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ilzuccone wrote:
JonesyAZ wrote:I purchased this bundle last night and I'm stoked to re-read these stories via my wife's Kindle as my first truly digital experience. It's kind of a test to see if I might one day go completely digital (I doubt I will, honestly :))
i think for a true digi experience you should use comixology panel view. or an app that does panel to panel.
are there apps out there that do the panel to panel thing from a pdf or cbz format? I thought that was what made comixology different because they are able to have that guided view option.

I honestly like viewing the whole page as I read because I like seeing the creative decisions that the art team made as far as pageflow and layout, but it would be nice to have the panel by panel option at times.

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You know, I never counted, but what was the total number of comics that you get with the bundle? I think it was 143 BEFORE they released more comics.
Anyone count exactly how many comics you get in the bundle?
Thanks!

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They went over 16,000 purchases with this :clap: Way to go Valiant :thumb:

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brucehartshorn wrote:They went over 16,000 purchases with this :clap: Way to go Valiant :thumb:
Not sure if that was in reply to my question above? But I wanted to know how many comics were included in the bundle? Anyone know that number? Thanks!

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Bone-A-Fach-ee wrote:
brucehartshorn wrote:They went over 16,000 purchases with this :clap: Way to go Valiant :thumb:
Not sure if that was in reply to my question above? But I wanted to know how many comics were included in the bundle? Anyone know that number? Thanks!
at least 3 comics… might be more :kidaround:

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I counted 153. That might not be precise. X-O 5 is in 2 of the collections, but I only counted it once.
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JonesyAZ wrote:I purchased this bundle last night and I'm stoked to re-read these stories via my wife's Kindle as my first truly digital experience. It's kind of a test to see if I might one day go completely digital (I doubt I will, honestly :))
Open up a Comixology account and download one of the free books from Valiant. I think the Bloodshot sale is still on. Each Bloodshot book for only $.99. Thats a good deal!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

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IanAlexavier wrote:
JonesyAZ wrote:I purchased this bundle last night and I'm stoked to re-read these stories via my wife's Kindle as my first truly digital experience. It's kind of a test to see if I might one day go completely digital (I doubt I will, honestly :))
Open up a Comixology account and download one of the free books from Valiant. I think the Bloodshot sale is still on. Each Bloodshot book for only $.99. Thats a good deal!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
all things considered i don't think 99 cents is a good deal for a digi comic. :?

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ilzuccone wrote:
IanAlexavier wrote:
JonesyAZ wrote:I purchased this bundle last night and I'm stoked to re-read these stories via my wife's Kindle as my first truly digital experience. It's kind of a test to see if I might one day go completely digital (I doubt I will, honestly :))
Open up a Comixology account and download one of the free books from Valiant. I think the Bloodshot sale is still on. Each Bloodshot book for only $.99. Thats a good deal!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
all things considered i don't think 99 cents is a good deal for a digi comic. :?
Why not? What would a good deal be?
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kjjohanson wrote:
ilzuccone wrote:
IanAlexavier wrote:
JonesyAZ wrote:I purchased this bundle last night and I'm stoked to re-read these stories via my wife's Kindle as my first truly digital experience. It's kind of a test to see if I might one day go completely digital (I doubt I will, honestly :))
Open up a Comixology account and download one of the free books from Valiant. I think the Bloodshot sale is still on. Each Bloodshot book for only $.99. Thats a good deal!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
all things considered i don't think 99 cents is a good deal for a digi comic. :?
Why not? What would a good deal be?
ah i'm just not sold on digi comics in general. comparing 99Cents to the other digital books that are 3 or 4$ then yes it's a great deal. when you start thinking about how there is no secondary market for digi books and how much it actually cost to get that digi version to you 99cents is a rip off IMO. the 1$ price is just a number they've learned people have no problem paying.

the other day i was thinking about why marvel gives out a free digital copy of their books with purchase. I know Disney wouldn't do anything like that unless there is a good way to make money behind it. i originally thought it was a way to get more eyes on the books. now i think it's to get people more used to reading digitally. digital books are cheeper to produce yet are price basically the same. genius really. I know i'm reading digitally more often now because of it.

you should check out the book called the power of habit. it'll open your eyes a little wider to how companies take advantage of our habits. (for example paying a buck for digital content) it's fascinating and appalling all at the same time.

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ilzuccone wrote:
kjjohanson wrote:
ilzuccone wrote:
IanAlexavier wrote:
JonesyAZ wrote:I purchased this bundle last night and I'm stoked to re-read these stories via my wife's Kindle as my first truly digital experience. It's kind of a test to see if I might one day go completely digital (I doubt I will, honestly :))
Open up a Comixology account and download one of the free books from Valiant. I think the Bloodshot sale is still on. Each Bloodshot book for only $.99. Thats a good deal!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
all things considered i don't think 99 cents is a good deal for a digi comic. :?
Why not? What would a good deal be?
ah i'm just not sold on digi comics in general. comparing 99Cents to the other digital books that are 3 or 4$ then yes it's a great deal. when you start thinking about how there is no secondary market for digi books and how much it actually cost to get that digi version to you 99cents is a rip off IMO. the 1$ price is just a number they've learned people have no problem paying.

the other day i was thinking about why marvel gives out a free digital copy of their books with purchase. I know Disney wouldn't do anything like that unless there is a good way to make money behind it. i originally thought it was a way to get more eyes on the books. now i think it's to get people more used to reading digitally. digital books are cheeper to produce yet are price basically the same. genius really. I know i'm reading digitally more often now because of it.

you should check out the book called the power of habit. it'll open your eyes a little wider to how companies take advantage of our habits. (for example paying a buck for digital content) it's fascinating and appalling all at the same time.
You have to realize that the people that create the content still need to be paid. Marvel giving away the digital version for free with the hard copy still entails a full purchase being made. I agree that the digital version should be cheaper, but making it as cheap as a dollar or less as the regular price isn't economically feasible.
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kjjohanson wrote:
ilzuccone wrote:
kjjohanson wrote:
ilzuccone wrote:
IanAlexavier wrote:
JonesyAZ wrote:I purchased this bundle last night and I'm stoked to re-read these stories via my wife's Kindle as my first truly digital experience. It's kind of a test to see if I might one day go completely digital (I doubt I will, honestly :))
Open up a Comixology account and download one of the free books from Valiant. I think the Bloodshot sale is still on. Each Bloodshot book for only $.99. Thats a good deal!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
all things considered i don't think 99 cents is a good deal for a digi comic. :?
Why not? What would a good deal be?
ah i'm just not sold on digi comics in general. comparing 99Cents to the other digital books that are 3 or 4$ then yes it's a great deal. when you start thinking about how there is no secondary market for digi books and how much it actually cost to get that digi version to you 99cents is a rip off IMO. the 1$ price is just a number they've learned people have no problem paying.

the other day i was thinking about why marvel gives out a free digital copy of their books with purchase. I know Disney wouldn't do anything like that unless there is a good way to make money behind it. i originally thought it was a way to get more eyes on the books. now i think it's to get people more used to reading digitally. digital books are cheeper to produce yet are price basically the same. genius really. I know i'm reading digitally more often now because of it.

you should check out the book called the power of habit. it'll open your eyes a little wider to how companies take advantage of our habits. (for example paying a buck for digital content) it's fascinating and appalling all at the same time.
You have to realize that the people that create the content still need to be paid. Marvel giving away the digital version for free with the hard copy still entails a full purchase being made. I agree that the digital version should be cheaper, but making it as cheap as a dollar or less as the regular price isn't economically feasible.
fully aware they need to be paid. and my argument still stands.

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Digital shouldn't cost as much as print due to reduced distribution costs, but not much cheaper because you are truly paying for the content.
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AmethystFaerie wrote:Hi, I'm new to Valiant (and comic books in general) and would like to get the HB but I have a Kindle Fire and read on comiXology. Does anyone know of a good reader I could use for the HB books?

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Is the Bloodshot Masters the only one with a new story?
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lorddunlow wrote:Is the Bloodshot Masters the only one with a new story?
Since the 3 pre-VEI books (X-O, Harbinger, A&A) aren't classified as "Masters" I think that's accurate.
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