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Another big update for your CLZ Comics app, in which we introduce a new view for your comic collection. But there’s more:

  • Main screen:
    • New “Card View”
    • Selecting comics now also possible in Card View and Images View
    • Floating “Add Comics” button (the big blue “+”) now auto-hides
  • Add Comics screen:
    • List View is back!
    • “Add Manually” is back!

New “Card View”

The main new feature of today’s update, a new “Card View” for the main screen of your app, next to the existing List View and Images View. The Card View shows big cover images (3 per row on most devices), with only the main comic info (just Series name (if needed), Issue Number, Release Date and Key icon).

Switch between the 3 views using the 2nd button from the right on the toolbar right above the issue list. Of course, the Card View is available in both Dark and Light Mode:

Selecting comics now also possible in Card View and Images View

Previously, selecting comics (e.g. for editing, updating, etc…) was only possible in List View, often causing confusion. So we fixed that: you can now select comics in all views, List View, Images View and even the new Card View.

To enter selection mode, either tap the checkbox button at the top, or just tap and hold on a comic entry, then tap more comics to select them. Then use the Action button at the bottom to Edit, Update, Remove, etc…

Floating “Add Comics” button (the big blue “+”) now auto-hides

We recently learned that some users are annoyed about the big blue floating “+” button at the bottom left, because it can obscure some details of the bottom entry in your issue list. So let’s fix that, right here, right now.
The blue “+” button now automatically disappears when you scroll down. To make it appear again, just scroll up a tiny bit.

List View is back!

In version 7.6, we introduced a new look for the issue list in the add screen, with big cover images in a 3-column grid. And most users love this new looks. However, through feedback in the CLZ Comics group on Facebook, we found that quite a large group of users preferred the old list view. Mainly because a simple vertical list makes it easier to scroll through the list and because the list view showed more issues on screen.

So… we have decided to bring the List View back AND with a small redesign to fit even more issues on screen!

Switch between the Card View and the List View using the toggle on the top right.
TIP: the scroll position in the List View and Card View are now synced, so if you scroll down in List View and want to view big covers anyway, just toggle to Card View and it will be scrolled down to the same issue number range.

Add Manually” is back!

Removing the List View was not the only mistake we made in version 7.6 :-(.Another thing we removed was the “Not found? Add Manually!” options at the bottom of the series list and issue list.

Well, we quickly learned that was NOT a good idea either 🙂
So these are back today too!

Fixed for Android:

  • Key information wasn’t downloaded for new comics if your Update Key settings were not set to Replace
  • The add button wrongly kept stating “Add x comics” if the comics were already added

Recent changes

v7.8: Improved Pull List and new “Discover” mode! June 16th, 2022 v7.7 New “Card View” / List View is back in the Add screen! May 19th, 2022 v7.6 Bigger cover images in Add Comics screen April 17th, 2022 v7.5: Back Cover images! March 29th, 2022 v7.4: Progress Bars and Cancel buttons! March 16th, 2022 v7.3: Mark Multiple Series as Completed in one go! February 17th, 2022 v7.2: Improved Pre-fill screen: choose your own fields! February 2nd, 2022 v7.1: Minor Keys vs Major Keys and Key Categories January 11th, 2022 v7.0: Automatic key comic info from Core and lots more November 12th, 2021 v6.9 No more automatic comic values from GoCollect October 29th, 2021 v6.8 Submit to Core / New Select Mode and action menu September 27th, 2021 v6.7: Duplicate / Clear Cloud / Shake to Shuffle / Web-links September 9th, 2021 v6.6 New look for comic list, cover view & comic details June 1st, 2021 v6.5: Download GoCollect values in other currencies March 25th, 2021 v6.4 Keep track of your Pull List March 17th, 2021 v6.3: Various improvements February 22nd, 2021 v6.2 Missing Comics tool! January 20th, 2021 v6.1: Pre-fill fields while adding comics December 3rd, 2020 v6.0: Batch editing, Updated Values report, Add by Issue number, and more… November 9th, 2020 Sneak Preview: version 6.0 of all 5 CLZ mobile apps! July 21st, 2020 v5.6: Better barcode recognition for older comics! May 29th, 2020 v5.5 New folder options for Creators and Characters May 14th, 2020 v5.4 Faster CLZ Cloud syncing! March 18th, 2020 v5.3 Easily add and report comics with “unrecognized barcodes” March 2nd, 2020 v5.2.1: Search folders, sort folders by count and and faster syncing February 20th, 2020