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Download free eComics to your computer, tablet and phone with Comics Plus: Library Edition.

Comics Plus : Library Edition brings unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to Swansea Libraries members on any web-connected device.

If you are not already a member and want to borrow an eBook you can apply to join Swansea Libraries online.

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Important information about the eComics service:

  • Comics Plus : Library Edition allows you to browse from our collection of popular titles with no holds which means you can read your comic straight away.
  • Loan periods are 7 days. After 7 days you will no longer be able to read your comics but you can check them out again if you would like.
  • You can also download the Comics Plus apps (available for Apple and Android systems) from your app store to download and read your selected titles offline and on the go!
  • Each comic has a recommended reading age (5+, 9+, 13+ and 16+). These are just a guide so please check the contents before giving them to children and young people if you are unsure of their suitability.

 

Borrowing comics and graphic novels from Comics Plus : Library Edition

Unfortunately you can't browse the full Comics Plus: Library EditionOpens new window library without signing up for an account or logging in. There are over 16,000 comics and graphic novels from 93 publishers. Popular titles include Angry Birds, Adventure Time, Big Nate, Dilbert and Hellboy.

  • The first time you use comics Plus : Library Edition you should create an account. You will need to enter your library card number and set a username and password. You will need your username and password each time you login to download eComics. If you are registered to use the RB Digital magazine service your login details are the same.
  • Select the genre, age range or publisher of the comic you want in the top left to view titles by theme, or just browse through each page until you find a title you are interested in.
  • To search for a title you can use the search box in the top right hand corner.
  • Once you have checked out an item you can either continue browsing or read the comic. 
  • The My comics option at the top of the screen lists all of the comics you currently have on loan. You can also read your comics from here.

If you are reading your comic on a PC or Mac or mobile device through the browser (eg. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari etc) you will not need any additional software. There are apps for iPad/iPhone and Android.

 

 

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