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How much space does the app require?

Reference » Requirements » How much space does the app require?

CLZ Comics itself takes a little less than 18 MB (phone) or 12 MB (tablet) of space on your device. Depending on how many comics you’re going to catalog, the app will require a more space on your device. Below you will find an indication of how much extra space…

My app is suddenly locked, how do I fix this?

Troubleshooting » My app is suddenly locked, how do I fix this?

There can be a couple of reasons your app is locked. Please select the situation that applies to you: Situation 1: I’ve paid for the app before. Situation 2: I’m unable to sync my subscription back to my device. Situation 3: I’ve never synced my…

Different number of comics in desktop, cloud and app

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Different number of comics in desktop, cloud and app

In some rare situations, your desktop, cloud and mobile app database can get “out-of-sync”, causing a different number of comics to be listed. The solution is simple, but may take some time. In short: Clear your CLZ Cloud. Upload your most up-to-date…

How the CLZ Cloud works

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud » How the CLZ Cloud works

CLZ Cloud is a service for storing and backing up your collection database in the cloud. It is also the recommended way for syncing data between devices, e.g. from your Windows or Mac Comic Collector to CLZ Comics on iOS / Android, but also to sync between your mobile…

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud

Contents: Why sign up? Synchronize with CLZ Cloud How the CLZ Cloud works Back up / Restore your collection and subscription

Back up / Restore your collection and subscription

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud » Back up / Restore your collection and subscription

After storing so many comics in CLZ Comics it’s always smart to have a backup. It’s also useful if you can restore your subscription on any device, any time. We offer you a way to do that by syncing your complete database and subscription to the CLZ Cloud.…

Error: Different database than the one in CLZ Cloud

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Error: Different database than the one in CLZ Cloud

The database you’re trying to sync with CLZ Cloud is a completely different one than we have in the CLZ Cloud. Perhaps you have opened a different database file? Solution 1: Open the correct database Open the same database that we have in CLZ Cloud for you.…

Settings

Reference » Settings

You can reach the settings screen by tapping the Menu > Settings. Appearance Application Skin Change the skin of the entire app to light or dark. Details View Template Change the details page of a comic to a different style and color. Add Comics from CLZ…

Subscribing to CLZ Comics

Getting started » Subscribing to CLZ Comics

CLZ Comics is a subscription app. You need an active subscription to use CLZ Comics and its online services. Pricing: $1.49 per month, when paying monthly or $14.99 per year, when paying yearly (~ $1.25 per month) You can start a 7-day free trial from the…

Getting started

Getting started

Welcome to CLZ Comics! Thanks for downloading our CLZ Comics app! We hope you’ll enjoy using this app to catalog and manage your comic collection. Just getting started cataloging your comics? Then here’s how to add the first comics to your…

CLZ Cloud Sync problems

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems

Pick the item you wish to know more about: Different number of movies in desktop, cloud and app Error: Database synced with different CLZ Account Error: Cleared collection in CLZ Cloud Error: Different database than the one in CLZ Cloud Errors in Sync…

Downloading data from CLZ Cloud

Getting started » Downloading data from CLZ Cloud

Have you been using one of our other comic cataloging solutions, like Comic Collector or Comic Connect, or maybe the CLZ Comics app on another device? Then you probably already have an existing comic collection stored in your CLZ Cloud account. Here’s how to…

Requirements

Reference » Requirements

To get the most out of CLZ Comics, make sure you at least have: An Android running Android OS 4.0.3 or up. An Internet connection (only while adding/automatically updating comics or syncing with CLZ Cloud). For barcode scanning: A device with a camera that can do…

Synchronize with CLZ Cloud

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud » Synchronize with CLZ Cloud

CLZ Cloud is an online service for storing and backing up your collection database in the cloud. It is also used to sync data between devices, e.g. from your Windows or Mac software to your app, but also between phones and tablets. If you own multiple devices, e.g. a…

Error: Database synced with different CLZ Account

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Error: Database synced with different CLZ Account

The database you’re trying to sync with CLZ Cloud has been synced before, but to a different CLZ Account. This can happen if you have more than one CLZ Account with us. Solution 1: Login with the correct CLZ Account Windows / Mac desktop software Close the…

Multiple collections

Managing your database » Multiple collections

CLZ Comics allows multiple sub-collections within your app. The collections will appear in the menu that you can open from the top left, so that you can easily switch between them. Create and manage collections Open the menu top left and tap “Add…

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

My app is suddenly locked, how do I fix this? Use your existing subscription CLZ Cloud Sync problems Need help?

Sharing online

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud » Sharing online

If you want, you can share your collection with friends so they can see which comics you have! Your public CLZ Cloud link To find out your public Cloud Share link, tap the menu icon top left and tap “View my CLZ Cloud” Your browser app will open to show…

Syncing your collection with CLZ Cloud

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud » Synchronize with CLZ Cloud » Syncing your collection with CLZ Cloud

Windows / Mac Click on menu “CLZ Cloud > Synchronize” or click this button on the toolbar: The program will now check if there are any changes that need to be synced up or down. Click the “Sync Changes” button to process all changes. *If…

Export to Text / CSV

Importing / Exporting » Export to Text / CSV

You can’t export directly from CLZ Comics on your mobile device, but you can export from your CLZ Cloud website. 1. On your mobile app: Tap on the CLZ Cloud button on your toolbar or in the left side menu. to open the Sync screen. Tap the Sync Changes button…

Uploading data to CLZ Cloud

Getting started » Uploading data to CLZ Cloud

The CLZ Comics app comes with cloud storage for your data, in our own CLZ Cloud system. When you’re using CLZ Comics, we strongly recommend using the CLZ Cloud to: Transfer your active subscription across mobile devices. Make an online backup of your comic…

Warning: Database originates from Direct Export

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Warning: Database originates from Direct Export

“Your database originates from a direct export from PC/Mac. Any additions or changes to this database cannot be synced back to CLZ Cloud or your PC/Mac.” CLZ Cloud sync doesn’t work if the database on your mobile device originated from a “Direct…

I do not see my own cover images after syncing.

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » I do not see my own cover images after syncing.

When you sync with CLZ Cloud, the cloud entries will, in general, use the central cover images from Core for Comics. Only if you’ve manually modified or added a cover yourself it will be marked as Custom Image and syncs with your CLZ Cloud. Sync Custom…

Field Reference

Managing your database » Editing comics » Field Reference

Field types in the Edit Screen In the Edit Screen you will find different field types: Basic text fields: These allow you to just type any text in them. Number only fields: You can only add numbers in this field (for instance an index field, or a price…

Print your collection

Importing / Exporting » Print your collection

You can’t print directly from CLZ Comics on your mobile device, but you can export from your CLZ Cloud website and then print from a computer. 1. On your mobile app: Tap on the CLZ Cloud button on your toolbar or in the left side menu. to open the Sync…

Grouping into folders

Browsing your database » Grouping into folders

When you have a lot of comics in your collection, it can be useful to group them together. You may want to group your collection on Publishers so you can view all your comics from the same publisher together and see how many comics of each publisher you actually own.…

Why sign up?

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud » Why sign up?

The subscription to the CLZ Comics app comes with cloud storage for your data, in our own CLZ Cloud system. To use your CLZ Cloud, you need a CLZ Account. Advantages of using CLZ Cloud: When you’re using CLZ Comics, you can use the CLZ Cloud to: Make an…

Import from Text / CSV

Importing / Exporting » Import from Text / CSV

To perform a full import from a text or CSV file you can use the CLZ Cloud Import Tool. The steps consist of first importing all items into CLZ Cloud, and then syncing those items from CLZ Cloud to CLZ Comics on your mobile device. 1. Importing your Text/CSV file to…

Direct import from Comic Collector

Reference » Direct import from Comic Collector

!This feature is only available for backwards compatibility. It is not developed or supported anymore. To transfer data from Comic Collector, we strongly recommend to use the CLZ Cloud syncing!. Here’s how to transfer data from the Comic Collector desktop…

Export to CLZ Comics: “Device not found”

Reference » Direct import from Comic Collector » Export to CLZ Comics: “Device not found”

If you can’t find your mobile device running CLZ Comics using the “File > Export to > CLZ Mobile” with WiFi, there’s a few possible causes you can check to making it work: Contents Make sure you have Bonjour installed CLZ Comics is not on…

Adding by Series Title

Adding comics » Adding by Series Title

Here’s how to add a comic to your collection by Series Title: Adding by Series Title: Tap the Add Comics icon: . In the Add screen, at the top, choose Add by Title. Type the series title and press Search. Tap a series title name to view a list of comic…

Removing unused pick list items

Managing your database » Managing Pick Lists » Removing unused pick list items

Removing unused pick list items: You may have some pick list items that you don’t use anymore. You can remove them: Open the side-menu by tapping the menu icon top left of the main screen: Tap on Manage Pick Lists Choose which list you want to remove…

Editing comics

Managing your database » Editing comics

After adding some comics to your database, it’s time to start editing your entries to add personal information (like purchase details, your own ratings and notes, etc…) or to edit the automatically downloaded data to your own preferences. This is done in…

Adding Manually

Adding comics » Adding Manually

If you are unable to find a comic in our central database or you don’t have an internet connection, you can add it manually: Tap on the “Wrench” icon to access the Tools menu. Tap on Add Manually (use the dropdown menu at the top middle of the Add…

Field Defaults

Adding comics » Field Defaults

The “Field Defaults” feature gives you the ability to set default field values for your new comic additions. It allows you to set the “Seen it” or “Read It” fields to Yes or No, preset the Owner field and a lot of other fields. To…

Cover Images

Managing your database » Editing comics » Cover Images

You can use your device camera to add cover images to your Comics. Open up the Edit Comic screen. Tap on the Edit button next to the cover and you’ll see a list of options: Edit Image Tap on the “Edit Image” button near the cover and…

Use your existing subscription

Troubleshooting » Use your existing subscription

If you’ve already purchased a subscription to CLZ Comics before, here’s how you can use it on a different mobile device: Tap the top left icon to open the left side menu. Tap “CLZ Account” at the top. At the bottom, tap “I already…

Adding your first comics

Getting started » Adding your first comics

CLZ Comics lets you catalog your comics without manually entering all the issue details. Just search our Core online comic database by barcode or series title, then auto-download character lists, creator lists, plots, cover art, backdrop art and much more. Adding by…

Merging pick list items

Managing your database » Managing Pick Lists » Merging pick list items

Merging pick list items: Accidentally got two or more pick list items that are the same? You can merge them: Open the side-menu by tapping the menu icon top left of the main screen: Tap on Manage Pick Lists Choose which list you want to work on. Tap on the…

Adding a new pick list item

Managing your database » Managing Pick Lists » Adding a new pick list item

Method 1: Type it into the field in the Edit Screen of a comic When you edit a comic and you type something new in one of the pick list fields, this automatically gets added to your pick list for that field. Once a value has been entered in the list, you can just…

Removing comics

Managing your database » Removing comics

Removing a comic Remove entire collection Removing a comic Removing one comic on a phone device: Tap “a comic” to view the details. Tap on the “recycle bin” icon at the top. Removing 1 or more comics on a phone/tablet device: Note:…

Uploading Images

Syncing with the CLZ Cloud » Synchronize with CLZ Cloud » Uploading Images

Comic Collector will try to upsync cover images for comics that don’t already have a cover in the CLZ Cloud. The images are restricted to 500kb in size, if your images are larger than this, they won’t be uploaded. Images are only automatically upsynced to…

Sorting

Browsing your database » Sorting

With your comics stored digitally in your mobile device you can sort your comics on issue number. Ascending or descending. Tap the Sort button: to switch the sorting from ascending to descending and vice verse.

Editing a pick list item

Managing your database » Managing Pick Lists » Editing a pick list item

Editing a pick list item: Open the side-menu by tapping the menu icon top left of the main screen: Tap on Manage Pick Lists Choose which list you want to work on. Tap on any of the pick list items to edit it. !Warning: any change you make to an existing pick…

Errors in Sync Report

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Errors in Sync Report

It can happen that something goes wrong during sync. If that happens, you will be notified, and you can check here what the error means: Error downloading/uploading cover Other Messages Clear database in CLZ Cloud Error downloading/uploading cover: A…

Choosing View Modes

Browsing your database » Choosing View Modes

CLZ Comics has 2 view modes for your comics: List: Shows a small thumbnail of your comic, the series title and a couple of other pre-selected fields. Cover Wall: View your collection by cover image. Tap the 3 dots icon in the main screen and then “Switch…

Adding by Barcode

Adding comics » Adding by Barcode

Adding comics by barcode If you are cataloging your boxes of comics, the best way to add comics to CLZ Comics is by scanning their barcodes with your device’s camera: Tap the Add Comics button: In the Add screen, at the top, choose By Barcode. Point the…

Values for graded comics

Managing your database » Values for graded comics

Find out which are the most valuable comics in your collection, by downloading comic values from our Core online comic database, based on their Grades. Values are updated daily from GoCollect.com. To use this feature, an active subscription is required. !GoCollect…

Collection vs Wish List

Browsing your database » Collection vs Wish List

CLZ Comics can not only keep track of the comics in your collection, but it can also maintain a Wish List. While adding comics, you have the option to choose to add an item to “Collection” or to “Wish List”. If you choose to add comics to your…

Update from Core

Managing your database » Update from Core

When you add comics using this app’s Add by Barcode or Add by Title tools, you get lots of comic details automatically from our central Core for Comics online database. After you add your comics, the Core online data may change, e.g. to add more details that…

Need help?

Troubleshooting » Need help?

If you can’t find your answer here, please don’t hesitate to contact us via e-mail. You can find a contact form on the CLZ Mobile website.

Your CLZ Account

Reference » Your CLZ Account

What is a CLZ Account? A CLZ Account is a generic Collectorz.com customer account, a login (a CLZ Username and Password) for several different Collectorz.com online services: Log in to the My.CLZ.com site to access your licenses, subscriptions and download…

Adding comics

Adding comics

You can add comics to CLZ Comics in a variety of ways. Select one of the methods below to learn how. Adding by Barcode Adding by Title Adding Manually Field Defaults

Error: Cleared collection in CLZ Cloud

Troubleshooting » CLZ Cloud Sync problems » Error: Cleared collection in CLZ Cloud

It seems you cleared your collection in CLZ Cloud, meaning you have logged into your CLZ Cloud and used the red button named “Remove all comics from database”. You will be presented with the option to “Upload this database” meaning you are…

Managing Pick Lists

Managing your database » Managing Pick Lists

With every comic you add to your collection, CLZ Comics stores common information in Pick Lists. Examples of pick lists include Genre, Format, Location, Owner, etc. With the Manage Pick List screen you can modify all Pick List items. With it you can add, edit,…