BEUNINGEN, THE NETHERLANDS – Four years in the making, the graphic novel Ravenous 2.0 is published in the Mac App Store. Developed exclusively for the iPad format, its author and comic-illustrator Erik Menno van Os fell in love with a 9.7 inch multi-touch Retina display and forgot about print.
Ravenous is the app that contains an English language supernatural horror told through 600 drawings. Executed in atmospheric black-and-white and shades of grey the single panel views explore a cinema-like experience.
Logline: What does it take for bad cop Hugo Kingsley to discover both his hunt for a serial killer and his love for a haunted thief serve a dark and ancient purpose?
Van Os (1965) is a media professional, storyteller and cartoonist and has published many stories. In 2007, inspired by the advances of digital media, he decided to hazard another go at a long story. His never-forgotten nightmare served as the source for his Ravenous, which he wrote out as a novel first.
Van Os graduated from Utrecht School of arts in 1991 with a degree in television program making before releasing two comic books under the name Gnoe: ‘Amen’ (1993) and ‘Mama’ (1996)
App: Ravenous 2.0
Device: iPad & iPhone
What: Graphic novel in 600+ swipable, full screen drawings.
Unique: Comic artist prefers Retina display and leaves print.
Creator: Erik van Os
Developers: Juul Spee en Eelke Feenstra
Translation: Jon Anderson/John Freeman
Video teaser: http://www.gothic-novel.com/
Image teaser: http://tinyurl.com/krmykqz
Price: € 2,69
RAVENOUS: Van Os Creates Horror Comic For Ipad Only
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