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prolink007
prolink007

It appears there is not a whole lot of developer support here. Is there somewhere else the Marvel developers are more responsive?

nxdeveloper
nxdeveloper

I've noticed that sometimes the thumbnail object is null despite the response giving an OK 200 status. The problem with this is that an async .then() will believe the full response to be available for its callback to work on, when in fact, the image is not yet available. 


Has anyone else come cross this issue?

JorgeDDW
JorgeDDW

How do I create the hash for the url?


JorgeDDW
JorgeDDW

@oshliaer @JorgeDDW Ok, thx  a lot btw.


So I need to convert the md5 with my programming language? 

I'm using python btw.

ChrisChinchilla
ChrisChinchilla

@oshliaer @JorgeDDW Doing the same thing, but in a simpler way. Still getting the 401 error, "{"code":"InvalidCredentials","message":"That hash, timestamp and key combination is invalid."}"


Shame, I wanted to use the API in a tutorial :(


You got it working fine?

caherin
caherin member

If we can post Requests/suggestions for the comics here, i think it wouLd be cool if you guys started doing a RegulaR all new all different AvengErs 2099 comic to show how the future Of the marvel universe has changed post-secret wars. Unless marvel 2099 is its own universe, i think you should do a Regular 2099 comic since a lot of stuff is changing that will affect the course of the future, and there is A LOT of cool stuff and new things You Guys could do with this comic, so you should consider it!

counterhit121
counterhit121 member

Recently subscribed, very happy with content, but huge bugs with the app: specifically random "Failed to Download Resource" errors.  Have tried removing item from library, readding, restarting app, restarting tablet, nothing seems to work to resolve.  Able to download these problem comics on other devices, however.  PLEASE CORRECT.

prolink007
prolink007

How often is this database updated with new issues and variants? Does it get all variants for every marvel comic? If you checkout comic id 52655, which is star wars #4. It shows no variants, but there are a few. Looking for a reliable api for variants and this does not seem to be reliable. Maybe i am just doing something wrong or reading the information wrong.

prolink007
prolink007

@Jakeman893 So, how do i see a list of all variants for a specific comic? I tried using the "v1/public/comics/{comicId}" query and it shows an empty list for "variants". The only way to use that query is to use the comic id.

Jakeman893
Jakeman893

@prolink007 @Jakeman893 The best way I can see right now is to use the v1/public/comics/ query after getting the exact name of the issue, then the results should only have that specific issue. It really is something that should be changed though, especially with the number of allowed calls.

Jakeman893
Jakeman893

@prolink007 I have this issue as well, the thing is that a comic id does not encapsulate all the variants. Each variant has its own comic id.

prolink007
prolink007

@Jakeman893 This is not working. Variants is still empty. If you are able to see variants populated for "star wars #4", please let me know. I am still not able to see the variants for that comic.

grod79
grod79 member

Is there a wait time for keys to become active? I can get the interactive docs to load but if I copy and paste the code into a browser I get a you must provide a hash error.

http://gateway.marvel.com/v1/public/characters/1009187?apikey=myKey

If I follow the directions to use a TS, Pub Key, and Hash I get an error about the combo not existing. There is public key posted lower in these comments. I click that link and get data. If I replace that key with mine I'm back to the same hash needed error. Please Help!


adeel_turk
adeel_turk

And  i am hitting this in my browser actually  i wanted to build an android app. Any help would be appreciated Thank u

adeel_turk
adeel_turk

@oshliaer Thanks alot for helping me alot. u are superman to me :D

now i wanted to get a comic(Obviously a free one) to display  that to user what should i do i mean does this api return any array of pics of that comic . 

adeel_turk
adeel_turk

@oshliaer I think i should, first ask u...is it even possible to get a free comic so that i can display that in my app? Thank you

mmukalian
mmukalian

Is there a way to make a call to the "character fetch" service (/v1/public/characters) and only return the character details, without the other stuff (comics, series, stories, etc)?  If I'm looking to grab the details for "Spider-man", but I don't want all of the other lists and summary stuff, is that possible with this call?  Thanks! - M

Jakeman893
Jakeman893

Is there a way to get the variant cover .jpg's of a comic without needing to make multiple calls?

Jakeman893
Jakeman893

@oshliaer @Jakeman893 Wasn't clear enough, I want to be able to make a call for one comic book and be able to retrieve all the variant covers of that book without needing multiple calls.

chepe4pi23
chepe4pi23

Hello!

How to get list of characters? I guess it's not realy possible. It isn't?

oshliaer
oshliaer

@chepe4pi23  The fetching of /v1/public/characters says that data.total = 1485. Are you really need take them together at one time? 

You can download all values once through successive calls. After sign up for a change. You will have to do everything yourself because the service is not offered for this. But this is possible.

There is an example http://oshliaer.github.io/marvel/

oshliaer
oshliaer

It's odd. I can't register an account with Russia. I have been add US and ZIP 90210. That was valid.

kdingal
kdingal

Hi everyone, is there any additional Artwork we can use for the CHARACTERS or do we need to create our own when developing a game?

rvr10
rvr10

I get an error "You must provide a hash" . Where can I find the api key

tgioihan
tgioihan

Hi all, i'm newbie here , currently with these api , we can get content of commic, eg images for chapter?

Jakeman893
Jakeman893

Some of the newer comics don't have character info when running a comics request. Is there something I missed or are these just missing for the time being?

nikospkrk
nikospkrk

As things are, it looks to me that a "story" is nothing more than the cover and the issue number of the serie, whereas the story is a totally different thing, like "The Cold" in Rocket Raccoon (2014-) #7.

Does anyone know how to fetch this info ? I believe it's not possible from the current API, but maybe I'm missing something (I hope).

Cheers!

avoision
avoision member

Wanted to try out the API. Got my key successfully, but when I go to the Interactive Documentation page, it continues to say that "You do not have an API key." My sense was that on login, your key would be automatically pre-filled for this page. I'm able to see the documentation, but all my test calls fail.


Tried logging out/in a few times, but no luck there. Am I missing something? Anyone else experiencing this?

avoision
avoision member

FYI two hours after getting my key, I'm able to make some test calls on the Interactive Documentation page. I happen to be in a different location, on a different machine. Not sure if that makes a difference.

kaoAbungHo
kaoAbungHo member

Hello all, I just downloaded MU and its great! But I've been having this one problem when I try to read some of the comics I get an error "failed to download issue resource" options are "skip or retry. Either option gives me the same message "Failed downloaded issue, an unknown error occurred. I can't finish reading the comic, is there a way I can start back reading the comic or any solutions on how to fix this? Thanks!

Mxtec
Mxtec

hello could have a scene where Stan Lee this cleaning up the mess of vindadores as a janitor and Thor's hammer is in a table oo Stan Lee raises the hammer to clean underneath and puts in more nimguem ve place would be amazing.

Mxtec
Mxtec

hello could have a scene where Stan Lee this cleaning up the mess of vindadores as a janitor and Thor's hammer is in a table oo Stan Lee raises the hammer to clean underneath and puts in more nimguem ve place would be amazing

mauryalamin
mauryalamin

I just signed up for an API key and received both a public and private key. But when I try to use the Interactive API Tester, it always says "You do not have an API key. You can view the documentation here but will not be able to test API calls. Get a key now."


Thanks

Ysix
Ysix

@mauryalamin How do you solve this problem ? I have the same right now. 


Thanks.

AlyssaMaltez
AlyssaMaltez

Please bring back Quicksilver for Avengers 3!!!!

LucasKA
LucasKA

Am I doing something wrong or is the data set the API uses wildly inconsistent or absent? I find even some of the biggest Marvel heroes don't have a description (Beast), the images are all inconsistent in size and aspect ratio.


I was building an exploratory device for the marvel universe, but what fun is just a list of hero names without any other data?


Regardless, it's really cool you guys are doing it, you should consider open sourcing it or allowing contributions and revisions to the data set.