At Comic-Con, Marvel, DC Threatened By Cheaper, Multiplatform Digital Competition

Last Updated Jul 29, 2010 11:13 PM EDT

This year's Comic-Con is a showcase for how the traditionally print medium is going digital -- and big dogs Marvel and DC are being threatened by scrappy, sensibly priced upstarts. While both the Marvel and DC iPad apps are gorgeous, the indie comic apps are cheaper, original and truly multiplatform.

Here are the competitors' advantages:

Marvel and DC have developed two great apps for the iPad and iPhone, but the platform limitations and stingy pricing of both will be on full display by competitors this week.

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