Microsoft Live Labs "Infinite Canvas" Project

Infinite Canvas currently in Alpha stage is designed to take comic books into the Web 2.0 universe by breaking the limits associated with page real estate space,  Infinite Canvas is live and offering a consistent selection of content for set up to permit users to experience comic books on an infinite canvas. Infinite Canvas, is a new […]

Infinite Canvas currently in Alpha stage is designed to take comic books into the Web 2.0 universe by breaking the limits associated with page real estate space,  Infinite Canvas is live and offering a consistent selection of content for set up to permit users to experience comic books on an infinite canvas. Infinite Canvas, is a new way of looking at comics on the web developed by Live Labs' own Ian Gilman has started getting some attention lately. Infinite Canvas is a JavaScript application that frees visual storytelling from the usual comic format of squares on a page. It started to take off when Neil Gaiman tweeted about a piece he put up called “The Day The Saucers Came.” Now we’re starting to get comments like: 'I’ve just seen the future of how to present comics online;' 'Loved the story. Absolutely awed by the format;' 'If this catches on it could be very cool,'” a team representative said.