What's New

- iOS 7 and 8 support!
- AirPrint support — print any page, including the songwriting worksheet
- Social sharing: tweet, text, email, FB post right from app

App Description

The world's first comic book that tells the story of blues music.
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NOW FOR A LIMITED TIME: when you download the app and leave a good review, we will send you a hard copy of the gorgeous 24-page printed comic book — FREE! After leaving your review, notify us at [email protected]
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The Blues app is an exciting, full-color adventure brought to life with music, sound, and beautiful illustrations. It features Otis, a young boy from the Mississippi Delta in the 1930s, as he discovers the blues and follows it throughout his life. From juke joints to cotton plantations to the Great Migration north to Chicago; Robert Johnson and Howlin' Wolf to Muddy Waters, Chuck Berry, and The Rolling Stones; country blues, work songs, and spirituals to electric blues and rock 'n' roll; this first-of-its-kind story has it all!

• 23 beautifully-illustrated, full-color pages
• Music and sound effects on 15 of the pages
• Tap-to-Zoom
• Swipe between pages or use the menu to jump to any page
• Animated page transitions
• Sound On/Off
• Ad-free
• Ideal for all ages

Get the gorgeous 24-page hard copy on Amazon.com or in bulk for as little as 37 cents each for schools and blues education programs at http://www.BluesComix.com.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 14, 2011 Initial release
  • January 10, 2012 New version 1.1
  • February 02, 2012 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • March 01, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • August 31, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • September 04, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • November 28, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • December 01, 2013 New version 2.0
  • December 01, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • August 16, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • August 20, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • December 16, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 21, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99