Could The Bane Of Yoto Herald In A New Look For Digital Comics?

YouTube Preview Image

Josh Viola of Leviathan Games has created The Bane Of Yoto, a digital comic for the iPhone 4 and iPads, using tilt controls to alter the way you see different levels on the page. The background and foreground of the panel turn as you twist the page.

It basically gives the illustration a three dimensionality in your hands without any pesky eye gymnastics. And while the app throws in music, and limited animation, the 3D aspect strikes me as something relatively very cheap that might add a positive reading experience to many comics, if there was a template to upload the different elements into.

The comic itself is a bit of a swords-and-sorcery monster romp, that feels far too silly without having a sense of humour about itself. But the shifting background and foreground, that feels something that has all sorts of storytelling possibilities.

The Bane Of Yoto is available free right now.

New Gotham International Teaser Shows The Lunatics Will Run The Asylum

ROOK #2 FC FNL

The Rook Leaps Through Time Again At Dark Horse – Talking With Steven Grant, Plus Exclusive Preview

Ben Stiller Is Back To Ask The Ultimate Question In Zoolander 2 Teaser

Lying In The Gutters – 3rd August 2015 – The Orientation Of A God

cw0

Preview Of The Civil War Illustrated Prose Novel By Stuart Moore And Steve McNiven

£10 Off Any £50 Order On Amazon.Co.Uk Today Only

A Deadpool Teaser For The Deadpool Trailer

Mark Waid And Chris Samnee Reuniting On A New Marvel Comic? Could It Be Black Widow?

Today, Batman’s Editor Is Looking Into Damian’s Ethnic Portrayal

Marvel To Adapt Iron Man 3 And Winter Soldier As Comics, Ahead Of Civil War, By Will Corona Pilgrim And Szymon Krudanski