Challenger Comics Viewer

Challenger Comics Viewer

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Challenger Comics Viewer is a FREE (NO ADS) advanced comics, manga, books and PDF viewer.
It's really simple to use. You just have to scroll ! Pages are automatically loaded and displayed (no need to click to go to next page).
This version works perfectly on phones AND tablets.

Supported image formats are JPG, PNG, GIF, WebP (Android 4.0+), BMP, PDF, CBZ/ZIP,CBR/RAR and ePUB.
Main features are :
• Automatic page loading
• Zoom using multi-touch
• Vertical/Horizontal scrolling
• 2 display modes (Simple View which displays pages one by one and Multiple Image View which displays all pages one after the other)
• Library with covers displayed to quickly open comics (multiple kind of views available)
• Automatically switch to next issue when last page of the comic is displayed
• Border cropping
• Read from left to right or right to left
• Actions can be customized
• Single page and "2 page" display mode
• Filter to improve displayed image quality
• Manual scrolling by moving finger on screen
• Autoscrolling by long pressing on screen
• Tap to go to Next/Previous pages
• Fit to Width/Height/Screen display
• Multiple Image preview type
• Option to direct access to page
• History management
• Support multi-language (for now, english and french)
• Border can be display over Bitmap to easily identify each pages
• Contrast/Brightness/Gamma management
• Screen brightness management
• Application can be moved to SD Card
• Cached data can be stored in internal memory or SD Card
• Supports Samsung "Multi-Window" mode
• Color themes

Files can be accessed on the device or network.
Supported network protocols are :
• Google Drive
• OneDrive/SkyDrive
• Ubooquity (
• DLNA/Upnp (Need Android >= 4.0.3)
• OPDS (beta)
• Windows/SAMBA/CIFS
• DropBox
• Webdav/Cloud (like,,, ...)

The application needs a phone/tablet with lots of memory and a powerful processor, so don't be disappointed if your phone is quite old and performance is not good.
For instance, it works perfectly on Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Tab, ...

Documentation is available at :
An FAQ is available at :
The English forum :

Please add comments if you like this app or if you have some new features idea.
To report bugs, don't hesitate to send me e-mail.
Thanks !

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Recently changed in this version

Version 2.1.10:
• New Option to display current comics title (in Options => Display => Comics Title position)
• New Option value: "Borderless", to display Page Number and Comics title (In Options => Display => Page Number and Comics Title format)
• Bug fixes

Version 2.1.9:
• Added support for Ubooquity server ( The server streams your comics file page by page so that you can start reading without waiting for the download of whole file.

Comments and ratings for Challenger Comics Viewer
  • (53 stars)

    by Sam Gamestr on 03/01/2015

    Out of the many readers i have tried this provides one if the most near pc experiences. But i have just one problem with the image quality. In Horizontal mode the image quality is as good as the other readers. But in vertical mode It goes down. Thank you for replying to my last comment. But the Bitmap filter didn't help fix the low image quality problem in vertical mode. Please fix and this app w

  • (53 stars)

    by Rohail Shah on 03/01/2015

    Gives me a seamless vertical scrolling experience with all my comics and it scales beautifully to my screen well enough that I don't even have to zoom in. Gives you just the functions you need and detects files and archives swiftly. I can't seem to switch to anything even if I tried. On top of that it's 100% free with NO ADS. Thanks dev. All I would request is a more Material Design approach. Not

  • (53 stars)

    by Pedro Ibarra on 31/12/2014

    I had big trouble trying to customize the controls. And in the multivitamin mode it'll often skip to the next page or the previous page. Also it seems like choppy English but that didn't bother me too much. Other that that it was great I guess.

  • (53 stars)

    by Kathy X on 30/12/2014

    Yes, thanks for the help, this is a very good comic app!

  • (53 stars)

    by Deserves Mentioning on 29/12/2014

    So far this is my favorite cbr reader on android, takes a little while to create a library. Volumes can take a little while to fully load but once they have it works fast! Big thank to the developer!

  • (53 stars)

    by Brandon Wilson on 29/12/2014

    Does exactly what it says, and exactly what I need it to.

  • (53 stars)

    by ivynbean on 29/12/2014

    Great App, Devs pls help

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