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Comic Books

Bam! These are the Best Apps for Comic Book Fans

Enjoy your comic books anytime, anywhere with apps that put your favorites at your fingertips. Pop open a reader, check out a new series, keep track of your collection, and more with these awesome apps for comic book fans.

Get Yourself a Reader

Make sure you bring out the best in your comic books with a handy reader and great features.

YACReader

YACReader

Luis Ángel San Martín

YACReader

For those who want a comic book reader with import, sync, and organizational features.

With YACReader, you can import comics on any device and sync with services like Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, and OneDrive. Organize your collection with folders, read your favorites with a tap, and take advantage of the app’s automatic scroll feature.

Why we love it

YACReader is an easy-to-use reader and organizers for all your digital comic books.

iComic -comic reader-

iComic -comic reader-

Y.Yamamoto

iComic -comic reader-

For those who want a comic book reader with import, sharing, and page zooming features.

The iComics app offers simple page navigation, zooming for easier reading, and high resolution viewing. You can download comics, enjoy offline reading, and can flip through your books with page swiping. The app works on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for flexibility.

Why we love it

The iComics app is a nice comic book reader with page swiping, import options, and sharing ability.

Dig into a Series

Sit down with a comic book series that you can really get into. These apps cover them all.

Star Trek Comics
Star Trek Comics

Star Trek Comics

IDW Publishing

Explore strange new worlds, seek out new civilizations … on your iPad or iPhone. The entire Star Trek comic book universe all in one app. Only from IDW Publishing, a leader in digital comics.

Over 225 in-app purchase comics with brand new stories, movie tie-ins, and classic Star Trek series. Updated constantly with new comics. Read free comics and motion book episodes!

NEW - improved page viewing: To zoom in to the comic page, simply turn your iPhone or iPad to landscape mode, and the page will automatically fit to the width of the screen. Then just scroll down or to the next page to keep the images and text big and clear!

Star Trek Comics is now powered by Madefire and comic purchases can transfer between this app and the IDW app, as well as the Madefire app.

If you are upgrading from previous versions:
- All iOS purchases will immediately be available in your purchase list.
-If you already had an IDW app and made at least one purchase in that app or on the IDW webstore, create a new user account with the same email, and your entire previous IDW catalog purchase before June 4th, 2015, will be available in the new app.

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Archie Comics Reader
Archie Comics Reader

Archie Comics Reader

Archie Comic Publications, Inc.

Archie is everywhere!

Now you can read the adventures of some of the most well-known pop culture creations in the world, including ARCHIE, JUGHEAD, BETTY & VERONICA, JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS, the DARK CIRCLE heroes, SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, MEGA MAN, and the hit AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE and CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA horror series on your smart phone and tablet!

The official Archie Comics App, powered by MADEFIRE, features a bold, streamlined storefront showcasing all of Archie’s diverse and top-selling titles, graphic novels and exclusive digital content. From comics to digests to graphic novels, the Archie Comics app is updated every week with our latest and greatest releases - with plenty of FREE issues to sample and enjoy as well!

Don’t miss out! Be sure to catch the best deals, exclusives, and thousands of your favorite books on the official Archie Comics App!

IMPORTANT: If you’re having trouble creating an account, logging in, downloading comics, or just want to let us know how we’re doing please email us at [email protected] We’re happy to help!

PLEASE NOTE: The comics in this app are primarily in English!

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TMNT Comics
TMNT Comics

TMNT Comics

IDW Publishing

Cowabunga! Just about every TMNT comic ever created … on your iPad or iPhone! The entire TMNT comic book universe all in one app. Only from IDW Publishing, a leader in digital comics.

Hundreds of great in-app purchase TMNT comics, from the original black and white stories of the '80s to today's IDW modern classics featuring Kevin Eastman. Updated constantly with new comics. Be sure to check out the free comics!

NEW - improved page viewing: To zoom in to the comic page, simply turn your iPhone or iPad to landscape mode, and the page will automatically fit to the width of the screen. Then just scroll down or to the next page to keep the images and text big and clear!

TMNT Comics is now powered by Madefire , and comic purchases can transfer between this app and the IDW app, as well as the Madefire app.

If you are upgrading from previous versions:
- All iOS purchases will immediately be available in your purchase list.
-If you already had an IDW app and made at least one purchase in that app or on the IDW webstore, create a new user account with the same email, and your entire previous IDW catalog purchase before June 4th, 2015, will be available in the new app.

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The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

Skybound LLC

Read the blockbuster comic series that's now a hit TV show! The first issue is free, and the rest are available via in-app purchase. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. Presented in comiXology's cutting edge Guided View™ Technology.Find out about all things The Walking Dead from www.TheWalkingDead.com and www.Skybound.comIn a matter of months, society has crumbled: There is no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. Rick Grimes finds himself one of the few survivors in this terrifying future. A couple months ago he was a small town cop who had never fired a shot and only ever saw one dead body. Separated from his family, he must now sort through all the death and confusion to try and find his wife and son. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally begin living.

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Transformers Comics
Transformers Comics

Transformers Comics

IDW Publishing

Transform your iPad or iPhone. The entire Transformers comic book universe all in one app. Only from IDW Publishing, a leader in digital comics.

Over 500 in-app purchase comics with brand new stories in the popular More Than Meets the Eye and Transformers ongoing series, movie tie-ins and adaptations, and Classics from the '80s and '90s. Updated constantly with new comics.

NEW - improved page viewing: To zoom in to the comic page, simply turn your iPhone or iPad to landscape mode, and the page will automatically fit to the width of the screen. Then just scroll down or to the next page to keep the images and text big and clear!

Transformers Comics is now powered by Madefire, and includes Transformers motion books, with animation and sound!

Read free comics and motion book episodes!

Comic purchases can transfer between this app and the IDW app, as well as the Madefire app.

If you are upgrading from previous versions:
- All iOS purchases will immediately be available in your purchase list.
-If you already had an IDW app and made at least one purchase in that app or on the IDW webstore, create a new user account with the same email, and your entire previous IDW catalog purchase before June 4th, 2015, will be available in the new app.

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Keep Track of Your Collection

For serious collectors and comic book lovers, you can easily keep track of what you own and read with cataloging apps.

CLZ Comics

CLZ Comics

Collectorz.com

CLZ Comics

For those who want a cataloging app for comics with a database for downloading details automatically.

CLZ Comics – Comic Database lets you scan your comic book barcodes or enter your title manually. Then, the database will find your comic and download the details so you don’t have to. The app gives you space for 100 comics and unlimited space with an in-app purchase. With a free account, you can also sync your data, create online backups, and transfer details across devices.

Why we love it

For a clean and easy way to track and catalog your comics, check out the CLZ Comics – Comic Database app.

Comic Book Collector Database, Inventory, Manager

Comic Book Collector Database, Inventory, Manager

iCollect

Comic Book Collector Database, Inventory, Manager

For those who want a cataloging app for comics with filters, sorting, and offline viewing.

With the Comic Book Collector Database, Inventory, Manager app, you can keep track of your entire collection easily. The app offers filters, sorting, and simple management of your comic books. Other features include a wishlist, barcode scanning, manual entry, personal detail options, and offline viewing of your collection.

Why we love it

The Comic Book Collector Database, Inventory, Manager app provides a great way to keep track of your comic books with a host of helpful features.

Check Out Comic Strips

Go back to the simplicity of comic strips with all of your favorites. These apps give you a dose of laughs each day.

GoComics
GoComics

GoComics

Andrews McMeel Universal, Inc.

Want funny? Love comics? We've got your fix. The GoComics app, from Universal Uclick, is the mobile comics portal for many of the most popular comic strips worldwide. From iconic favorites like Calvin and Hobbes, Peanuts, Garfield, Doonesbury, Dilbert and Marmaduke to modern favorites like FoxTrot, The Boondocks, Big Nate, Pearls Before Swine and Get Fuzzy, we offer the most diverse set of comic strips and panels in one single app for FREE.

The content within this GoComics mobile application updates daily, bringing you the latest work from critically acclaimed creators, Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonists and the hottest up-and-coming talents.

Within the app, you have the ability to:

- Bookmark your favorite comics.
- Share comics via social media, e-mail and text/SMS (charges may apply).
- Access over 20 years of back issues of comic strips. Read the first-ever Calvin and Hobbes strips! Rediscover Charlie Brown and the Little Red-Headed Girl! Share FoxTrot with a younger generation! See Huey and Riley before The Boondocks became a cult classic!
- Leer en español. GoComics tiene más de 30 cómics que están disponibles para nuestros Españoles fans de habla.
- Read our liberal, moderate and conservative editorial/political cartoonists represent that all sides. Collectively, they have won more than 20 Pulitzer Prizes for editorial cartooning.
- Gain insight into the comics industry with our blog that's updated multiple times a week.
- Check out burgeoning cartoonists before they break out in our Comics Sherpa section.

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Oh, Brother! Apps
Oh, Brother! Apps

Oh, Brother! Apps

Evette Gabriel Design Group LLC

This app from Bob Weber Jr., and Jay Stephens, creators of syndicated comic strip Oh, Brother!, features 243 fun-filled brother and sister comic strips, available in 3 volumes of swipable comic strips, audio tracks and extra activities.

Each volume includes 81 comic strips, a set of activities, and a bundle of laughs. Not only can you READ, but you can LISTEN to each Oh, Brother! comic strip. With the tap of a finger the recorded audio track lets you hear Bud and Lily in their own voices! Each volume is sold separately.

But wait, there's more? OF COURSE THERE IS. In addition to the comic strips, the Oh, Brother! collection includes 4 activities to keep your expressive muscles in shape:

- Write it! You have great ideas for an Oh, Brother! strip. The stage is set, now tell the story!

- Cut & Paste! Assemble a finished Oh, Brother! comic strip with a library of art and backgrounds.

- Color it! Color your favorite Oh, Brother! scenes and characters.

- Publish It! Send us your finished Oh, Brother! comic strip for a chance to see it on the Daily Brother gallery wall!

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Garfield Daily
Garfield Daily

Garfield Daily

Paws Incorporated

Feed your Garfield need with a daily dose of the classic comic! The Garfield Daily Comic iPhone app allows you to view every Garfield daily comic strip ever produced - that's over 11,600 strips! This awesome app has tons of features that allow you to search and share your favorite comic strips.

Here are the nuts and bolts:

You can browse through the comic strips by touching the Previous or Next navigation buttons, by touching either side of the comic strip, or by swiping horizontally across the comic strip. Resize the comic strip by tapping or pinching. So simple even Odie can do it!

Like Garfield, this app is prone to nap attacks. After about 10 seconds of inactivity, the navigation, status, and toolbar will fade away. To bring them back, touch the middle of the comic strip. Touch again to have them disappear. Don't worry - you can still change comics by touching or swiping.

Have a special day in mind? Select any date since the beginning of the comic strip and then touch Show Comic to see that day's comic strip. Easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy!

Looking for a specific theme - like lasagna, lazy or lederhosen? Search strips by typing a keyword or theme and touching the Done button on the keyboard. Then you can navigate through that list of strips.

Do you like surprises? Touch the Random button to see any strip selected by Odie. You never know what treasure awaits you (please be aware of probable drool).

Wanna post a strip for all your Facebook friends to see? First you need to login to Facebook. Then, simply post the selected comic strip on your Facebook wall along with a typically brilliant comment.

Can't get enough Garfield? On the Information page there is a More Garfield button which brings you to Garfield's website with lots of links and awesome info about the famous fat cat.

So what are you waiting for? Get your paws on the Garfield Daily Comic iPhone App!

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Find a Comic Book Service

Check out decades of comic book options with these well-known creative services.

Valiant Comics

Valiant Comics

Valiant Entertainment

Valiant Comics

For those who enjoy comic books from Valiant Comics.

The Valiant Comics app lets you access titles like “Harbinger,” “Ninjak,” “Bloodshot,” and more. You can enjoy free books and previews or use an in-app purchase for over 1,000 options. The app also includes a Valiant videos channel and news updates for well-known superhero universe of Valiant.

Why we love it

Valiant Comics is a great app for fans of their epic superhero stories.

Marvel Unlimited Comics

Marvel Unlimited Comics

Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Unlimited Comics

For those who like comic books from Marvel Comics.

Get “Captain America,” Iron Man,” “The Avengers,” and all your favorites with the Marvel Unlimited Comics app. You can check out over 20,000 digital comics with the subscription service and read up to 12 issues offline. Preview and read select issues at no charge and then sign up for the membership for unlimited options.

Why we love it

With a membership you can get as many of Marvel’s 20,000 titles right to your device with the Marvel Unlimited Comics app.

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