Comixology, the brains and beauty behind the Comics by comiXology and official DC Comics app have released the official Marvel Comics application for Android. Available immediately, the application itself is free to download but will utilize in-app purchases and connects directly to your Marvel.com account. If you’re one of those guys who owns more than one Android device, you’ll be happy to know that purchases are backed up and sync across all platforms.
Marvel Comics can be installed on any Android device running 2.1 or higher, including most tablets. Hit the break for the press release, screenshots, and download links!
Marvel Comics Now Available on comiXology Android App
New York, NY—October 11, 2011— Marvel is proud to announce the debut of the Marvel Comics app (powered by comiXology) on Android™ devices, available for download right now at www.marvel.com/marvelcomicsapp. The unparalleled Marvel Digital Comics library, featuring the world’s most popular super heroes, epic stories and day & date releases, is now available anytime, anywhere to users with an Android smartphone or tablet.
“We couldn’t be happier for our fans on Android devices to experience the Marvel Comics app,” said Peter Phillips, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Marvel Digital Media Group. “This is a big step in our plans to both bring Marvel Digital Comics to a larger audience than ever before and create new fans of our great medium, which can only help drive more fans into comic shops nationwide to read about the Avengers, Spider-Man, X-Men and all of our great characters.”
“Android fans can rejoice that Marvel’s amazing comics are now on the Marvel Comics app and Comics by comiXology app for Android,” said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology. “We’re head over heels to help Marvel bring their fantastic stories to comic consumers everywhere. Now fans can buy where they want and read where they want, and comiXology’s Guided View™ sings with Marvel’s creative talent!”
Fans who login to the Marvel Comics app on either Android or Apple iOS devices using their Marvel.com username & password will be able sync purchases on either platform.
Experience the best in digital comics by downloading the Marvel Comics app, now on Apple iOS and Android devices!
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