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Comixology is the do all app for comics and graphic novel fans. Keep track of what’s getting released when, keep track of the ones you want to pull, listen to podcasts with industry insiders, and even view previews of some of the books.
With the built in shipping list, you can browse the releases and keep track of a list of books you want to buy. The app includes lists from the current week, the next week, and the previous week. Covers, descriptions, prices, are included for all items. Previews of a few pages are available for some. But more than just books are listed — related DVDs, posters, merchandise, etc. are also in the shipping list. Items you pull are listed in you pull list and can be synced to the Comixology website for reference there. In addition, you can view the comics pulled by others to see what’s popular.
There are also some great enhanced podcasts available to view. Updated every week and they focus on a featured industry person and you can listen to them right in the app without needing to download.
The included previews are great. When available for a title you can navigate the preview images just like you can in the built in photo app. Swipe left/right to change pages, pinch to zoom, etc. Overall the quality of the images is pretty good, but could be a little higher resolution.
If you are a fan of comics, this is a fantastic reference app with a good amount of original content included. For even the casual reader, this app provides some great info that may get you even more interested.
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