Plasq.com has released Comic Life 1.0 for Mac OS X, an application that lets users add comic book-style embellishments to their digital photos. You can add simple captions to your photos or even use them to create full-fledged comic books, according to the developer. A demo download is available, and the full version cost US$39.95 to register.
Features of Comic Life include page and panel layouts, including styles that emulate a real comic strip look, streamlined image selection, cropping and placement, speech balloons with a comic lettering font, captions and special effects text. Comic Life is integrated with Apple’s .Mac service and can publish RSS feeds, works with image libraries managed by Apple’s iPhoto, and exports to JPEG, HTML, iPhoto and QuickTime.