Comic Strips Coming to Cellphones

Posted on May 5, 2006

TechWeb reports that a company called SmashPhone will soon be rolling out ad-supported syndicated comic strips for cellphones. The comics are called Girls & Sports, Mostly Heads and The Meaning of Lila.
The Meaning of Lila was created and written by John Forgetta, editorial director at American Greetings. Girls & Sports was created by Justin Borus and Andrew Feinstein, a former Warner Bros. animator. Mostly Heads is a new comic strip created by Darren Jones, a former E! Entertainment Network producer, and SmashPhone co-founder.
SmashPhone's site says it requires a mobile phone that has a color screen and supports Java. They also provide informationfor would-be mobile comic strip publishers.