Best sites and apps
For reading comic books online
Comixology is “like iTunes for comics.” The Amazon-owned distribution platform lets a reader purchase digital comic books individually or pay a $6 monthly subscription for unlimited access to more than 20,000 titles, from Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and others. Check out the 120 free titles before buying in.
Simple Comic is an iOS reader app that supports multiple viewing modes and all major file formats. Highlights include fast page rendering, seamless menu transitions, and a handy screenshot tool.
YACReader is the best option for organizing personal libraries of digital comics. The free Mac and Windows program doubles as a reader that can bookmark your place.
DrawnStrips Reader is a $4 iOS-only reader app that’s optimized for Mac, iPad, and iPhone displays. If you digitize and upload your old print collection, DrawnStrips can also edit and enhance your scans.