The iPad and iPhone have quickly become one of the most popular gaming platforms with hit titles like Angry Birds and Plants vs Zombies becoming as popular as Mario and Sonic. With that success comes the inevitable spin-offs, which we’re delighted to say includes digital comics, so we’re going to take a look at 5 of the best digital comics based on iOS games.

We’ve a decidedly spooky collection of must-read digital comics this Halloween weekend with the new issue of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman: Overture, Stephan Franck’s vampire/heist adventure Silver and all-ages fun with Plants vs. Zombies Lawnmageddon.

Plants vs Zombies 01 (Dark Horse)This weekend at Comic Con we saw Dark Horse Comics release the brilliant new Plants vs. Zombies comics via their exclusive iOS app. With a story from Paul ‘Bandette’ Tobin and artwork from the awesome Ron Chan, we wanted to find out the secrets to converting a simple iPhone game into a fantastic digital comic. Taking a minute to fend off the advancing hordes of plant hungry undead we spoke to artist Ron Chan to get the lowdown on creating new characters and the best plant defence techniques to ward off Lawnmageddon!