My Digital Library!


Dear friends and subscribers, it’s been 5 years since I have been active on this blog. I’m afraid my education and future career have rendered me unable to continue publishing new material and answering your requests. However I will keep the blog online to assist anyone in need of comic book resources, and to announce…

Comic Books Have Rules!


Comic books are considered the easiest form of literature, because of their simplicity and their immersive illustrations. But even this simple form has many grammatical rules behind its creation. In the process of creating comic books, these rules must be considered with great regard and attention. Here are some rules that you probably didn’t know: Asterisk An asterisk…

Meet The Titans!


Comics are the perfect way to increase the interest level of reading among youngsters. Beside developing good reading skills in children, comics can be a good source of inspiration to them by enhancing their artistic abilities. They can draw images and indulge themselves in playing with colors. Comics also provide valuable general knowledge about important…

The 9th Art!


Comics were a huge hit allover the world especially in France and Belgium. At first, they appeared as strips in entertainment magazines and newspaper supplements such as “Le Petit Vingtième, Spirou, and Pilote”. These publications featured debuts of very famous comic book characters such as “Tintin, Spirou, Lucky Luke, and Asterix”. France and Belgium have…

The Birth of Comic Books!


“The Adventures of Mr.Obadiah Oldbuck” or “Histoire de M. Vieux Bois” is considered the earliest comic book ever known, it was published in 1837 by Rudolphe Töpffer in England and most of Europe. In 1842, it became the first comic book to be published in the United States. English comics are considered the earliest and…

Define Manga!


Comics have spread allover the world and took different forms and styles. Each style reflects the country’s culture and its basic customs. Let’s begin with Japan!Definition & Etymology: “Manga” are comics and print cartoons that originated in Japan in the late 18th century. In their modern format, manga date from shortly after World War II,…

Sameer The Pioneer !!


Egyptians have translated lots of comic books from allover the world, but this doesn’t mean that they can’t create their own; here are some examples of comics in Egypt that weren’t adapted from foreign ones. The first comic book was Al-Awlaad “Kids” published in 1923. There was also Sinbad published by Dar Al-Maaref in 1952:…

Mickey Mouse In Egypt !


When The Golden Age of Comic Books bloomed, comics received international widespread fame especially in Egypt. When it comes to humor Egyptians are impossible; there humor is like laughing gas, and they were actually very successful to create a nice combination of their cracking humor and the simply marvelous foreign art of comics.One of the…

Walk Like An Egyptian !!!


“When The People Arise Tyrants Tremble” Written in blood of valiant martyrs a new chapter has been added to history books, for the Egyptians have once more made a turning point in history. For the past 3 months, nowhere else were the world’s eyes turned to and riveted on as much as legendary Egypt. The…

Comic Books On iPad!


From the stone axe to the iPad this certainly is impressive. Technology has developed rapidly in the past 20 years and the impossible became possible, and there’s no absolute limit to the imagination and creativity of mankind all for the cause of making life easier and more enjoyable. Nowadays you can hold a screen and…

Why Digital?


Having comics in a digital medium on your computer or any digital medium is extremely awesome, because this means you can have thousands of comics right at your service whenever you desire to access them; you can carry them around with you wherever you go. “If you store your comic books on a laptop or…

A Matter of Pride!


Over the last 70 years, the prosperity and success of comic books have been increasing rapidly in all corners of the globe. However, this form of literature has been accused of being a waste of time and of being completely unhelpful, so this has turned to be a matter of heated debate and of great…

R.I.P Megaupload!


On the 19th of January 2012, the United States Department of Justice seized and shut down Megaupload for the illegal distribution of copyrighted material. This cruel, merciless action was a malicious kick in the nuts, not just for Americans but for all people around the world. I was terribly appalled by this monstrous act, for…

Arab Comics: The Middle East’s Leading Archive For Comics


Several Western comic book publications have been translated in Arabic and republished all over the Arab World, most of them have gone to be very successful and were able to make a big impact on the Middle Eastern society. I always found it quite easy to find foreign comics on the web, but when it…

The Donald Duck Family Tree!


The first comic book I read in CBR extension was “#0 The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck: Of Ducks, Dimes And Destinies”. All I remembered about Scrooge from my childhood is that he was the cheapest, stingiest, most miserly, turnip-squeezingest, penny-pinching tightwad on Earth. So I wasn’t all enthusiastic about what that old geezer…

The Junior Woodchuck Guidebook!


W.H.A.D.A.L.O.T.T.A.J.A.R.G.O.N, or When Huey And Dewey And Louie Originally Thought To Adapt Junior-Woodchuck Attitudes, Regulations, and Grandiose Organizational Nomenclature, is a story that illustrated the trio’s enthusiasm to join the Junior Woodchucks and how they have turned from being troublesome brats into wonderfully accommodating children. Years ago, when Huey, Dewey and Louie were still very…

D For Digital !


Project Gutenberg started in 1971 by Michael Hart at the University of Illinois with the aim of establishing an electronic public library of 10,000 books, thus creating the “ebook”. After many years of development and enhancement of previous projects and technologies, new projects have been released exclusively for our own pleasure and comfort; apparently, ebooks…

Habits And Delicacies !


A lot of comic book characters are known for their appetites, stunning eating abilities, and habits. These characters are not necessarily main characters, but they give the comic a pinch of fun and humor. Here are some habits and delicacies of the most famous comic book characters. 1- Popeye Popeye is known for his love…