SDCC 2012 – IDW Digital Comics

{mosimage}Highlights from the panel:

  • IDW digital comics can be found with iOS apps, iBooks, Nook, Kindle, iVerse, Kobo, also read.idwpublishing.com.
  • Barber on Autocracy: Story about Optimus Prime by Metzen and Flint. Looked at Autocracy as digital from the start.
  • For 2013 – "Monstrosity", a sequel to Autocracy. "What would people do with freedom?" "How is Optimus Prime as a leader? How will he lead his people?" It is a dark follow-up with lots of tension and rage. About overcoming inner demons. After winning the war, it sets up the next war. Might see never-before-seen areas of Cybertron. Out in January.
  • For digital format, have to be very efficient. It is a "condensed experience".
  • Fall of Cybertron digital comic: Tying the game with Transformers Prime Universe.
  • Working on putting out digital comics in different languages.
  • Autocracy was an experiment at the price of $0.99 per issue.

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