What's New• All images upgraded to retina display for the new iPad
• Improved speed and performance
App DescriptionPanel Nine presents the full 96-page graphic novel plus audio commentaries by the artist, an interview with David Lloyd and unseen extras.
David Hine called it "Fantastic! Buy it!"
Comic Heroes magazine said "The app works beautifully and looks gorgeous. It would be a crime not to buy it!"
This is the first graphic novel written and illustrated by the critically-acclaimed artist David Lloyd and presented for the first time as a deluxe app for the iPad. Kickback is a slick, stylish, fast-paced thriller that explores themes of corruption, consciousness, society, and self-respect against a big-city film-noir backdrop.
Joe Canelli is a corrupt cop in a tough city. Haunted by his dreams and confused by his past, when his partner is murdered and his colleagues betray him, how much can he take before he has to change direction?
This app presents Kickback in stunning high-quality digital format, with a specially-designed user interface that gives the reader smooth swiping from page to page, flawless pixel-per-second movement, and effortless transition to Panel Mode to view enlarged panels one by one in beautiful detail.
Special features include:
• Audio commentary for selected pages, recorded by David Lloyd exclusively for this app
• A host of extra material including a selection of previously unpublished sketches, thumbnails, and cover roughs from the development of Kickback
• A brand-new interview with David Lloyd conducted exclusively for this app
• Visual contents and bookmarks that let the reader view thumbnails of all pages and navigate quickly and easily
David Lloyd is one of the comics industry's foremost talents. He has worked with many top graphic novel writers including Alan Moore, Garth Ennis, and Grant Morrison, and has drawn for Marvel, Dark Horse, and a range of other publishers.
Praise for David Lloyd and Kickback:
'His art is moody and evocative, composed of shadows as much as shapes, and his ability to frame an image for dramatic effect is second to none… David Lloyd has style to spare.' — THE COMICS JOURNAL
‘There are some deliciously Noir moments in Kickback… Iconic’ — FORBIDDEN PLANET
‘Strong characters, great visuals and a gangbuster finale… A briskly-paced crime thriller and one of the reads of the year.‘ — IGN
‘Kickback is a breath of fresh air, and goes to show how much the current market misses such well thought-out and artistically achieved books. David Lloyd has not only given us a great thriller to read, he has left his fans eagerly awaiting the next project he chooses to develop, in whatever genre he decides to approach it.‘ — SPLINTER COMICS
October 04, 2013 New version 2.1
February 13, 2013 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
January 01, 2013 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
March 23, 2012 Initial Release