ComiXology CEO David Steinberger was a busy man, demonstrating the company’s new family-friendly app, called Comics 4 Kids, on the convention floor of the Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo on Friday. The app is set to launch in late April on the iPhone and iPad with over 50 titles, including Archie comics and “SpongeBob SquarePants.”
Like the company’s existing Comics app, the Comics 4 Kids app allows the user to browse through different titles, read samples and then purchase them through the iTunes store. “It will have some free content, and most of the comics will be 99 cents,” Steinberger told CBR News. Graphic novels will be available as single chapters or bundled at a discount. The app will also feature a simplified interface so that kids can navigate it easily.
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