You've reached a lot of people with a Flash display. With tablets now everywhere 10 years later, have you been approached about displaying on an open standard? I've been tinkering with a display, prompted by people who acknowledge your influence. And for all the longevity of your open challenge, I'm surprised no one has much to say for where anyone can start to implement your ideas.
I've posted my code as a Github opensource project: github.com/UnitedHotcakesPreferred/swipe-snap
And if you know any HTML, you can see how simple the code is to manage here:
I haven't gotten much feedback for the time I've put in, but here's a sample display with an episode from a team of your fellow Thrillbent creators (I asked): chickensoup4thedamned.com/swipe_snap/
If you let me know, I can whip up a sample for your About Digital Comics, and you can see for yourself.