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Search Zap-Kapow Comics’s library of over 365,000 issues for publisher, writer, artist and price guide info as well as to see covers to make sure you’re referencing the right comic book. From The Walking Dead to Iron Man or Deadpool, superhero, horror or cartoon comic books, Zap-Kapow Comics has it all …
Built exclusively for iOS devices in 2009, the current Version 3.3.3 was the final App Store version of Zap-Kapow and is no longer available. In 2016, Zap-Kapow Comics relaunched as a web application for iOS, Android, OSX, and Windows devices, adding a slew of new features. Check out the past versions and features we’ve added below …
ORIGINAL iOS APP RETIRED IN MAY 2020
The original native iOS app version of Zap-Kapow was officially retired and discontinued in favor of the more feature-rich, browser based version.
THE ALL-NEW ZAP-KAPOW CAME OUT OF BETA SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Beta 3.0 UPDATE RELEASED IN AUGUST 2016
Beta 2.0 OUR FIRST BETA UPDATE WAS RELEASED IN JULY 2016
Beta 1.0 THE COMPLETELY REWRITTEN, BROWSER-BASED VERSION WAS RELEASED IN JULY 2016
iOS 3.3.3 VERSION 3.3.3 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN FEBRUARY 2016
iOS 3.3.2 VERSION 3.3.2 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN JANUARY 2016
iOS 3.3 VERSION 3.3 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN NOVEMBER 2015
iOS 3.2 VERSION 3.2 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN OCTOBER 2015
Zap-Kapow Version 3.2 fixed a handful of bugs from 3.1, including layout tweaks and minor compatibility with some older devices. Brought up to iOS 9 standards.
iOS 3.1 VERSION 3.1 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN JULY 2015
After a false re-start with 3.0, the long-awaited 3.1 fixed the major crashing issues created by iOS 8. It also slightly modified the cover art size, added numeric grades next to the traditional ones, and updated the home screen icon.
iOS 3.0 VERSION 3.0 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED … NEVER
Apple’s update to iOS 8 caused major issues with our little app. After believing we had a fix in place with 3.0, we quickly found out we were wrong. 3.0 only lived for about a day before being pulled.
iOS 2.7 VERSION 2.7 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN APRIL 2013
iOS 2.5 VERSION 2.5 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN DECEMBER 2012
iOS 2.2 VERSION 2.2 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN DECEMBER 2011
iOS 2.1 VERSION 2.1 OF ZAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN NOVEMBER 2011
iOS 2.0 VERSION 2.0 OF KAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN OCTOBER 2011
iOS 5 compliant; Favorites listed in alphabetical order; Sort issues in descending or ascending order; First appearance information also now displayed in issues list; Facebook support; Ability to set default conditions for prices in price guide; Searching for a character by name will also list the title of his first appearance; Recent updates listed; Universal app works on both iPhone and iPad; Offline browsing of favorites.
VERSION 1.4 OF KAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN DECEMBER 2009
Twitter integration – tweet your collection’s awesomeness to your peeps; Minor bug fixes and speed enhancements.
VERSION 1.3 OF KAP-KAPOW WAS RELEASED IN OCTOBER 2009 AND ADDED SOME MINOR TWEAKS TO THE SEARCH ENGINE AS WELL AS OUR MOST REQUESTED FEATURE EVER
Ability to save your favorite comics as “have” or “want” and total up their value; Notification of new price guide updates being available; Minor bug fixes and speed enhancement.
VERSION 1.2 (WE ACTUALLY SKIPPED VERSION 1.1 DUE TO SOME CRAZY APPLE APPROVAL SHENANIGINS) WAS RELEASED IN MID-AUGUST 2009
Ability to save from over 118,000 covers to iPhone or iPod Touch photos, perfect for wallpapers; Purchase select issues via ThingsFromAnotherPlanet.com (since removed); Minor bug fixes and speed enhancements; Report issue corrections … See something we missed? Let us know from with the click of a button.
Becoming the very first comic book price guide in the Apple App Store, Zap-Kapow: A Guide To Comic Books launched on July 2, 2009.