Dark Horse is coming to the digital market in a big way. Not only launching on multiple devices, but also on your computer as well. They're asking people to sign up for their newsletter for a chance to win $100 in store credit and also an iPad 2. If they reach their goal they'll also throw in five free books for everyone. So far four titles have been unlocked including: Criminal Macabre, Abe Sapien: The Drowning, Joss Whedon’s Fray and most recently The Umbrella Academy.
They've also sent us a listing of everything available upon launch and my god the list is massive! Some of the highlights include: Abe Sapien: The Drowning, Amazing Screw On Head, Axe Cop, Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth #1, Baltimore: Plague Ships, BPRD: Something Under the Bed, BPRD: Dark Waters, BPRD: Hell on Earth Gods, BPRD: Hollow Earth, BPRD: Night Train, Dr. Horrible, Dr. Solar,
Dungeon Siege III,
Emily vol. 1 Chairman of the Bored,
Emily vol. 2 This Cover Got Lost, Empowered, Lone Wolf & Cub v1, Lone Wolf & Cub v2,
Lone Wolf & Cub v3,
Lone Wolf & Cub v4,
Mass Effect, Mass Effect: Evolution,
The Goon Vol. 6 Chinatown,
Umbrella Academy (FCBD 14pp), Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite.
If you still want to sign up there's plenty of time and you can find the site from the details from Dark Horse below:
One of the most eagerly anticipated programs in the history of Dark Horse is announced today, as the Dark Horse Digital app and store will launch in exactly one week.
As previously mentioned, the Dark Horse Comics iOS digital app will be available for free download in the iTunes store. The app will feature the first issue of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction already pre-loaded into your collection. Thanks to those fans who signed up for our Dark Horse Digital newsletter so far, users will also be able to download the full first issues of Criminal Macabre, Abe Sapien: The Drowning, and Joss Whedon’s Fray for free! There are still two more issues yet to be unlocked and an iPad 2 up for grabs, so please visit digital.darkhorse.com to sign up for our digital newsletter today!
In addition to the iPhone and iPad, Dark Horse digital comics will be able to be read on any modern web browser. A native Android app is currently in development. In the meantime, the Dark Horse digital store launches with hundreds of our most popular titles, including Mass Effect, Serenity, Conan, The Goon, Hellboy, BPRD, and more!