Having spoken to the brilliant guys at Ape Entertainment about the Pocket God comics, I really wanted to get an artists persepective and so got in touch with the brilliant Rolo Mallada. I think his answers to my questions are some of favourites!
“It’s a brave new world and I am not afraid.” Dave Hedgecock of Ape Entertainment talks Pocket Gods and Kung Fu Pandas!
When you do a search on iTunes for ‘comics’ you get the familiar array of apps from the big publishers like Marvel, DC, Image and ComiXology. But hidden in among these monster apps is a little icon with a angry pygmy on it called PG Comics. If you’re an iOS gamer you might recognise the […]
Todd McFarlane’s Spiderman #1 is one of the featured titles on Marvel’s iPad app this week which got me feeling rather nostalgic. You see, growing up as a comics fan in the 90s, the most iconic book for me wasn’t Amazing Fantasy 15 or Action Comics #1 it was Spiderman #1. I’d been a Todd McFarlane […]
From Dr Who to True Blood, IDW Publishing’s Jeff Webber discusses indie success stories and the strengths of digital comics for smaller publishers.
One of the real success stories of comics on the iPad is IDW Publishing. Not only do they have a strong presence on ComiXology but they also have a series of their own apps based on hit series like Transformers, True Blood and Dr Who. With smaller independents flourishing in this new market place, I […]
If you’re new to the world of digital comics then you’re probably asking yourself what’s the best app for reading comics on? Well, if you’ve not read my article in Tap! I thought I ought to do a quick round-up of what I regard as the best apps for getting the most out of your […]
“The reading experience on the iPad is wonderful” Kurt Busiek talks digital comics and the possibility of an Astro City iPad app
While researching this article I tried to get in touch with all my favourite artists and writers in the faint hope that they might be able to spare some time from their busy schedules to answer my questions. After sending out emails to everyone of note in my comics collection, one of the first people […]
“Digital comics is like the Wild West” Box 13 creators Steve Ellis and David Gallaher talk iPad comics
While investigating the world of iPad comics apps I came across this little gem in the ComiXology Comics app. As well as distributing the adventures of the world’s top super heroes, ComiXology have also published their own titles, in particular the Box 13 series by writer David Gallaher and artist Steve Ellis. Both David and […]
The copy of Tap! with my feature in arrived in the office this morning and so I can now start populating this blog with all the extra interviews I did. To read the article you can click on the thumbnails below or you can read all about it here and order it online. Alternatively issue […]
As a fan of all things Apple and a fan all things comic-related, then surely the prospect of a Steve Jobs comic book is at the very epicentre of what rocks my world? And I would have to agree – although perhaps a tad reluctantly! The great folks over at Blue Water Productions are following up their […]