image of 2 eComic covers and smartphoneRBdigital eComics

Unlimited library member access to comics and graphic novels

RBdigital brings hundreds of the best comic titles from major brands to library members on RBdigital mobile apps and web browsers.

  • Choose from hundreds of top comics―including Disney, Marvel®, IDW and Dark Horse favourites and other major brands.
  • User-friendly content discovery―search by comic title and series.
  • 30-day checkout. Haven't finished? Just checkout the title again.
  • Members can read comics how they want―check out as a volume instead of a single issue.

For help on setting up your device and getting started using RBdigital follow our online tutorial to guide you through the process. Answers to frequently asked questions are also available through RBdigital platform.

Mobile devices (tablets and smartphones)

How to set up the RBdigital app

RBdigital is a free mobile app that enables our library members to check out and read eComic. The app incorporates a dedicated eMagazine and eComic reader, eBook reader and an eAudiobook player.

  1. Install the RBdigital app from Google Play (Android) or App Store (Apple).
  2. Choose 'Country – Australia'.
  3. Tap 'Create Account' to enter your account information.
  4. Enter 'Library Information'.
  5. Enter your library card number (barcode) and PIN.
  6. RBdigital Account Information.
  7. Create username - e.g. your library card number.
  8. Create and confirm password.
  9. Personal Information.
  10. Enter first name.
  11. Enter last name.
  12. Enter and confirm email.
  13. Tap 'Register'.
  14. Your RBdigital app will open to the home screen. Scroll for content or tap the menu icon in the upper left-hand corner for additional options.

Using the RBdigital app to browse and checkout titles

  1. Open the menu (top left-hand corner of the RBdigital app).
  2. Select 'Magazines and Comics'.
  3. Select Comics
  4. Browse the eComic collection.
  5. Sort or filter eComics by title, series, genre, audience or rating or use search for titles and publishers.
  6. To check out eComics, select 'Checkout' '.

Reading offline in the RBdigital app

  1. Open the menu.
  2. Select 'Checked out'.
  3. Select 'Read', this action will download the magazine for offline reading.
  4. To read eComics, swipe left to turn the pages.

Removing old eComics

  1. Select 'Checked out' and click on the 'X' in upper-right hand corner of the image of the magazine.
  2. A pop-up will say 'Comic returned'. Tap 'Ok'.

Help, tutorial and frequently asked questions

  1. Select 'Help' from the menu.
  2. Tap 'Comic' for support with the comic platform.

Computers (PC or Mac) - read online

  1. Login in to your library account on the RBdigital platform
  2. Open the menu (top left-hand corner ).
  3. Select 'Magazines and Comics'.
  4. Select Comics
  5. Browse the eComic collection.
  6. Sort or filter eComics by title, series, genre, audience or rating or use search tools for titles or publishers
  7. To check out eComics, select 'Checkout'.
  8. A checkout confirmation popup will open.
  9. Select either Keep Browsing to checkout more eComics or Read now to start reading online.

To view checked out titles for reading later online,

  1. Login to your account
  2. Select the hamburger icon (3 horizontal lines) in the left hand corner.
  3. Select ‘Checked Out’. A list of currently checked titles will appear.