Current Version:
ComicBase 2017 (v19.2)
Last content update on:
5/24/2018 4:06:22 PM

Titles: 55,076
Issues: 841,355
Publishers: 6,317

Total value of comics listed: $33,844,776.00


  • Information and actual market pricing for over 800,000 comics—virtually every English-language comic published since 1878. Foreign comics too!
  • Expanded support for digital comics, as well as linking movie trailers and other digital media
  • New: No-limits searching lets you find and work with any size collection or results set.
  • Improved: Saves whole runs of barcode-entered comics up to 40X faster than before (Pro, Archive Editions)
  • New: Find > My Comics gives you one-click access to your whole collection.
  • New: Allows you to automatically compress backup files to save up to 80% of their disk space.
  • Weekly price updates based on actual market prices—not just a price guide.
  • Weekly issue and title updates to keep your collection up to date with new and upcoming releases.
  • Mobile “My Comics” feature lets you view your collection and add new purchases wherever you are, on almost any smart device--including iPad, iPhone, Android, or Windows mobile phones and tablets! (*Pro and Archive editions)
  • over 575,000 full-color covers on 4 DVDs + real-time cover downloading for Archive Edition users. A crucial aid to variant identification, as well as an amazing visual reference to the world of comics.
  • New: 4K themes and support for Ultra-HD monitors and graphics. Blu-Ray Archive Edition now ships with tens of thousands of cover images in full 4K format
  • Integrates with Atomic Avenue to let you locate hard-to-find comics; also sell comics only with your own online store!
  • Compatible with Windows 7 and later, including Windows 10


These great folks are making ComicBase even better by sending in new information and pictures using the Submit New or Corrected Data command under the Internet menu of ComicBase 10.0.7 (or later). You can help too! Get one point for each new picture submitted, or correction/addition accepted.

#Name Pts.
1. Frank Colasurdo 570,074
2. Robert Wood 306,701
3. Barry John Shepherd 201,613
4. Moshe Leimberg 133,665
5. Douglas W. McCratic 69,672
7. Steven L. Dasinger 46,911
8. Corey M. Dvorkin 42,991
9. Lyle Brown 37,975
10. Corey E. Ayres 37,137

ComicBase 2017 v19.2 brings razor-sharp text to Windows 10 users with high-res monitors

If you've got high-resolution monitor and have been using font scaling on the newest version of Windows, ComicBase's text will now appear much sharper than before with our new 19.2, available now. We've also improved update handling, fixed a couple of meddlesome bugs, and more. Check it out and let us know what you think at

Note: If you've installed any previous ComicBase 2017 updaters, you'll want to use the Add & Remove Programs control panel to uninstall them before installing this update--this won't affect your data.


ComicBase Archive Edition now Super-Sized on 4 DVDs with over 575,000 Covers!

In the past year alone, we've added over 100,000 new comic covers to the mighty ComicBase Archive Edition. To hold this huge amount of new content we're pleased to announce that effective immediately, ComicBase Archive now includes a 4th DVD packed with over 8 GB of new content.

You'll be able to instantly access this vast art library to illustrate each issue, identify variants, and print cover images on reports and labels. Archive users can also download new covers each week as issues are released. And best of all you can grab the new edition at huge savings during our amazing Comic-Con Sale, on now!

ComicBase Newsflash:

Over 150,000 Issues Added to ComicBase 2017 Since its Release! Plus Tech Tips and more!

Last week's content update pushed ComicBase past the 810,000 issue mark, meaning we've added a jaw-dropping 150,000+ issues in just over a year since ComicBase 2017's release! That's just the headline--read the rest in the latest ComicBase newsflash, available now!

New Setup Guide Unlocks More Power for Mk 2 Barcode Scanners

Got one of our newest "Mark 2" Barcode scanners? If so, check out the latest quick setup guide which improves their ability to handle certain kinds of barcodes. We've also posted links to the full technical manual for the adventurous folks who want to explore all the capabilities of your scanner.

Another Milestone

ComicBase Passes 800,000 Issues!

Thanks to the amazing efforts of our editors and contributions from customers, we've just passed the epic 800,000 issue mark!

A huge "Thanks!" to all our customers from around the world who contributed information via ComicBase's Submit New or Corrected Data command. You folks rock! And we can't tell you how much we appreciate your helping us make ComicBase better than ever!

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“Caps for Comic Software” Discounts for Active Duty Military Personnel

As a way of saying “Thanks!” to our active duty military personnel, we’re reprising our famous “Caps for Comic Software’ program. Basically, you send us a cap (or coin) from your unit, and we’ll give you a massive discount on ComicBase. (Heck, if you folks are willing to lay it on the line, the least we can do is help you keep your comics in order!)

Drop us a line at and we’ll get you hooked up.