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  1. WannaBeMac

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    I know there are apps for comicbooks, but am I overlooking the existence of an app for comicstrips that you'd read in the newspaper?
     
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    Seems that that site has figured out how to make pop ups work on a iPad.
     
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    I noticed that, but it doesn't seem to be particularly useful. All it does is give you a larger comic, which you can already do with a pinch zoom or double tap.
     
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    I give a double thumbs up for "The Funnies" app. I've got all the funnies subscribed that I liked to read when I used to get a real newspaper. Plus, there are a ton more available...

    They get updated daily. Makes for a great morning coffee session.

    Marilyn

    P.S. It's a bit dear; $4.99 USD in the app store. But, worth it to me. YMMV.
     
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    Agreed. Great app.

    Now if the would get Spiderman daily, I would have all my daily strips in one place.
     
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    Thanks for your responses. I'll definitely look into The Funnies app.
     
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    Woooohoooo!!! They added Spiderman.

    Too cool. I submitted a request and a few days later it shows up as an option.

    This app rocks
     
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    iTunes says The Funnies is not available in the US store. Are all of you using it not in the US? If you are, how did you get it?
     
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    Huh.

    Wonder what happened to it ... or if it'll come back. I guess if you got it from before it disappeared, you still get to keep it. I use it every day, so I know it still works for me.

    Sorry you can't get it. Hopefully it'll come back (cause now I'm worried for those of us who DO have it).

    Marilyn
     
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    Thanks for the reply. I certainly hope you get to keep it! What a bummer. I wonder if they ran into copyright issues? Dunno.
     
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    Well, looks like this app is dead. Most of the comics I follow on it no longer update. The website is gone. The app is gone from the App Store. Too bad. This was one app I used every day. Gonna miss it. :(
     
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    Yeah, I'm with you, ChemoSabe. I finally had to give up on the app, also. The comics just weren't updating.

    I now get the same comics via RSS feed - but it just isn't the same. And I also was reading my comics daily. Sigh.

    I hope the developers can come back (although we don't know why they left...).

    Marilyn
     
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    Comic Turtle does the job.
     
  15. Abraham Morrissette

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    Sounds Great to hear about Funnies, Can you please provide guidelines,"how can I get it for my iPad"? I can't wait to enjoy with it.
     

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