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Good interface, poor documentation and functionality
TL;DR if you have a Mac and want WiFi support, use ComicBookLover instead. It will be cheaper and its wireless transfer is rock solid and utterly simple. If you're going to transfer via cable through iTunes, this should work OK. On the positive side, the interface is among the best of the iOS comic readers, and has some very clever features. On the downside, it crashes when importing comics, and WiFi transfer has never worked for me. Additionally, the documentation is poor; for example, there's mention of dropbox support on the comiczeal website, but the explanation for the feature is buried in the "support" area of the site (this is the case with many of the app's features - as if they're hesitant to tell you how to use it!) Additionally, the support that is there is often out of date or frustratingly obtuse. You must convert files before they're transferred. Transferring through iTunes clogs up hard drive space needlessly, and isn't always practical.
nldphoto on Jan 19, 2013 for Comic Zeal Comic Book Reader
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Ok when it works but very buggy
When I first bought the app it simply refused to import one comic that other readers handled without issue. The developer suggested waiting for his next release to see if that cured it. It did but it was frustrating to have paid for an app and be unable to actually use it for a week. Last night I tried adding more comics. The app now crashes every time I try to use it. It seems to be choking on an import. The developer really needs to incorporate better error handling. From looking at the support site I'm far from alone in having this problem. Support is also slow for the app. It took several days to get any response to my first issue. In fact I didn't hear anything until I filed a complaint through iTunes. The app has potential but two major outages in a month make me wish I hadn't wasted my money or time on it.
bc91344 on Jan 17, 2013 for Comic Zeal Comic Book Reader
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PERFECT!
Bought this app awhile back when you had to pay separately for the iPhone and iPad version. Not a big deal as its easily my most used app and well worth it. Easy to organize, upload, and read comics. Highly recommended!
SpYderMike on Jan 17, 2013 for Comic Zeal Comic Book Reader
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Import Stopped Working
Great UI, but the app is useless now that it's import functionality is broken. I had to move to other readers.
Slithymonster on Jan 11, 2013 for Comic Zeal Comic Book Reader
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Fantastic
Love this reader. Interface does a great job organizing my huge collection. Has been well maintained since I purchased over a year ago. Nothing comes close on the ipad.
Another_steve on Jan 11, 2013 for Comic Zeal Comic Book Reader
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Excellent
Best comic book viewer on the app market, better than ComicFlow or Comic Reader!. The ability to organize comics via folder and divider system automatically makes this app better than all the other comic readers out there. Animation is smooth and app is quick and responsive. Was hesitant due to the it being $5 but considering all the hours of use I'm going to get out of using this app...totally worth it.
Kevin Kim on Jan 11, 2013 for Comic Zeal Comic Book Reader
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