Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Today, we're pleased to announce the first in a new series of Collected Editions ebooks - The DC Trade Paperback Timeline Vol. 1.
This newly-updated edition of the DC TPB Timeline organizes over 800 DC Comics collections, including all the final collections before DC's New 52 relaunch. The ebook also includes a new introduction that talks about changes in DC's collection program over the years and how the DC TPB Timeline began.
The ebook is available via Smashwords in all major ebook formats for all devices, tablets, and smartphones, plus easy-to-use downloadable desktop versions. All the formats, DRM-free, are packaged together for just $0.99. You can also buy direct from the Apple iBookstore and for the Barnes and Noble Nook.
The ebook works natively on iPad and Kindle. For Android users, the free Aldiko offers good results, or most any ebook reader will work. To read the ebook on your desktop, Adobe Digital Editions is also free.
What will happen to the online DC Trade Paperback Timeline?
The DC TPB Timeline on the blog will continue to be updated normally. The updates that are appearing in the ebook today will appear on the site Friday. As the timeline is updated online, especially with DC New 52 books, new ebook editions of the timeline will be available from Smashwords. Any technical usability updates to the DC TPB Timeline Vol. 1 ebook will be provided free of charge.
The website edition of the DC TPB Timeline works for reading on your computer; the ebook edition of the DC TPB Timeline is great for taking your e-reader on the road, offline reading, or printing or taking a digital copy when you browse your local comics shop.
What if I don't have an e-reader?
The DC TPB Timeline ebook is available from Smashwords in PDF, RTF (word processor), and a number of other formats (see above), suitable for computer as well as e-reader viewing.
However you choose to read the DC TPB Timeline, proceeds from ebook sales go toward keeping Collected Editions running week after week.
Did you say "first in a series" of Collected Editions ebooks?
Yes. Start your Collected Editions library now and keep on watching this space. This is only the beginning ...
If you are a writer, blogger, or reviewer who would like to receive a review copy of the DC TPB Timeline ebook, or would like to discuss giving away a copy of the DC TPB Timeline ebook as a promotion on your site, please contact me at the Yahoo address (collectededitions).
The DC Comics Trade Paperback Timeline, now available in ebook format. Happy reading!