By Tech Center Labs
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TCL is proud to introduce Spencer Brinkerhoff III and his new creation ShadowBox Comics.
"ShadowBox Comics has created a new type of digital comic book. As the reader pans and tilts their iPad, each multi-layered image shifts to create a sense of depth to the image. Just like a real Shadow Box.
As you shift the angle of the iPad, simply tap the center of the screen to re-center the alignment of the layers. Tapping the upper right hand corner of the page will enter or exit the "Auto Pan" mode where the layers are automatically animated. Navigate through the pages by tapping the lower right and left corners of the image."
The Secret Agent Man M13 (S.A.M.M13) mini comic included in the app is a cool preview of things to come. Artists like those introduced in the Gallery section, are hard at work developing content for ShadowBox Comics and this is just the beginning! Get the free version now and upgrades will also be free!
Demo video on FaceBook...
Note: We are working on the compatibility problem with iOS 4.2, please upgrade your iPad 1 to iOS 4.3 or above.
With all of the new apps and devices purporting to provide a "3-D Experience", you might not expect a comic reader app to fall along those lines. This app not only delivers a fun, interactive 3-d experience, it does it well in the context of comic and story books! HOW COOL IS THAT?! This application os going to revolutionize the way comics and art is viewed on the iOS products for years to come.
What the HECK!
Freaky cool! Why hasn't this been done before?... Oh wait, the world didn't have accelerometers and IPads before! But now we do so why would I read a flat comic when I could read this? When it catches on, and it will, it will be the ONLY platform for serious animation freaks like me. Excellent job. 5 stars for breaking new ground.
The idea is simply amazing and the fact that someone actually built it is even more impressive. I really hope more animators use this platform and post more content!! Keep it up!