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Bullet Sunday 212

Posted on Monday, December 27th, 2010

Dave!Thanks to the holiday weekend, I saved my ammo for a rare "Bullet Sunday on Monday" edition!

   
• Wallpaper! I had forgotten to convert my DaveToon iPhone wallpaper backgrounds to the iPad, so thanks to my friend Göran for the reminder! They're free for your personal use, but cannot be sold or used for any commercial purpose. Just click on the version you'd like and it will open in a separate window. From there, you can drag the image to your desktop, or right-click (control-click for Mac) and save it wherever you like.

If you want to know how to get the pictures onto your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, Apple has a helpful support document.

If you are using Android or any other mobile platform, you can still use the wallpapers... I recommend grabbing the iPad version and cropping it to your display resolution.

Lil Dave and Bad Monkey Wallpaper Thumb    Click for iPad (1024 x 1024)
   Click for iPhone 4 (640 x 960)
   Click for iPhone/iPod (320 x 480)
 
Lil Dave Wallpaper Thumb    Click for iPad (1024 x 1024)
   Click for iPhone 4 (640 x 960)
   Click for iPhone/iPod (320 x 480)
 
Bad Monkey Wallpaper Thumb    Click for iPad (1024 x 1024)
   Click for iPhone 4 (640 x 960)
   Click for iPhone/iPod (320 x 480)
 

Eventually I'll get more wallpapers converted and come up with some new stuff. Until then, enjoy!

   
• Ask Dave! I would be remiss to not mention that the remarkably awesome FREE Ask Dave! app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad is still available! It hasn't been optimized for Retina Display yet, but still looks pretty awesome. Hopefully I'll get around to creating new custom versions for next-gen iOS devices like iPad, iPhone 4, and (cross your fingers!) Android, in the coming year.

AskDavePromo.jpg

   
• $3.99 No More! I've decided to stop buying Marvel Comics. Marvel blows. DC Comics listened to comic book fans and dropped their cover price of ongoing series to $2.99 ($1.79 at discount) back in October. Whereas Marvel is STILL soliciting their titles at $3.99 ($2.39 at discount). And I'm simply not going to pay over $2.00 for a comic book because nothing coming out of Marvel is worth it. Even though the stuff that's going on in their books is pretty awesome...

No More Marvel Comics

Seriously, the time for digital comics is here. Offer comics for $1.00 each direct with no printing costs, no shipping costs, no storage costs, no distribution costs. I would by at least double the books I do now... maybe even triple. Not only that, but I would be ten times more willing to try a new book for a buck than I would paying $3.99 for a printed copy. Assuming that there are a lot of comic book fans like me who set a monthly budget for comics, the net would be a win for comic creators and fans alike. Sure I'm going to miss having printed copies that I can hold and flip through... but if I'm going to stop buying them anyway, surely this is better than nothing?

   
And I'm afraid that's all she wrote for this week. Next week we'll have a very special New Year Edition of Bullet Sunday. Hope to see you then!

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Comments

  1. Sybil Law says:

    No lil monkey, flipping people off, wallpaper?!

  2. yay for the coming year and ask dave for droid!

    love the wallpapers. very cool of you to do that.

  3. martymankins says:

    Awesome! Love me some Bad Monkey.

    Suggestion for new wallpapers: the Back To The Future image you have with Lil Dave and Bad Monkey.

  4. Göran says:

    Thank you very very much. I missed this post but now I am happy again :)

  5. CD says:

    Sad all these years of the Ask Dave! app are coming to an end with next month’s update of iOS. THANKS for a great run, Dave!

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