Marvel makes a huge revamp to the Digital Comics store

Marvel has been on a role with expanding their coverage in digital releases, their latest expansion took them to the iOS and Android realm with individual issue releases that could be taken anywhere for instant reading. This week Marvel changes it up and expands digital comic availability to computers and iOS and Android devices, no matter where you are you can now access your comics and add to your collection without having to be on any specific platform anymore.

The new store also gives an overhaul to accommodate new readers as well, providing features  link these:

  • Collections – Storyline bundles that save the searching
  • Same day releases for new series
  • 99 cent Marvel Monday and Friday access on all platforms
  • Access to purchase comics through the Chrome Store (synchronized)
  • Multiple issue purchasing in the shopping cart
  • Upgraded and streamlined navigation and search tools
  • Bestsellers tab to help give an idea of what’s hot in Marvel

The new store is already live and running at full force, give it a whirl and get a feel for the new Marvel digital experience.

Link: Marvel News | Marvel Digital Comics Store

Marvel revamps kids site with new features

So while it’s awesome to talk about the latest teen to mature comics there are a demographic we often miss, the youth genre. Marvel hasn’t forgotten about them and has revamped their Marvel Kids site to help bring new slick interfaces and free content to young fans of the Marvel universe. The updates include new games and comics to episodes of popular young Marvel shows.

Highlight updates:

  • Comics:
    • Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #1
    • Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #1
  • Games:
    • 19 games allowing fans to play as their favorite characters
    • Be Iron Man battle Doctor Doom!
    • Play as Thor and save Asgard from Loki!
  • Creative:
    • Create your own comic
      • Use special tools allowing you to insert heroes, tell your own story and share it with friends. (Download or Print)
  • Video:
    • The Super Hero Squad Show
    • Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
    • Wolverine and the X-Men
    • Ultimate Spider-Man
    • Tons of other clips and previews of Marvel kids shows

Check out the Marvel website for all the goods and more, expect a flurry of new content to come down the path for the site in the coming months.

Link: Marvel News