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  1. Ftspyder's Avatar
    Im in the market for a cbr, cbz, or rar file read that will let me upload some old comic files that I have. The thing is I know most apps out right now arent optimized for the table. Do you guys know of any good ones that would work with the Nexus 7? I did find this video:
    07-31-2012 09:32 PM
  2. anon(680971)'s Avatar
    I have a windows PC and use Comic Rack to organize the files on my storage then sync the comics I added to a reading list to my Nexus 7. Did it with my custom rom Nook Color and it works great because it keeps track of what you read and where but ill be honest worth the money to pay but I've not yet.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
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    07-31-2012 09:53 PM
  3. alkthree87's Avatar
    I've been using ComicRack too. Great app, great syncing with the Windows program. The pay version is a bit steep at $6.99 I believe, but no complaints with the free version either. You do lose out on wireless syncing with the free one though.
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    07-31-2012 09:57 PM
  4. pokingmon's Avatar
    I use Comixology and (since Dark Horse isn't playing nice with Comixology) the Dark Horse comic book app. They're okay. Good amount of free stuff and the quality isn't TOO bad. Trying to sync pdf's etc. to a reading list or my Kindle account has been too much trouble and everything always comes out wonky looking.

    Neither of them compare to the PSP's comics app back when Sony still had the service though. Despite it being widescreen, you could customize music playlists within the app and the transitions were better due to being programmed by the content holders themselves.
    08-01-2012 07:45 AM
  5. Ftspyder's Avatar
    I started using Perfect Viewer, im really happy with the quality of the app. My cbr files look nice and crisp and reading them on the Nexus 7 is a charm.
    08-01-2012 11:15 AM
  6. TemporalBeef's Avatar
    I use ComiXology as well, because as a life-long comic book fan, I like to support the comics community buy actually buying comics...
    08-01-2012 01:49 PM
  7. Uncle Louie's Avatar
    +1 for ComicRack; I liked the free version so much that I bought the paid one. I use it almost daily.

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Android Central Forums
    08-01-2012 01:50 PM
  8. 01011000's Avatar
    "...I like to support the comics community buy actually buying comics..."
    +1 good sir

    On another note, I've yet to get a Nexus 7. Is the 7" screen a bit smallish, just right, or perfect for reading books, magazines, comics? Anyone?
    08-02-2012 10:35 AM
  9. Ftspyder's Avatar
    I use ComiXology as well, because as a life-long comic book fan, I like to support the comics community buy actually buying comics...
    I actually still have a pull at my local comic book store, ive been reading comics since the early 90`s(mostly batman related). Ive become more of a collector so i tend to bag my comics and never actually read them. So to me a cbr read is perfect, i can purchase my comics, tuck them safetly away and then read them on my nexus 7.
    08-02-2012 10:49 AM
  10. TemporalBeef's Avatar
    +1 good sir

    On another note, I've yet to get a Nexus 7. Is the 7" screen a bit smallish, just right, or perfect for reading books, magazines, comics? Anyone?
    Kinda small. Full splash pages or spreads that contain text is kinda rough, but you can still zoom in to read it, then zoom out to get the full experience. I usually go panel to panel zoomed in for the most part.
    08-02-2012 10:51 AM
  11. kaiser10123's Avatar
    I use perfect viewer for my CBR and for new manga I use mangasearcher

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
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    08-02-2012 12:45 PM
  12. kaiser10123's Avatar
    I like the size I read naruto, bleach and walking dead on it though need to zoom sometimes but not often. I have a touchpad with cm9 and do like it a little better for comics the portability is a bigger positive so I prefer nexus 7

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    08-02-2012 12:48 PM
  13. Lphie's Avatar
    While I'm not a follower of current comics, I use the Kindle app and read the collections of comics from the Amazon store. Current reading Y: The Last Man and The Dark Knight Returns.
    08-02-2012 06:03 PM
  14. wolverinex's Avatar
    I use comixology,but it's not playing nice with jellybean,contacted customer support, they say they are working on it:rolleyes:

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Android Central Forums
    08-02-2012 08:32 PM
  15. codemonkey85's Avatar
    I use ComiXology as well, because as a life-long comic book fan, I like to support the comics community buy actually buying comics...
    To be fair, there are some free comics that one could obtain and conceivably want to read on their tablet. For example, I used to be a big fan of the webcomic 8-Bit Theater, and I have a .cbz now of their entire series.

    More on topic, I personally use ComiXology for all of my comic purchases. You get pretty much full page view on a tablet, and as an added bonus, guided view is great if you switch to your phone (and all purchases are synced across platforms / devices).
    08-02-2012 09:31 PM
  16. looney2nes's Avatar
    @Wolverinex: Are you getting the black screen of death?
    08-02-2012 09:39 PM
  17. dancingcrab's Avatar
    I use comixology,but it's not playing nice with jellybean,contacted customer support, they say they are working on it:rolleyes:

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Android Central Forums
    Dude, they fixed it this very day!
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    08-02-2012 09:51 PM
  18. GPSninja7734's Avatar
    I use Komik that i found off the internet when I got my transformer. It is free and optimized for tablets. Which is important to me cause that was one of the reasons I got a tablet was because I wanted to read my comics
    08-02-2012 10:47 PM
  19. slashy42's Avatar
    Another vote for perfect viewer. I don't have any complaints. Its fairly simple to use.

    Also I have used the play app as I have some comics I purchased during a sale, and its pretty. The page flips are a really nice touch.
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    08-02-2012 11:20 PM
  20. keopectake's Avatar
    i use comicrack and ACV, i like comicrack's interface and the simpleness of ACV
    08-02-2012 11:48 PM
  21. wanorris's Avatar
    After trying multiple apps, I finally settled on Perfect Viewer as the only decent app that could reliably read both CBR files and CBZ files. I read new comics on the Comixology and Dark Horse apps.

    In general, I really like the size of the Nexus 7. The screen is really sharp, and that makes up for the small size for me. It's definitely not the best for 2-page layouts, though. I've been reading 300, and that definitely exposes the biggest weakness.

    If I were buying s device solely for reading comics and price were not a factor, I might buy a 10" device instead. But in general, I have no regrets about reading comics on it, and it's a much more practical device for me in every other respect.
    08-03-2012 12:09 AM
  22. noordzy77's Avatar
    Is there any app (Marvel, DC) that gives you a subscription service? let you download regularly? And how much is it? I get really frustrated with digital pricing.... they have taken all the distribution/production out of the equation and still charging cover price.
    08-03-2012 03:22 AM
  23. Acroanidd's Avatar
    I use Comic Rack. I find the UI on it to be very good especially on the tablet, and the size is pretty much perfect, as someone else has said I have to zoom in from time to time, but not very often.
    08-03-2012 03:36 AM
  24. hc_1540's Avatar
    I use Komik that i found off the internet when I got my transformer. It is free and optimized for tablets. Which is important to me cause that was one of the reasons I got a tablet was because I wanted to read my comics
    Another vote for Komik, works great on my Tab 10.1 but can't really comment how it looks on a 7 incher
    GPSninja7734 likes this.
    08-03-2012 04:20 AM
  25. ltracte's Avatar
    I use Komik, and Comic Reader Mobi, which is rediculously expensive, but without a doubt the best reader in the market.
    08-03-2012 04:29 AM
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