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Comica for Windows

By Joseph CoxFreeUser Rating

Key Details of Comica

  • Download comics from different websites.
  • Last updated on February 29, 2024
  • There have been 5 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)

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Editors' Review

Download.com staff

It used to be the case that you had to go to a lot of trouble if you wanted to read comics that weren't carried by your local newspaper. The Internet has changed all that, of course, and Comical lets you access comics from all over the Web in a format that's almost as easy to use as the funny papers.

Comical's interface is plain and intuitive, with a list of available comics down the left side and a handful of menus across the top. Users simply double-click on the desired comic and Comical downloads and displays the latest installment. We wish that the publisher's information listed how many comics are available, because there are far too many to count; the list runs well into the hundreds. There are classic print comics like Peanuts and Dilbert, but also Web comics like Married to the Sea and XKCD. We love that the program includes both Garfield and Garfield Minus Garfield. Comical also lets users select particular comics as favorites, making it easy for users to download and view only their top picks. The program opens with a screen that includes instructions for its use, and this screen reappears every time a different comic title is clicked on, making it easy to access if you forget a shortcut or other feature. Overall, we were quite impressed with Comical; it was easy to use, and we could have spent hours reading our favorite comics and discovering new ones. In fact, we probably will.

Comical installs and uninstalls without issues. We highly recommend this program to all users.

What's new in version 1.11

Version 1.11 has fixed where exception due to BiQubicUpdate and/or BiQubic.Pique at startup,minor interface colour issue with the Welcome screen when in full-screen mode and suggest Comic was truncating comments if they contained an apostrophe.

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
February 15, 2011
Latest update
February 29, 2024
Version
1.11
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 10, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
9,829
Downloads Last Week
1

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User Reviews

1/5

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Developer's Description

Download comics from different websites.
Comica is a comic downloader and viewer that utilises a custom-built framework for the parsing and downloading of comics from websites. The framework uses an open XML format that allows anyone to add support for additional comics. There is full support for comic archiving and browsing. If archiving is enabled (within the Settings window), Comical will archive any downloaded comics; these comics can then be browsed as required via the navigation buttons located in the top-right of the main application window.