If you’re an avid reader of Marvel’s comic books and also own an iPad, then you’ve probably been pondering whether to read some comics on your iPad for a change. Because really, wouldn’t it be great to read them using Apple’s beautiful iBooks app? (This is, mind you, assuming that you do not have a Kindle.) Yes, Marvel does have their own app with all their most popular comics available as in-app purchases, but since iBooks has always been great for reading, why not use it instead? Well, Marvel must have thought the exact same thing because they’ve released over 80 of their graphic novels on the iBookstore for comic book and iBook readers alike. Read on for a few of the particulars on Marvel’s recent release.
“Marvel is taking the world of comics by storm and releasing a massive selection of our best and brightest graphic novels on the iBookstore,” said Peter Phillips, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Marvel Digital Media Group. “For the first time ever, fans will be able to easily find and enjoy all of their favorite heroes including The Avengers, Spider-Man and The X-Men on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch — one of the best digital platforms for reading comics and graphic novels.”
The pricing on these new graphic novels range from $6.99 all the way up to $24.99, with The New Avengers #1 for free. These works have actually been out for a good week now, according to their publish dates, though were just recently highlighted on the iBookstore featured slider.
Head over to the new Marvel Graphic Novels page in the iBookstore to get the free comic or pick up a few. Let us know how you’re liking them in the comments!