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Andrew d’Entremont

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  1. I upgraded to ComicBase 2022 Archive Edition and just tried to submit a request for a price check but it keeps failing with the following error: I had just completed a content update prior to this so it's not a connectivity or login issue. I also double checked my firewall settings and ComicBase was there but Sidekick wasn't, so I added Sidekick to the list and relaunched ComicBase, but still no joy with submitting a request for a price check. Any ideas what might be causing this? I am running Windows 11 Home edition.
  2. Do you have any images at all? I have a few but a lot of the variants don't seem to have any cover images available for download.
  3. I had to drop off a few minutes before the Livestream ended last night but I went back to see what I had missed later in the evening. I just thought I'd mention that the entire video was still available and nothing had been cut. I'm not sure when you plan on making the cuts but I thought I would flag it for you. Although I must admit I'm glad that nothing has been cut yet otherwise I would have missed the final announcement!
  4. Thanks. I noticed Superman (2nd Series) needs to have the "Years Published" updated as it is currently listed as 1987-Present, but it ended in 2011. If I update this field and then just submit a random issue for correction, will the information be sent to you? I suppose I could also submit a larger cover scan to really make it worth your while. 😉
  5. I'm just wondering how to submit a correction to a title rather than an individual issue. Things like the Description, Years Published, etc. Will changes to this information be sent if you submit a correction to an individual issue? If so, do any changes actually need to be made to the issue for the submission to go through? Thanks!
  6. Looks like it was a problem with fat fingers on my end. I must have accidentally hit the F Mode button and disabled the Function keys. Everything's working now.
  7. I forgot to mention that I am also running the latest interim build of the Archive Edition (v21.0.4.1907) on an up-to-date Windows 10 system.
  8. Maybe it's just a problem on my end, but the the Function Keys seem to have stopped working. I always used F6 to print ID labels but it doesn't seem to be working for me now. I've tried a few others like F3, F8, and F12 and none of them are working for me. Is anyone else experiencing this?
  9. Can someone tell me why Flash: Rebirth has (2nd series) appended to it? There's nothing in the indicia to indicate that it's a second volume and the only other title with a similar name that I could find was "Dollar Comics: Flash: Rebirth". Surely the two titles are different enough that it doesn't need (2nd series) after it? Thanks!
  10. Ouch. I hope you guys had a steady supply of coffee.
  11. I noticed the mobile app wasn't working over the weekend and that ComicBase.com and Atomic Avenue were both down as well. Now I'm looking at the message board and it looks like the newest content is from the end of October. Was there a big systems failure over the weekend?
  12. Thanks. I'l give the rebuild lists a try.
  13. I wondered about that too. I only have the spiral edition.
  14. Most of the time when I'm submitting corrections it's because I'm uploading a higher-res cover image. I understand that in the past bandwidth may have been an issue and people may not have wanted to waste it on uploading a cover, but considering the size of the weekly updates and backing up databases to the cloud on a regular basis, it seems kind of pointless to be presented with a prompt asking if I want to to upload a larger cover image. Would it be possible to have a setting to "always upload larger cover images" or something to that effect? It would certainly streamline the process of
  15. I upgraded a few days ago. I haven’t seen the error on the screensaver since then. At least not yet.
  16. I'm getting something similar with the screensaver. It's happened a few times over the last couple of days when the screensaver is running. Is it possible it has something to do with the way variant covers are being handled now?
  17. I've had problems with the Regional Format Setting in the past. When it was set to English (Canada) I couldn't load a database, but as soon as we set it to English (United States) it worked. However, to the best of my knowledge this has been fixed.
  18. I have the files on a separate 128GB SSD that I use as my scratch disk for photoshop, and photoshop wasn’t open when I ran this test, so there shouldn’t have been any other activity on it.
  19. I mentioned this in the livestream yesterday, and Pete said it shouldn't be a problem, but when I add a bunch of .CBR files to a title and try to navigate to it from another title it slows down considerably. I can go back and forth between other large titles without a problem. I made a short screen recording to show what I mean. Any idea why this might be happening? The media files are sitting on a SSD and I'm running with 32GB of RAM so I don't think it's a problem with my PC. 1338753519_ComicBase2021ArchiveEdition(AndrewComicBaseDatabase.cbdb)2021-09-3011-34-33.mp4
  20. Thanks. I'd appreciate that. I wish I could participate in the Livestream, but the timing just doesn't work for me.
  21. I've had all the variants listed above in my collection for years and they are only now showing up as unrecognised items. From a collector's point of view, the kind of paper a comic is printed on makes a difference to me. I would would much rather have the glossy paper than newsprint as the glossy paper ages much better. I know that if I bought a comic off of Atomic Avenue with the expectation that it was printed on glossy paper and instead received one printed on newsprint, I would not be happy. And for what it's worth, I bought all the newsstand editions from mycomicshop.com, an
  22. Okay, I'll go ahead and submit them. I just found it a little strange that they were removed because they have been in the database for years and the notes sections all state that the newsstand editions are printed on newsprint.
  23. I just ran a content update and took a look at the unrecognised items and noticed the following Savage Dragon variants were purged from the database: Savage Dragon, The 6/A Savage Dragon, The 7/A Savage Dragon, The 8/A Savage Dragon, The 10/A Savage Dragon, The 12/A Savage Dragon, The 13/A Savage Dragon, The 18/A I checked Atomic Avenue and they aren't listed there either. 10/A and 13/A both have different covers from the regular editions, and 13/A contains an entirely different story and art, so they definitely should be listed as variants. As to the rest, the
  24. Once I've launched CB and it shows up on the taskbar I just right click on it and select "pin to taskbar". I'll try creating the shortcut by going straight to the executable and pinning it from there to see if it makes a difference during the next upgrade.
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