Tag Archives: Digital Age

DRM or How To Punish Your Honest Customers

DRM (Digital Rights Management) does nothing. It stops no one from stealing your book, music, movie, comics. People who are going to break a copyright and post work on a pirate sight are going to do it no matter what. Companies who want to stop piracy (something akin to plugging your finger in the giant […]

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Silly Publishers

Silly, silly publishers reslly don’t get the digital age. They apparently learned nothing from the music and film industry. Anyone who reads my blog regularly knows I have a pony in this race. Trying to carve out a small career publishing my books to the ebook format has kept me in a constant information loop. […]

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Digital Comic Book Pricing

I am not going to be making a few of my friends happy today. This blog will annoy them to no end. I truly understand their pain but it doesn’t change how I feel. Comic book stores are dead. Some of them just don’t know it yet. DC could have and should have delivered the […]

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The New DC Universe

So if you read comics (and maybe even if you don’t) you know DC Comics is about to hit the reset button on all of their comics this week. 52 brand spanking new comics will start rolling out with the publication of the Justice League #1 on Wednesday. Then every Wednesday we will get about […]

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Hey, Corporate Drone Music Executive – Take My Money Please

I buy a lot of music. This new carpet thing has driven that home because I still have hundreds and hundreds of compact discs that do nothing but gather dust. Why are they gathering dust? The answer is easy I don’t listen to compact discs. I only have these discs to keep myself legal. I […]

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DC Comics Goes BOOM!

Unless you were abducted by aliens (hope they didn’t probe too hard) or fallen completely off the grid, you heard the news. It sent shockwaves across the comic universe. DC Comics is starting over. Every superhero book will get a relaunch at number 1. All of their superhero books will become more current and younger […]

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New York Times Slapping Down the Paywall

They said they were going to do it and they have kept their word. Today, the New York Times slapped a paywall on their site effective March 28th in the United States (Canada gets a head start on the whole paying thing because, hell, whose afraid of Canada complaining). That intake of oxygen you heard […]

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