Zap-Kapow! The Comic Book Price Guide
By Bam Ninja LLC
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Need to know the value of an old issue of Superman or The Avengers? Want to see what the price is for the first comic book legend Stan Lee did for Marvel Comics? Missing a few issues of Batman, The Amazing Spider-Man, Deadpool or other some other hero and can't remember which ones? Have a variant X-Men cover or pile of old horror comics you need to know more about?
Stay up-to-date with Zap-Kapow! As new issues and price updates are released every month, you'll never need to lug around a bulky comic book price guide or other reference material again.
Search Zap-Kapow's library of over 200,000 issues for publisher, writer, artist and price guide info as well as to see (and save) covers to make sure you're referencing the right comic book. From The Walking Dead to Iron Man, superheroes, horror or cartoon comic books, Zap-Kapow has it all!
Monthly updates are available as in-app purchases that add over 1,150 new issues and variants to the 200,000 that are already there, as well as updates to the prices themselves. Any update gives you ALL the updates. Skip a few months and then your 99-cent in-app update will still give you all the months you missed. Update every month, or whenever you want for the same price and get the latest ... it's completely up to you!
NOTE: A few folks have also mentioned in the reviews that they couldn't find titles they were searching for. Nearly 9 times out of 10 they're misspelling it (i.e. "Spider-Man" not "Pider-Man"). Spelling is important.
Also just want to make it SUPER-CLEAR that we actually read and reply to ALL e-mails and questions we're sent. Every one of them. So if you are having an issue, can't find a title, etc., please hit us up at email@example.com and we'll troubleshoot, update and otherwise go out of our way to remedy your issue. We'd much prefer that opportunity to a negative review that is usually a misunderstanding or just plain INACCURATE.
And, just to double-down on the above explanation of how updates work, monthly price guide updates are NOT REQUIRED to use this app. If you update to be current down the line once or never is up to you, but you have access to 200,000+ issues from the day you purchase it on.
Thanks, and see you in the 25-cent bins!
What's New in Version 3.3.3
Updates to fix issue where some users were not able to update their price guide in-app.
Not as useful
I was hoping this would be n easy way to look up the value range of a comic I was considering buying. However this app seems to search in reverse of what I would need, returning every comic ever published under the search criteria given. If I do narrow it down to the year, I cannot easily go to a certain issue number because the number search asks for four numbers. All comics I looked at had three or less, and I was unable to find a combination that went to the issue in my hand.
What people like me need, is the ability to search for a comic name and issue number, select from a short list returned by the search, and be given a value-by-condition list.
Then if I am out shopping, I could use this info to decide if the asking price is a good deal.
A barcode scanner option would make shopping for silver age comics even easier.
I am not sure how a person could use this app to, maybe someone has a use for it. But for me, it is $3 I wish I had not spent.
Great Resource! Well done !!
A few glitches here and there but all together a great app. Its fairly new and I'm improving as it has to cover a very large data base....all comics ever sold. Developers are at your beckoning call with resolution which is unheard of these days. You geniuses who gave it 1 star should make your own app if you think its so @&$$& easy. Thank you for this resource. Nothing like it out there....
Was good. Now useless to me
I've loved this app for quite awhile. It's helped me bid on many a comic. Now with one of the new updates the addition of a 4th digit to look up comic numbers has totally made it useless. Searched Hulk 0180. No issue found. Searched 1800. No issue found. This is a key issue. Really???!!! Never had this problem before and with no way to page over from the first page and its 1-6 issues , well I guess I just can't get the prices. Uninstalled and reinstalled. Nothing. Please fix. Otherwise this app is useless to me.
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- Category: Reference
- Updated: Feb 23, 2016
- Version: 3.3.3
- Size: 17.3 MB
- Languages: English, German
- Seller: Bam Ninja LLC
- © 2016 Bam Ninja LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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