ComicBase Newsflash

Coronavirus Halts Comic Distribution

This week, Diamond Comic Distribution--the sole distributor of most comic books in America--announced that they've been forced to temporarily suspend distribution operations until further notice.
ComicBase Newsflash

The Science of Comic Filing

In this very special newsflash, we talk about the new Blu-ray release, then ComicBase creator Pete Bickford breaks down the sciene of comic filing (and how you can save yourself a ton of time and grief when you do it.) If you only read one article this year on comic filing, this should be the one.
It's Here!

The All New ComicBase 2020!

We're proud to announce the arrival of the ALL NEW ComicBase 2020! Four years in the making, this completely rewritten ComicBase brings with it a blazingly fast new database engine that zips through tasks in a fraction of the time required by older versions-as well as removing the need for database compacting! The new edition also comes with a gorgeous new interface, powerful new collection viewing capabilities, and the ability to track books and magazines!

Check out the What's New page to find out more--and get your copy today!

ComicBase 2020 v20.0.2 brings Quick Reports, numerous improvements

ComicBase 2020 (v20.0.2) has just been released, bringing with it a great new feature: Quick Reports, as well as a long list of program improvements. See what's new by clicking the link above, or just go straight to downloading it under your My Account > Registrations.

Check out our new User Guides Section

From getting started to using advanced features like Grading Sets, check out our new User Guides section for in-depth answers to your ComicBase questions (and let us know on the forums which guides you'd like to see in the future!)
Beta Watch

ComicBase 20.0.1 (Build 3085) Updates File Sending, Adds Various Fixes

There's a new interim version of ComicBase available which changes up the way sales, backup, and report files are sent to the ComicBase servers, which should work better with 3rd party firewall and network security setups. It also includes a host of smaller updates and fixes -- see the link above for the full list. If you'd like to give it a shot, you can download it from your downloads link on the Registrations page. We're putting it out for early release before rolling it out to everyone, so please let us know how it works for you at!
Moving boldly into the 21st century... finally!

Introducing the New ComicBase Community Forums!

With ComicBase 2020 released, we finally had some bandwidth to update our very useful--but very antiquated--forum software!

The new forum software offers a much slicker experience to chat and share tips with fellow ComicBase users. And to make things even better, we've managed to integrate it with our existing web site so that you can use your login to post to the new forums!

(Note: We're moving the fun over to the new forum site, but you can still browse old discussions under the "Forum Archive" link).

ComicBase 20.0.1 Update Now Available

ComicBase 2020 has been the beneficiary of a bevy of fixes and feature updates over the past few weeks, and we've just wrapped them all up into the new ComicBase 20.0.1 update. Included are everything from reporting improvements to the return of Psychic Typing!

Click the link above to see the full list of what's new, and you can get the updated version by just re-downloading the software from the links under My Account > Registrations. 

Pro Tips for Shipping Comics

One of the best features in ComicBase is that it make it really easy to sell your comics on Atomic Avenue. But once those orders start rolling in, it’ll be up to you to pack your books so that they get to their new home in the same condition they left yours. With this video, we show off some helpful tips to make the shipping process a breeze.
Road Trip!

ComicBase 2015: New Features and Mobile App Intro Video

Pete and Neil hit the road to show off some of the cool new stuff in ComicBase 2015, including the new Mobile Web App. Special thanks to Lee's Comics for letting us film the mobile section in their fabulous Mountain View store.