I migliori fumetti del 2016 secondo Amazon

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Come ogni anno Amazon, il più grande negozio onilne del mondo, ha nominato i 20 migliori fumetti del 2016. Vi riportiamo l'elenco completo qui di seguito:

Black Magick, Vol. 1: Awakening, Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott (Image)

Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze (Marvel)

Clean Room Volume One: Immaculate Conception, Gail Simone and Jon-Davis Hunt (Vertigo)

Dark Night: A True Batman Story, Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso (Vertigo)

Exits, Daryl Seitchik (Koyama Press)

Faith Volume One: Hollywood and Vine, Jody Houser and Francis Portela (Valiant)

Ghosts, Raina Telgemeier (Scholastic)

How to Be Perfect: An Illustrated Guide, Ron Padgett and Jason Novak (Coffee House Press)

Hot Dog Taste Test, Lisa Hanawalt (Drawn and Quarterly)

March: Book Three, John Lewis and Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell (Top Shelf/IDW)

Moebius Library: The World of Edena, Moebius (Dark Horse)

Monstress Volume One: Awakening, Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda (Image)

Neil Gaiman’s How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Neil Gaiman and Gabriel Bá (Dark Horse)

Paper Girls Vol. 1, Brian K Vaughan and Cliff Chiang (Image)

Patience, Daniel Clowes (Fantagraphics)

Princess Jellyfish 1, Akiko Higashimura (Kodansha)

Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq, Sarah Glidden (Drawn and Quarterly)

Rosalie Lightning: A Graphic Memoir, Tom Hart (St. Martin's)

The Birth of Kitaro, Shigeru Mizuki and Zack Davisson (Drawn and Quarterly)

Vision Volume One: Little Worse Than A Man, Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta (Marvel)

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Trailer per i reboot animati Voltron: Legendary Defender e Thunderbirds Are Go

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Dopo la prima immagine di Voltron che vi abbiamo mostrato qui, durante il WonderCon di Los Angeles è stato mostrato anche il trailer dello show animato di Netflix e DreamWorks Animation, che vi mostriamo nel player qui sotto.


Just released at WonderCon, here is your first look at Voltron: Legendary Defender!

Pubblicato da Voltron su Venerdì 25 marzo 2016

Sempre durante la manifestazione poi, è stato mostrato anche il trailer di Thunderbirds Are Go, la serie animata reboot in 13 episodi in CGI voluta da Amazon, che sarà disponibile dal 22 aprile sulla piattaforma video della società.

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Amazon: Marvel arriva su Kindle Store con 12.000 fumetti

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Un'importante annuncio per i clienti Kindle Store appassionati di fumetti Marvel. Tutti i dettagli nel comunicato stampa qui di seguito:

Amazon: Marvel arriva su Kindle Store con 12.000 fumetti

In concomitanza del lancio del nuovo Kindle Paperwhite e dell'arrivo di Kindle Voyage in Italia, entrambi con display ad alta risoluzione, Amazon, Marvel e comiXology hanno ampliato l'accordo esclusivo per la distribuzioni dei libri di fumetti Marvel sulle piattaforme dei tre brand.
Per la prima volta, più di 12.000 numeri dei fumetti Marvel sono ora disponibili su Kindle Store in tutto il mondo e potranno essere letti su Kindle e sui tablet Fire e, attraverso l'app Kindle, su iPad, iPhone, iPod, tablet e smartphone Android, PC e Mac. Inoltre saranno fruibili via browser con Amazon Cloud Reader.

Sui tablet Fire, sarà poi possibile continuare a leggere i fumetti Marvel anche con l'app comiXology.

Di seguito, il comunicato con tutti i dettagli.

Marvel Entertainment Renews Exclusive Single Issue Digital Comics Agreement with ComiXology, and Expands to Amazon

New York, NY—June 22, 2015— Marvel, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed exclusive relationship to distribute and sell Marvel’s digital comic books across the comiXology, Amazon and Marvel Comics platforms. This newly expanded relationship will continue Marvel’s single issue digital comic books exclusive on comiXology’s worldwide platform and also expand the exclusive deal to the vast universe of the Amazon Kindle readers for the first time in history.

“After Amazon’s acquisition of comiXology in April of 2014, we collectively saw a great opportunity to expand our relationship and create more ways for fans to access Marvel’s vast library of characters as well as leverage comiXology’s technology, together with Amazon’s incredible consumer focus and reach,” said Peter Phillips, EVP of Interactive and Digital Distribution at Marvel Entertainment.

“Marvel, comiXology and Amazon are committed to bringing Marvel’s amazing stories to current and future Marvel fans across the globe,” said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology. “And this historic extension of our relationship with the expansion of Marvel’s single issues to Amazon’s Kindle platform is an enormous opportunity to reach more fans.”

Under the new agreement, comiXology will continue to distribute Marvel’s English language single issue, trades and graphic novels via the comiXology apps on Fire tablets, iPhone, iPad, Android devices and the web at  ComiXology will also continue to power the Marvel Comics app for iPhone, iPad and Android devices as well as the Marvel Digital Comic Shop. What’s new for fans and readers is that over 12,000 single issue digital comic books will become available for sale on the Amazon Kindle Store on June 17, 2015 and will be available on the Amazon Kindle platform around the world.

“Amazon, comiXology and Marvel share a passion for expanding the audience for comic books and graphic novels worldwide,” said David Naggar, Vice President, Amazon Kindle. “With the ever-increasing number of devices in consumers’ hands and the growing popularity of Marvel’s extensive catalogue of familiar Super Heroes we see this as the perfect time to create a whole new generation of comic book readers.”

Since Marvel and comiXology first worked together to create the Marvel Comics app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, the Marvel apps for these platforms have had a combined 15 million downloads. The Marvel Comics app has been the #1 grossing book app for iOS in 2015 and the #1 grossing app in the Comics Category in the Google Play app store for 2015. New fans, across all demographics, attracted to Marvel’s amazing characters through top-grossing movies, critically-acclaimed TV series, and ground breaking new publishing series have driven titles like Daredevil, Spider-Gwen, and Rocket Raccoon to record sales, alongside perennial favorites like Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers.

About Marvel:
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.
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About comiXology:
ComiXology, an, Inc. subsidiary (NASDAQ:AMZN), has revolutionized the comic book and graphic novel industry by delivering a cloud-based digital comics platform that makes discovering, buying, and reading comics more fun than ever before. ComiXology's Guided View reading technology transforms the comic book medium into an immersive and cinematic experience, helping comiXology become a top ten grossing iPad app in 2011 and 2012 and the top grossing non-game iPad app in 2012 and 2013. Offering the broadest library of comic book content from over 75 publishers - and independent creators as well - comiXology will not stop until everyone on the face of the planet has become a comic book fan. ComiXology is based in New York City, with operations in Seattle, Los Angeles and Paris.

About Amazon opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.

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Amazon rivela i Best Comics & Graphic Novels 2014

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Siamo quasi sotto Natale ed ecco che cominciano a spuntare un po' ovunque le classifiche dei migliori prodotti da regalare o acquistare per le festività. E di certo Amazon non poteva essere da meno.

Ecco quindi che il famoso store online ci presenta una lista dei migliori comics e graphic novel di quest'anno finora, proprio come quella stilata qualche mese fa.

Vi proponiamo i titoli in ordine di vendite.

The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances di The Oatmeal e Matthew Inman (Andrews McMeel)
Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleaseant? di Roz Chast (Bloomsbury)
Saga Deluxe Edition, Vol. 1 di Brian K. Vaughan e Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
Seconds: A Graphic Novel di Bryan Lee O’Malley (Ballantine)
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel, Vol. 2 Hardcover, di Neil Gaiman e P. Craig Russell (HarperCollins)
Batman: A Visual History di Matthew K. Manning (prefazione di Frank Miller) (DK Publishing)
Through the Woods di Emily Carroll (Margaret K. McElderry Books)
Sugar Skull di Charles Burns (Pantheon)
Deadpool di Joe Kelly Omnibus di Joe Kelly, James Felder, Stan Lee, Ed McGuinness, Aaron Lopresti, Bernard Chang, Shannon Denton, Pete Woods e Rob Liefeld (Marvel)
Beautiful Darkness di Fabian Vehlmann e Kerascoet, tradotto da Helge Dasher (Drawn & Quarterly) (che vi abbiamo recensito qui)
The Harlem Hellfighters di Max Brooks e Canaan White) (Broadway Books)
Trillium  di Jeff Lemire (DC/Vertigo)
This One Summer di Mariko Tamaki e Jillian Tamaki (First Second)
Locke & Key: Alpha & Omega di Joe Hill e Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW Publishing)
The Shadow Hero di Gene Luen Yang e Sonny Liew (First Second)
How to Be Happy di Eleanor Davis (Fantagraphics)
Andre the Giant: Life and Legend di Box Brown (First Second)
The Wrenchies di Farel Dalrymple (First Second)
The Love Bunglers di Jaime Hernandez (Fantagraphics)
Ant Colony di Michael DeForge (Drawn & Quarterly)

Notare come il graphic memoir Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? di Roz Chast oltre ad essere stato scelto da Amazon come il migliore della lista, sia presente anche nei 100 migliori libri dell'anno sempre secondo Amazon.

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