Add the ability to hover the mouse pointer to preview the cover
When sifting through the Master Pile, and checking which variants I own, it will be very useful to have the ability to hover the mouse pointer beside an icon in the comic book row, that shows a quick preview of the cover.
I experienced the difficulty of sifting through variant covers when I was posting Dark Knight 3: Master Race #1 books on my Master Pile. All of the numbering (1A all the way to BZ or something) didn't help because the line items don't feature the cover artist to distinguish from the other.
The cover preview icon that can be activated by hovering the mouse pointer over it, will be very useful and will save a lot of time when managing comic books.
There was another site (dead now) that would show all the covers of the issue when clicked on I have always wanted to request this feature so helpful
Show images of the covers of the books when viewing the master pile and want list.
Sean Hogarty commented
This is definitely something I'm looking for - when adding comics (or editing in my Master Pile), all I have is issue number (e.g., 1a, 1b... 1z)... I have a lot of multiple versions of various issues (variants, printings, etc.), and invariably have to do what Jeff said - open up another window to individually check which comic is which... is 1b the virgin variant or the sketch variant? is 13c the 1:25 or the 1:10 variant? etc.
Having some sort of option to see either the cover or at least the descriptive text for the issue while adding comics to a collection would be a HUGE boost... a hover pop-over would be fine, but I'd love to actually have the option to show a thumbnail of the cover and/or the descriptive text for the issue/variant in the table while I'm adding/editing. This gets my vote!
Right now it only has 4 votes. We work on features based upon the most requested.
Jeff Dumbrique commented
Any update on your assessment of the idea? Please let me know how I can help articulate further. Thanks.
Jeff Dumbrique commented
Thanks for the clarifying questions and your time.
When I navigate to this part is where it happens: My Realm >> Master Pile >> Click the + icon to expand 'Dark Knight III: The Master Race (2016) DC Comics'.
In here, I only have the 'Edit this item' option. If I wanted to cross-check the variant covers, I have to open a separate tab to search them individually. They are already in my Master Pile, so it'll be more efficient if there's a thumbnail icon that I can hover my mouse pointer to, and it'll show the cover image.
I have no issues when I've searched for them, but when they're already in my Master Pile, it's very difficult to determine which is which without utilizing another tab/page. It's moderately inefficient when I'm on the laptop/desktop, but It becomes very inefficient when I'm on my mobile.
Thanks in advance for your feedback.
Did you try clicking on the icon? When you do this you can scroll forward and backward through all of them. Should also have the issue "number".
matt hotz commented
I think it would be great to able to view individual covers when you open the issue drop down by clicking the issue number like in the list where you add the comics rather than having to do a slideshow to see them all.
Allen Laws! commented
I think there are more than one suggestion that contained this very same request, in one wording or another, so I'm uncertain which to use my vote on at this point.
Five "gold stars" at the very least!
I want this functionality too, smart request.
When reviewing my pile, it would be nice to see a thumbnail of the issue on the line with the information. If not easy perhaps a new report that allows for graphics to be included (such as the Want list),