Humble Bundle’s ‘My Little Pony’ Deal Includes Print Book
Humble Bundle is including a print book in their My Little Pony bundle!
Humble Bundle is a great way to buy a lot of DRM-free digital comics for a little bit of money. They offer book (and game) bundles that typically last two weeks, on a pay-what-you-want model that has a couple of tiers. You get a nice batch of digital comics for as little as a penny, and if you pay more than the average price, you get even more—that’s a moving target. The My Little Pony bundle also has a $15 tier that includes even more digital comics and a $25 tier with a physical print book. I’m not sure if this is the first time Humble Bundle has included physical merchandise in its bundles, but it is rare. And this book is an exclusive, with two stories, one about the Cutie Mark Crusader’s encounter with the master of chaos and the other about how Twilight Sparkle and Spike first became friends.
If this looks like a good deal to you, be warned that you have to act fast: The bundle expires on Tuesday. Once you buy the bundle, though, you can download and re-download the digital books anytime in a variety of formats.
Another nice thing about Humble Bundle is that part of the purchase price goes to a charity; in this case, the charity is the Hasbro Children’s fund.
If you’re curious about how Humble Bundle works, check out my interview with their director of ebooks, Kelley Allen.
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Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.
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