While there are plenty of apps available out there that make it easy to download and read comic books on our computers, tablets and phones, the one downside to comic subscription services is that the digital versions of new comics aren’t available as soon as they’re released in comic shops and bookstores. But the comic subscription service Marvel Unlimited has just cut the wait in half by making new comic books available for download just three months after they hit shelves. Read More »
For the rest of the month, Marvel Unlimited has put together a free digital selection of comics from Black writers and artists, including work from Vita Ayala, Roxane Gay, Brian Stelfreeze, Method Man, Charlamagne tha God, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and many more, with characters including Black Panther, Deathlok, Ironheart, Shuri, and others.
Update: You can also get these comics free on Comixology.
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Collecting comic books is an expensive hobby. Each issue can cost upwards of $4, then of course you read more than one comic, each story is multiple issues and then maybe there are some crossovers. You could easily spend $100 month reading a bunch of different issues or trying to go back and fill in the blanks.
Or, with Marvel’s new app Marvel Unlimited, you can read them all for a single subscription. In theory.
The app launched this week and, for a limited time, has a $60 annual fee. 13,000 comics are currently on there but, to be fair, they are mostly back issues. So it’s not exactly as exciting as it sounds. Marvel Unlimited allows users to download up to six comics at once for offline viewing; everything else can be read online. Get more info below. Read More »