Classics Illustrated Comics. Now there’s an app
Who didn’t love Classics Illustrated comics…in my youth they were a painless way to read “important” novels the illustrations adding to my already vivid imagination. Even today if I see an issue I can’t resist thumbing through it. Now you can have these wonderful stories on your iDevice.
The series consists of over 120 digital graphic novels presented in a comic book format with robust color illustrations that introduce great literature to readers of all ages. Published by Trajectory Inc. the Classics Illustrated digital comic app is free to download and features an extended preview of several issues at no additional cost. Classics Illustrated regular series can be purchased in-app for $3.99 each and Classics Illustrated Junior series for $1.99 each. The Classics Illustrated app is shipping with over 30 digital comics available and more will be added every week on “Classic Wednesday”. Also included in the app is the acclaimed Classics Illustrated Special Interest series and introductory ‘discovery pricing’ at $.99 cents for featured Staff Favorite titles.
For those who may have forgotten, Classics Illustrated are illustrated adaptations of traditional literature, non-fiction and biographies. The CI series includes folktales, myths, epics, legends, fables that have been passed down by storytellers for hundreds, even thousands, of years to enlighten and entertain generations of listeners, young and old. According to William B. Jones, Jr., author of Classics Illustrated A Cultural History, “Classics Illustrated was the most successful series of its kind, outdistancing all competitors and successors in terms of print distribution and circulation. It was considered one of the largest children’s publication of any kind in the world.”
I loved the quality of the illustrations…they just popped of the page. Classics Illustrated Comics is a must have app for Classics Illustrated fan, collector, or comic lover. You loved these as a kid; now share them with your children directly from your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The app is a free download from the App Store.