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Digital Bionicle Graphic Novels


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#1 Offline Hapori Tohu

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Posted Jan 20 2013 - 09:35 PM

The Bionicle Graphic Novel booklets were pretty interesting, but they had one major drawback; they were physical books that couldn't be read on a smart phone. (Well, some might not consider that a drawback, but it was certainly a limitation.) Today, that problem has been solved, since the first two Bionicle Graphic Novels are available now for digital download on Comixology.com, with hopefully more to be added in the near future. Already have all the Bionicle Graphic Novels? (Plus some copies in sealed, plastic bags.) Then you could check out their selection of Ninjago Graphic Novels!http://www.bzpower.com/story.php?ID=5928]View the full article[/url]
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#2 Offline Kohaku

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Posted Jan 21 2013 - 03:08 AM

Honestly, this is something I would like to see more from Lego. Especially if they re-released older books as ebooks.


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Posted Jan 21 2013 - 05:23 AM

Excellent! Blimey, that takes me back!


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#4 Offline Meiko

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Posted Jan 21 2013 - 10:32 AM

Nice to see the Ninjago ones are there, because I haven't seen some of them in stores. I've only been able to read #1, #2, and #5, so I'll probably download the others.


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#5 Offline Toa Smoke Monster

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Posted Jan 21 2013 - 10:48 AM

I would like to see the other Bionicle graphic novels, as well as the other books, become available like this. It would be really helpful to those who missed out on them when they first came out. 


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#6 Offline Jedi Knight Krazy

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Posted Jan 21 2013 - 11:32 AM

This is a step in the right direction. Me? I'll get excited when the exclusive graphic novel content (i.e. the comics that didn't come with the Lego Club magazine) and the novels are released digitally. I really need to read the latter.
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#7 Offline TheSkeletonMan939

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Posted Jan 21 2013 - 12:39 PM

I own all of the graphic novels and all the comics post-2004. They're in nice sealed plastic bags because I am a comic book geek.

 

I tried reading a book digitally once, and it made my eyeballs almost fall out. Besides, I prefer having a hard copy of my stuff rather than trusting it to a flimsy device.


Edited by TheSkeletonMan939, Jan 21 2013 - 12:39 PM.

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#8 Offline LehvakLah

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Posted Jan 24 2013 - 09:35 PM

I work at Comixology and I had the serendipitous pleasure of editing Bionicle vol. 1 for the guided view app. I will keep yall posted for when we get the next volumes in!


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#9 Offline Rarity

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Posted Jan 24 2013 - 09:39 PM

Volumes 3 and 4 came out yesterday.

 

 

 

I work at Comixology and I had the serendipitous pleasure of editing Bionicle vol. 1 for the guided view app. I will keep yall posted for when we get the next volumes in!

Really?

 

Are ya'll gonna add all of them?


Edited by Rarity, Jan 24 2013 - 09:39 PM.

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#10 Offline LehvakLah

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Posted Jan 24 2013 - 09:55 PM

Are ya'll gonna add all of them?

 

Probably, whenever the publisher wants us to release them.


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#11 Offline Toa Zaz

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Posted Jan 27 2013 - 04:51 PM

Well, Lego obviously still thinks there's a market for these things... Graphic Novel #10, perhaps?


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#12 Offline Aanchir

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Posted Jan 28 2013 - 08:09 AM

Well, Lego obviously still thinks there's a market for these things... Graphic Novel #10, perhaps?
This is in Papercutz's hands, not TLG's. Anyway, there's a big difference between creating a brand-new graphic novel and converting an existing one to a digital format. It's not entirely clear what stage in development the tenth graphic novel was in when it was cancelled, so if the actual pages weren't finished, then that would be a much more significant expense. These would have to be bringing in some pretty stellar revenue to justify releasing GN#10, and frankly even then I'm not sure TLG would be too enthusiastic about that since it wouldn't be promoting any current sets or themes.

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