Amazon Tries Its Hand At More Original (And Crowdsourced) Content With Blackburn Burrow Digital Comic

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http://techcrunch.com – Amazon, like its competitor Netflix, has been making some moves to increase the amount of exclusive, original content under its brand, and today it took one more step in that direction with the news that Amazon Studios will be launching its first self-commissioned digital comic, a version of the “Blackburn Burrow” Civil War story. The first copy is now free in the Kindle store. Originally a screenplay from Jay Levy from December 2010, the story is also being used by Amazon to try something else: more crowdsourced creation. The company says that the idea to launch the digital comic (IT news)