CodeStore today announces Comic Book App v1.1, an updated iOS app template for iOS development. Comic Book App is a quick and easy way to create a comic book app for iPad, without the need to learn software development. The easy to use template loads your pages in JPEG format and even optional background music in MP3 format, and outputs a native iPad app, ready for the App Store. Swipe between pages, or use on-screen buttons, animated page transitions, and app launch animation and more.
Today at Comic-Con International 2011, Ape Entertainment and ZeptoLab, developers of Cut the Rope, one of the top selling iPhone, iPod touch and iPad game apps of all-time, announced a new licensing agreement to create a series of digital comic books based on the popular game. The comic series will explore the yet untold backstory of the game’s endearing hero, Om Nom, building upon his adventures in the popular mobile game.
UK based JFDP Labs have released Paper Camera 1.0, their new photography based application for iOS. See the world through the stylish and artistic lens of Paper Camera. See your everyday life, your house, street, school, your family as a sketch up, a cartoon, a comic book and more. In real time, Paper Camera transforms images on-the-fly using cutting-edge technology. All the processing is done in real-time on the camera video feed.
Elite Gudz, creative leaders in designing content for multi-media mobile, tablet and personal-use consoles, announces massive upgrades to Graffiti Spray Can, the best selling graffiti art app on iTunes that has had almost 5 million downloads since its initial release. Graffiti Spray Can will now allow users to upload their best works to the Wall of Immortalz, vote on the work of others and share it all via Facebook, Twitter and email.
plasq today introduces Comic Life for iPad, the latest edition of its award winning software for creating, reading and sharing digital photo comics. Comic Life for iPad features an optimized UI tuned for the multi-touch interface while maintaining Comic Life’s legendary ease of use. With 10 fun templates, 67 fonts, advanced editing features, a built-in reader and more, users can create any kind of comic they desire. The integrated Facebook uploader makes sharing with friends and family simple.
Columbus based Minder Softworks announces MYComics 1.0, a new application for Mac OS X. MYComics is designed to let users read their favorite online comic strips using its built-in web browser and database of over 350 comics. MYComics makes it easy to save and share favorite strips. Users can tag favorite comics and save them to MYComics’ collections folders, find comics using smart folders, and view saved comics with MYComics’ viewer. MYComics also features social media and mail integration.
Chicago based Audacious Software today introduces Fresh Comics 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and Android. Fresh Comics helps comic book enthusiasts track the week’s newest comic book releases. It includes a powerful search feature and an innovative interface for tagging favorite creators, issues, and publishers for creating users’ weekly shopping lists. Leveraging an innovative fetch and store system, users retain the full functionality of the app regardless of their current connectivity.
Portland based dBelement, LLC today introduces Soya Comics 1.0 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. A powerful social RSS reader for web comics, Soya Comics allows you to access your favorite comics in one convenient place, even while offline. The simple interface makes adding your comics a snap. You’ll be having a blast browsing your comics without ever worrying about a learning curve. Contribute, share, and report to make Soya even better. Easily share comics with your friends.
CodeStore announces the availability of a new iOS app template, ‘Comic Book App’, an exciting new way to publish digital comics on the App Store, without the need to learn how to develop an App. The easy to use template loads pages in JPEG format, and outputs a native iPad App, ready for the App Store. CodeStore is a resource to download Xcode template projects to create your own apps for iPhone and iPad.
Toronto based AFK Studio today announces The Funnies 1.0 for the iPad. Read and share over 390 of the most popular comic strips and editorial cartoons on the web. “The Funnies” features a warm, organic touch-based interface designed to make the user feel like they are interacting directly with the comics. A search-based interface can be used to create a virtual billboard with all the user’s favourite comics, which can be viewed individually through a scrollable interface.
California based Gamelion releases the first motion comic teaser trailer for I Must Run!, the upcoming skill-based action game for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PlayStation Minis and Android. The teaser trailer tells the story of a US Marine who ended up in jail after involvement in a street fight. I Must Run! will be released world-wide during December 2010, followed by a release on Android devices and other mobile platforms. More information will be available soon on the official game’s website.
Developica today introduces ComicBookPad 1.0 exclusively for iPad, their full-featured comic book reader allowing simultaneous reader functionality and iTunes playback in iOS 3.2 or later. The app operates so as to permit this multitasking despite the present lack of an iPad compatible version of iOS 4. The iPad optimized reader includes: real-time display and zoom, thumbnails of every page, file library with stacks, no-lag page turning, and .cbr and .cbz file import capability.
Melbourne based bitolithic today announced details of Comic Zeal V4, the next version of their iPhone and iPad comic reading app. Version 4 offers an iPad specific interface and other enhancements that make reading comics on Apple’s new device a pleasure. Bookmarks and bags show you which comics you’ve started reading and which you’ve finished. The announcement post discusses the new iPad specific features of Comic Zeal V4 together with the reasoning behind the decisions that were made.