Originally I was going to drop the term “eBook” from the title, but I think people who see links to this at other sites would get all confused.
Speaking to New York Times, Daniel Johnston said: “If they make it into a real video game, it might work out, I guess. I don’t even know what an iPhone is.”
“There’s a little bit of a ‘gate keeper’ thing with Nintendo which raises the bar very slightly because you’ve got to have dev kits, but that’s a good thing,” he said. “Look at iPhone; there are so many games that aren’t up to scratch, without being too negative about it. It’s very hard to find the good stuff amongst the rubbish.”
The third issue of “Mayhem,” which is downloadable from iTunes, is the first to go digital. It features an interactive version of a comic book with sound effects, page turns and even voiceover.
There’s this digital revolution that’s out there but the comic book world has not embraced this digital revolution on a level that it should be embraced on. And so I reached out to my contacts and I set up a meeting … and this is my baby.
Boldface emphasis added by me.
And this classic:
CNN: Artist Jim Lee is very big in the comic book world. How did he get involved in this project?
Gibson: I found Jim Lee on Twitter … and we just kind of took it from there.
The manga book describes both Hitler’s autobiography and his infamous Nazi manifesto in the unlikely form of easy-to-read comic pictures and captions.
Since it was published in Japan last November, its popularity has soared, with sales of more than 45,000.
More Metadata Problems in Google Books: Word Clouds
– I’ve been overdue in writing another metadata post, but this item is so important, I wanted it published now.