Comic Draw for iPad Release History

1.3.2 (37275) – Released 25th January, 2024

  • Fixed a Google Chrome compatibility issue with PDF export
  • Other fixes and improvements

1.3.1 (37237) – Released 22nd/27th March, 2023

  • Fixes an issue where the wrong color was picked when color sampling
  • Fixes an issue where reordering pages went haywire
  • Fixes an issue where creating a new comic left a thumbnail on screen
  • Fixes a legibility issue with the Panel Layouts UI
  • Other fixes and improvements

1.3 (37225) – Released 3rd March, 2023

  • Support for Apple Sign-In*
  • New badges on comics uploaded to Comic Connect*
  • Export to photos now saves pages in expected order
  • Fixes a bug in the alpha dithering layer blend mode
  • Fixes a bug with image pasting
  • Makes the status bar visible to avoid conflict with the new OS multitasking control
* Not applicable to Comic Draw for Schools version.

1.2.14 (36940) – Released 9th November, 2021

  • Adds support for Apple Pencil 2 Double Tap
  • General UI legibility and layout improvements

1.2.13 (36915) – Released 6th October, 2021

  • Improved responsiveness of the main editor tabs when multitasking picker is present
  • Restored access to the regular keyboard when double-tapping with Pencil

1.2.12 (36900)- Released 10th September, 2021

  • Fixed an issue with the layer opacity slider
  • Fixed an issue with PDF export where artifacts appeared for some transparent element
  • Fixed a centering issue when pasting full page images

1.2.11 (36868) – Released 19th May, 2021

  • Fixed crash when swiping the final page
  • Importing duplicate presets now offers the option of adding as well as replacing

1.2.10 (36792) – Released 17th December, 2020

  • Fixes a potential crash when sharing brushes and color palettes

1.2.9 (36785) – Released 19th November, 2020

  • Fixed an ePub sizing issue when exporting comics

1.2.8 (36764) – Released 5th November, 2020

  • Fixed a label legibility issue when operating in Dark Mode

1.2.7 (36758) – Released 21st October, 2020

  • User fonts are once more accessible
  • Pages are properly trimmed on export when that option is selected
  • Untrimmed pages are exported at the correct resolution
  • Undo/Redo buttons now function as expected when the Script Editor is visible

1.2.6 (36454) – Released 3rd March, 2020


  • New setting to hide the current layer overlay
  • New setting to trim pages on export
  • New Copy URL option to share uploaded Comic Connect comics from Comic Draw*


  • Filling no longer creates mis-colored pixels
  • Duplicating a group now maintains clipping layer state
  • Fixed a black screen when returning to the app for some users
  • Other fixes and improvements

  • * Not applicable to Comic Draw for Schools version.

1.2.5 (36344) – Released 13th December, 2019

  • Fixed a bug where the border stroke type was unable to be selected

1.2.4 (36322) – Released 4th December, 2019

  • New layers automatically adopt sibling clipping state
  • Brushes can now set spacing to 300% and scatter to 1000%
  • App Settings includes option to disable the “Layout Panels” prompt for empty pages
  • Lettering border settings now include a miter limit control for pointy balloon tails
  • And other bug fixes and improvements

1.2.3 (36067) – Released 9th August, 2019

  • Fixed various layer mask issues
  • Fixed layer group drawing issues
  • Fixed extraneous whitespace issue when dragging elements from script
  • Fixed an inverted drop shadow issue with lettering when exporting to PSD

1.2.2 – Released 28th May, 2019

  • Fixed a blank icon issue in the browser that affected some users.
  • Missing blend mode options (hue, saturation and luminosity) restored.
  • Corrected the safe margins in the US Standard Comic templates.

1.2.1 – Released 10th May, 2019

  • Fixed a bug in the free trial that prevented users, that had already utilized the earlier free trial, from accessing the new one.

1.2 – Released 7th May, 2019

New Features:

  • Quickly layout your comic pages with the new panel slicing interface
  • Clipping layer support for fast coloring, shading and effects
  • Layer mask support for advanced masking options
  • Isometric guide for pixel art creations
  • Speedlines and other textures available for quick panel effects
  • Quickstart Guide and example comic

Other improvements:

  • Easily move and resize groups
  • Quickly access recently used fonts
  • Comic artwork can now be refreshed on Comic Connect
  • Lettering can now be converted to drawing layers for special lettering effects
  • Copying image data into the drawing workspaces now automatically creates a new layer (within device limits)
  • “Dodge” and “Burn” blend modes renamed “Color Dodge” and “Color Burn” for clarity
  • Resizing selection no longer retains aspect ratio by default
  • Easily draw perfect squares and circles with multitouch
  • Layer blend modes moved to a separate area and ordered to align with Photoshop presentation
  • Fully revised user manual
  • And many other improvements

1.1.7 – Released 22nd May, 2018

  • Fixes an issue where script paragraph indents are transferred to balloon and caption text
  • Fixes an issue when creating a new page in sketch mode doesn’t select the sketching layer group automatically
  • Fixes an issue where opening the page chooser doesn’t scroll to the current page

1.1.6 – Released 23rd January, 2018

  • Fixed crash when returning to comic browser while popover is open
  • Fixed layer/group re-ordering bug

1.1.5 – Released 7th December, 2017

  • UI compatibility fixes

1.1.4 – Released 31st October, 2017

  • Fixed a crash when renaming drawing layer
  • Fixed a bug when exporting a single page
  • Fixed a bug when exporting transparent PNG
  • Fixed a bug with ellipsis handling in scripts
  • Invisible layers no longer guide fill
  • Numeric sorting of comics in document browser
  • Updated 3rd party SDK support
  • iOS 11 compatibility improvements
  • And other fixes and improvements

1.1.3 – Released 11th August, 2017

  • Full screen scripting now always available – big user request!
  • Improved the response time of color swatch picking
  • Fixed a bug where some layer blending modes weren’t properly applied while drawing
  • And other fixes and improvements

1.1.2 – Released 20th June, 2017

  • Fixed crash when switching to sketching when there are no sketching layers
  • Fixed crash when flood filling on very large canvases
  • Fixed a bug with certain layer blend modes not displaying correctly in final export
  • Very short pinch no longer triggers undo
  • The calibration tool now also works with your finger (when a stylus is connected)
  • Script editor now remembers bold and italic stylings
  • ePUB pages images are now correctly sized
  • Flood fill within a mask now works correctly
  • More tweaks to canvas zoom ranges
  • And other fixes and improvements

1.1.1 – Released 15th May, 2017

  • Fixed a potential dataloss issue when switching from the reader to the editor
  • Fixed a crash after setting the gutter to 0
  • Improved stability when using large canvases
  • Text elements can now be completely styled even when empty of text
  • Improved zoom range for large canvases
  • Fixed a bug where a few pixels were occasionally left behind after undoing a stroke
  • And other fixes and improvements

1.1 – Released 26th April, 2017


New Features!


  • User brush textures
  • 1-bit mode for solid strokes that are clean to color
  • Dynamic screentones that respond to opacity
  • Pressure sensitive transfer texture effects



  • User-defined templates supporting up to 600 PPI
  • Import and sharing support



  • Select Layer Contents
  • Mask Layer Alpha
  • Duplicate Layer


Other Features

  • PSD multi-layer image export
  • Current Page Export
  • Adonit and Wacom Stylus support, and pressure curves (including Apple Pencil)
    (Check your stylus for compatibility with iPad Pro.)

1.0.3 – Released 27th February, 2017

  • New smoothing parameter in the brush dynamics settings
  • Inking defaults to pure black
  • Fixed a bug when creating panel styles
  • And other fixes and improvements

1.0.2 – Released 31st January, 2017

  • Improved the In-App Purchase flow to clarify how the Free Trial is accessed. Apparently it’s been quite confusing!
  • Fixed a crash when opening some some URLs with the app
  • Fixed a crash when duplicating pages in Lettering mode
  • And other fixes and stability improvements

1.0.1 – Released 27th January, 2017

  • Unfavoriting a brush while sketching no longer causes a crash
  • Restore to reader mode crash now fixed
  • Adjusting the line spacing on an empty balloon no longer causes a crash
  • Selection changes are now properly committed when switching modes
  • “Open In” now exports full resolution images
  • And other fixes and stability improvements

1.0 – Released 24th January, 2017