CIA: Operation Ajax now available for the iPad…and It’s Free (for a limited time)

After over a year in the making, CIA : Operation Ajax, an ambitious interactive graphic novel brought to you by Cognito Comics, is finally out on the App Store. Designed specifically for the iPad, Operation Ajax tells the story of the Iranian Coup (backed by the CIA) during the early 50′s, and it’s based on the book All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer. The graphic novel is 210 pages long and features moving animations, ambient sound effect, bonus content (character dossiers, historial newsreels, authentic declassified docs from the CIA etc) and even its own original musical score. This is certainly not your typical comic book in the form of an app. Best of all, Operation Ajax is currently free for the next two week, after which the $7.99 price tag kicks in. If you have an iPad, this is defintely worth checking out, especially now that it’s a freebie. Video demo after the break.

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myComics in Review – Kaboom.. Crash… Pow!..

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Many people reading this article grew up on comic books like Spiderman or the X-Men. You lucky bastards. Growing up in the pleasure-devoid former USSR, it wasn’t until I was 10 that they first started appearing in my homeland. But now, all of us who missed such a large portion of world culture can finally catch up with the “Jesus” phone. And today we’re going to review an app for the poor sods like me:  myComics.

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ToonsWare to bring Editorial Cartoons to App Store

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Coming across a comic book app is a fairly common sight nowadays at the App Store. You have your individually packaged comic apps like Transformers and Terminator, and then there are those that allow you to upload your very own collection to be enjoyed on the go, like Comicstrips Comic Viewer. But what if you’re into a different kind of cartoon or comic strip? You know, the ones that poke fun of politicians and comment on current world events through often humorous illustrations. If editorial cartoons are your cup of tea then, you’re definitely going to want to check out the soon to be released ToonsWare.

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