September 22, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Nashville, Tennessee - Blue Dream Studios today announces the launch of its latest version of iKids Comics, adding 8 popular new titles to its quickly growing library of critically acclaimed comic books. The new additions bring the total to 17 available books, including comics of all types: from pirates to robots, dinosaurs to secret agents. All comic books are safe for young readers without the language and violence in other comics.
"iKids Comics is the best way to find comic books safe for kids and fun for all ages," said Scott Christian Sava, artist and founder of Blue Dream Studios. "Parents can feel confident in what their children are reading."
After downloading the free app, readers have instant access to 300 pages of critically acclaimed comic books at no charge. iKids Comics includes free access to two complete comic books: "Ed's Terrestrials", named one of the top comics of 2010 by Graphic Novel Reporter, and "The Lab: Hey, Test THIS!".
"What makes iKids Comics unique are its generous free previews and the ability to buy full-length comic books for 90% off the in-store cover price," Scott Christian Sava said. "We're excited to give parents and young readers access to award winning comic books from independent artists and larger publishers."
iKids Comics features the award-winning works of Blue Dream Studios and other popular graphic artists. It is the only app to offer "The Dreamland Chronicles" books, drawn from the webcomic with over 10 million readers worldwide. "The Dreamland Chronicles" books are $3.99 each.
Specially designed for the iPad, iKids Comics was created to maximize the comic book experience on the device. Features of the app include:
* Kid friendly comics: Parents can be confident that every comic is safe for young readers without the strong language and violence in other comics
* New comic books coming up: The app's library of comic book titles is quickly growing, allowing users to frequently access new titles
* Free previews and big savings: Preview the first 25 pages of any of our comic books free, then buy the full version for just $1.99 each
* Easy to read: The app features a new slider for better navigation
The 8 new comic books added to iKids Comics' library are:
* The Lab: Hey, Test THIS!
* Buzzboy: Sidekicks Rule!
* G-MAN Volume 1: Learning to Fly
* G-MAN Volume 2: Cape Crisis
* Another Dirt Sandwich
* Pirana Pancakes
* Roboy Red: Nuts & Bolts
* Cupcakes of Doom
The books join these 9 comic books in the app:
* The Dreamland Chronicles: Books 1-4
* Ed's Terrestrials
* The Luckiest Boy
* Pet Robots
* My Grandparents are Secret Agents
* Cameron and His Dinosaurs
* Gary the Pirate
* Magic Carpet
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 23.6 MB
Pricing and availability:
iKids Comics 1.2.1 is currently available worldwide through the App Store in the Books category for free. Users can preview the first 25 pages of any comic book in the iKids Comics library. A full-length comic book is available for $1.99 each, which is 90% off the in-store cover price.
Founded in 2000 by Scott Christian Sava, Blue Dream Studios has brought to life some of the most beloved and popular characters of our time, such as Casper the Friendly Ghost, Spider-Man, Aliens vs. Predator, X-Files, and Star Trek. Formerly an animation studio, Blue Dream Studios now creates some of the most original and charming characters and stories such as The Dreamland Chronicles, Ed's Terrestrials, Pet Robots, and Hyperactive. Copyright (C) 2011 Blue Dream Studios. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.