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by comiXology
Rated: All Ages
2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (817 customer reviews)

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Latest Updates

What's new in version 3.7.3.37302
  • New in 3.7.3
  • * Fixed several bugs including one where the app would crash when switching from Device to All in List mode.
  • 3.7
  • * Smart Lists
  • * Enhanced Library Options

Product Details

  • ASIN: B005VVSQU4
  • Release Date: November 14, 2011
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (817 customer reviews)
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Product Features

  • Read all your comiXology comic books, graphic novels & manga.
  • In-app purchasing for all your buying needs.
  • Dig into your library using Smart Lists and enhanced My Books sorting options.
  • Experience cinematic, immersive reading with Guided View technology and a reader that lets you easily scan, zoom and flip pages.
  • Same day as print releases.

Product Description

Get swept away in the most immersive comic book, graphic novel & manga reading experience available on your phone or tablet. Just download comiXology and get ready to take comics further.

For Marvel fanatics, DC devotees, comic newbies and manga maniacs, comiXology offers you instant access to more than 75,000 digital comics, graphic novels & manga. Whether you’re hooked on caped crusaders, zombie slayers or inter-galactic love affairs, with comiXology you’ll experience and enjoy comics like never before!

- Read all your comiXology comic books, graphic novels & manga.
- In-app purchasing for all your buying needs.
- Dig into your library using Smart Lists and enhanced My Books sorting options.
- Experience cinematic, immersive reading with Guided View technology and a reader that lets you easily scan, zoom and flip pages.
- Same day as print releases.
- Digital first titles you won’t get anywhere else.
- A massive collection of foreign language comics and classics.
- Search for and add books to your Wish List.
- Read your comiXology purchases on all your devices.
- Enjoy our cloud-based platform with automatic sync across all of your devices.

ComiXology's 75,000+ strong comics, graphic novel & manga library includes:
- Marvel Comics: The Avengers, Ms. Marvel, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Black Widow, Deadpool, Daredevil, Captain America, The Hulk, The Fantastic Four, Thor, Wolverine, and more…
- DC Comics: Batman, Justice League, Superman, Harley Quinn, Arrow, Green Lantern, Smallville, The Dark Knight, Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Sandman, and more…
- Image Comics: The Walking Dead, Saga, Bitch Planet, Black Science, Spawn, and more…
- IDW: Star Trek, Judge Dredd, G.I. Joe, Angel, Transformers, Bloom County, My Little Pony, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more…
- Disney: Mickey Mouse, Cars, Toy Story, Donald Duck, Finding Nemo, The Lion King, Monsters, Inc., Tron, Epic Mickey, and more…
- Manga: Naruto, All You Need is Kill, One Piece, Dragon Ball, One-Punch Man, and more…
- Don’t miss thousands of great self-published titles coming out of comiXology Submit: Wolves, Leaving Megalopolis, Doc Unknown, Action Bible, Silver, Lady Mechanika, and more…

"ComiXology is changing how comics are read." – TIME Magazine
"Solves the problem of reading comics on the small screen." – Wired Magazine
"Best comic reader in the world!” – Our favorite (uncompensated) fan
FIND US
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Web: comixology.com
Twitter: @comixology
Tumblr: http://comixology.tumblr.com
Facebook: facebook.com/comixology

Technical Details

Size: Varies by device (4.1MB - 4.2MB)
Version: 3.7.3.37302
Developed By: comiXology ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Read from external storage
  • Write to external storage
  • com.android.alarm.permission.SET_ALARM
Minimum Operating System: Varies by device
Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
An Amazon.com official commented on the review below
214 of 252 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Crippled by content sync issues January 26, 2012
I really want to like this app. The books look great on the Kindle Fire screen and the actual process of reading them works very well.

The biggest problem is not all of the content available on their web site is on the Fire. It's actually gotten worse since launch. Out of 51 new titles released yesterday, only 32 of them appear on the Fire. What's worse is that some books that have been out for months still do not appear on the Fire either.

The same thing happens with DC books that go on sale. The web site will reflect $1.99 however the Fire app still charges $2.99. I tried buying the book directly through the site but it took days before my Fire reflected the purchase. Since there's no explicit "refresh" button on the Fire app, I can't even attempt to explicitly synchronize my account with the server. I'm just stuck helplessly hoping it will resolve itself.

A lesser issue than the content sync problems is the UI itself. Most sections have "See All" text above them. It takes anywhere from 5 to 30 taps before it registers that I pressed the button. There are also some minor annoyances when navigating around my comics that I'd be able to dismiss if not for the broken update mechanism.

They may get these issues resolved eventually, but like I said it's gotten worse in the two months since the Fire launch. If you haven't invested in comics through Comixology yet, I'd hold off if your primary means to read it is the Fire. It's just not reliable enough to sink money into.
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Amazon Appstore for Android saysJune 28, 2013
Dear Amazon customer, DC Comics are now available and can be purchased from within the Comics app.
25 of 27 people found the following review helpful
Verified Purchase
I had originally tried this app on my phone and on my computer, but wasn't a huge fan. I guess I enjoy having a physical copy of the comic in my hand. Plus, I didn't enjoy reading my comics on such a small screen on my phone, and the layout on the website just didn't look right. But I got a Kindle Fire this Christmas and rediscovered this app so I figured I'd try it out again, and I was impressed. The comics look gorgeous. Clean, clear & crisp. I also enjoy the option of being able to move from panel to panel in zoom mode, makes for a better experience reading your digital comics than using the mobile app or on the computer.

My biggest complaint about this app is the fact that you can't search for any DC titles on the Kindle Fire. Even though you can't search for these titles via your Kindle, you can go onto the website & purchase your comics there, and then download them through your Kindle Fire by going to the "Purchases" tab. It's a bit of a hassle, but not a complete bummer. I would rather cut out the middle man and download my DC comics straight from the app onto my Kindle.

Also, I've read that people have had issues downloading there comics after purchasing them from the website. I did a few tests myself, and I had no issues downloading my comics onto my Kindle Fire after purchasing them on the website.

Otherwise a great app for anyone who loves comics, but doesn't have the time to venture out to their local comic shop. I just hope the guys at ComiXology fix this lack of DC titles on the Kindle Fire soon....

3/5
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46 of 55 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars New update is broken October 10, 2013
By J. Lee
Verified Purchase
Cannot load any of my purchased books after the latest update. Immediate crash and request to send data to the app maker. Unacceptable and needs fix now!
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30 of 36 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars new update blows October 10, 2013
Constantly locks me out of books saying Im not logged into to the the account thats linked to the purchase. Beyond aggravating.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Verified Purchase
I really enjoyed using this app until the last update. The guided tour is improved and it is easier to find and search my comics, but the app now crashes for no reason, purchases download in random order, and it locks me out of comics which I have bought using my Amazon account. Old comics appear to be fine. New issues are inaccessible. Today I ordered 3 issues in a four part series in issue order. 4 and 3 downloaded before issue 2. I could get into issue 2 earlier today. Now all new purchases are locked. I was instructed to log off and back on. I tried creating a new password for my account. I can get to these new comics only via my PC.

This is totally unacceptable. If a company is going to release a new version as bug ridden as this then they should have a built in rollback feature to put me back to the previous version. Even Marvel asked my permission to be put in beta testing for their new version before just updating me.

Amazon, if you are going to make this your primary comics reading app, please demand that they fix it or open rights for other apps to be downloaded like Marvel Unlimited.
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26 of 31 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars fix it October 10, 2013
Verified Purchase
App updated last night, sine then I cannot access my purchases. It immediately crashes. Can't open anything, it shuts down
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28 of 34 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars WTF Comixology??? October 12, 2013
Tried to purchase the latest episode of "Walking Dead" this morning. It finally downloaded, but the app now insists that I have to have a Comixology account. So I created an account, but now I keep getting error messages saying that I have to sign in (even after I HAVE signed in) to view my purchases, and my Kindle Fire HD apparently isn't authorized to view purchases (even though I've been reading comics on it for the past 6 months).

WTF Comixology????? Get this fixed, and NOW, or I expect a full refund that every purchase I've made in the last year and 1/2, and then I'll uninstall the app.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Frustrated
I have enjoyed this app up until last week when I tried to make an in-app purchase.
I purchased a comic but the status showed "Purchasing..... Read more
Published 3 days ago by Benjamin A. Harding - RSR
1.0 out of 5 stars Massive Update Flaw
I purchased 29 Adventure Time Comics and every single one was DELETED by the New update. I clicked on one of my comics, and then the app shut down. Read more
Published 6 days ago by Miguel Denyer
5.0 out of 5 stars Great app for comic lovers!
Really love this app for my kindle fire hdx7". Has the pinch and enlarge feature which is fun. My first time doing this. Read more
Published 6 days ago by Debbie Carr
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Crap
Published 12 days ago by Donald Rodriguez
4.0 out of 5 stars love this app
The perfect comics app for all comic book fans. I absolutely love the guided view reading. Each swipe of a panel makes me feel as if I'm watching a movie. Read more
Published 14 days ago by Peter
1.0 out of 5 stars not worth it
Really one of the dumbest apps ive gotten
Published 18 days ago by Michael Melville
5.0 out of 5 stars great
Best app out there! If you live somewhere like I do that doesn't have the greatest comic shop, comixology is next best thing. Read more
Published 19 days ago by Chris mort
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Ended up swapping for an another reader...but not for function reasons,.. Just because...
Published 21 days ago by R. Battle
1.0 out of 5 stars This app won't let me purchase - when I try ...
This app won't let me purchase - when I try to purchase a comic, nothing happens. I have internet connectivity, my login is correct.
Published 24 days ago by odelay
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
cool
Published 27 days ago by wagnerlynda52
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Fire TV compatibility
That would be perfection. I was happy to see DC comics back with the buy out. But for years Ive wanted to see a roku app or something. With this merger it seems insane to not have an app on fire tv/stick to take advantage of the new relationship. As it is Im upgrading my old original kindle fire... Read More
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Amazon Coin usage
I would like to see this feature as well. Don't see why not- looks like coins can be used for in-app items in other apps.
Apr 1, 2014 by Bumbleton |  See all 2 posts
Does anyone know what really happened to DC on the comix KF app
I wish I knew. The dissspearance of all DC titles from the app store and the total silence from the developer really turn me off of an app that I was very enthusiastic about at first. Now i have a dozen DC series i was reading that I can't continue. If they ever restore the DC titles I may be... Read More
Apr 4, 2012 by Amazon Customer |  See all 8 posts
Not letting me sign in....
I'm having the same problem
May 21, 2013 by kadugen |  See all 9 posts
Comics have disappeared from my Kindle
This may not be the problem you have, but I had to go to the app settings and increase the space allotment to have all of my comics on my kindle. The default is only 250 megabytes.
May 24, 2012 by Anteater |  See all 5 posts
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