The Big Idea Capitalist

Apr 17

Episode 10: Tim Beyers, Financial Writer for The Motley Fool -

Apparently, I predicted  #theincredibles2  news, here http://bit.ly/1pcYJ7N Animation Interviews podcast w +Whitney G. @StorySequence

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6DgP

Apr 14

Check Out The Opening Scene From This Week’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. -

Now that the secret is out, will fans finally start tuning in live to #agentsofshield ? #hailhydra

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6zTX

Get A Look At The First Major Battle From X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST -

The more I look at this property, the more I’m convinced that #daysoffuturepast  is going to win BIG at the box office. #comicbookmovies  

cc  +Nathan Alderman +Ellen Bowman +Steve Symington +Tony Tellado +Justin Cavender +Jeff Mueller +Tyler Waterman

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6zPD

Geek Legacy Comic Corner Podcast Issue 33 -

Please support this podcast if you like #comics . Last week, the guys had me on to talk about +Amazon.com and +comiXology. Would love to hear your comments, especially if you’re a reader or creator.

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6zK9

Apr 13

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*3 Reasons +Amazon.com investors should love the +comiXology deal: http://bit.ly/1lWKWO6*  #comics   #AMZN  $AMZNThat’s a closer look at the shop I frequent, AAMAZING FANTASY COMICS in Littleton, Colo.From the article:"And yet getting a copy of the latest issue of The Walking Dead still isn’t anything like buying the latest best-seller. Print comics are generally sold through a direct market of comic book retailers spanning about 2,600 accounts as of September, according to data supplied by Diamond Comic Distributors. By contrast, there are more than 10,000 independent and chain bookstores operating in the U.S. today.Digital bridges the gap. Buying a single issue or collected edition at comiXology is no more difficult than ordering an e-book from the Kindle Store. Steinberger sees the genre attracting more readers as a result. “A lot of our business is brand-new business that has never existed,” he said in an interview at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con. If he’s right — and I think he is — then this team-up should make it even easier to sell to new readers, especially those who stream or buy comics-inspired movies and TV shows.”http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6yRK

*3 Reasons +Amazon.com investors should love the +comiXology deal: http://bit.ly/1lWKWO6* #comics   #AMZN  $AMZN

That’s a closer look at the shop I frequent, AAMAZING FANTASY COMICS in Littleton, Colo.

From the article:

"And yet getting a copy of the latest issue of The Walking Dead still isn’t anything like buying the latest best-seller. Print comics are generally sold through a direct market of comic book retailers spanning about 2,600 accounts as of September, according to data supplied by Diamond Comic Distributors. By contrast, there are more than 10,000 independent and chain bookstores operating in the U.S. today.

Digital bridges the gap. Buying a single issue or collected edition at comiXology is no more difficult than ordering an e-book from the Kindle Store. Steinberger sees the genre attracting more readers as a result. “A lot of our business is brand-new business that has never existed,” he said in an interview at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con. If he’s right — and I think he is — then this team-up should make it even easier to sell to new readers, especially those who stream or buy comics-inspired movies and TV shows.”

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6yRK

Apr 11

Amazon.com, Inc. Acquires ComiXology: 4 Big Questions Answered (AMZN) -

Why +comiXology chose +Amazon.com over #IPO  and 3 other Qs answered by +Chip Mosherhttp://bit.ly/PXpGN3#comics  $AMZN

All in all, going by the available data it’s likely a smart purchase. From the article:

"In 2012, comiXology ranked as the third highest-grossing app on the iPad. Readers tend to download at least 8 million digital works monthly, on par or better than the print alternatives that arrive in comics shops each week."

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6wVN

Apr 10

Tony Tellado of Sci-Fi Talk on NBCUniversal and the Business of Syfy -

I’ll be interviewing my friend and sci-fi expert Tony Tellado (see his work at http://www.scifitalk.com/) about the Syfy network’s new lineup and what it means for NBC and parent Comcast.

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6vTu

Mar 29

Arrow Season 2: Will Batman Villain 'The Joker' Feature in Upcoming Episode? -

First appearance in the International Business Times. Good way to start the weekend.

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6jb1

Mar 26

Wow. $KING plummets 10% at the open. Not as much love after all for the maker of  #candycrushsaga . (Not surprised after looking at the financials.)

http://click-to-read-mo.re/p/6gbP