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Top Android Comic Reader Apps

written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 2/7/2011

Read your favorite comics on Android powered phones with an Android comic reader. Comics by ComiXology is a comic book reader Android app that contains a 3,000 strong comic library. Other Android comic book apps include Comic Reader Mobi, Droid Comic Viewer, Vintage Comic Droid, and Comic Strips.

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    Comic Reader Mobi

    Comic Reader Mobi Android App Start enjoying your favorite comics on the Android platform with Comic Reader Mobi. This Android comic reader supports several file formats including RAR, ZIP, CBR, and CBZ. Each comic appears on the screen one page at a time. Zoom into the page to read the text with a simple tap of the screen. As you turn the page with your finger, there is a page flip effect, which mimics the natural way you would flip the page in the print version. The Comic Reader Mobi app is available at the Android Market for $14.99.

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    Comics by ComiXology

    Comics by ComiXology Android App One of the largest digital comic libraries for Android powered phones is accessible with the Comics by ComiXology app. This comic book reader Android app features over 3,000 comics, with free access to about 300 well-written and beautifully sketched publications. Some of the publishers that have content on this app include Archie, DC Comics, and Image. The app features a reading technology called GuidedView, which is designed to improve the readability of the comics. Comics by ComiXology is a free app available for download at the Android Market.

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    Droid Comic Viewer

    Droid Comic Viewer Android App Droid Comic Viewer is an Android comic viewer that is great for Japanese manga, since the interface can be oriented for right to left reading. It can also accommodate western comics with the standard left to right viewing mode. This app supports several file formats including CBR, RAR, CBZ, ZIP, ACV, JPEG, PNG, and BMP. The app reads files from the SD card. Some of the notable features of the app include the ability to zoom in, navigate, and scroll by using the touchscreen. Also, the next and previous page of the current screen are a swipe away. Download the free Droid Comic Viewer app at the Android Market.

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    Vintage Comic Droid

    Vintage Comic Droid Android App Another comic book reader Android app is Vintage Comic Droid. This Android comic reader accesses over 3,000 vintage comics. Each one is available for download through the app for free. Many of the comics available with this app are obscure and old, but are nonetheless interesting. Turn your phone into a vintage Android comic book. Vintage Comic Droid is a free app available on the Android Market.

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    Comic Strips

    Comic Strips Android App Comics Strips is an Android comic book app that focuses on comic strips. Some of the most popular comic strips are available with this app including Peanuts, Garfield, Calvin & Hobbes, and Dilbert. In total, there are over 250 comic strips. Download the free Comic Strips app at the Android Market.

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    Reference

    Android Market - http://market.android.com/

    Image Credit - Each image is the property of the respective app developer.