In a rant about 3D movies, the creator of Spider-Man hits on something we’re all thinking when it comes to “inbound marketing”.
Marvel is generously giving away 700 free comics, specifically designed for mobile devices. The announcement was made during SXSW, and the staggering demand has already melted the servers from the popular comics publisher.
Marvel is hoping to lure in new comic lovers by offering free content in its new Infinite Comics format – an unconventional image-by-image viewing specifically designed for small screens. Marvel’s Project Gamma will also add audio scores to the typically quiet comic experience. Project Gamma will create recognizable sound bites for each character – so you’ll always hear Thor’s impending appearance.
Over the last few years, Marvel has churned out a series of blockbusters that merge the comic book maker’s universe of characters into one intertwining plot, like when Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk fought side by side in The Avengers. See what fans have to say about their favorite Marvel heroes in this infographic from Networked Insights.
If it is at all possible to turn the Angry Birds into a movie, Maisel is an obvious choice. He played a key role in turning Marvel’s film division into a standalone shingle. He secured financing for the company in 2005 to develop and finance its own slate of movies like Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk.
Hosted by Nick Lowe, who is Marvel Senior Editor and X-Men Comics Lead Editor, you are guaranteed an inside scoop on X-Men: First Class like nothing you’ve seen before! You will watch Nick chat live with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, who also happen to be in the movie.