Marvel Comics has made an interesting and welcome change to how they’re handling their digital comics via ComiXology by introduction digital collections. Collections aren’t new to Comixology as we’ve seen them from other publishers, such as Bone being released that way and DC Comics experiment with the Planetary collection this summer that had 27 issues in one bundle, but it is new for Marvel. They’ve introduced ten new collections, four of which are the Ultimate line of books, with varying page counts and prices. Ultimates Collection 1 from 2002 has 151 pages for $11 bucks while Spider-Man: Maximum Carnage has 331 pages for $24.99. Captain America: Winter Soldier offers 165 pages for $12.99.
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