Image Comics, ComiXology and NBC/Universal are among the comics and entertainment companies to announce special Black Friday online sales beginning today and, in some cases, lasting through Monday.
You can check our favorites out below, and we'll update throughout the day/the weekend and occasionally repost.
Image, the publishers of Savage Dragon, Sex Criminals and The Walking Dead, are offering 50% off their digital offerings on the Image website (not ComiXology) all weekend long:
Come reap the rewards of Black Friday all weekend long on imagecomics.com. Enjoy 50% off our DRM-free digital editions of Image Comics purchased through midnight Cyber Monday, 12/2.
Stock up on THE WALKING DEAD, SAGA, SEX CRIMINALS, EAST OF WEST, REVIVAL, and many more award-winning and best-selling comics, ideal for use on your tablets and digital devices.
Head over to imagecomics.com and take advantage of this massive 50% off sale!
ComiXology, meanwhile, will offer 50% off Avengers vs. X-Men books today from Marvel Comics, and 60% off their digital versions of select Image Comics titles running through Monday:
ComiXology's Black Friday Sale starts today with two big sales that run through Cyber Monday. First up, there's Marvel's Avengers vs. X-Men Sale running from 11/29 - 12/2 and also a sale on Image trades that also runs 11/29 - 12/2. Complete details are below. Stay tuned for another email late Sunday night as we will have additional sales debuting on Cyber Monday!
All the following issues are marked down to $0.99 each
- Avengers vs X-Men #0-12
- AVX: VS #1-6
- AVX: Consequences #1-5
- Avengers vs X-Men Infinite #1, 6, 10
- Avengers Academy #29-33
- Secret Avengers #26-28
- Avengers #25-30
- New Avengers #24-30
- X-Men Legacy #266-270
- Wolverine & The X-Men #9-16, 18
- Uncanny X-Men #11-20
- A-Babies vs. X-Babies #1
- East of West Vol. 1 $4.99
- Fatale Vol. 1 $5.99
- Fatale Vol. 2 $5.99
- Five Ghosts Vol. 1 $4.99
- Five Weapons: Making the Grade $7.99
- Great Pacific Vol. 1 4.99
- Happy! 3.99
- It Girl & The Atomics Vol. 1 4.99
- Lazarus Vol. 1 4.99
- Mind the Gap Vol. 1 3.99
- Mind the Gap Vol. 2 4.99
- Mind the Gap Vol. 3 5.99
- Peter Panzerfaust Vol. 1 3.99
- Prophet Vol. 1 4.99
- Revival Vol. 1 3.99
- Saga Vol. 1 4.99
- Saga Vol. 2 4.99
- The Legend of Luther Strode 7.99
- The Manhattan Projects Vol. 1 3.99
- The Manhattan Projects Vol. 2 4.99
and Psych merch (like a Troy & Abed in the Morning coffee mug or a Psych iPhone case for fans of delicious flavor) and latenight comedy staple Saturday Night Live. You can check their sale out here.
Want to MAKE comics? Well, Smith Micro has you covered there. This one's not just for the weekend, but it's worth mentioning:
Smith Micro is celebrating the upcoming holiday shopping season with its Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday software sales and bundle pack. For a limited time, Smith Micro will be offering a variety of discounts on products including Anime Studio Pro 9, Poser 9, Manga Studio 4 EX, MotionArtist, ScatterShow and more.
To learn more about Smith Micro’s holiday bundle pack sale visit: http://smsi.me/1elWVjC
Perfect for advanced animators, Anime Studio Pro 9 will be on sale from Thursday, November 28th to Sunday, December 1st. Reduced from its original $299.99 cost, the all-in-one animation program that allows users to create 2D movies, cartoons, anime and cut out animations will be available for $49.99. For more information on the Anime Studio Pro 9 sale visit http://smsi.me/Ir1OwS.
“This year we wanted to introduce our professional level animation software to a wider audience,” said Steve Yatson, VP of Operations at Smith Micro. “We’ve put together a suite of four of our products that we hope will inspire our customers to explore and share their creative talents.”
Smith Micro’s “Share Our Family with Your Family” software bundle pack will be available starting Cyber Monday (December 2nd) to Sunday, December 8th. The pack, priced at $49.99, includes the following: - Poser 9 – Perfect for artists, illustrators, animators and graphic designers, Poser enables users to easily create full 3D scenes with digital humans, animals and props. Poser also offers preloaded content for quick 3D creations. Learn more here http://poser.smithmicro.com/.
- Manga Studio 4 EX – Manga Studio is your all-in-one solution for stunning, ready-to-publish manga and comics. Invigorate your artwork using color, express motion using speed lines, apply dimension with screen tones and add dialog through built-in word balloons. Manga Studio helps you create professional manga and comics from start to finish. For more information visit http://manga.smithmicro.com/.
- MotionArtist – MotionArtist enables users to add motion to comic creations, as well as create interactive HTML5 presentations and make animated photo shows with ease. With over 50,000 downloads in public beta testing since July, the highly versatile software solution, MotionArtist, appeals to a wide range of users and skill levels. Learn more at http://motionartist.smithmicro.com/.
- ScatterShow – Designed for photography enthusiasts, ScatterShow provides a 3-step approach for users looking to showcase and store their pictures. Simply select your photos, choose your template and arrange your photos. You can even liven up your slideshow by adding background images, visual effects and music and easily share via Facebook, YouTube or any HTML-5 enabled website. Additional information available at http://scattershow.smithmicro.com/.
Pricing and Availability: - Anime Studio Pro 9 will be $49.99 from Thursday, November 28th to Sunday, November 1st. - Smith Micro’s “Share Our Family with Your Family” software bundle, which includes Poser 9, Manga Studio EX 4, MotionArtist and Scattershow will be available for $49.99 from Monday, December 2nd, to Sunday, December 8th. Individual programs will be available for $24.99 each.
BOOM! Studios also previously announced their Black Friday sale, which we forgot about. You can check out that information below!
BOOM! Studios is happy to announce several sale promotions in its webstore for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday to kick off the 2013 holiday shopping season! The BOOM! Studios webstore can be found at boom-studios.com.
The promotions are as follows:
ALL WEEKEND LONG (starts Thursday, Nov. 28, 8:00 p.m. PST; ends Monday, Dec. 2, 11:59 p.m. PST)
· Every order over $25.00 qualifies for free domestic shipping
· All trade paperbacks of licensed titles (i.e. ADVENTURE TIME, ROBOCOP, PEANUTS, BRAVEST WARRIORS, PLANET OF THE APES, and more) in stock are 15% off
· Several bundle packs will be discounted (check the site for details)
BLACK FRIDAY (starts Thursday, Nov. 28, 8:00 p.m. PST; ends Friday, Nov. 29, 11:59 p.m. PST)
· Get 25% off all orders from $60.00 to $99.99
· Get 35% off all orders from $100.00 and up
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY (Nov. 30, starts 12:00 a.m. PST; ends 11:59 p.m. PST)
· All leather-bound Archaia editions in stock are 50% off
· All other Archaia items in stock are 25% off
BONUS BOOM! SUNDAY (Dec. 1, starts 12:00 a.m. PST; ends 11:59 p.m. PST)
· All trade paperbacks of licensed titles* in stock jump to 25% off (*Excludes ADVENTURE TIME products)
CYBER MONDAY (Dec. 2, starts 12:00 a.m. PST; ends 11:59 p.m. PST)
· Free mystery gift packed with every order
· Buy one, get one free for all main covers (A or B) to single issues in stock
· Any order over $50.00 is automatically entered into a raffle to win THE ULTIMATE GIFT PACK, featuring one copy of every single issue** BOOM! Studios and KaBOOM! has released in 2013 to date (**Some issues may be filled with variant covers)