History Is Made On The Marvel Comics App!

Official Press Release

History Is Made On The Marvel Comics App!

New York, NY-September 16th, 2011-Marvel Entertainment, the top comic publisher in the world, has announced the release of digital comic collections on the Marvel Comics app, featuring the world’s most popular super hero icons! This marks the first major digital release of super hero comic collections, featuring some of the most acclaimed and influential stories from the last decade.

“We’ve heard the fans asking for collections on the app and we’re happy to deliver them today at an unbeatable price,” said Peter Phillips, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Marvel Digital Media Group. “This is only the beginning of some exciting new developments to make the Marvel Comics app an even bigger success.”

The collections launching today on the Marvel Comics app  are:

*       Astonishing X-Men Vol.1: Gifted
*       Captain America: Winter Soldier Vol.1
*       Invincible Iron Man Vol.1: Five Nightmares
*       New Avengers Vol.1: Breakout
*       Spider-Man: Maximum Carnage
*       Thor By J. Michael Straczynski Vol.1
*       Ultimate Spider-Man Vol.1: Power and Responsibility
*       Ultimate Fantastic Four Vol.1: The Fantastic
*       Ultimates Vol. 1: Super-Human
*       Ultimate X-Men Vol. 1: The Tomorrow People

“From the  moment Marvel made history as the first major publisher to enter the digital comics space in 2007 to this momentous announcement today, our goal has always been the same-grow this industry,” explained David Gabriel, Marvel Senior Vice President of Sales. “For this launch we’ve chosen some of our top collections that we’re confident will both resonate with new readers and encourage them to visit their local comic shop via an ad in each collection.”

Experience some of the biggest comic book stories of all time in collected form, just by opening the Marvel Comics app on your iPad ®, iPhone ® or iPod touch ® right now!

And don’t miss the release of Castle: Richard Castle’s Deadly Storm, an all-new original graphic novel inspired by the ABC hit series, debuting September 28th in stores and on the Marvel Comics app.

Marvel Digital Collections