Saturday Daily Deals: Batman Day 2016! Comics and graphic novels

batman_endgameToday is Batman Day 2016! Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other online retailers are offing deals on Batman Comics and graphic novels at discounted prices. Includes titles from the 1930s to the present. ūüôā

Deals of the Day for Saturday, September 17 2016:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes a large selection of Batman comics and graphic novels priced at up to 64% off.

In Today’s Deals, up to¬†30% off top hunting and survival products.

The all-new version of the Fire 8 HD tablet is available for pre-order. The tablet is $89.99 and will be released on September 21, 2016.

Amazon has now¬†released¬†the Echo a second color. You can pre-order the Echo now to get it in white. It will be available on September 28, 2016.¬†There is also an¬†¬†All-New Echo Dot (2nd Generation) which will be available in both black and white and retails for $49.99.¬†The Dot is also being offering in a ‚ÄúBuy 5, get 1 free‚ÄĚ six-pack¬†and a ‚Äú‚ÄúBuy 10, get 2 free‚ÄĚ twelve-pack‚ÄĚ.¬†The new Echo Dot will be released on October 20, 2016.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is a selection of over a hundred Batman Comics. The Romance Daily Find is Stop at Nothing by Kate SeRine.

Barnes and Noble also has a selection of NOOK Books Under $2.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal¬†is To The Moon and Back¬†by Jill Mansell. The Extra Daily Deal is¬†All I Want¬†by Jill Shalvis.

There is also a selection of Great Reads Under $5 and Bargain Reads in Fiction, in Mystery and other genres. The Kobo Aura One (and the Aura Edition 2 e-readers are now available for order at the Kobo store. (The Aura One is out of stock until September 23, 2016.)

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Someone Is Watching by Joy Fielding.

Google Books has a selection of Big Books, Big Deals, up to 75% off great reads.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


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Free Digital Comics and Graphic Novels

walking_deadLooking for digital comics and graphic novels that you can read in an ebook format or online? There is actually a lot of free content¬†available, particularly if you like older comics. Here’s a look at a few of the options out there:

Your Library

This is the first place to look! Most libraries offer some digital comics as part of the digital collections. The collection will vary from library to library and depend on the delivery service your library uses (Overdrive, Hoopla, etc).

Free

Newer comics:

Dark Horse Comics: Retailer Dark Horse offers a selection of over a hundred digital comics that can be downloaded for free. (App for Web, iOS, Android)

DriveThruComics: Retailer DriveThruComics offers a large selection of free and pay-what-you-want comics along with their regular paid selections.

ComiXology:  ComiXology (owned by Amazon) has a selection of curated free comics that includes Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and more.

Amazon: Since Amazon bought out Comixology, they have a whole category of Comics and Graphic novels on the site. You can search by price from low to high and find a large number of free comics.

Older comics:

ComicBookPlus: Comicbookplus has a huge collection of Silver and Golden age comics, as well as comic strips, non-English comics and pulp fiction graphic novels.

Digital Comic Museum:  The Digital Comics Museum offers over 15.000 free comics. All were published before 1959 and are in the public domain.

The Internet Archive:  The Internet Archive is a treasure trove of works in the public domain. Includes manga and Ace comics and so much more. They are always adding new items to their collection.

The Pulp Fiction Archive: The Pulp Fiction Archive has also some comics in its collection.

Included with Books Subscriptions

Kindle Unlimited: Over 6,000 comics are available in the Kindle Unlimited all-you-can read subscription service.

Scribd: Scribd has a number of comic in their catalog, including Marvel, Dynamite and other publishers. How much content is available

Comic Subscriptions

If you are a heavy comics reader, there are several services that do all-comic subscription services.

Marvel Unlimited: Marvel Unlimited is a $9.99 per month subscription service that offers only comics from the Marvel comic universe.

Comicblitz (iOS comaptibilty only) Comicblitz is a comic subscription service that offers an all-you-can-read selection of thousands of comics and graphic novels from various publishers. $9.99 per month. (You get 5 free issues on signup.)

(This is a updated and expanded version of  a previous post, Free Comic Books. )

Daily Deals: Best Books, Graphic Novels and iBooks deals

supermanUS Daily Deals for Tuesday, December 29, 2015:

For Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deals today, they are highlighting¬†10 books from Amazon’s Editors’ Best Books of 2015 at up to 80% off. ¬†There is a mixture of Novels, including Jonathan Franzen’s Purity,¬†several¬†memoirs, and a few non-fiction books. I bought Annie Jacobsen’s The Pentagon’s Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America’s Top-Secret Military Research Agency¬†for $3.99.

Barnes and Noble’s Nook Daily Find is a graphic novel collection, ¬†Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow¬†by Alan Moore, for $5.99. The ¬†Romance Daily Find is¬†Outlaw Hearts¬†by Rosanne Bittner for just 99 Cents.

Kobo is offering Jonathan Franzenss Purity for $$1.99 as their Daily Deal.

The iBooks store has an interesting selection of Weekly Bestsellers for under $4, including Franzen’s Purity and Chuck Wendig’s Zeroes.


 

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.

(Note: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.)