Review from Joshua Otto
Mediocre at best Five times. Five annoying, ridiculous times. Five times I have had to download my entire library because of some stupid bug within their system. The first time my library was deleted because the default storage space limitation is way too small, and the app simply deletes everything without asking if that is the solution you want. A simple prompt giving you the option to increase the storage allotment would be better than erasing EVERYTHING without warning. Updates erased the rest. Bush league app.
January 18, 2013Really sorry about this. We feel awful for putting you through that. Has the latest update been working better for you?
Edited:SD card support has been added. Updated to 5 stars! Really enjoy this app. Great for reading comics on the go. I've been buying at least double the number of issues I would get when buying physical books because it's easy to bring them with me to read and don't have to worry about storing them. This would be a 5 star app except, it doesn't allow you to store comics to the SD card. I have very little internal storage and almost 30 GB of space on my SD card. Because of this, I can only keep this weeks books on my phone. I have to delete them as a I read them to make room for the following week. This issue makes this a 3 star app for now, 5 when the storage issues are fixed.
Even reading on my phone is comfortable with the guided viewing. Everything is clear and readable, you are able to read offline while downloading to an sd card, not just internal memory and sales make this a much cheaper and space saving option to buying the paperback books. I have bought 5 books for £15 in a sale which would have cost me over £60 as paperbacks.
Good deals. Easy to use. Online comic pages sometimes load slow and hang up. Would be nice to mark what paper comics I own. Would make it easier to sort through the sales since it tells me what I own digitally but now physically. SD support finally came, but took years.
Oh yay, I can now save to my SD card. Thank you developers! A veritable cornucopia of comics, especially titles I missed or new discoveries. I am about to spend a LOT of money and be very happy indeed. My wish list is very long. Only thing to make it better? The ability to read offline.
Edit: Now that you can store books on your SD card, I have no complaints. This app would be PERFECT, if it allowed you to save to your SD card. It's really easy to use, and is very convenient. However, the file sizes are really big! I can't store more than a few books on my phone, so I'm constantly deleting and downloading comics. This app really needs the option to save to the SD card.
Updating review: I originally marked this at two stars, but recent updates have improved the app and alleviated some of my concerns. I still think the app focuses too much on purchasing new books instead reading what you already own (I purchase all of my books through the site, not the app), but it does a great job of managing your books and reading them. It's still the best comic app available.
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