View Comic Strips on Your Mobile Phone

To view comic strips on your phone simply text a message from your phone to You'll receive a message back containing a link to follow to the comics. Free, although your carrier's usual data charges apply.

Enhanced Java player. About a third of phones with color screens don't support Java, especially phones from Verizon. If your phone doesn't support Java choose standard playback.

Step by step guide

  1. Send a text message from your phone to
  2. A text message (or email) arrives on your mobile phone
  3. Open the text message to display the URL
  4. Use the "GoTo" function on your phone to launch the embedded URL. On a Sony phone you arrow down to highlight the link. On other phones it may be some other menu choice.
  5. Choose standard playback or download the Java player. (Java instructions just below this)
  6. If you choose standard playback follow the menus and arrows to the comic you want.
Java guide continued after step 5 above
  1. When asked if you'd like to download content say Yes
  2. In about twenty seconds (there's a progress bar) your phone should say it's installed in your Games folder
  3. When phone asks if you'd like to launch content now say Yes
  4. Comic Strip Network player is in your Games folder and doesn't need to be downloaded again tomorrow
  5. Launch player again tomorrow to see tommow's comic strips in player
  6. If you ever want to delete the player simply do so from your phone's menu
  7. To install a newer version of the Comic Strip Network player it's necessary to delete the installed player first
Installing Java on Treo
  1. Many Treo phones don't come with Java, but it can be installed later using free Java software available from Treo.

Questions to     Updated Oct. 11, 2007