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Comics and Audiobooks on the Apple TV

Comics and Audiobooks on the Apple TV

The Apple TV can be used to do more than just watch the latest television show or movie. Here are some great ways to read a comic or listen to an audiobook on the big screen.

Comicbook Chaos

Bam! Pow! Boom! Splat! Enjoy your favorite comic books on the big screen with these apps.

Madefire Comics & Motion Books

Digital comics and Motion Books for Apple TV

Madefire Comics & Motion Books
Browse the selections

For comic lovers who sometimes like to sit in front of a television.

Immerse yourself in a new space; 360 panoramic views, music, sound effects and motion transport you deep into story worlds. You control the pace at which stories unfold on-screen with the Apple TV remote.

Why we love it

Madefire Comics & Motion Books turns the ordinary into the extraordinary.

For those who...

  • Love comics.
  • Can't get enough of your favorite superheroes and villains​.
  • Looking for something new.

Not for those who...

  • You don't like comics.
  • Don't want to spend more money on your Apple TV.
  • Enough with the superheroes.
3D Comics by Ray Zone

A 3-D blast from the past

3D Comics by Ray Zone
Find those 3-D glasses

For comic book fans looking to explore the history of the medium.

Dive right into the 28 pages of fantastic artwork. You can also view a humorous introduction to 3-D graphics.

Why we love it

Both young and old should definitely enjoy this app. While it’s obviously short, it is a fascinating way to explore the exciting history of comics. It’s time to dig those old-school 3-D glasses out of your drawer.

For those who...

  • Are tired of superhero comics
  • Looking for something different and retro.
  • Own a pair of 3-D glasses.

Not for those who...

  • Like modern comics.
  • Don’t have any 3-D glasses.

Awesome Audiobooks

Put that awesome home theater to great use and listen to your favorite audiobook.

Epic! - Unlimited Books for Kids

More than 10,000 children's books at your fingertips.

Epic! - Unlimited Books for Kids
Featured, recommended, and more

For parents looking for a Netflix-like service for children's books.

After a free, 30-day trial you’ll need to pay for a subscription to the service. One of the best features is a customized profile for each child in your household, including personalized recommendations. A weekly, detailed log to track reading progress is automatically emailed to parents.

Why we love it

Epic definitely lives up to its name. If you have children 12 and under at your home, this is definitely an app to try. While you’ll need to subscribe, the huge amount of content available - including the audiobook library - is worth checking out. The service can even be accessed on your iPhone or iPad.

For those who...

  • Are parents and are looking for a way to entertain their children using the Apple TV.
  • Would like to access great educational videos as well.
  • Use the iPhone/iPad app.

Not for those who...

  • Don't have kids at home.
  • Don't like paying a subscription fee to access content.
Audio Books by Audiobooks

A mix of free and premium titles.

Audio Books by Audiobooks
Jump right in

For audiobook fans looking for something new and old.

Once you join, the first audiobook is free, which is a nice perk. The app’s library continues to grow weekly, and the interface looks great on the big screen.

Why we love it

If you can’t get enough audiobooks, this app should be high on your list. Along with being optimized for the big screen with specific gesture controls and interface for the Apple TV, the service can also be accessed on your iPhone, iPad, and even through CarPlay on the road.

For those who...

  • Are looking for the latest bestsellers and a nice library of free selections.
  • Would like to access the books on the iPhone/iPad or using Apple’s CarPlay technology.
  • Would like to create custom bookmarks and more.

Not for those who...

  • Prefer to listen to older books.
Audio Library For TV

From fairly tales to horror stories

Audio Library For TV
Easy to play

For audiobook fans who enjoy older titles.

Finding that perfect audiobook takes just a few clicks. The substantial library is made up of a number of different categories including American Short Stories, Folk Tales, Grimm’s Fairytales, and more. Each book has a short description you can view.

Why we love it

While its not featuring the latest and greatest audiobook, the app is a great way to explore older literature from you living room couch. More books are added on a consistent basis, and you can even download audiobooks directly to the Apple TV.

For those who...

  • Want to pay once to access thousands of titles.
  • Like older books.

Not for those who...

  • Looking for up-to-date bestsellers.
  • Like to use well-designed apps that are easy to navigate.