We’re huge fans of digital comics on the iPad here at Pipedream Comics (just read our list of the 10 best iPad comics apps here) and maintain that the hi-res retina screen of the Apple tablet is absolutely the best way to read you favourite titles. However with so many people having smartphones as well, we thought we would take a look at the best iPhone digital comics apps that you can try that really make the most of the smaller devices capabilities – but don’t include digital comics giant ComiXology‘s Comics app!

Multiplex Gordon McAlpineMixing the world of comics, iOS apps and movie snobbery, Multiplex webcomic is the brain child of comic artist Gordon McAlpin and sees his hit webcomic released on the iTunes Store as an iPhone app so you can read the adventures of his movie loving dup Kurt and Jason wherever and whenever you are. Keen to find out more about this innovative approach to self publishing we contacted Gordon to get the lowdown on the secrets to being an app-based digital comic publisher and also the correct etiquette for movie going.

This week’s must-read in the Sunday Digest include Dark Horse’s Catalyst Comix from Joe Casey, artist Mike Henderson’s writing debut on Masks and Mobsters #9, a look back at the first 6 issues of app-based digital comic Upgrade Soul and new web comic iPhone app Multiplex from Gordon McAlpin.