see our earlier conversation about whether graphic novels may actually be ideally suited to digital.

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.