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Comics by comiXology app review: offering tens of thousands of comic books for your mobile device



The Comics app by comiXology is a two-in-one program that serves as a catalog and a comic book reader. You can download this app for free in the App Store. It offers tens of thousands of new and classic comic books and graphic novels from top-tier publishers such as DC Comics, Marvel, Disney, IDW, and Image Comics. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Get Instant Access to Your Favorite Comics

To start using Comics, you need to create a personal comiXology account. You will use this account to track your in-app purchases and to access your downloads from different iOS devices.

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The app immediately opens the catalog after the registration process. You now have full access to tens of thousands of comic book titles. The catalog also serves as the app’s built-in search engine. You can use this search engine to look for specific titles and to browse comics by genre, publishers, and creators.

Downloading comic books from the app is straightforward and hassle-free. If you find a title you want, simple tap its cover icon to access the product page. Tap the shopping cart icon and proceed with the in-app purchase to start the download.

This version of Comics by comiXology supports multiple purchases and downloads. You can collect multiple titles in your shopping cart and buy them later in one go. The streamlined in-app purchase option offers greater convenience for users.

But the Comics app really shines when you use it as a comic book reader. This app supports immersive reading using guided view. This means you can fully control the visual display of the comic book by zooming, flipping pages, and scanning. 

Features of Comics by comiXology

This free Comics app offers more than 50,000 comic book titles from major publishers including DC Comics and Marvel. It covers almost all comic book genres from caped superheroes to zombie-slaying characters.

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This app offers an easy to use in-app shopping cart. You can put multiple titles in your shopping cart and list them as your favorites. Your selections will be downloaded to your device after finalizing your purchase.

The app supports multi-platform reading. You can read downloaded comics across different iOS devices. You can also access them from the comiXology website.

The Comics app of comiXology offers impressive visual display properties. It supports multiple page display, page zooming, and quick scanning. The app is highly responsive and does not suffer from screen freezes and lags.

And lastly, this app has an intuitive search engine that allows you to quickly search for specific titles. Featured and latest comics and graphic novels are listed in the home screen. You can also search for publishers, genres, and creators. 

comiXology - Comics & Manga


Pros and Cons


  • Offers an impressive library of comic books and graphic novels
  • Supports multiple downloads
  • Has an easy-to-use shopping cart
  • High-quality visuals
  • Offers multi-platform support
  • Intuitive search tool


  • No negative review

Final Thoughts

The Comics app by comiXology offers an enormous collection of comic book titles and graphic novels. If you are looking for high-quality and free comics catalog with e-reader, this app is best for you. 


comiXology - Comics & Manga

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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.