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[MOD] Aeon Stark Comics - Own Section and View with FanArt for Comic Books (CBR/CBZ) - Tension113 - 2009-04-03 18:40

Updated: 8/6/09

Vertical Menu
Tweaked Andyblac's version of the Vertical Menu

LaTropa64's Cast Mod
Adds Actor browsing in the info panel (also added this to the tv section)

List view Mods
Added a MOD button to the top menu in list view.. Switch between Aeon's list view and Rev2.
Added Leeuw's Rev2 List mod
Added Andyblac's List view

Multiplex Mods
Added a "MOD" button to the top menu in Multiplex view.. Switch between Original,Video, and old (more to be added)
Added jsm00thie's nicely done video mod
Added Anoobie's (mod3) mod

Comics
Added Comics tab on home screen (can be toggled)
Added Comics section to backdrop settings
Comic and Picture sources can be defined separately in the Advanced Settings.. (I will later add an adult and kids section in there as well)
Comic thumbs now working for showcase, list, showmix list, and wall


[Image: StarkComics1.jpg]

[Image: ComicList.jpg]

[Image: ComicWall.jpg]

[Image: StarkComics3.jpg]

Download:

http://github.com/Tension113/aeon/tree/master


Changelog:

http://github.com/Tension113/aeon/commits/Test

Comic backdrops:

http://www.mediafire.com/?sharekey=ddb863e78acb5fbd4c17ca8801618ef7e04e75f6e8ebb871

Script to easily create .tbn files for your entire collection (for use with the Comicrack program):

http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=46466


- dedaluz - 2009-04-03 19:11

Amazing.


- febox-pootz - 2009-04-03 19:38

very cool man... sorry for my newbieness but how do you read comics in XBMC?


- Steve_McQueen - 2009-04-03 20:00

Looks sweet. I'll keep an eye on this one.


- Tension113 - 2009-04-03 20:31

febox-pootz Wrote:very cool man... sorry for my newbieness but how do you read comics in XBMC?

It's already a feature in XBMC which can be done through the pictures window.. This mod just adds a seconds pictures tab labeled 'comics' and points the window to a different source that you specify in settings. So that way pictures will use the square frames and comics will use the dvd style frames.. (and because having comic backdrops on the main menu is cool) Big Grin


- MrTourettes - 2009-04-03 23:39

Can a cbr reader be used at all here to play back cbr files?

Or do you have to have all teh comics stored as seperate images?


- Tension113 - 2009-04-03 23:54

XBMC can read CBR/CBZ files..


- jarod71 - 2009-04-04 00:05

it reads.cbr and .cbz


- JoWa - 2009-04-04 00:07

Tension113 Wrote:It's already a feature in XBMC which can be done through the pictures window.. This mod just adds a seconds pictures tab labeled 'comics' and points the window to a different source that you specify in settings. So that way pictures will use the square frames and comics will use the dvd style frames.. (and because having comic backdrops on the main menu is cool) Big Grin



ehm, well... first of all, great idea. and nice work Smile

edit: delete too much text Big Grin

do you have a source for comic backdrops? Tongue


- Ayala - 2009-04-04 01:55

what do comics look like on screen? xbmc is simply too much...


- bionic1234 - 2009-04-04 04:35

Thanks


- Villain - 2009-04-04 10:49

wow thank you so much for this


- MrTourettes - 2009-04-04 22:31

This is probably goign to sound stupid to some and is probably obvious but I have not worked it out yet Smile

OK.. my son has loads of cbr comics and I have installed the comic stuff. It shows cover art etc and allows me to select a cbr comic. HOW though do you change page Smile


- mug2k - 2009-04-04 22:34

theDeviL Wrote:what do comics look like on screen? xbmc is simply too much...

I 2nd this motion Big Grin

Pics plz


- MrTourettes - 2009-04-04 23:06

Could someone explain how the artwork works.

I have my cbr's in one directory and another directory structure for artwork.

- do I create an identicle directoty structure for artwork as comic cbr's

- do I name cover art as the same name as the comic cbr files or just folder

- is it possible to have fanart for actual comic in background when browsing comics

just a couple of questions Smile

Main one though is an explination of how the artwork is stored.