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Could Kindle Put the KABOOM! on Comic Books?

3 Minute Ad Age: Feb. 20, 2009

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Could Kindle-like devices put the KABOOM! on the comic-book business? That's the fear of some publishers who see the handheld digital-book readers as a direct threat to their viability. Sales of paper-based graphic novels are actually up 5%, but at the recent ComicCon in New York, industry analysts cast a wary eye at electronic reading devices. They agreed that comic-book fans would be early adopters of the new technology and explained why that could be devastating for the

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