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iCOS: iComicsOnSale

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Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Feb 27, 2009

A must-see for comic book junkies, this application provides the current list of comics as they are released to retailers, but it's not a comprehensive library for your collection. iComicsOnSale, aka iCOS, has a neatly designed interface resembling a Mac operating system's. Comics are well organized by publisher, and this freeware even displays the current price per item. The program accesses the Internet to provide you with updated lists from Dark Horse, DC Comics, Image Comics, Wizard, and, of course, Marvel. Its clever search tool proved beneficial for tracking down titles using just one word and you can add your own categories to keep track of your collection, although it doesn't keep track of purchase price verses value or book conditions. Cover images aren't included either, and you can't print anything. Though it won't provide all that a comic buff needs to maintain a growing collection, you'll definitely appreciate its ability to keep you in the know.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.2.2

General

Release November 7, 2008
Date Added October 5, 2006
Version 1.2.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/2000/XP

Popularity

Total Downloads 297
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

iComicsOnSale, or iCOS for short, brings you a quick way to see what comic books are on sale this week (and next). You can browse by company, search, create smart Lists to keep track of your favorite titles and create a pull list which lists your total cost.
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