Marvel Mondays are back in action, Thor goes for 99 cents!

Missed out on your digital issues of Thor and Loki for a while? Marvel is offering a chance to catch up for the Monday Sale! With the new Digital Comics store it’s possible to read these issues on iOS, Android or your PC so you have total flexibility when you settle down to read all the issues.

Issues covered:

The sale runs until 11:00 pm EST tonight, after that they all go back to regular prices. Remember the sale is also available over mobile and not just the PC Digital Store.

Link: Marvel 99 Cent Digital Sale

The weekly Marvel Digital release updates arrive (4/13/12)

Fear Itself flooded the release schedule this week for the digital releases, next week we get a shift to some classics and we get a Band of Heroes inclusion as well. With Marvel digging to the 80’s and even 50’s it’s hard to say they’re not working to get readers a full experience across the board. Check out the list for the play-by-play for next week and schedule your time to read all those issues accordingly. With recent changes to the Digital Store, these releases should be accessible across iOS, Android and the PC now to give you full comfort to read these where you want.

SPIDER-MAN MONDAY APRIL 16
POWER PACK (1984) #12
POWER PACK (1984) #13
POWER PACK (1984) #14
POWER PACK (1984) #15
POWER PACK (1984) #16

IRON MAN TUESDAY APRIL 17
ALL-WINNERS SQUAD: BAND OF HEROES (2011) #1
ALL-WINNERS SQUAD: BAND OF HEROES (2011) #2
ALL-WINNERS SQUAD: BAND OF HEROES (2011) #3
IRON MAN (1998) #2
IRON MAN (1998) #3

X-MEN WEDNESDAY APRIL 18
LORNA THE JUNGLE QUEEN (1953) #1
POWER PACK (1984) #17
STARJAMMERS (1995) #2
STARJAMMERS (1995) #3
STARJAMMERS (1995) #4

THOR THURSDAY APRIL 19
JUGGERNAUT (1999) #1
LORNA THE JUNGLE QUEEN (1953) #2
LORNA THE JUNGLE QUEEN (1953) #3
LORNA THE JUNGLE QUEEN (1953) #4
LORNA THE JUNGLE QUEEN (1953) #5

FANTASTIC FOUR FRIDAY APRIL 20
THE ‘NAM (1986) #11
THE ‘NAM (1986) #12
THE ‘NAM (1986) #13
THE ‘NAM (1986) #14
SILVER SABLE AND THE WILD PACK (1992) #1

DC Direct relaunches as DC Collectibles

DC is hard at work shaping their brand, after The New 52 they had a new target, their own collectible shop and how they might be able to improve upon that. Today we see the fruits of that labor with DC Collectibles, the new brand will take over DC Direct and focus on expanding horizons for the publisher. In May DC Collectibles will work to expand the online store and offer its entire product line for sale on the web, it’ll be a huge welcome from individuals but shops may feel a little burned on the shift to allow total access but they’ll still be getting support from DC with their store locator system pointing fans who want to see items in person to their nearest shop for that item.

DC is taking all areas into account and striving to focus the service on the fans and keep delivering unique products that they love. They also recognize that fans do like exclusives though and so they’re keeping it interesting by bringing online exclusives into the picture as May will see two special items next month and custom prints for the web.

  • Flashpoint Action Figure Box Set (Exclusive #1) – Pictured in gallery
    • Batman
    • Wonder Woman
    • The Flash
    • Emperor Aquaman (Previously unreleased)
    • $500 Wayne Casino Poker Chip
  • Heroes of the DC Universe (Exclusive #2) – Pictured in gallery
    • Blackest Night Green Lantern and Sinestro Bust

The prints will take themselves away from just comic artwork and expand into different themes as well, 20 images in total will be available online in thick archival paper print form. For those attending C2E2 this weekend there will be a chance to catch a look at the new store and special word on goodies coming to the shop later this year.

DC’s C2E2 Collectibles Panel – Friday April 13, 2012 @ 2:30pm

Links: DC Comics Blog | DC Collectibles

Marvel Comics updates App store! (4/4/12)

It’s Wednesday and time to crank open that wallet, Marvel has new releases to their mobile app including Avengers vs X-Men and a ton of older titles for purchase on your iOS or Android phone / tablet. The full list is below and available right now, get in on it and catch some of the latest comics from the company this week before gossip hits and you’re running for cover to avoid the awesome news about some of these titles.

If you don’t have the Marvel Comics App, you can find it in the App Store from iTunes and the Google Play Store

Digital Comics On-Sale This Week:
AGE OF APOCALYPSE (2012) #2
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (1999) #683
AVENGERS ACADEMY (2010) #28
AVENGERS (2010) #7
AVENGERS (2010) #8
AVENGERS (2010) #9
AVENGERS (2010) #10
AVENGERS (2010) #11
AVENGERS (2010) #12
AVENGERS VS. X-MEN (2012) #1
AVENGERS VS. X-MEN INFINITE (2012) #1
BLACK PANTHER (2005) #19
BLACK PANTHER (2005) #20
BLACK PANTHER (2005) #21
BLACK PANTHER (2005) #22
BLACK PANTHER (2005) #23
BLACK PANTHER (2005) #24
BLACK PANTHER (2005) #25
DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE (2010) #5
DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE (2010) #6
DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE (2010) #7
DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE (2010) #8
DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE (2010) #9
DAREDEVIL (2011) #10.1
FEAR ITSELF: THE FEARLESS (2011) #12
HULK (2008) #50
MARCH MARVEL PREVIEWS (2012) #1
NEW MUTANTS (2009) #40
THUNDERBOLTS (2006) #172
ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 (2010) #1
ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 (2010) #2
ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 (2010) #3
ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 (2010) #4
ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 (2010) #5
ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 2 (2010) #6
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN (2011) #9
VENOM (2011) #15
WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN (2011) #8
WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN: ALPHA AND OMEGA (2012) #4
X-23 (2010) #7
X-23 (2010) #8
X-23 (2010) #9
X-CLUB (2011) #5

Digital Collections On-Sale This Week:
AVENGERS ACADEMY VOL. 1: PERMANENT RECORD
DEADPOOL/AMAZING SPIDER-MAN/INCREDIBLE HULK: IDENTITY WARS
JOHN CARTER: PRINCESS OF MARS
JOHN CARTER: WORLD OF MARS
MIGHTY AVENGERS VOL. 2: VENOM BOMB
NEW AVENGERS VOL. 7: THE TRUST
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Link: Marvel News

Steam mobile beta arrives on mobile devices!

Always wanted to stay in touch with your Steam friends online? Have you wished you could be at a PC to make use of a sale going on? Now you can, Steam has gone mobile on iOS and Android devices in beta form. All you need is a Steam account and you can get on the list for the… Closed Beta. Yes that means you can download the app but you’ll have to wait until the invites start rolling out for them to allow you in the door. We’re even holding out for the next wave to roll out for deeper impressions on this piece of goodness.

Steam for Android | Steam for iOS

Keep in mind this also uses Steam Guard so you’ll need access to your email account registered to get fully authenticated. Further details are pretty much locked away to the preview screens they’ve launched so far. We’ll keep you posted once we get into the beta and can actually use it a little. In the meantime check out the gallery that has shots from the Android and iOS versions of the app.

Dragon Quest IX hits NYC

Nintendo loves to throw a party, this Saturday at the Nintendo World store in Rockefeller Plaza the company will hold a launch party for Dragon Quest IX on the Nintendo DS. The event will run July 10th from 1-4pm and feature test stations to play, treats from a Dragon Quest ice cream truck and mini-games. Those fortunate enough will also be able to meet with Yuji Horii the creator of the Dragon Quest series although he will only sign 30 copies of the game (2 per customer).

Dragon Quest IX is set to launch on July 11th for those who are unable to attend the event.