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A command-line tool to make ebook of comics.

Project Description

ComicGen is the commandline tool to make ebooks formatted by mobi file format from jpeg images. This is convinience when you want make own ebook comics scaned by yourself.


Install it by easy way through pip:

pip install comicgen

or use easy_install:

easy_install comicgen

If you have not use virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper yet, it is very nice tool to make a depended environment:

mkvirtualenv comicgen
pip install comicgen

See details on virtualenvwrapper document.


First of all, you have to make the dir containig image of pages:

    |- 0001.jpg
    |- 0002.jpg
    |- 0003.jpg
    |- 0004.jpg
    |- 0005.jpg
    |- 0006.jpg
    +- 0007.jpg

You also have to download the kindlegen package from the official site and unpacked it:

$ wget
$ unzip

If you finished to make it and install the depended libraries, run its command:

$ mkdir output
$ comicgen --title 'Hello Comic' --author 'Takahiro Fujiwara' --publisher 'ComicGen' --output ./output -k ./kindlegen ./comic_title

A mobi file will appear in the output dir that you set as the option of comicgen:

$ ls ./output

Advanced Usage

When you buy so many comics and scan them, comicgen-volumes command is nice.

Separate volumes by each directories:

    +- 0001
    |   |- 0001.jpg
    |   |- 0002.jpg
    |   +- 0003.jpg
    +- 0002
        |- 0001.jpg
        +- 0002.jpg

And run it:

$ comicgen-volumes --title-template 'Hello Comic %(volume)i' --author 'Takahiro Fujiwara' --publisher 'ComicGen' --output ./output -k ./kindlegen ./comic_title


ComicGen is released under the MIT License.

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