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BOOM! Studios sent out the first of several press releases that are expected today on their digital initiatives, as they announced BOOM! titles will now be available on MyDigitalComics.com.
Titles will be priced at $1.99 and will be available in MyDigitalComics.com’s “new page flipper format that fans everywhere can read on a either Mac or PC” — basically allowing you to open a comic in a web browser and flip through the pages. They’ve got some sample BOOM! books up there now on their free products page if you want to see for yourself. The site currently offers comics from a handful of publishers, including Top Cow and Dynamite, in the PDF and CBZ formats as well, but it looks like BOOM!’s titles will be limited to that one format.
BOOM! books currently on the site include issues of 28 Days Later, CBGB, Die Hard and Irredeemable, among others. The release says their entire catalog will eventually be available from the site.
I believe MyDigitalComics is run by the same folks who run Discount Comic Book Service and InStockTrades, popular sites that respectively offer deeply discounted advanced comics ordering and discounted trade paperbacks.