Starting in December, the Comixology app received’t work anymore — you’ll need to learn your comics in Amazon’s Kindle app as an alternative. Amazon introduced that the apps will merge on December 4th, that means that, from that time on, “you possibly can proceed to entry your Comixology comics, graphic novels, and manga titles within the Kindle app,” the company says in a support document.
You have to to obtain any Comixology books you had been studying into the Kindle app, however Amazon says that any progress in a ebook you learn in Comixology will robotically sync over to Kindle. You may as well proceed to purchase comics from Amazon’s Comixology section on its store. However after December 4th, you received’t be capable to learn comics within the Comixology app anymore.
In an e-mail, Amazon outlined some enhancements to the Kindle app meant to make it higher suited to comics. There’s a “Comics & Magna” filter on your library to extra simply see the entire comics and manga that you just personal. The app will group collectively points, volumes, and omnibuses from the identical collection. You may as well cover and unhide particular books — and any books you had set to hidden within the Comixology app will likely be hidden in Kindle. Comixology additionally shared a video on X (formerly Twitter) about how you should use the Kindle app for comics.
Amazon introduced that it might be buying Comixology in 2014, and for a very long time, it just about left the service alone. However final yr, it redesigned the Comixology app and began a messy merger of Comixology and Kindle that my colleague Alex Cranz described as “a hell I’d like to escape.” Though Amazon did commit to fixing Comixology, sadly, very quickly, the Comixology app received’t work in any respect.