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Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 13: Cloud 9 Comix, Rescue Ship, LEGO App4+

by Ian Black

In today’s fresh apps, read a new comic from another country (Cloud 9 Comix), go where no man has gone before (Rescue Ship), and act like a kid (LEGO App4+).

Cloud 9 Comix (Free)

The digital comic book revolution rolls onward and here comes a refreshingly fresh app from a publisher “down under”. The company claims to be the first Australian digital comic book publisher but its app sports indie comics from around the world including India, France, Croatia, Argentina and other countries all translated into English. Foreign language comics are coming soon.

Browse the curated list of favorites from Cloud 9, look over the recent additions, or explore the World Comics category. Most issues are 99 cents with an in-app purchase.

Rescue Ship (Free)

In space no one can hear you scream, but it’s still possible to text for help. In this app, astronauts are lost in space and you must guide the rescue ship to bring them to safety. The obstacles will challenge you – various forces of gravity, electrical force fields, floating boulders, tight spaces and other dangers – but with a little skill and lots of cunning, you’ll make it home with all the space cowboys accounted for.

Any bump or crash damages your ship and costs you points. Don’t forget to fuel-up when you need it and repair any dings the ship suffers before you head out on the next of your 100 missions.

LEGO App4+ (Free)

Need to entertain your young kids while out and about? You won’t need to convince them to try this app, it’s based on a toy they already know and love.

Here the Lego building becomes a game where you take on missions and earn coins. Build a truck or other vehicle to carry cargo to your destination. Your kid’s creativity can still run wild by building in any style or color and he or she can use the coins to buy more LEGO pieces for new creations.

Easy to use controls and bright colors will keep kids playing, and the ability to toggle the sound off might keep you sane.