App of the Week (November 6, 2011): Trip Harrison Origins

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One of our most popular guest blogposts last week focused on iPad comics. And author David B. Fox certainly knows a thing about them, as his iComic Be Confident in Yourself garnered widespread acclaim and was named our App of the Week. Now, you can add another iPad comic app to that list — the intergalactic adventure Trip Harrison Origins! Origins is the inaugural issue of the Trip Harrison series following the titular character on his journey to discover the — if I deduced it correctly from the comic — cosmic origin of all life and time. Honestly, this is more of a “teaser” issue than anything else, and subsequent issues will immerse readers further in Trip’s adventures. So, what’s so special about it? Well, just look at


Guest Post: Behold the Corona Comics SDK!

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About six months ago, David Fox of Electric Eggplant created the Be Confident iPad comic book to widespread acclaim. Naturally, we also named it our App of the Week! Now, David has taken lead on the upcoming Corona Comic SDK for those of you specifically looking to get into the iComic space! Be sure to check out Be Confident on iPad, and read about David’s experience below… It was September 1, 2010, and I finally decided to become an app developer. I’d been planning it for a couple of years, but now was the time to act! I hadn’t done any game or entertainment programming lately. But 25 years earlier I had been a game designer and programmer at LucasArts and created lots of complex games. How